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Announcement:: Please see our new COVID-19 category where small businesses can engage with other business owners and experts to share best practices, information and other resources that will help us all get through this crisis.

Small Business Majority Community

A place for small business owners and employees to engage with each other and with experts from business organizations and advocacy groups on ways to make their small businesses thrive. We believe small businesses are not just the backbone of the American economy; they are its foundation.

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  • COVID-19: Resources and Discussions for Small Businesses
    Please be respectful of each other and use this community to share advice, resources and anything else that might help your fellow small business owners get through the COVID-19 crisis. You are encouraged to ask questions! Our staff at Small Business Majority, our partners at other organizations and fellow entrepreneurs will try to provide answers to the best of our abilities. Anything ranging from small business loans/grants, the COVID-19 stimulus package, unemployment insurance and more.
    RSS Feed 10 discussions 62 comments Most recent: Can employees claim unemployment before PPP funds get awarded? by Brian_SBM April 8
  • Financing & Access to Capital
    Have you struggled to get financing for your business? This is a place to post discussions related to tools and resources for accessing capital and to engage with each other on best practices and challenges you might have faced along the way.
    RSS Feed 6 discussions 16 comments Most recent: PPP Loan by Brian_SBM April 7
  • Marketing & Sales
    The world of marketing can be very overwhelming for small businesses. This is a place to discuss strategies and tools for marketing your business and selling your products.
    RSS Feed 4 discussions 6 comments Most recent: Desk Services by aaishuu March 23
  • Business Management & Operations
    A place to discuss the strategies small business owners can use to get more efficient and profitable.
    RSS Feed 6 discussions 4 comments Most recent: Red Hat Certified Engineer by Ajayraj March 20
  • Employee Management & Workforce Issues
    Offering benefits to find and retain talented workers is a major barrier for most small businesses. Many small business owners and self-employed entrepreneurs also struggle to access affordable healthcare and retirement security for themselves. This is a place to discuss workforce issues and share tips and resources for accessing benefits and training employees.
    RSS Feed 4 discussions 10 comments Most recent: Can someone explain what exactly Secure Choice is? by Bianca_SBM April 2019
  • Access to affordable healthcare is one of the biggest issues facing all Americans and specifically those who own and work for small businesses. This is a place to discuss healthcare issues related to small businesses.
    RSS Feed 3 discussions 3 comments Most recent: Sustainability Concepts by Kevin_SBM January 2019
  • This is a place to talk about ways that small business owners can afford retirement programs and plan for their own retirement and help employees access retirement options.
    RSS Feed 1 discussion 5 comments Most recent: Can someone explain what exactly Secure Choice is? by Bianca_SBM April 2019
  • General
    Please only post in General Discussions if your discussion doesn't fit under one of our categories. If your discussion is related to an existing category, it will be moved to that category.
    RSS Feed 15 discussions 23 comments Most recent: Please Read Before Posting - Community Rules Guide by Mona April 2
  • Looking for an experienced and trusted adviser? Interested in teaching and mentoring other small business owners in need of advice? Develop these mentor/mentee relationships here!
    RSS Feed 2 discussions 3 comments Most recent: What's Most Important to You in a Mentor by jocelynk December 2019
  • Blog Profiles
    Check out Small Business Majority's weekly Blog Profiles. Let us know what you think!
    RSS Feed 0 discussions 0 comments
  • Small Business articles will be posted here for the community to read and discuss. While the topics will change, they should always have a small business angle.
    RSS Feed 23 discussions 14 comments Most recent: PPP and Furloughed employees by Brian_SBM April 7
  • Community Feedback
    This is a newly designed community aimed to be the #1 online resource for small businesses. We want feedback from real small business owners, employees, entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs on how we can provide a better experience to support all of you!
    RSS Feed 1 discussion 0 comments Most recent: Adoption plan by JBJ2110 December 2018
  • California Small Business Summit
    The California Small Business Summit was a full-day event in Los Angeles on January 30, 2019. For those who were able to attend the California Small Business Summit, please continue all the discussions here in our Online Community! We have provided links and discussions for all the topics covered during the Summit! For those who were unable to attend the California Small Business Summit, please join the discussion now with your fellow small business owners and small business experts!
    RSS Feed 4 discussions 1 comment Most recent: HOPE's Too Big to Ignore: Latina Microbusiness Owners Report by Claudia_SBM February 2019