There’s no way around it — 2020 was tough for businesses. But if your company has made it through this crazy year, there are certainly lessons to be taken away. Below, members of the online small business community shared their biggest takeaways. And you may even learn some important lessons heading into 2021. Consider Niche…

Small businesses across the country will be looking to rebound quickly as we move forward in the year 2021. Earlier this week, we got some deflating news that some of the gains in the COVID economic rebound were lost in the last month of 2020. The latest ADP Small Business Report showed that small businesses…

The US Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced the launch of 20 new Women’s Business Centres (WBC) across the United States. The centers are designed to serve rural, urban and underserved communities alike. The opening of the new centers marks the biggest single expansion of WBCs in the US in the administration’s 30-year history. The…

Getting paid is one of the most important elements of running a small business. Unfortunately, creating invoices and managing payments from customers can be complicated. That’s where Zoho Invoice comes in. Zoho Invoice is an online invoicing and payments tool built for small businesses. But it’s designed to scale with users as they grow as…

The Small Business Administration (SBA)has announced the extension of the deadline for businesses to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program to December 31, 2021. The new deadline extension for the second round of EIDL funding comes after the second COVID-19 relief bill of $900 billion was signed into law on December 27th,…

A paper towel dispenser encourages your customers, guests, and employees to adopt hygienic habits, control waste and keep the environment clean. Dispensers are also good for your budget because they are designed to give out just the right amount of paper towels needed to dry hands or clean a spill. By making paper towels easily…

The ADP National Employment Report has some distressing numbers across the board. For small business, it was a loss of 13,000 jobs. And overall, nationally 123,000 jobs were lost for the month of December. And while the pandemic is in great part responsible for these numbers, this is the first decline since April 2020. This…

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