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Stimulus package weak on small business stimulus

If you’ve heard about the stimulus package passed by the U.S. House over the weekend, and you’re wondering what it contains to help small businesses recover from the devastating effects of the pandemic, you’re in for quite the dud. Unless you’re a live music/concert venue or a restaurant, there’s very little in the way of …

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Latest PPP news won’t help small businesses

No matter how much economists, bureaucrats and politicians try to fix the problem, the latest PPP news about changes announced Feb. 22 by the Biden Administration means absolutely nothing to battered small businesses across the nation. As an aside, I hope this article is completely wrong and I’m forced to come back and apologize to …

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PPP money still available: Why has it failed businesses?

There is plenty of PPP money still available after Congress passed the second iteration of the stimulus plan last December. But in a report issued by the Small Business Administration, the money set aside to rescue small business has barely been touched – a glaring indictment on the program and the way it has been …

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New Apple update: Will it impact SMB advertising?

If you’re a small business owner and rely heavily on social media platforms (specifically Facebook) to reach targeted audiences, a new Apple update could have a big impact on your marketing plans. In case you don’t know about the issue, fast coming to a crescendo, Apple has announced its next iPhone update will include a …

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PPP did not save jobs; it saved small businesses

As millions of small business owners around the nation await funding from a second round of the Payroll Protection Program, all but assuring six more months of viability, higher-education economists have begun to call the first round a failure. As we know, hindsight is always perfect – unless it isn’t. In separate studies, publicized in …

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