Even after the rollout of governmental aid programs in March, numerous small businesses still struggled to access PPP and EIDL funds while trying to survive the COVID crisis. Here are the top 5 reasons why the paycheck protection program and economic injury disaster loan program failed many small business owners in America.
The new normal of our Covid world is starting to settle upon us and so are some of the new conveniences and trends born out of forced innovation in response to the global pandemic.
Marketing Agency Just Digital Continues To Help Businesses Target & Maintain Clients, Even Through COVID
Hugo Fernandez started Just Digital, a creative marketing agency based out of LA, in 2012 with the intention to help small business owners access their target clients. Eight years later, Fernandez’s company continues to help small business owners grow their client base even through COVID. Read on for a closer look at JustDigital.
Your Business Can Now Stop Withholding Employee Payroll Taxes: Need To Know Facts About The Tax Holiday
Employers affected by the ongoing COVID-19 emergency have received a tax holiday that began on September 1. This tax holiday is only available for employees who have bi-weekly paychecks that are less than $4000 (or an equivalent of a salary of $104K a year). Is this a good move for your business? Read on for more details about the payroll tax holiday.
Take Part In An American Tradition: 4 Ways Your Business Can Help Its Employees Vote In The 2020 Election
Everywhere we look, it’s easy to determine that we are in the final months of the American voting season — and every organization, from small businesses to giant corporations, is discovering ways to be politically active, encouraging employees to take part in their civic duty, and giving employees time to vote. How can you help your employees participate during this election season? Read on for suggestions.
Trellis Counseling has specialized in trauma therapy from day one, and was uniquely prepared for the challenges of the COVID pandemic. Overcoming issues related to remote counseling and therapy, Trellis has adapted to meet the needs of a growing and increasingly traumatized clientele. Read on for a full look at Trellis Counseling, how it began, and where it’s going next.
Yelp’s 2016 Request-A-Quote system has undergone an overhaul in the past year, and its newest iOS update will launch a revamped hiring experience to better connect local contractors and small businesses with clients and potential leads.
When small businesses shut down in early March as a response to the threat of the novel coronavirus, a new normal began to emerge from the changing landscape. Now, midway through August, questions about the future still linger, but business owners are no longer thinking about short-term solutions. COVID is here to stay, additional government support is in limbo, and if a small business is going to survive, it needs to embrace the eCommerce pivot, specifically.
Shashonna Knecht, tattoo artist and owner of the NE Portland tattoo studio La Petite Tattoo, discusses the logistics of reopening and talks about the challenges and advantages of her business model in the new COVID economy.
Nonprofits have plenty to teach small business owners about managing money and people, communicating a mission, carving out a needed niche, writing a business plan, and using social media to tell their story. Learn more about North by Northeast Community Health Center, the only free health clinic in Oregon dedicated to African American/Black health, and see how following the pattern of a successful nonprofit can change your business ethics and efficacy.