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Five Tips For Small Businesses To Maximize Holiday Sales

As small business sellers prepare for a busy holiday season, the Connected Commerce Council today released five tips to help small businesses reach more customers and maximize sales during the holiday sales. 3C’s five tips for maximizing sales are:   Diversity sales methods A new study shows that small businesses that use several ways of selling…

November 23, 2021

Congressional Misfire Will Crush Small Businesses

As Congress considers legislation to forcibly intervene in product design decisions in the digital economy, America’s digitally-powered small businesses should be deeply concerned. Many lawmakers are picking sides on behalf of some big companies over others. In their zeal to tear down digital leaders, they are blind to millions of small businesses that those platforms…

October 22, 2021

Antitrust: When You Change the Model, You Change the Math for American Small Businesses

American small businesses should be deeply concerned about Congress’ desire to dramatically alter the rules regarding e-commerce. While Rep. Cicilline and his Judiciary Committee colleagues contend they are trying to “restore a competitive marketplace, enhance innovation, and protect our democracy,” their real goal is to punish America’s leading tech companies for their success based on…

August 3, 2021

Introducing: 3C’s Digitally Driven Assessment Tool

At 3C, we understand the valuable role digital tools play in acting as a lifeline to small businesses everywhere. Throughout the course of the pandemic, we’ve realized these tools served as a Digital Safety Net – and as the country emerges from COVID-19, businesses everywhere are relying on online tools and services to recover, grow and…

July 23, 2021

Celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Small Businesses

Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) businesses represent a robust sector of the small business community. According to the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development, there are nearly 2 million Asian-owned small businesses in the U.S., with almost half having fewer than 20 employees and 19% in the accommodations and food services industry.…

May 7, 2021

What You Need to Know About New Updates to the Paycheck Protection Program

TL;DR The Biden-Harris Administration announced several reforms to the Paycheck Protections Program. The new 14-day window for applications opened on February 24 and ends March 10. Intended to help businesses with under 20 employees & sole proprietors receive more financial support. Eliminates an exclusionary restriction that prevents small business owners with prior non-fraud felony convictions…

February 27, 2021

3C Celebrates Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, 3C invited Aerica Banks, the Founder and Principal of Shiso LLC, to host a panel discussion on Black small business owners’ personal journeys in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The panel featured Mimi Striplin of The Tiny Tassel and Shennice Cleckley of Smart Cookie Coaching. The discussion centered…

February 23, 2021

Digital Resources for Black Small Businesses

With more than 2 million Black-owned small businesses in the U.S., it is imperative that we not only celebrate the accomplishments of Black small business owners but look to the future to ensure these businesses can continue to thrive.  At 3C, our mission is to empower small businesses’ access to the digital tools that help…

February 19, 2021

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