Google Launches New Funding and Programs for International Small Business Week  

In honor of International Small Business Week (June 27 to July 1), Google announced new funding and programs for small businesses. The offerings include discounts, support for LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs, and a campaign where customers can nominate small companies for a $10,000 prize. 

Source: Social Media Today   


Midwest States Seeing Largest Price Increases Per New Survey 

According to a U.S. Census survey, small businesses in Nebraska, Wisconsin, Arkansas, and South Dakota saw the largest increase in prices in the last six months. In all, 24 states had price increases in over 80% of small businesses. 



Tips to Manage Small Business Finances On The Go 

Entrepreneurs can manage their business finances from anywhere with the help from today’s technology. This includes everything from invoicing, document and data management and more. 



Money Transparency Key for Small Business Owners with Staff 

As inflation continues to impact small businesses, company owners will need to be more transparent with their staff regarding money. This includes being flexible with paid time off and hybrid work options.  



TikTok Reveals More Small Businesses Are Using Its Platform 

According to a new survey, TikTok says that 67% of surveyed small businesses say they are optimistic about their growth potential on the platform. Owners cite the platform’s ease of use as a key reason for investing more time and effort on TikTok to reach customers. 

Source: Small Business Trends