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Top Ways to Get New Customers

Owning and operating a small business is no easy task, and maintaining your quality of service or production while trying to drum up a new business may seem intimidating. However, there are several tried and true ways to attract new customers, and by following these top suggestions, a successful boost in customer relations is undoubtedly on the horizon.
Posted on Apr 22, 2022

Marvelously Self-Employed

Steve and Dawn Woodburn are the Chief Adventurer (Steve) and Amusement Director (Dawn) for Marvelous Moosey Adventures LLC located in Lilburn, Georgia. They created Marvelous Moosey, a soft plush moose with blue hooves to be unique and marvelous and they wrote a children’s book to tell his backstory. This is Steve’s third career having worked on-air in radio for 20 years as a disc jockey, news anchor and traffic reporter. He spent the next 30 years in the branding and promotional products business and finally started Marvelous Moosey Adventures with his wife Dawn in 2018. Dawn has worked as an Executive Assistant for the last 35 years with the same company and continues to be employed full-time while Steve spends the majority of his time running MMA.
Posted on Apr 22, 2022

Midterm Election Cycle is Heating Up!

If recent polling is a prediction, the trifecta enjoyed by the Democratic party will end following the 2022 mid-term elections. President Biden’s favorability is hovering around 40%, and while statistically the US job market is booming, the pressure of increasing inflation is very much dampening the mood of record breaking low unemployment. Republicans are seemingly well positioned to at a minimum secure the majority in the House of Representatives and a growing body of polling that shows a path for Republicans to also secure the majority in the US Senate. Given the potential significant change in the balance of power in Washington, we wanted to examine the impact it would have the self-employed.
Posted on Apr 22, 2022

Congressional Recess After a Productive Six Week Session

On Friday, April 8, Congress adjourned for the Easter and Passover holidays after a busy six-week session that saw a new Supreme Court Justice confirmed, further action against Russia, approval of the FY2022 federal government spending bill, and several big pieces of legislation that had alluded lawmakers (in some cases, for decades) including: anti-lynching bill, reauthorization of the Violence Against Woman Act; postal service reform; and a bipartisan ocean shipping reform bill.
Posted on Apr 11, 2022

House Passes Additional Relief for Restaurants

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 3807, the Relief of Restaurants, and other Hard Hit Small Business Act of 2022. This bill provides an additional $60 billion in FY2021 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund
Posted on Apr 11, 2022

Additional Covid Relief

While a bipartisan group of senators announced an agreement on COVID relief earlier this week, Congress is now holding up its passage due to partisan bickering over Title 42
Posted on Apr 11, 2022

National Small Business Week

This year’s National Small Business Week (NSBW), held May 1-7, 2022, will acknowledge small businesses from across the country for their resilience, ingenuity, and creativity
Posted on Apr 11, 2022

3 Mistakes to Avoid This Tax Season

Tax season is a stressful time of year for many individuals. Collecting documents, locating records, and researching tax laws and forms can be overwhelming and time-consuming. This stress and confusion is felt more acutely by the small business owner.
Posted on Mar 30, 2022

Creative Self-Employment

Bridgette Johnson is the owner of CreativelyIn-vented LLC located in Louisville, Kentucky. Bridgette is a former life-long educator with Jefferson County Public Schools and is now a children’s book author, educator, artist, and business entrepreneur. Her new company, Creatively Invented, helps children to become their best selves through educational seminars, games, activities, books, songs and more.
Posted on Mar 30, 2022

March Government Affairs Update

This past week, the President signed the $1.5 trillion government funding bill with Ukraine aid. The funding bill, which received bipartisan approval, passed the Senate in a 68-31 vote and the House 361-69.
Posted on Mar 30, 2022

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