Business planning and strategy

Resiliencia Empresarial 101: Construyendo su presencia en línea

Los efectos dañinos de la pandemia han obligado a muchos empresarios a reevaluar su modelo de negocio. Más de un año desde que la crisis de salud global paralizó nuestras comunidades y economías, las pequeñas empresas están buscando formas de hacer que sus negocios sean más resistentes a las crisis y conectarse con sus consumidores en línea. Con esto en mente, elaboramos una lista de verificación para que los emprendedores la revisen a medida que adaptan sus negocios y construyen su presencia en línea.

Business Resiliency 101: Building your online presence

The pandemic’s harmful effects have forced many entrepreneurs to reevaluate their business model. More than a year since the global health crisis paralyzed our communities and economies, small businesses are looking for ways to make their business more resilient to crises and connect with their consumers online. With this in mind, we put together a checklist for entrepreneurs to review as they pivot their businesses and build their online presence.

Condonación de Préstamos del Programa de Protección de Sueldos: Consejos clave a considerar

Al comenzar un nuevo año, los propietarios de pequeñas empresas que solicitaron un préstamo del Programa de Protección de Sueldos (PPP) deben conocer los procesos y requisitos para solicitar la condonación de préstamos PPP. Siga los siguientes pasos para completar el proceso de condonación de préstamos que le dará tranquilidad y puede ayudarlo a prepararse para la próxima temporada de impuestos.

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness: Key tips to consider

As we begin a new year, small business owners who applied for a Payment Protection Program (PPP) loan should be aware of the processes and requirements to apply for PPP loan forgiveness. Taking the following steps to complete the loan forgiveness process will give you peace of mind and may help you prepare for the upcoming tax season. 

Here are some key facts to consider as you start to navigate the process.

Guía para entender el nuevo paquete de alivio federal y las provisiones que contiene para ayudar a las pequeñas empresas

El Congreso aprobó un nuevo paquete de alivio federal para ayudar a las pequeñas empresas que luchan por sobrevivir la pandemia del coronavirus, poniendo fin a meses de continuas negociaciones e inacción Congresional. A continuación encontrará un resumen de  las piezas clave de la legislación que pueden ayudar en la recuperación de las pequeñas empresas. 

¿Que incluye el nuevo paquete de estímulo?

Guide to understanding what’s in the new federal relief package for small businesses

Congress approved a new federal relief package to help struggling small businesses weather the coronavirus pandemic, putting an end to months of ongoing negotiations and congressional inaction. Read our summary of the key pieces of the legislation that can support the recovery of small businesses.

Celebrating black entrepreneurship with resources and tips from small business experts

This post originally appeared on the blog of Small Business Majority.

In celebration of Black History Month, we hosted a Twitter chat during which we asked partners like Accion, CAMEO, Working Solutions, Illinois SBDC and Main Street Launch to share resources and advice with Black small business owners and entrepreneurs. 

SBA loan sets table for African-American restaurateur to get bank loan and expand

This post originally appeared on the blog of CDC Small Business Finance

When Georgia’s restaurant opened in Anaheim’s historic Packing House in 2016, co-owners Gretchen Shoemaker and Marlon Machado conservatively projected first-year sales to be between $250,000 and $500,000. By the fifth month of serving their version of “soul delicious” food to thousands of patrons, they hit $1 million.

Resources and more for veteran small business owners

Did you know there are more than 2.5 million veteran-owned businesses in the U.S? Our nation’s veterans are hard-working, resilient and resourceful, making them specially equipped for entrepreneurship. However, they can often face significant obstacles when it comes to accessing capital and business networks. If this sounds familiar to you, you’ve come to the right place. In honor of National Veterans Small Business Week, we’re sharing some of our favorite stories of successful veteran entrepreneurs and resources that can help you start and grow a veteran-owned business.