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American Express Announces New Blue Business Cash Card

Over the past decade, credit card company American Express has worked to align themselves with small business owners. This includes founding the increasingly popular retail holiday Small Business Saturday, observed the weekend after Thanksgiving each year. Continuing that mission, this week the company announced the launch of a new small...

U.S. Houses Passes Two Small Business Cybersecurity Bills

In recent years small businesses have proven a popular target for cybercriminals and hackers. Not only do many small businesses lack the technical resources larger operations have to protect themselves but a staggering number of owners also mistakenly believe they are too small for hackers to concern themselves with. Now,...

CNBC Reveals 2019 America’s Top States for Business Study

Where should you launch your small business this year? CNBC has a few suggestions. Recently the network released its 2019 America’s Top States for Business study, ranking each of the 50 states (the District of Columbia was excluded) in terms of how attractive they are to businesses. CNBC's study considered...

Survey Finds Majority of Small Businesses Feel Ready for Recession

Thanks to an encouraging jobs report released late last week, it seems fears of an impending recession have been calmed for the time being. Nevertheless there will surely come a day when the United States' record-breaking expansion period comes to an end. Luckily, according to a recent survey, a majority...

Google Introduces New Product Portal for Small Businesses

When it comes to marketing your small business online, not every entrepreneur will pick up on the latest tools. In fact many may not even really know where to start outside of the generic basics like "build a website." That's likely why Google has recently launched a new resource for...

Two Small Business Optimism Surveys Show Diverging Trends

Small business optimism is on the rise once again — or is it? As it turns out it depends on who you ask. Recently two reports that look to quantify businesses sentiment have come to diverging conclusions.

Google My Business Announces New Features Including Welcome Offers

If you've ever Google'd services in your area, there's a good chance you've encountered Google My Business (GMB). These listings provide users with basic information about a location, providing hours of operation, photos, and more. While some of these listings simply pull data from available sources, Google also allows businesses...

Senator Elizabeth Warren Announces Small Business Equity Fund Plan

With two dozen candidates currently in the running for the Democratic party's 2020 presidential nomination, pundits have often ascribed certain qualities or lanes to those in the race. In the case of Senator Elizabeth Warren, she's been seen as the biggest policy wonk of the group, offering several detailed initiatives...