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3C Webinar Top 10 Q&As

The Connected Commerce Council (3C) recently hosted a webinar attended by hundreds of small business leaders from across the country to preview what to expect from the upcoming Congressional session and discuss what policymakers must do to prioritize small business issues and foster a stable business environment. Click here to watch a video recording of…

Small Businesses Voice Frustration With FTC’s Data Collection Proposals

Washington, DC (November 21, 2022): Several small businesses that use digital advertising and social media to find customers to grow their businesses recently urged the Federal Trade Commission to ensure that potential new data collection regulations will not make free and low-cost digital tools less effective or more expensive. The businesses filed comments in an…

Meet the AAPI Entrepreneurs Behind Some of Oprah’s Favorite Things

Whether you’re shopping for others or yourself, you’ll want to check out these 13 exciting and innovative brands.

5 Ways Businesses Can Maximize Holiday Sales

Connected Commerce Council shares digital commerce tools to help businesses everywhere thrive during peak season.

Cece Meadows, Prados Beauty

In honor of #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth, we wanted to highlight an incredible small business owner Cece Meadows, founder and CEO of @PradosBeauty. As a Chicana/Indigenous woman whose ancestors are of the Yoeme and Nʉmʉnʉ people and as a natural philanthropist, Cece is bringing Indigenous representation into the beauty world. Back in 2018, Cece worked backstage for New…

5 Tips for Small Business Holiday Sales

1. Tap into Online Markets and WebstoresSetting up an online store and selling on marketplaces like Amazon, Etsy, and Walmart and webstores like Shopify are fast and easy ways to find new customers before the holiday rush. Rural small businesses are already leveraging e-commerce to sell their products far beyond their local areas. Check out…

The Top 5 Things Small Business Owners Need To Know When Selling On Amazon

Whether you’re setting up shop for the first time or expanding your existing sales channels, deciding to sell on Amazon is an important step in broadening your customer base. The service has a strong appeal to platform users–in 2021, roughly 65 percent of all U.S. Amazon shoppers were Prime members. Small businesses are the backbone…

Small Business Owners Credit Technology Platforms As A “Lifeline” For Their Business

Over the past five years, America’s small business owners have faced numerous economic challenges—COVID-19, supply chain disruptions, staffing…

Denver Startup Founder Recognized as 3C Congressional Champion

Washington, DC (Sep. 26, 2022): Angel Johnson, the founder of ICONI in Denver, was recognized by the Connected Commerce Council (3C) as a Congressional Champion for her advocacy on Capitol Hill. Angel met with Sen. Bennet’s and Sen. Hickenlooper’s offices last week to discuss the importance of digital tools for startups and small businesses, and the need…

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