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Date Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Kelly Pitts May 13, 2020 Kelly.Pitts@co.kent.de.us (302) 744-2304 KENT COUNTY LEVY COURT ESTABLISHES A COVID-19 BUSINESS RELIEF FUND Dover, Del. – What grew out of a request for assistance from the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce to help businesses acquire Personal Protective Equipment and cleaning supplies, became the establishment […]


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Date Posted: Sunday, April 26th, 2020

Banks can begin submitting applications to the Small Business Administration for the second round of Paycheck Protection Program loans on Monday, so if you haven’t applied for a PPP loan yet, where should you apply? Laura Bilazarian, a venture capitalist and company founder who has been writing about the PPP, has a post out suggesting […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Sigma Data Systems Inc. in Newark is facing the same problem other businesses large and small are dealing with in the age of coronavirus: how to change business practices to keep things safe for customers and employees. The IT services support company serves clients whose business is essential, even during these difficult times. So, it […]


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Date Posted: Monday, April 6th, 2020

The team at Delaware on Main, the state’s Main Street coordinating program, has been constantly on the lookout for content to help small businesses at this challenging time. One of Utah’s Small Business Development Centers hosted a webinar recently with helpful suggestions on how small businesses can lead themselves through the current financial crisis. It […]


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Date Posted: Monday, April 6th, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Wilmington office is holding ZOOM video conferencing and Skype meetings to answer questions about SBA loan programs for small businesses that need financial assistance. Here’s the schedule and how to join the meetings: 10:30 a.m. (Monday-Friday) Download ZOOM. Enter meeting i.d. #6794772946 3:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday) Dial in to Skype: 202-765-1264  pin: […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Reposted from the Delaware Tourism Office: As COVID-19 continues to affect the state and businesses, one of the most important things you can do to keep business flowing is to inform your customers of  your latest hours, services and more. Start with your Google My Business listing and ensure that the hours posted reflect your current operating […]


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Date Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2020

We’re keeping a running list of sources of emergency funding for your Delaware small business economically affected by Coronavirus. We’ll update the list as we learn of more. Here’s what we’re aware of so far. As of May 20 The federal CARES Act includes a $350 billion Paycheck Protection Program that provides forgivable loans for […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Gov. John Carney formally requested an Economic Injury Declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration on Monday. According to the Delaware SBA, approval should come in the next day or so. In the meantime, you can prepare to apply, which will help to ensure you get assistance as quickly as possible. A good first step […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Online gift cards are one way small businesses can keep cash coming in as potential customers adjust their lives around the Coronavirus pandemic. Not only do online gift cards bring in revenue now, they also encourage buyers and recipients to come in to shop or dine later. That means a boost in foot traffic and […]


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Date Posted: Friday, January 3rd, 2020

You’ve rung in the New Year. Now it’s time to start putting into place some simple steps to make 2020 less stressful and more profitable and fulfilling. The Balance Small Business website offers 10 New Year’s resolutions to make for a better New Year for you and your business. Here are a few of their […]


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