SBA Blog

July 23
SBIR Agency Blog #5: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Note: This blog is co-authored by Scott Dockum, USDA SBIR Program Coordinator.
The SBIR program...

July 22
7 Tedious Office Tasks You Can and Should Automate

Why work harder when you can work smarter instead?
Several office tasks are perfect candidates to automate -- without sacrificing the well being of your business. 
In fact, some of...

July 22
Update on SBA’s 7(a) Loan Program

America's small businesses are back and growing faster than ever.  In recent months, ...

July 20
Part I: Not Every Business is Franchise-Worthy

Do you ever have ideas for a new business running through your head? I do.
Most of the business ideas I come up with nowadays are marketing-related. It’s probably because I own a business...

July 20
GES 2015: Why the Smart Money is On Kenya

This week, I will join President Obama in Nairobi, Kenya, for the sixth-annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit. GES 2015 will shine a spotlight on the extraordinary potential of entrepreneurs in...

July 19
Interested in Doing Business In Cuba? Join Our Conference Call on July 29

Small business owners often tell us that they have many questions about how to enter a new market - and those questions are magnified when it comes to doing business with Cuba.  There have been...

July 15
4 Tax Actions to Take in July

Like most small business owners who don’t think of July as an important tax time, you may not be thinking about taxes right now, but you should be. Here are four things to do now to help achieve a...

July 14
How to Communicate During a Disaster

The idea of returning to “business as usual” when you’re in the middle of a disaster can seem impossible.  While it is absolutely possible to make a full recovery,...

July 14
Get health coverage for your small business employees anytime with the SHOP Marketplace

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If you’re a small business...

July 13
5 Reasons a Business Revolving Line of Credit May Benefit You

Many businesses at one time or another may have cash flow challenges. One popular option to obtain short term funding is to secure a revolving line of credit.  This not only helps with basic day...

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