U.S. Restaurant Closures: One-Third of Eateries Could Shut Permanently

U.S. Restaurant Closures: One-Third of Eateries Could Shut Permanently

A new forecast projects that one in three U.S. restaurants may close permanently this year, showing how the Covid-19 pandemic is decimating an industry that employs millions of Americans. As many as 231,000 of the nation’s roughly 660,000 eateries will likely shut down this year, according to an estimate from restaurant consultancy Aaron Allen &…

Small Businesses Got Emergency Loans, but Not What They Expected

Small Businesses Got Emergency Loans, but Not What They Expected

The S.B.A.’s disaster relief program allows for loans of up to $2 million. But now they’re capped at $150,000 — and agency officials are saying little about why. For nearly 70 years, the Small Business Administration’s disaster relief program has helped companies recover from catastrophes including wildfires, hurricanes and earthquakes. But it has never faced…

How to Use Nextdoor for Business: The Complete Guide

How to Use Nextdoor for Business: The Complete Guide

People join Nextdoor to connect with their neighbours and communities. It’s kind of like a virtual town hall or coffee shop where people meet to gab about local topics. But can you use Nextdoor for business? Yes. Nosy neighbours may grab the headlines, but businesses are central to the Nextdoor community. In fact, more than…

Facebook Ads vs. Google Ads: Which Is Better?
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Facebook Ads vs. Google Ads: Which Is Better?

It’s one of the most common questions businesses ask when expanding their paid media presence. Where should I spend my ad money: Another version of that question is: Which is better, Facebook Ads or Google Ads? The truth is, there isn’t a “better” when it comes to comparing the two because they do things very…

Keep Up With the Future of Work by Looking to Your Gen Z Colleagues

Keep Up With the Future of Work by Looking to Your Gen Z Colleagues

We don’t give Gen Z the credit they deserve especially since they’re the driving force behind the future of work. Yep, that intern or recent grad you’ve been managing the past few weeks — you know, the one you’ve complained about at least once a day — will shape how you work five years from…