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Proof: Pandemic wrecked Texas small businesses in 2020

The state of Texas Comptroller’s office offered a fascinating look at the impact of the pandemic on the Texas economy in 2020, and some of the numbers are staggering, especially as they relate to small businesses. You can read the full report (highly encouraged) of the edition of “Fiscal Notes” by clicking HERE. In the …

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Learn all sides of the minimum wage increase debate

Discussions about increasing the federal minimum wage are starting to reverberate through small businesses across the country. Of course, the idea is nothing new – it’s been a talking point for years and has even been implemented in some states (largely on the West Coast). But as President Biden and a majority Democratic Congress introduce …

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How to network during the pandemic – Part 1

Author’s Note: This is the first in a 3-part series. The COVID pandemic has caused all sorts of difficulties for small business owners. From foot traffic to inventory to watching employee production decline, the list can span pages and pages. There’s another major obstacle for small business owners that has not been discussed nearly as …

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Ramping up your online business? Don’t get fooled by shoddy companies

Your online presence will determine the success of your business, as well as your competitors’, in the coming years. If your goal is to not only stay in business but to grow your business, proper digital marketing is no longer simply an option but a requirement. And based on a recent story, 87% of small …

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