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    • 3 Ways Business Leaders Can Help With Boosting Local Economies

      3 Ways Business Leaders Can Help With Boosting Local Economies

      Cities, though public entities “owned” by their governments and residents, are dependent upon private businesses. The success of the private sector — and the improvements fueled by businesses — makes many other aspects of community life appea…
      - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 9:52am -
    • Essential Components for Successful Business Innovation

      Essential Components for Successful Business Innovation

      The focal point of today’s market disruption is the collision of traditional corporate giants with the new titans of the entrepreneurial world with their unlimited war chest of funds, plus the vision, talent and intention to change ANY world they c…
      - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 18, 3:02pm -
    • When the UGC says "Nu-uh," you've gotta problem

      When the UGC says "Nu-uh," you've gotta problem

      Once upon a time, but not that long ago, a brand message could be successful even if it was close to a work of fiction.  Created by Madison Avenue wordsmiths, copy for an ad or brochure was crafted to manipulate and motivate using puffery, a legal…
      - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 18, 12:46pm -
    • You are a CEO, but are you doing the job?

      You are a CEO, but are you doing the job?

      The hardest job in the marketplace is the Chief Executive Officer of a small business. So, how could it be harder to be the CEO of Excel Supply, LLC than the CEO of Exxon? Let’s look at the definition. Investopedia says a CEO is “the highes…
      - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 18, 12:52pm -
    • 2 Ways Public-Private Partnerships Are Spurring Economic Development

      2 Ways Public-Private Partnerships Are Spurring Economic Development

      Whether a project is a city, county, state, or a national one, there can be factors that inhibit that project’s progress. Public programs may experience budget cuts or face bureaucratic red tape due to numerous layers of decision makers. Oftentimes…
      - 16 days ago, 5 Apr 18, 3:00pm -
    • Should You Reward Employees In The Wake Of The Tax Bill?

      Should You Reward Employees In The Wake Of The Tax Bill?

      After the tax bill was  finalized and passed in December , many business owners began to contemplate what they should do with their new windfall. With the corporate tax rate falling from 35 percent to 21 percent — representing the biggest one-ti…
      - 17 days ago, 4 Apr 18, 10:03am -
    • Avoid These 7 Financial Mistakes Says CEO Of $175M Company

      Avoid These 7 Financial Mistakes Says CEO Of $175M  Company

      Andy Frisella  has seen it all. This includes the financial successes and the financial mistakes.  After starting a single vitamins-and-supplements storefront with a friend in his early twenties, Frisella has seen his company  1st Phorm  go fr…
      - 18 days ago, 3 Apr 18, 10:04am -
    • Finance In Small Business -- Future Challenges And Opportunities

      Finance In Small Business -- Future Challenges And Opportunities

      While the economy has rebounded from the Great Recession, Biz2Credit found big banks still only approve  about a quarter  of the small business loan applications. Many companies are experiencing increased opportunities and funding. Yet, small bus…
      - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 18, 1:06pm -
    • Bring your customer’s customer into focus

      Bring your customer’s customer into focus

      When you take a photograph, the resulting product is two-dimensional: tall, wide, and flat. But in most cases, you want the photo to actually show depth, where images in the foreground and background are all in focus.  In photographic terms, the ra…
      - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 18, 10:13am -
    • “Follow me home” is a solid gold gift

      “Follow me home” is a solid gold gift

      First, let’s establish two maxims: one classic, one new. Classic: The cardinal rule of customer acquisition – it’s not your customer’s job to keep your business top-of-mind, it’s yours.  New: Every year your website becomes less of a des…
      - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 18, 10:11am -

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    • Advocacy March – April 2016 Newsletter Released

      Advocacy March – April 2016 Newsletter Released

      The Office of Advocacy  has released the March – April 2016 edition of its newsletter, The Small Business Advocate. This edition highlights the 2016 Small Business Profile release. The newsletter also covers the office’s legislative prioritie…
      - 28 Apr 16, 3:42pm -
    • Advocacy Economists participate in the annual Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Conference

      Advocacy Economists participate in the annual Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Conference

      By Michael McManus, Regulatory Research Fellow   Late last week the SBA Office of Advocacy participated in the annual Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Conference. The conference, widely attended by government employees and academics alike, works to…
      - 4 Apr 16, 5:06pm -
    • Gender gaps in the STEM field discussed during monthly Small Business Economic Research Forum
      By Miriam Segal, Research Economist On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, Dr. Waverly Ding presented at the Office of Advocacy’s monthly Small Business Economic Research forum. Dr. Ding is an Associate Professor of Management and Organization at University…
      - 30 Mar 16, 10:16am -
    • Chief Counsel travels to California for listening tour     

      Chief Counsel travels to California for listening tour     

      By Emily Williams, Outreach and Events Specialist In February, Chief Counsel for Advocacy Darryl L. DePriest, along with members of Advocacy’s Office of Economic Research, traveled to California to present research results and hear from small busin…
      - 24 Mar 16, 12:30pm -
    • Advocacy Releases February 2016 Edition of The Small Business Advocate

      Advocacy Releases February 2016 Edition of The Small Business Advocate

      The Office of Advocacy  has released the February 2016 edition of its newsletter, The Small Business Advocate. This edition highlights the testimony of Chief Counsel Darryl L. DePriest before the House Small Business Committee, Subcommittee on inves…
      - 22 Feb 16, 11:29am -
    • Union Kitchen Provides Recipe for Success for Food Entrepreneurs in DC

      Union Kitchen Provides Recipe for Success for Food Entrepreneurs in DC

          By Janis Reyes, Assistant Chief Counsel  In January, Advocacy staffers met with Jonas Singer, co-founder of Union Kitchen, at a new $2.75 million dollar, 15,000 square foot facility in the Ivy City section of Washington, D.C.   Union Kitchen…
      - 5 Feb 16, 11:39am -
    • The Missing Millennial Entrepreneurs

      The Missing Millennial Entrepreneurs

      By Economist Daniel Wilmoth, PhD Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook 12 years ago, on February 4, 2004, while still in college. He dropped out, moved the company to Silicon Valley, and, in 2012, held an initial offering of stock to the public. In 2015,…
      - 2 Feb 16, 3:00am -
    • Advocacy Releases Annual Regulatory Flexibility Act Report

      Advocacy Releases Annual Regulatory Flexibility Act Report

      The Office of Advocacy releases the Regulatory Flexibility Act report annually to inform Congress of how well agencies are complying with the RFA. The Fiscal Year 2015 annual report includes interviews with four of advocacy’s former chief counsels.…
      - 12 Jan 16, 10:35am -
    • Small Businesses Key Players in International Trade

      Small Businesses Key Players in International Trade

      Even though international trade makes up 30 percent of the U.S. economy, and U.S. exports of goods and services reached a record $2.3 trillion in 2014, the pace of export growth has been slowing in recent years. U.S. small businesses face a host of c…
      - 11 Dec 15, 4:44pm -
    • IRS Regulations Take Into Account the Concerns of Small Business Owners
      By Dillon Taylor, Assistant Chief Counsel The Office of Advocacy’s efforts on behalf of small businesses were successful recently when the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) revised proposed regulations to be less burdensome on small businesses. Notice…
      - 10 Dec 15, 12:05pm -

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