Best Small Business Credit Cards of 2020

Elroy Mariano

If you operate a small business, whether it’s part-time or full-time, you may benefit from opening a business credit card. Most issuers have pretty lenient qualification requirements for what’s considered a “business owner” and will likely accept your application whether you freelance, sell items online or run a growing company with employees.

The most basic perk of a business credit card is the ability to keep personal and professional expenses

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How to Start a Personalization Business | Small Business

Elroy Mariano

A personalization business for custom T-shirts, mugs, hats and other items requires an investment in equipment, supplies, training and marketing. Personalization, also called decorating in the trade, primarily uses the dye sublimation process which is capable of producing single orders and small quantities of personalized goods. You may run the business from your home and take orders for goods, or set up a small retail storefront or mall kiosk to

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Small Business Credit Cards Present a Unique Revenue Approach for Card Issuers

Elroy Mariano

The small business market in the United States is vast, yet a lot of these businesses struggle to access the financial services they need. In response to cash flow issues and other financial challenges, small business owners are forced to make decisions that directly, negatively impact not only the businesses themselves, but the owners’ personal financial situations.

Many of these challenges could be fixed with improved access to small business

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Substantially more money may soon flow into Harrisburg’s small business grant program

Elroy Mariano

A screen shot of Harrisburg City Council’s virtual work session on Tuesday

Harrisburg is looking to significantly boost a fund that is offering grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses.

At Tuesday night’s City Council work session, city officials said that another $1.25 million soon may be injected into the Neighborhood Business Stabilization Program.

“We would look forward to expanding our partnership with Impact Harrisburg and have a round

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The 300 Best Small Business Ideas

Elroy Mariano

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

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Small Business Ideas for 2020 – Find 51 of Them Here

Elroy Mariano

Looking for inspiration to identify the best small business ideas for 2020? With so many business ideas, finding the right one is easier said than done.

It may seem like all of the good business ideas or the best small business ideas have been taken, but they are not. Most successful small business ideas come from individuals who work for someone else but they believe they can do better.

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Business Insurance & Small Business Insurance Quotes : Farmers Insurance

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Additional business insurance options to consider

You can also explore coverage options with these handy “cheat sheets” that outline industry-specific insurance options for businesses like yours.

Apartment – For owners of small apartment buildings, large apartment complexes and everything in between.

Auto Service and Repair – For owners of shops that specialize in collision repair, oil changes, transmission repair and more.

Commercial Real Estate – For those who own office

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Business Plan Template for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs: Free Download

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free business plan template

Writing a business plan can seem like a big task, especially if you’re starting a business for the first time and don’t have a financial background. Even if you do have some experience, getting a refresher on what a modern business plan looks like is always a good idea.

After all, business plans have changed over the years, and what lenders and investors expect now is different than it was

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30+ Small Business Ideas That’ll Make You Money in 2020

Elroy Mariano

With so many business ideas in 2020, it can be hard to figure out which are worth pursuing. And when it comes to starting a business, ecommerce has completely changed the way we view the global industry. To put it into perspective, global ecommerce sales amounted to nearly 3.5 trillion dollars worldwide in 2019. This goes to show that ecommerce is an increasingly lucrative option for businesses. You’ll want to

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Small Business Loans – Compare Loan Types and Start Your Application

Elroy Mariano

We strive to provide you with information about products and services you might find interesting and useful. Relationship-based ads and online behavioral advertising help us do that.

Here’s how it works: We gather information about your online activities, such as the searches you conduct on our Sites and the pages you visit. This information may be used to deliver advertising on our Sites and offline (for example, by phone, email

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Small Business Loans – Personal Loans for Your Business

Elroy Mariano

Millions of Americans nationwide own small businesses that they rely on for part or all of their income. Even when business is good, they may find at some point that they need additional funds to grow or expand, and when they do, they may shop for small business loans to help them do that.

Small business loans come in many different forms, from many different sources. Banks and credit unions

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With Congress feuding, a small business deal seems elusive

Elroy Mariano

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democrats and Republicans in Congress feuded on Monday over who was responsible for delay even as they worked on details of a possible $450 billion-plus deal to provide more aid to small businesses and hospitals hurt by the coronavirus pandemic.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to the media after a meeting in the office of House U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch

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Small Business Workshops and Events

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Please note that as a response to COVID-19 this workshop will not be delivered face to face but rather by Zoom online delivery. It is also free of charge.

Once you register you will receive an email with instructions.

Overdue payments to

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10 Ways to Market Your Small Business on a Shoestring Budget

Elroy Mariano

When budgets are tight, online marketing might be the first expense you look to cut.

Let me stop you right there.

While traditional advertising methods are costly and hard to measure, small businesses have never had greater access to cost-effective, trackable marketing tools.

But with so many digital tools available, how do you know where to start?

Email marketing is the tried and true digital marketing channel with an average

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13 Types of Insurance a Small Business Owner Should Have

Elroy Mariano

1. General Liability Insurance: Every business, even if home-based, needs to have liability insurance.  The policy provides both defense and damages if you, your employees or your products or services cause or are alleged to have caused Bodily Injury or Property Damage to a third party.

2. Property Insurance:  If you own your building or have business personal property, including office equipment, computers, inventory or tools you should consider

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Small Diverse Business Contracting | Department of General Services

Elroy Mariano

The Commonwealth maintains a strong commitment to providing opportunities for small businesses to compete for prime contracting opportunities with the goal of promoting the economic growth and success of small businesses.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Businesses interested in participating as a small business in the Small Business Contracting Program must first register to do business with the Commonwealth and self-certify as a “small business.” To self-certify and participate as a Small Business,

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Cybersecurity for Small Business | Federal Communications Commission

Elroy Mariano

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 … Read More

Small Business Loans Up to $500K, Hassle-Free

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Small Business | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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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

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Missouri Small Business Development Center at UMKC

Elroy Mariano

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

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