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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...

Square Announces Postmates, DoorDash Integration for POS System

With the growing popularity of food delivery services like Uber Eats, Doordash, and others, some restaurants have found that managing orders has become complicated and requires multiple devices. Now Square is looking to solve that problem by allowing businesses to access multiple platforms in one place. This week the company...

Small Business Organizations Express Concern Over Latest Tariffs

At a time when small business optimism remains at a historic high, a surprise shift in trade policy could start to threaten that. Last week President Trump announced that his administration would be placing a 5% tariff on all goods imported from Mexico starting June 10th. What's more, the White...

PayPal Reaches $10 Billion in Small Business Loans

FinTech giant PayPal announced this week that its small business lending had reached a major milestone. In less than five years, the service has now funded more than $10 billion in small business loans. That figure also amounts to upwards of 225,000 businesses around the world receiving funds from the...

Small Business Lender Biz2Credit Unveils SaaS Lending Platform for Banks

Online small business lender Biz2Credit had some big news to share this week, announcing the launch of a new software as a service (SaaS) offering for banks. Dubbed Biz2X, the platform will allow institutions to improve their online lending experience for small business users. What's more, the Biz2Credit says such...

Small Businesses Still Feeling Labor Crunch, Holding Back Expansion

With the United States' jobless rate recently reaching a near 50-year low, small business owners are continuing to find that hiring isn't so simple. In fact a new study from SurveyMonkey and CNBC finds that 52% of owners say it's more difficult to find workers today than it was a...

Mailchimp Introduces Marketing Platform for Small Businesses

For two decades Mailchimp has gained popularity as a platform small businesses could use to manage email lists and send out updates to customers. Now, as PCMag reports, the company is expanding into a full-service marketing suite. The result could be a big deal for small business owners. In a...