The Affordable Care Act is upon us. Do you understand what the new health law means to your small business and employees? Please check out this helpful website from Intuit and get some much needed answers to your pressing questions.
Looking to enter your small business into the lucrative world of government contracting? One of the key pieces to a solid marketing campaign within the circles of government contracting is a solid Capabilities Statement. If you aren’t sure what this is or need help putting one together, take a look at the information below and feel free to call our offices for assistance.
There have been many changes in the health care landscape over the past year, and many of those changes will apply to small businesses. As a small business owner, you are likely overwhelmed with the vast amount of information being thrown your way. This is where the Small Business Administration comes in.
The SBA has begun new initiatives to help small business owners, such as yourself, understand the health care implementations to their business. They have just launched a new webpage, sent out fact sheets, and are in the process of setting up webinars for the district leaders so they may help their clients.
The following link is the new health care webpage. On this webpage you will find information on the Affordable Care Act as well as links to other resources that can prove to be very useful.
The following link is to the SBA Blog, a blog for small business owners regarding the Affordable Care Act.
The following link is a PDF fact sheet about the Affordable Care Act.
The Association of Small Business Development Centers has partnered with Braddock Communications, Inc. and published the book ‘Braddock’s Procurement Guide 2013: An Entrepreneurs Guide to Selling to Governments and Corporations”. This book provides an overview of the government and corporate marketplace, with insight on the inner workings on how the decisions are made. The book also includes the following topics…
• Selling to the Federal Government/State Governments
• Selling to Large Corporations
• Selling to Foreign Governments and International Organizations
• “Green” Procurement
• Special Resources for Women-, Minority-, or Veteran-Owned Businesses
And thanks to the Microsoft Corporation, this guide is available to all SBDC directors and their clients at no cost. For a copy of this must-have guide, talk to your local SBDC Director or visit http://www.asbdc-us.org/BraddockProcOppsGuide.html
The following video features Gary Schoeniger, the co-author of Who Owns The Ice House: Eight Life Lessons From an Unlikely Entrepreneur. Schoeniger discusses the background behind the book and research concerning the current state of entrepreneurship. This video is a good introduction to what entrepreneurship is and whether you have what it takes to become an entrepreneur.