Spotlight on Small Business Health Coverage at House Hearing (Medpage Today)

  • Members of a House committee tangled over the effect of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on small businesses and what the best solutions could be, although there were a few hints of areas for agreement. "The fact that there are people who couldn't get insurance before because of a preexisting condition -- I think the ACA did well in that area," said Keith Hall, president and CEO of the National Association for the Self-Employed
    Posted on Feb 08, 2017
  • NASE Testifies to House Small Business Committee on Health Care Reform

  • On Tuesday, February 7, NASE’s President and CEO Keith Hall testified to the House Small Business Committee on what our members want and need to see from any health care reform efforts.
    Posted on Feb 07, 2017
  • NASE Asks House and Senate Leader to Protect Pre-Existing Conditions in Any Reform Efforts

  • The NASE, along with 100+ organization, has asked House and Senate leaders to protect pre-existing conditions in any ACA reform efforts.
    Posted on Feb 06, 2017
  • NASE President to Testify on Small Business Owners’ Expectations for Health Care Reform

  • As the United States Congress debates the future of the health care system, Keith Hall, president and CEO of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation's leading resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, will testify on Tuesday, February 7th before the House Committee on Small Business about the challenges and opportunities in health care.
    Posted on Feb 06, 2017
  • Entrepreneurs: Health law changes may mean finding new jobs (Associated Press)

  • Stay in business for yourself or go back to working for someone else? That's the choice some small business owners and freelancers are worried they may have to make, depending on what changes Congress makes in the health care law.
    Posted on Feb 01, 2017
  • 10 WAYS to Grow Your Business with WEBINARS in 2017

  • Small business owners that want to grow their revenues significantly in 2017 should add webinars to their marketing mix. Whether you want to get noticed in your community or be a national player, these 30-to-90 minute educational presentations are highly effective in generating quality leads and customers for your products or services. Start-ups, small businesses and even corporates are experiencing success from webinars. Kissmetrics (an analytical platform for teams) generated $1.7 million from just 77 webinars. This doesn’t shock marketing guru Neil Patel of Quick Sprout, who says that on average marketers achieve conversion rates (attendee-to-sale) of about 20%-40%. This is extraordinary compared to lackluster email conversion rates of 2-12%.
    Posted on Jan 31, 2017
  • Social Media for Self-Employed Small Business Owners

  • Q: There are so many website to be a part of, I am not sure if I should be on Facebook or Twitter or Both? Which is better and what do you recommend? A: Great question. I can’t tell you how many times I have heard a small business owner tell us how much they market their business on social media but they don’t seem to generate new business or higher sales.
    Posted on Jan 31, 2017
  • Can You Picture Yourself in the Spotlight

  • Do you want free publicity for your business? If you're an NASE Member, the NASE can help you promote your business! Simply fill out our "Get Publicity!" form here, and you and your business could be featured in an NASE publication, like our monthly member e-newsletter, SelfInformed.
    Posted on Jan 31, 2017