‘New and improved’ PPP loans help small businesses hard hit by COVID-19 — but there’s a deadline to get the money
Covid-19

‘New and improved’ PPP loans help small businesses hard hit by COVID-19 — but there’s a deadline to get the money

On Dec. 27, the new stimulus package — formally called the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the CAA) — became law. That’s good news for small business owners: one section of the CAA resurrects the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) with better terms for borrowers. Here’s what you need to know, starting with a brief history lesson….

How to Conduct a Small Business SWOT Analysis
Business Management

How to Conduct a Small Business SWOT Analysis

Small business owners tend to view their businesses very tactically. Taking an objective view of your business from both an internal and external perspective can uncover a host of opportunities while highlighting potential threats. A SWOT analysis can help you evaluate your small business and the surrounding business environment that can affect its overall success….