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
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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
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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.

Land O’Lakes, Inc. turning on the Wi-Fi in Rural communities

  • April 27, 2020
  • /   Land O’Lakes
  • /   Resources
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Land O'Lakes, Inc., one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods.

Five Steps To Consider As You Create Your COVID-19 Recovery Plan

  • April 23, 2020
  • /   Trever Cartwright
  • /   Resources
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For all of us, much is at stake. And all of us need to take an active role in shaping the future we want vs. the future this pandemic hands us.

How You Can Plan for a Safe Reopening

  • April 23, 2020
  • /   Kevin J. Ryan
  • /   Resources
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Here's what small businesses and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommend when you're planning to reopen your business as safely as possible.

New Jersey Teens Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

  • April 21, 2020
  • /   Good News Network
  • /   Resources,Success-Stories,Ideas
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When Americans started realizing that restaurants and bars were going to be among the worst hit businesses, they started advocating on social media that people buy gift cards from their favorite establishments to keep them in business.

BounceBack USA

  • April 21, 2020
  • /   MinuteMan Press USA
  • /   Resources,Ideas
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MinuteMan Press, located in 46 states has created a free advertising opportunity for its local communities! has Webinars to Help!

  • April 20, 2020
  • /   Studer Institute
  • /   Ideas,Resources has exciting opportunities for Small Businesses.

The Trump Administration Is Writing a Death Sentence for America’s Most Important Restaurants

  • April 17, 2020
  • /   Resources
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We’re talking about 500,000 or so restaurants that employ 11 million people, according to the foundation. Not coming back, or viewing a comeback as a long shot. Think about that.

This Startup Is Taking On Amazon and Helping Bookstores Survive Lockdown

  • April 15, 2020
  • /   Stephanie Schomer
  • /   Success-Stories,Resources
Man standing behind the Counter in Bookstore founder and CEO Andy Hunter wanted to give indie booksellers a way to benefit from online sales. When those stores were forced to temporarily close their doors, his new platform became a lifeline. And he had to scale, fast.