Earlier this week, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S.
Black Chamber, Inc. teamed up to host the Matchmaker, Training and
Awards Conference in Washington, D.C. The free National 8(a) Training,
Business Matchmaking and Awards Ceremony aimed to give small
disadvantaged businesses access to help.
Americans spend more than $35 billion shopping online for the holidays, according to digital business analytics firm ComScore. Shopping
online can be convenient and hassle free. But there are a few things
you should consider before doing your Christmas shopping via the Web.
The National Small Business Association (NSBA) recently released its
Mid-Year Economic Report, which is a snapshot of how small businesses
are faring today, and the news isn’t pretty. According to the report,
small-business owners are less optimistic about the outlook of their own
firms than in the previous six months.