Wearing a Mask With Glasses can be a challenge!

  • May 22, 2020
  • /   Kevin Hand
  • /   Resources,Ideas
Graphic of the face of a person putting on a mask
An easy trick with a facial tissue or napkin can solve the problem

Great Examples of How Small Businesses are Adapting to COVID-19

  • May 18, 2020
  • /   River Cartie
  • /   Resources,Ideas
Man taking selfie with smart phone
Let’s face it, small business owners have to be creative in order to get through all kinds of ‘tough times’. Our favorites are the ones who do so by thinking outside the box while still managing to keep their sense of humor.

Stores Stress Over How to Handle a Customer Who Won’t Wear a Mask

  • May 16, 2020
  • /   Sharon Terlep
  • /   Resources
Man pushing shopping cart and wearing a face mask
Face coverings for shoppers have become a flashpoint in the debate over how to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Many small businesses won't get help from Congress. But there are other options

  • May 12, 2020
  • /   Gene Marks, The Guardian
  • /   Resources
US Flags in front of the Capital
If the Paycheck Protection Program doesn’t cover you, don’t despair: there’s help to be found elsewhere

Resources For Small Businesses In Response To The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

  • May 11, 2020
  • /   US SBA Office of Advocacy
  • /   Resources
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Resources For Small Businesses In Response To The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

To Survive the Pandemic, Entrepreneurs Might Try Learning From Nature

  • May 10, 2020
  • /   Stephanie A. Fernhaber and Alyssa Y. Stark
  • /   Ideas,Resources
Cartoon describing Biomimicry as 3.8 billion years of R & D
The field of biomimicry says that businesses can take away crucial lessons by studying how organisms adapt to devastation

Online Funeral Businesses Take Off Amid Coronavirus

  • May 9, 2020
  • /   Margot Boyer-Dry
  • /   Success-Stories,Resources
Image of a video funeral on a monitor
The pandemic is helping these internet services soar. But will the boom fade with the virus?

Activating parking lots during COVID-19 with drive-in movies

  • May 6, 2020
  • /   Brannon Boswell
  • /   Resources,Ideas
Cars parked in a drive-in movie lot
A pop-up drive-in movie experience is helping shopping center owners monetize underutilized parking lots.

Five Ways Local Governments are Supporting Small Businesses During COVID-19

  • April 30, 2020
  • /   Phil Berkaw, program manager on NLC’s Innovation Ecosystems team
  • /   Resources
Two people in front of store
There is no historical parallel for the economic collapse the coronavirus is inflicting on economies around the globe. In just 3 weeks, 16 million Americans have joined the rolls of the unemployed, representing more than half the jobs created after the 2008 Great Recession.

Five Takeaways From the Small-Business Relief Mess

  • April 30, 2020
  • /   Nick Leiber
  • /   Resources
Broken Piggy Bank
PPP and EIDL, which ran out of money, weren’t that useful for most business owners. Here’s what to do now that more funding is available.