Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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Cómo comprar un edificio para tu negocio

Sueña con liberar su negocio de una renta alta que no puede pagar o de...

Create Your 90-Day Action Plan part 2

Are you prepared to grow your business under the “new normal?” Invest four hours over two...

Create Your 90-Day Action Plan part 1

Are you prepared to grow your business under the “new normal?” Invest four hours over two...

How employee handbooks protect businesses

Does your small business have a comprehensive employee handbook covering all of the current COVID-19...

Is your business protected by trademark?

What’s in a business name? Would your company by any other name produce profits as...

Small Business Assistance Updates

CT CARES Small Business Grant-- Glendowlyn Thames, Deputy Commissioner, CT Dept of Economic & Community...

Manager or a mouse? How to have brave conversations

Business managers failing to deal with productivity issues, unresolved disagreements and chronic problems in the...

Marketing your small business in a digital world

The rise of the internet has been a major disrupter to the marketing industry. Gone...

Building a digital marketing strategy: a simple guide

Many businesses invest in scattered digital marketing channels such as Search Engine Optimization (SEO), social media...

Why your small business needs an ethics program, especially if you’re selling to the government

You probably already expect your employees to do what’s right, respect others and perform with...

Turning obstacles into opportunities

In every obstacle lies an opportunity. Chip Janiszewski explains how, as a professional speaker, his...

Eliminate the 10 business profit drains

If you’re like most business owners you’re: Frustrated that your business is not as profitable as...

Amaze yourself by learning to use Google Analytics

So you’ve made a heavy expenditure developing your business website, but do you know what...

Covid-era legal landmines for small business owners

Your business was closed due to COVID-19. You cautiously reopened under awkward and costly rules...

Easy steps to get started with email marketing

As a business owner, you never want to be forgotten by your clients. Email may...

When debt is good and equity isn’t: Finding the balance

David Menard, Partner, Murtha Cullina, Attorneys at Law Frederick Welk, CEDF Director of...

Cómo financiar tu pequeña empresa

Ricardo Vidal, CEDF Director de Préstamos ¿Busca financiar su pequeña empresa en los próximos meses con...

You gotta know your numbers

Making crucial business decisions without knowledge of, or checking key financial indicators is like flying...

How to finance your small business

Seeking financing for a small business in the coming months with a bank or nonprofit...

Maximizing COVID-19 tax savings & PPP forgiveness

A flurry of legislation surrounding the COVID-19 crisis has brought assistance programs and changes to...

Harnessing the power of positive thinking

Our thoughts and related self-talk particularly during times of uncertainty determine how we feel both...

Motivating employees on a budget

Are you a small business owner on a tight budget? Are you losing your top...

Pivoting your business during the pandemic

Businesses have been forced to implement innovative strategies to provide their products and services and...

Managing your finances during a crisis

The COVID-19 crisis is forcing changes on every American. Consider taking the right management steps...

Pitfalls of worker misclassification

Misclassification of workers creates a minefield for Connecticut employers in Connecticut. This webinar will review...

Twelve tips for getting a small business loan

Understanding how things look from the lender’s point of view can help prepare a small...

Staying relevant with social media during a crisis

Learn how to leverage social media, make meaningful connections, and contribute to your local community...

Maximizing your online presence

The world just changed. Your online presence has never been so important. COVID-19 won’t last...

20 questions about the Paycheck Protection Program

We review the Paycheck Protection Program requirements to apply and comply and show you where...

Managing change in a challenging environment

Learn how to build change resiliency in your company by understanding the effects of rapid...

Emergency planning for local business leaders

A proactive business owner should be immediately implementing a new communications strategy plus 10 other...

Update on small business assistance programs

Since mid-March new programs have been proposed and launched. Get an update on what state...

Preparing your business for a crisis

Were you unprepared for the disruptions in your business that recently occurred? Are you headed...

How to apply for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Many small businesses are concerned with the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the the...

New CT employer mandates – what a small business owner needs to know

Besides a higher minimum wage, the last legislative session brought two new obligations that require...

Use Instagram to create Insta-business

Are you a business owner who is confused and frustrated about how to use Instagram...

Minimum wage increases: What should a business owner do?

Minimum wage will soon begin climbing in Connecticut and will escalate in stages, perhaps forever....

How to Improve your Work/Life/Money Balance

Is your schedule overwhelming you? Do you feel drained by your work and outside obligations?...

Antes de Empezar su Negocio

Si está pensando en comenzar su propio negocio, escuche a expertos profesionales que le informarán...

How to Coach your Employees Without Causing them to Quit

Powerpoint slides for this presentation. Are you not seeing results from your efforts in employee development...

How to Collect Business Debts

Maximizing cash flow and ensuring efficient operations is crucial to the success of every business,...

Social Media Integration Tools to Increase Productivity

Everyone knows businesses must have a consistent presence on social media to remain competitive. However,...

Maximum Crowdfunding: The Complete Guide to Raising Capital for Your Business

Businesses are leveraging crowdfunding to raise tens of thousands and even millions of dollars. This...

How to Buy a Building

Dreaming of freeing your business from an unaffordable rent or an unresponsive landlord? Buying a...

Women’s Business Success: Overcoming Challenges in a Management Role

Panel discussion from Women's Business Success: Overcoming Challenges in a Management Role, June 12 2019,...

Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

The job market has changed, as have the demographics of the current workforce. Employees can...

Create contract-winning capability statements

Every year, the federal government spends billions of dollars funding contracts. States and municipalities also...

Marketing foundations for new and established businesses

Are you’re unsure if your business really has an effective marketing plan? Do you feel...

Managing conflict in your workplace

The most important and hardest element of a small business owner's role is handling people....

Building relationships with journalists to promote your business

Almost every small business owner would love to have their operation featured in the local...

Use LinkedIn to make things happen for your B2B enterprise

As a small business owner or solopreneur, leveraging social media to market your business and...

Tax changes impacting CT small business owners

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 and related changes enacted by the Connecticut...

Save money by understanding the unemployment compensation system

It’s tough enough being a small business owner trying to maintain a productive workforce. It...

Commercial lease renewal dos & don’ts for tenants

Building on the article published in the January 2018 edition of CEDF’s Chalkboard newsletter, Jeff...

CTStartup.com podcasts featuring CEDF clients

How to deal with difficult employees The CTStartup.com team came to the CEDF offices in Meriden...