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    How to Protect Your Small Business in a Pandemic

    To date, Coronavirus has infected over 200,000 individuals in over 120 nations around the world. We’ve quickly moved past preparatory stages into a realm of seeing first hand what the outcomes of a large-scale pandemic are. Running a small business can leave you with cash flow issues in the best of times, and many small […]

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    The Pandemic Economy

    As coronavirus spreads and all non-essential events and activities grind to a halt, almost every stock listed on U.S. exchanges has dropped. However, some stocks are seeing amazing growth during the pandemic.

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    Online Pearl Parties: MLM Insanity

    viewers purchase an oyster to be opened by the host. They watch as the oyster is re-opened and a “pearl” is squeezed from the flesh. The host holds the pearl up to the camera to ooh and ahh and show the beauty and “quality” of the rare find.

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    Google Advises All Its North America Employees to Stay Home

    On Tuesday, Google recommended that all its employees in North America work from home right now if possible due to coronavirus fears. The company had previously made this suggestion to its employees in and around San Francisco. The memo sent to employees on Tuesday recommended that those employees who are able to work from home […]

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    10 Best Side Hustles You Can Do From Home

    In today’s world, a single income isn’t always enough to get by on. In 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the median income for someone working full-time was about $936.00 per week. While this sounds like a fair amount, keep in mind that with averages there are still many making far less per week. […]

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    Tallying Austin’s Losses After SXSW Cancellation

    The South by Southwest annual festival was canceled this year due to the threat of coronavirus. This cancellation is only one example of how fears of COVID-19 are wrecking local economies. Austin Mayor Steve Adler announced the cancellation of this year’s SXSW on Friday, March 6. Small businesses in Austin depend on the large injection […]

  • Meet Gen Z, Your New Co-Workers

    Meet Gen Z, Your New Co-Workers Generation Z was born between 1997 and the early 2010s and makes up 25.9% of the U.S. population. 49% of Gen Z identifies as non-white. Compared to 44% of millennials, 40% of Gen X and 28% of baby boomers. Generation Z and Tech 98% of Gen Z own a […]

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    Starbucks Sees Signs of Recovery in China

    Late today, Starbucks announced seeing signs of “early recovery” in China despite coronavirus fears and current dire restrictions put on citizens. Despite a 13% year-to-date drop in its stock and a 4.4% drop today, Starbucks says its sales in the US are strong. This is good news since Starbucks has made 65% of its revenue […]

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    Favorite Brands By Generation

    Grandma always used Jergens hand lotion and its distinct fragrance takes me back. Mom always used Tide and Downey and her laundry was always best. Can you guess my generation? When a product provokes a pleasant emotional response consumers feel connected. This intimate connection translates into huge revenue for brands.  MBLM’s annual Brand Intimacy Study […]