Read about the most important small business news stories for the week of October 19th, 2020. This week, we cover Google AI and appointments, Prime Day records, and more.
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Minority-Run Small Businesses More Resilient Against COVID, But Many Struggle As Government Aid Goes Elsewhere
Recent surveys by SCORE and Union Bank highlight how minority-run businesses are optimistic about surviving COVID, though many still struggle due to lack of government aid. Read on for a comprehensive look at survey findings on the economic impact of COVID-19 on minority-owned small businesses.
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.
A buy-now-pay-later can give customers the ability to spread out payments in a budget-friendly fashion. Issuing short-term loans to customers yourself can be risky, both financially and legally. The smart choice might be to partner with an established BNPL partner like Klarna to give customers financing options while keeping your own risk low. Read on for more information about Klarna!
According to survey results released earlier this week by mobile payment company Square and market research firm Wakefield Research, 76% of US small business owners plan to give workers time off to cast their votes in the 2020 presidential election.
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.
The economy is floundering; there’s no two ways about it. However, a few industries have managed to wade through the darkness and actually grow amid a deadly pandemic. From eCommerce to delivery services to office equipment, parts of the economy have indeed pushed forward. Curious about the details of these booming industries? Let’s take a look at the numbers.
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.
Sobering numbers came out this week via a Mastercard survey, which indicates that 38% of respondents in the US and Canada are seeing cash flow problems due to COVID-19. If their numbers don’t pick up, these businesses will be left in a lurch — nearly half (48%) of the surveyed owners said their business is just one missed payment away from closure.
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.