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Mayor Bowser Announces Additional $2 Million Available to Support Local Small Businesses

Mayor Muriel Bowser recently announced that an additional $2 million will be available to support local small businesses in Washington, D.C. The funds will be used to help small businesses that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are being provided by the Department of Small and Local Business Development and will be used to provide grants and other forms of assistance. This news was reported by EIN Presswire.


Congress Studies Policies That Threaten Innovation

Small businesses are the backbone of the economy in the Chicago area, representing over 99% of all Illinois businesses and supporting almost half of the state's workforce. The COVID-19 pandemic spurred even more growth, with a 69% increase in small business startups in 2021. Inspector Social helps business owners understand their digital real estate needs, leveraging the latest innovations in social media, e-commerce, platform marketing and more to achieve their business goals. However, Congress is pursuing legislation that discourages innovation, ultimately dissuading American technology companies from expanding and impacting the cost and accessibilty of technology services for small business owners.


JPMorgan Chase Highlights Small Business Growth in Dallas

JPMorgan Chase showcases the thriving small business scene in Dallas.

Opinion: It's encouraging to see JPMorgan Chase shining a spotlight on small businesses in Dallas, recognizing their contributions to the local economy and fostering entrepreneurial growth.


Small Businesses Are Pioneering the Four-Day Work Week

Small businesses lead the way in implementing a shorter work week.

I believe that small businesses setting an example with a four-day work week is a positive step towards improved work-life balance and employee well-being.


Small Business Administration to Close Two Outreach Centers This Week

wo Small Business Administration outreach centers are scheduled for closure.

Opinion: The closure of these outreach centers is concerning as they may limit access to valuable resources and support for small businesses in the affected areas.


New Lending Options

Comerica Bank has a new digital lending solution for small business, reports FinTechGlobal.

The platform was made in concert with Amount, a digital credit solutions provider celebrated for its pioneering lending technology.


Better SEO Results

Artificial intelligence is making it easier for small businesses to get good SEO results, reports Entrepreneur.

Once upon a time, the SEO game was all about keywords and backlinks. The more you had of each, the higher your site would climb on the search engine results page.


Is that Tax Credit a Scam

According to CNBC, small businesses are being target marketed information about a pandemic-era tax credit, however many businesses believe it is a scam.

Small businesses are facing an onslaught of ads, phone calls and emails to help them claim a pandemic-era tax credit


Wages Softening

Wage pressure is easing for small businesses, reports the Small Business Report. 

The wage pressure that small business owners have been feeling for the past few months may be starting to ease, according to a new report from employment website Indeed.


Making Sure Insurance Coverage is Good

According to the Motley Fool, small business owners need to make sure they have the proper amount of liability insurance. 

As a small business owner, you've learned to keep many plates spinning simultaneously. After all, it often comes down to you to get things done. 


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