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NEW Online Course! Patents, Trademarks, & Copyrights

What is intellectual property? How do you protect your ideas? This course explains intellectual properties and how to protect them. Explore the differences between patents, trademarks and copyrights and learn about filing for a patent or trademark and registering for a copyright.

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Nominate a Business for the 2015 National Small Business Week Awards

Are you a small business owner with an amazing success story to tell?  If so, submit your nomination today for the 2015 National Small Business Week Awards. Nominations are currently being accepted online at http://awards.sba.gov.

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Hispanic Businesses are at the Forefront of Small Business Growth

As we close out another successful Hispanic Heritage Month, the SBA would like to congratulate the more than 3.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses and entrepreneurs who work tirelessly to ensure that the economic prosperity of our nation is alive and well.

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is the eleventh anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Through a series of events and initiatives across the country, organizers raise awareness and educate Americans – and small business owners – about cyber security.

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Lending Money to Your Employee

From time to time, an employee going through a rough financial patch may turn to an employer for help. As member of your small business family—which is how many owners view their staff—you want to be helpful. Here are some considerations to prepare for that position with an employee.

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6 Essential Elements of Any Internship Program

Internships represent a burgeoning market, and if you’re serious about hiring interns, then it’s time to implement an internship program – one that ensures you attract the right talent for your needs, keeps them busy, drives development and covers all your legal bases.

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Free Affordable Care Act 101 webinar covering healthcare reform and your small business hosted by SBA and Small Business Majority. Click to RSVP today

Affordable Care Act 101 Webinars

SBA and Small Business Majority will continue to host free Affordable Care Act 101 webinars so small business owners can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and how they can enroll in health insurance marketplaces. Join us every Thursday at 2 PM.

In addition, Spanish-speaking small employers throughout the country can join representatives from SBA, HHS and Small Business Majority for ACA 101 webinars in Spanish. Below are the registration links for the upcoming Spanish-language webinars, which will be held every other Tuesday throughout the fall. 


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