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Summer Recess

July 26, 2012: Resources, talking points/messaging and how-tos on visiting your legislators

Why Small Business Needs Social Media

Guest Post by Erica Bell Cold, Hard Facts and Social Media Stats To Convince Your Clients To Go Online Social media is changing the way businesses work. Businesses and customers alike are embracing the change. As your clients’ micro-businesses blossom, incorporate social media into their online marketing campaigns. With a relatively low cost, where the

Women Entrepreneurs Fastest Growing

From our friends at Inner City Advisors This month Fast Company is highlighting women working to “changes the lives of girls and women everywhere, with their cover story, The League of Extraordinary Women. The article echoes what ICA has known for some time: Investing in women is not just a gender equality issue, it is an economic opportunity for

CAMEO Applauds Obama’s Direction

on Small Business and Says Go Further San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 President Obama announced six initiatives yesterday that will help small businesses; CAMEO, the California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity, says his initiatives will help some small businesses, but not the overwhelming majority that are very small and micro businesses; what most

Obama Adminstration Announces Small Biz Initiatives

Today, the Obama Administration announced six small business initiatives that it says will help our nation’s small businesses expand and create jobs. From a White House press release: “Five of these initiatives are immediate executive actions that will accelerate Federal payments, reduce paperwork, and make it easier for small firms to access loans and tax

Fresno CDFI Client in Chase $250K Contest

From the Fresno CDFI blog… Jaymor Enterprises is in the Running to Win a $250,000 Grant Fresno CDFI client, Jaymor Enterprises, is in the running to win a $250,000 grant from Chase/Living Social through the Mission Small Business challenge. Jaymor distributes an environmentally friendly alternative to WD-40. CEO Gerald Moreno has distributed the product since