In the News: Federal Government Meets Small Business Contracting Goal

In the News: Federal Government Meets Small Business Contracting Goal

Every year the federal government awards more than $500 billion to businesses across the country to complete work on its behalf. And every year, the federal government sets a goal to promise a portion of those contracts to small businesses....
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In the News: Catching Up with the Small Business Persons of the Year

In the News: Catching Up with the Small Business Persons of the Year

We’d be remiss if we let National Small Business Week go without mentioning the event’s champions, as it were. Small Business Trends was able to catch up with the duo the U.S. Small Business Administration named the 2019 National Small Business Persons.....
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Amazon Officially Eliminates Cashiers…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Amazon Officially Eliminates Cashiers…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

SEATTLE, WA – JANUARY 22: Shopper Ela Ustel walks through the Amazon Go store, on January 22, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. After more than a year in beta Amazon opened the cashier-less store to the public. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty...
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New Features from Facebook and Twitter, More Small Business News

New Features from Facebook and Twitter, More Small Business News

If you use livestreaming in your business, you’ve probably had to host those live talks all on your own so far. But a new feature from Facebook Live could change that. And Facebook wasn’t the only social media platform to...
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How to Start a Local News Website

How to Start a Local News Website

The local news industry is changing. But just because it’s not as profitable to start a newspaper anymore doesn’t mean you can’t build a business around the concept of sharing information with local residents. Joe Thompson is an entrepreneur who...
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Google to Block Fake News Websites From Using Its AdSense Network

Google to Block Fake News Websites From Using Its AdSense Network

  Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Monday it is working on a policy change to prevent websites that misrepresent content from using its AdSense advertising network, a move aimed at halting the spread of “fake news” and other types of...
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