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15 Small business grants all women entrepreneurs should apply for

It can be difficult for startup companies to become profitable and small businesses led by women are at a disadvantage. Data from the loan market suggests that female entrepreneurs are 5 percent less likely to receive conventional business loans.
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Should small businesses defer payroll taxes?

The new payroll tax deferral t is supposed to help put more money into employees' pockets to help them manage these uncertain times. But is it the right choice for your small business? Find out more. Read More

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How to get certified as a woman-owned small business

Are you a woman who owns a small business? If so, you should be taking advantage of federal contracting dollars set aside for women-owned small businesses. Here's how to get certified as a woman-owned small business. Read More

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Why affiliate marketing programs are good for small businesses

Many small businesses face a common problem: How do I get my name out there without a large marketing budget? One solution is affiliate marketing programs. Here's how to get started. Read More

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Small business advisor. Virendra Chhikara Director of the Louisiana Small Business Development Center

What’s the #1 question small businesses are asking? A business advisor tells all

A small business advisor answers the questions owners are asking right now. Get tips on how to pivot your business, managing cash flow, and more. Read More

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How to have your Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiven

If your business received a Paycheck Protection Program loan, there are requirements to get it forgiven. Here’s what you need to know to get your PPP loan forgiven. Read More

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The Main Street Lending Program: Your questions answered

The Main Street Lending Program  is an alternative to the PPP and offers low-interest loans to small and medium-sized businesses. Here’s what you need to know. Read More


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