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New forgiveness rules, SBA PPP Direct Forgiveness Portal, and loan deferment

On July 28, 2021, the SBA announced a new interim final rule on PPP loan forgiveness. The guts of the ... Read More

How to change business name on facebook (walkthrough for desktop and mobile)

In this how-to article we’ll cover the main reasons to change your business name on Facebook, how to change your ... Read More

What happens if my PPP loan is not forgiven? Repayment terms and next steps

In this 6-minute read: Requirements to receive full PPP loan forgiveness Applying for PPP loan forgiveness Under what circumstances will ... Read More

14 best freelancing sites (plus tips for starting your freelance career in 2021)

What are the best freelancing sites and platforms to get you started in your freelance work? Let’s have a close ... Read More

How much do local businesses like supermarkets, restaurants, bars, and more make during the 4th of July?

In this article: Do local businesses make more money on the 4th of July? The day before the 4th is ... Read More

Best lead generation websites for contractors and freelancers

In this 8-minute read, we’ll go over the best lead generation websites for contractors and freelancers, discuss what is a ... Read More

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How much do local businesses like supermarkets, restaurants, bars, and more make during the 4th of July?

In this article: Do local businesses make more money on the 4th of July? The day before the 4th is ... Read More

How much does it cost to rent space for a small business?

In this 7 minute read, learn: Examples of commercial space rent by city across the US Why “the average cost ... Read More

Report: Which retail shops need a last-minute holiday shopping boost?

In this report: How has COVID-19 hurt—or helped—different types of local retailers? What did “panic week” look like for local ... Read More

Analysis: Retail shops need a big holiday shopping season more than ever

in this 4-minute read: How important is the holiday season for local retail? What impact has COVID-19 had on retail ... Read More

Survey: How small business owners are voting in 2020

While Joe Biden appears to be holding a significant lead in most nationwide surveys, Donald Trump holds a narrow edge ... Read More

How has COVID-19 impacted local businesses like hotels and restaurants near National Parks?

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on travel plans for people all across the planet. With restrictions preventing travel both ... Read More

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How to change business name on facebook (walkthrough for desktop and mobile)

In this how-to article we’ll cover the main reasons to change your business name on Facebook, how to change your ... Read More

14 best freelancing sites (plus tips for starting your freelance career in 2021)

What are the best freelancing sites and platforms to get you started in your freelance work? Let’s have a close ... Read More

Best lead generation websites for contractors and freelancers

In this 8-minute read, we’ll go over the best lead generation websites for contractors and freelancers, discuss what is a ... Read More

13 best freelance jobs for 2021 (and tips to get started)

In this 10-minute read: What is freelancing or freelance work? Best freelance jobs for highest pay Top freelance jobs that ... Read More

How to spot fake Instagram followers, profiles, reviews (and how to report them)

In this 7-minute read: Do the Instagram accounts you follow have fake followers? Are you following fake Instagram accounts? Why ... Read More

Do you need an independent contractor agreement? (includes free sample template)

In this 7-minute read: What is an independent contractor agreement? What is the purpose of an independent contractor agreement? Do ... Read More

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41 small town business ideas that thrive

Small towns offer more business opportunities than you might think. A lower population size is one drawback in exchange for ... Read More

Introducing the new Womply brand

Womply has a new look and feel. Here's a brief history of the Womply brand. Read More

Free webinar! 4 steps to maximize every retail customer interaction this holiday season

Looking to get more retail business this holiday season? Be sure to watch this free webinar recording, co-hosted with with ... Read More

WEBINAR: 6 free ways to bring in new customers and keep them coming back

Looking to get more business this summer? Check out this free free webinar we co-hosted with with GoDaddy Social, where ... Read More

Imagine Sports + Fitness: Working out a new small business digital marketing model

A gym in South Carolina is adapting to the new rules of marketing, which starts online for local businesses. Read More

Kroll Auto Sales: Revving from 0 to 60 by getting more online reviews

Starting a business from scratch is tough sledding. Adam Kroll is using online reviews to shorten the path to success. Read More

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Local business owners: are you paying too much in rent?

Your gut might be telling you you're overpaying for rent on your business location. But what do the "unit economics" say? Read More

Introducing Womply CRM for small businesses!

We're leveling the playing field for businesses that can't use traditional CRM software. Read More

3 steps for dealing with negative online reviews

You can't remove negative online reviews in most cases, but you have options. Follow these steps to take control of your online business reputation. Read More

Fresh new features: making customer retention easier than ever

Increase customer retention, get to know your customers better, and stay top of mind with the latest Womply product updates Read More

Introducing the Small Business Almanac

The first-ever Small Business Almanac provides the best view of consumer spending trends in all 50 states and across nearly 20 industry categories. Read More

3 misconceptions small business owners have about online review management

Managing your online business presence doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming, in fact, much of it can be automated. Read More