Sherrill Lester is the President of QMF Steel, Inc. and has seen her business through the 2008 economic crisis and the aftermath of September 11th. During these challenging times many companies struggled to stay in business due to a rapidly changing dynamic in our country. Today she has provided helpful insights that she learned along the way that directly resulted in the success and strength of her company.
We are excited today to share this guest blog from Amanda Hueneke, President of Hello Imprint LLC! From when we first opened her e-mail with suggestions on how to repurpose promotional items (previously destined for tradeshows), to receiving one of the Hello Imprint “Happy Boxes” mentioned below, Amanda has stood out with her creative marketing strategies over during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As a result of the new legislation, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has four options for funding relief in the wake of COVID-19. WIPP (Women Impacting Public Policy) has provided a helpful breakdown of information and links pertaining to these funding sources from the SBA.
During our 25th Anniversary year, we are trying out a new format, video blogs! Our first video blog features a founding member of the Women's Business Council - Southwest and current ex-officio member of our board, Cheryl Stevens.
One of our WBEs, First Equipment Company shares some tips below on how to spot illegitimate e-mails and protect your information.
The past month has brought unprecedented changes for business owners of all size. The economic uncertainty that comes with state and country shutdowns and mandated quarantines has forced many business owners to adjust how they run their companies to keep them open during the coronavirus pandemic. We reached out and asked several of our WBE (Women’s Business Enterprise) Board Members on how they have responded to the crisis, as well as advice or tips they have for other female business owners during this time. Sharon Evans is the CEO of CFJ Manufacturing, a brand promotions and manufacturing
In summer 2020, the certification process for Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) and Economically Disadvantaged WOSBs (EDWOSBs) will change as put forth by Congress in the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has designated COVID-19 as a qualifying event for the provision of Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) for businesses and private non-profits in affected communities. We are helping you understand what this means for your small business.
On Thursday, March 19. 2020, the White House held a briefing about coronavirus and emergency relief resources for small businesses. Below are WBCS President & CEO Debbie Hurst's notes from the briefing.
The White House is seeking volunteers who can donate and provide and/or produce within two weeks large-scale quantities of critical supplies to help the nation respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.