Comcast Offers Thousands of Grants, Equipment, Marketing and Technology Resources to Small Businesses Hardest Hit by COVID-19

Comcast RISE Initiative Provides Small Businesses with Free Marketing Insights and Opportunities to Apply for Media, Technology Upgrades and Grants Up To $10,000

Black-Owned Small Businesses, Those Impacted Most by the Pandemic, are the First Eligible Applicants for Comcast RISE Resources and Grants.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) today launched Comcast RISE, an initiative created to help strengthen and empower small businesses hard hit by COVID-19. The Comcast RISE program will help thousands of small businesses over the next three years. The multi-faceted program offers grants, marketing and technology upgrades, including media campaigns and connectivity, computer and voice equipment, as well as free marketing insights to all applicants.

U.S. small businesses have been particularly hard hit by the pandemic. A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that the number of U.S. active business owners dropped from 15 million to 11.7 million from February to April. The study

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Scott Yahraus, America’s Leading Business Turnaround Specialist, Offers Strategies to Help Companies Navigate the Pandemic Economy

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Scott Yahraus (www.scott4business.com), America’s leading expert in business turnarounds and dispute resolutions, was featured in an article in Business Management News offering strategies to help companies successfully navigate this current economic storm.

In an article titled, “How to Save Your Business During these Challenging Times,” Yahraus offers 7 ways that business owners and senior executives can create an environment that is less susceptible to the merciless impact of the Covid economy.

“America is going through its worst economic times since the Great Depression. Millions are out of work. Thousands of businesses have closed – at least temporarily,” the article stated. “Make sure your business isn’t one of them.”

The first piece of advice Yahraus shares is perhaps the hardest to swallow. “Know when to pull the plug,” he states. “There could be an opportunity for you to merge or acquire a competitor

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Amazon Prime Credit Card Offers 25% Back on Many Items

Amazon Prime Day starts today, but yesterday some Amazon credit card holders got a nice treat from the online retailer. Amazon is offering up to 25% cash back on almost 3,400 products across several categories through Oct. 18. 

Key Takeaways

  • Eligible Amazon credit card holders can earn up to 25% back on select products from Oct. 12 through Oct. 18. 
  • You qualify if you have the Amazon Prime Store Card or the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card.
  • Eligible cardholders will get up to 20% cash back in addition to the 5% back they already earn with their Prime credit cards.
  • Shoppers can choose from hundreds of eligible items across a long list of categories.

The Amazon Prime Credit Card Promotion Explained

Amazon Prime credit card holders already earn an impressive 5% cash back at Amazon.com and Whole Foods Market. But to mark this year’s Prime Day, the online retail

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Pick up a cheap Razer Xbox controller in these Amazon Prime day gaming offers

Razer controllers are some of the best in the non-official business. They offer their own superb range of extras and features and can offer greater versatility as a result. And the good news is that if you’ve been after one of Razer’s Xbox controllers – then the Amazon Prime Day gaming deals are here to help you out!

The headline of the day is Razer Wolverine Ultimate pro controller for Xbox One. It’s been heavily reduced, dropping from $160 to $119.99. That’s a steal for the best third-party controller on the system. It offers extra buttons and interchangeable thumbsticks/d-pads so you can make it as responsive as possible, giving you an advantage in the likes of Call of Duty: Warzone.

However, the Ultimate Edition’s lean sibling is also on offer: the Tournament Edition can be yours fr just $89.99. The Razer Wolverine Tournament Edition has four remappable buttons, two of

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Pay Now, Fly Tax-Free Private Jet Card Offers Are Taking Off

If you drive a car, I’ll tax the street

If you try to sit, I’ll tax your seat

If you get too cold, I’ll tax the heat

If you take a walk, I’ll tax your feet

-The Beatles

The Fab Four exempted flying from their 1966 song about taxes. Now, thanks to the 2020 bipartisan hit commonly referred to as the CARES Act, it could be a while before you have to pay the 7.5% Federal Excise Tax for your private jet flights.

At least, that’s the thought from a growing number of companies that sell prepaid jet cards. However, there’s an asterisk with this promotion.

So far, only a handful of the more than 60 companies that sell jet cards are promoting the buy now, fly tax-free element, although

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Technology startup offers personalized and print boutique-quality greeting cards

Technology startup offers personalized and print boutique-quality greeting cards

Card Isle was founded in 2013 by three Virginia Tech engineering students passionate about making greeting cards more personal, accessible and fun!

www.cardisle.com
Card Isle was founded in 2013 by three Virginia Tech engineering students passionate about making greeting cards more personal, accessible and fun! www.cardisle.com
Card Isle was founded in 2013 by three Virginia Tech engineering students passionate about making greeting cards more personal, accessible and fun! www.cardisle.com
Card Isle
www.cardisle.com
Card Isle www.cardisle.com
Card Isle www.cardisle.com

Richmond, VA, Oct. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) today announced that the Virginia Founders Fund (VFF) has invested in Card Isle, a Blacksburg, Va.-based technology company that is rethinking how greeting cards can be distributed in a changing retail landscape. Card Isle offers turnkey solutions to design, order, and print personalized greeting cards, and will use this capital from VFF to continue their rapid growth in the eCommerce gifting sector and develop new markets.

 

Greeting cards have a unique ability to connect people

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Sheffield hair salon slams West Street drinkers and hopes ‘cheap Prosecco offers were worth it’

The businesswoman, who owns Creator Hair/The Blow, said she expects to have to temporarily close her salon when new Covid restrictions are announced today.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to introduce extra restrictions in some towns and cities in the North to try to halt the spread of the virus as infection rates continue to rise.

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The owner of Creator Hair has criticised revellers who have continued to socialise in Sheffield during the coronavirus pandemic
The owner of Creator Hair has criticised revellers who have continued to socialise in Sheffield during the coronavirus pandemic

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This when Boris Johnson will announce new local lockdown restrictions today

In a Facebook post on her business page on Saturday night, the owner of Creator Hair/ The Blow branded some of the scenes she witnessed last week on West Street, where her salon is located, as a ‘disgrace’.

Despite social distancing rules being in place and

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dynacart Offers Online Boost To Independent Brands

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Online e-commerce specialist dynacart is offering ‘accelerator’ grants comprised of $500 to $10,000 of online expertise and PPC spend to independent brands and store owners who are struggling because of COVID-19. dynacart says that its objective is to prove its solution for growing brands online whilst also supporting independent brand owners.

dynacart, which previously held a banking licence as an e-commerce payments processor, is reinventing itself as a global B2C and B2B platform for accelerating how brands grow online. To prove the solution that it has developed, dynacart will soon be launching its own storefront at www.dynacartstore.com. dynacart is also inviting brands who wish to list on its new storefront to apply for its ‘Accelerate’ marketing grant at https://dynacart.com/accelerate.

Independent brand owners who list their items on the forthcoming new storefront can receive $500 of PPC spend and online marketing expertise in return. Brands that perform well

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Local entrepreneur group offers LinkedIn webinar for business owners | Business



EO Charleston

 EO Charleston




EO Charleston, the area’s local chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), a global business network for entrepreneurs, is offering a virtual presentation to all local business owners on Wed., October 14 at noon. The in-depth and interactive workshop will be presented by Colleen McKenna, a national LinkedIn consulting, coaching and training expert who has been engaged by more than 600 companies to increase their presence, revenue and hiring opportunities.

This session will challenge business owners to think differently about their personal brand, network and engagement on LinkedIn. Entrepreneurs will gain clarity, insight, and actionable next steps including how to elevate their presence, generate referrals and new business opportunities.

“Colleen and her team will provide attendees with concrete results right out of the gate,” said Matt Sullivan, EO Charleston’s learning chair. “Based on feedback from other EO chapters, this webinar will open our eyes to how much traction a

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Your CARES Act Benefits Experts, Magellan Jets, Offers Tax Holiday Strategy Consulting on Private Jet Travel in 2021 & Beyond

Leading Private Aviation Solution Provider Advises Guests & Businesses on Utilizing the CARES Act Tax Exemption for Private Jet Travel

As we enter the final few months of 2020, your private aviation consultants at Magellan Jets are thrilled to provide their expertise on tax holiday benefits for individuals and organizations, so they can better understand the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and its impact on their private jet travel.

With companies across the country eager to get back to business again, the CARES Act incentivizes organizations to utilize the safety of private aviation by suspending certain excise taxes on private jet travel booked through December 31, 2020. The tax exemption also extends to any jet card or membership purchases made before the end of the year, even if they aren’t used to fly until 2021 or beyond.

In response to the tax holiday, Magellan Jets is

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