Shopify Email Now Available Globally For Free to All Customers Until October 1

Shopify Email

Last year Shopify released Shopify Email to a select group of invited merchants, a new marketing tool to help online merchants build customer relationships. This week, Shopify made the email service available to all of its merchants around the world. To further support businesses during this challenging time, Shopify Email will be free until October […]

Etsy Launches Always Open Campaign Highlighting Its Unique Seller Community

Etsy Always Open

Etsy launches a new advertising campaign, “Always Open,” telling the story of how Etsy brings joy to the every day, through the lens of its seller community. These TV spots follow on the heels of Etsy’s of its most recent branding #StandWithSmall campaign, which reminds buyers when shopping on Etsy, customers are supporting a small […]

SBA Announces It is Out of Money for PPP Paycheck Protection and EIDL Disaster Relief Programs

SBA Small Business Administration

SBA has run out of funding for Paycheck Protection Progam (PPP) and EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) relief programs for small businesses. This was posted on Thursday on their website. Lapse in Appropriations Notice: SBA is unable to accept new applications at this time for the Paycheck Protection Program or the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)-COVID-19 related assistance […]

Intuit Aid Assist Helps Small Businesses Assess Eligibility For Relief Under CARES Act

Intuit Aid Assist

Intuit, the maker of TurboTax, QuickBooks and Mint, released Intuit Aid Assist, a free website with an interactive tool to help eligible small business owners and the self-employed assess how much federal relief they qualify for under the recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA). Intuit Aid Assist is […]

American Institute of CPAs Urges Additional Funding for Paycheck Protection Program

American Institute of CPAs - AICPA

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) urges swift approval of additional funding for the SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a crucial initiative under the CARES Act to provide relief for small businesses and their employees. With reports that the PPP’s initial $349 billion pool of funds will be fully subscribed as early as today, the […]

Adobe Offers Three Months Free Access to Magento Commerce During Coronavirus Crisis

Magento Adobe

Amid the coronavirus outbreak and growing containment efforts, small and mid-sized businesses are reeling from the impact of lost traffic and revenue. Adobe has seen a drastic shift to online channels and is offering impacted businesses with the support and resources they need to navigate these challenging times. Adobe Magento Commerce Offers 3 Months Free […]

Walmart Canada Now Offers PayPal as Payment Option for Online Purchases

Walmart & PayPal

PayPal is now available as a new payment option on Walmart.ca as more Canadians shop online for groceries and essentials than ever before, according to new research. “We are proud to be the first Canadian retailer that sells groceries to offer PayPal, making online shopping more accessible for more Canadians. PayPal has a long-standing reputation […]

LiveChat Launches Apple Business Chat to Natively Communicate on iOS Devices

LiveChat Apple Business Chat

LiveChat customers can now use Apple Business Chat to communicate directly with companies using the Messages app on Apple products. “We are proud to support Apple Business Chat, which offers a powerful, engaging new way for businesses to connect with their customers where they are and when they want, using Apple products. Businesses that use LiveChat can easily […]