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August 3rd, 2022 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER   By Karen Kerrigan – Postmaster General Louis DeJoy recently announced that the United States Postal Service (USPS) would accelerate plans to close and consolidate facilities across the country in the hopes of reducing costs, increasing revenue and boosting efficiency. This comes on the heels of postal consumers – including small businesses […]

August 1st, 2022 by

By Karen Kerrigan – Consumer Behavior: How Your Small Business Can Influence Purchasing Decisions CrowdSpring “By studying how consumers think, feel, and act about your product or service, you can better determine what messaging will resonate and how to position your offering in the marketplace. This is a guide to help you navigate through factors, […]

July 28th, 2022 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER by Raymond J. Keating –  The back-of-the-envelope definition of a recession is two consecutive quarters of negative real GDP growth. Well, based on the first estimate of gross domestic product for the second quarter of 2022, the U.S. has slipped into recession, with growth coming in at -1.6 percent in the first […]

July 26th, 2022 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER Americans are retiring later in life and starting businesses at a healthy rate in their older years. by Raymond J. Keating –  Gallup just released a poll highlighting that Americans retire, and expect to retire at a later age today than in the recent past. For example, in 1991, retirees reported that […]

July 25th, 2022 by

By Karen Kerrigan – YOUR MARKETING ROADMAP: CONTENT, PUBLICITY AND PERSONAL BRANDING SCORE Webinar – August 2, 1:00 p.m. ET Join SCORE and small business expert and entrepreneur Ramon Ray for part 3 of a 4-part marketing series. The webinar discussion will take you through the ultimate marketing essentials you will need for your business […]

July 21st, 2022 by

by Barbara Weltman-  When you go into business, the government is your silent partner in more ways than one. The government takes a chunk of your profits in the form of taxes. The government tells you what you can and cannot do (the rules and regulations applicable to your industry and location). And the government […]

July 21st, 2022 by

by Raymond J. Keating- The economic realities of energy keep smacking politicians in the face. Yet, they still seem unable, or unwilling, to grasp those realities. After all, political pandering and wishful thinking are so much more fun. Consider what’s happening in Europe. Germany reportedly “has authorized the reactivation of 16 dormant coal- and oil-fired […]

July 20th, 2022 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER By Karen Kerrigan –   Relentless inflation is hammering small businesses. Yet, some in Congress are still pushing legislation that would deeply aggravate the harm by upending the tech tools and platforms entrepreneurs and their employees use to drive sales, market their products or services, communicate with customers, or perform other important […]

July 16th, 2022 by

by Raymond J. Keating –  The best way to sum up the latest data on new business applications, as presented by the U.S. Census Bureau, might be to say that they’re still running hot, just not as hot as they had been. Or another way to put it: new business applications are cooling a bit, […]

July 12th, 2022 by

BY BARBARA WELTMAN- If you are an employer, you are required to deposit your employment taxes on a regular schedule that’s dependent on the usual amount of the deposit. Most small businesses are on a monthly deposit basis, which requires employment taxes to be deposited by the 15th day of the following month. But what happens if you […]

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