Small

Cybersecurity for Small Business | Federal Communications Commission

The Internet allows businesses of all sizes and from any location to reach new and larger markets and provides opportunities to work more efficiently by using computer-based tools. Whether a company is thinking of adopting cloud computing or just using email and maintaining a website, cybersecurity should be a part of the plan. Theft of digital information has become the most commonly reported fraud, surpassing physical theft. Every business that uses the Internet is responsible for creating a culture of security that will enhance business and consumer confidence. In October 2012, the FCC re-launched the Small Biz Cyber Planner 2.0, an online resource to help small businesses create customized cybersecurity plans.

The FCC also released an updated one-page Cybersecurity Tip Sheet. The quick resource features new tips on creating a mobile device action plan and on payment and credit card security.

The FCC convened a roundtable on May 16, 2011, … Read More

Small Business | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

 

NOTHING’S BIGGER THAN SMALL BUSINESS

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and the cornerstone of the American dream. These risk-takers and dreamers spur growth, create jobs, and expand opportunities. We are working every day at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to elevate the voice of America’s small business owners and highlight the important role they play in the nation’s economy.

The Small Business Council

The Small Business Council is is the primary vehicle by which small businesses take part in determining the Chamber’s small business strategy. The Council is the U.S. Chamber’s principal standing policy committee and action group representing the issues of concern to small business. In addition to formulating small business policy, the council assists small business members in creating effective grass roots actions and strategies on legislative, regulatory, and international initiatives. The group is able to bring to the Board’s attention small business issues they

Read More

Missouri Small Business Development Center at UMKC

ELEVATIONLAB is all of the training programs of the Missouri Small Business Development Center at UMKC; we offer classes and workshops that are targeted for every business stage:

  • SPARK classes for start-ups
  • SCALE classes for growth
  • SURGE classes for technology and innovation

All training programs offer participants an opportunity to learn from experienced business owners and consultants. Participants will get peer-to-peer interactions, strategic action items and opportunities to network with the experts and fellow entrepreneurs. Instructors bring years of business experience to each class, giving participants the opportunity to tap resources, get access to funding opportunities and leading-edge business tools.

Are you ready to turn your great idea into a business? Would you like to get into an entrepreneurial mindset and learn from successful business owners? Do you need help writing a business plan? Are you struggling with financial basics and management know-how? ELEVATIONLAB offers SPARK classes to

Read More

Small Business Events Calendar

A public community calendar


Submit Listing ►

Featured


More Events and Contests 2020

Read More

Small business | ASIC – Australian Securities and Investments Commission

COVID-19 information for small business

For information and support, visit:

If you are operating or are planning to operate a small business as a registered company or under a registered business name, this content is for you.

ASIC assists small business as we regulate all companies, financial markets and providers of financial services and consumer credit in Australia and manage the registration of business names.

What is a small business?

A small business is defined differently by different regulators and laws.

ASIC administers the Corporations Act 2001 and this defines a ‘small proprietary company’. From financial years commencing on or after 1 July 2019, a ‘small proprietary company’ is defined as ‘small’ for a financial year if it satisfies at least two of the below criteria:

  • an annual revenue of less than $50 million
  • less than 100
Read More

Web Hosting Services | Yahoo! Small Business

Start with a hosting plan, bundled with everything you need to easily create and manage a high-performance website.

Best Website Hosting Service - Cheap Web Hosting - Yahoo Small Business

Over time, your bundle shouldn’t cost you one

Many competitors unbundle their plans to raise renewal prices and charge separate fees for some features.
Our bundles provide consistent value and stay reasonably priced year after year.

We’re kind of obsessed with value

Our plans are packed with everything you need for a high-performance site, including tools, domain name, email addresses, and a SSL Certificate.

Hosting dreams for over 20 years

Experience and know-how counts when it comes to keeping your site performing smoothly, quickly and securely 24/7.

Hosting that grows with your business

Get the tools, services and support you need and an easy-to-use control panel to manage them as you grow.

All plans include

  • A .com domain that remains part of your plan at renewal
  • A SSL Certificate that remains part
Read More

Trump says will ask Congress for more small business funds if money runs out

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 3, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would ask Congress for more money to make loans to small businesses struggling with the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak if the original $349 billion allocated in a fiscal stimulus bill runs out.

“I will immediately ask Congress for more money to support small businesses under the @ppploan if the allocated money runs out,” Trump wrote in a post on Twitter.

The launch of the small business bailout fund has been rocky since it opened on Friday morning.

Tens of thousands of businesses have swamped lenders, community bankers have complained of an inability to access the Small Business Administration (SBA)’s system and the Treasury Department was still issuing updated guidance and form templates on Friday

Read More

The 300 Best Small Business Ideas

Most articles you read about business ideas have been written by freelance writers who have no business experience and have no idea of what they are talking about. And they certainly don’t know what makes for a good business idea.

This list of 300 business ideas is based upon my vast business experience. My name is Bob Adams. I have started dozens of businesses and made millions of dollars. I also have an MBA from Harvard Business School. I have run not just lots of businesses, but also many types of businesses, including a number of very small businesses that I started before going to business school.

I learned what works in business. And I learned what doesn’t. I learned what are good business ideas and what are not. I learned that choosing a good business idea is critical to succeeding in business. It could be one of the most

Read More

New York Small Business Development Center

HOW THE NEW YORK SBDC IS RESPONDING

It is important for our centers around New York to work in ways that help keep our clients and our staff as safe as possible and not contribute to the potential spread of the virus. And, to do this while helping small businesses respond to unprecedented challenges across our local and national economies.


We’ve undertaken several steps to achieve this:

  • Working with the institutions where our centers are located to comply with new sanitation and cleaning procedures and personal contact policies.
  • Expanding our use of technology (video conferencing, file sharing, enhanced phone conferencing, etc.) to continue advising our clients. Also, many of our seminars and workshops will transition to electronic formats so we can continue to deliver important information and updates to our clients.
  • Continuing to follow the CDC’s guidelines and recommendations on steps we can take to help prevent
Read More

Tools | The U.S. Small Business Administration

Start a business icon

Start a Business

This wizard will guide you through aspects of starting a business and finding information you need to succeed. Some useful resources available in this wizard include information on Licenses and Permits, conducting Market Research etc.

 
Grow your business icon

Grow Your Business

Grow your Business helps users to find information and guidance that will help you manage and grow your business effectively.

Access Financing icon

Access Financing

Access Financing wizard will help you identify federal, state and local government financing resources that are available to help you start or expand your business.

 
Begin Exporting icon

Begin Exporting

The Begin Exporting wizard will help you determine your business’s preparedness for exporting and will guide you to the appropriate resources.

Expand Exporting icon

Expand Exporting

The Expand Exporting wizard will provide the businesses with assistance in areas of: Working Capital, Insurance, Financing and Project Support and will also provide users with useful resources to finance exporting for expanding their business.

 
Help with Hiring Employees icon

Help with

Read More