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Handmade Crafters Make Face Masks for Medical Professionals

The COVID-19 epidemic is disrupting the nation’s medical facilities and individuals who work there. Consequently, they are facing shortages in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). In recent weeks these protective gears have become scarce and in short supply. As a result, health care workers are being forced to ration their N95 masks. These are the masks …

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3D Printers Used for Making Medical Masks, Other PPE

The shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) the coronavirus has created is now responsible for the global hackathon. 3D printers are churning out everything from medical masks to face shields, oxygen valves, parts to make ventilators from snorkeling masks and even hands-free door handle attachments. The shortage of some key equipment is dire in some …

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What is the CCPA and Could It Threaten Your Small Businesses?

Protecting personal information of clients should be tops on your radar, and it’s growing increasingly complex. The recent enacting of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) may not directly affect your small business, but you need to know about it. It is definitely a sign of things to come regarding data protection. What is the …

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Offer 401ks for Employees at No Cost to You? SaveDay Says You Can

Providing your employees with an option to join a 401K plan sounds more like a dream than a reality. It serves as quite a perk. And it helps level that proverbial playing field. For example, bigger companies often siphon off great talent from small businesses because they can’t provide such perks. One of the biggest …

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Small Businesses Doing Their Part to Produce PPE for Medical Staff Shortages

With the COVID-19 epidemic causing ripples across the global supply chain, companies are trying to come with grips with shortages in key inputs for their production. Hard hit is the manufacturing sector that produces vital medical supplies. These include Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as masks, gloves and medical robes. Recent weeks have seen a …

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In The News: How Small Businesses are Handling the Coronavirus Pandemic

The way small businesses or companies of any size operate has been upended by the coronavirus. So, addressing how to handle the coronavirus crisis and keep your company productive during this time has become paramount. And this week’s roundup has an article appropriately titled, “How to Handle the Coronavirus Crisis and Keep Your Team and …

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vidReach Launches a New Email Video Marketing App for Small Businesses

A new simple plug-n-play mobile app is making video email accessible for digital face to face communication .  vidREACH Individual focuses on personalized video email for small businesses. It also lets users take advantage of this kind of marketing through their mobile devices. Small Business Trends contacted Sean Gordon, CEO of vidREACH, to find out …

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Small Alcohol Distillers Step Up to Meet Hand Sanitizer Demand

With hand sanitizers going out of stock in stores and distribution centers, it is leaving many without during the coronavirus outbreak . Alcohol distillers are trying to fill the gap. This is in part due to the Tax and Trade Bureau giving the green light for alcohol beverage producers a special exemption to make hand …

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Instacart Adding 300,000 Freelance Drivers to Meet Coronavirus Shopping Demand

To meet increasing customer demand for online grocery deliver and pickup during the COVD-19 pandemic, Instacart has announced plans to bring on an additional 300,000 full-time service shoppers across the United States during the next three months. Instacart’s grocery delivery platform allows users to shop from leading grocery stores, such as Costco and Safeway. When …

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Hello Alice Launches Business for All and COVID-19 Business Resource Center

In March 2020, Hello Alice , launched its Business for All movement.  The site provides step-by-step guides. You also find expert resources and collaborative communities of fellow entrepreneurs. And all on its small business accelerator platform. In the wake of the coronavirus (COVD-19) pandemic, Hello Alice has subsequently launched a resource platform designed to help …

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