The 2009 Stimulus Package – What’s in it For My Small Business?

We’ve all heard about it: the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, also known as the ARRA. But what exactly is it, and how can it help your small business? To begin with, the ARRA is essentially a $787 billion dollar bill passed in February 2009 by President Obama in order to provide for various tax relief and investment opportunities. More specifically, the full title text of the ARRA is as follows:

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Strength in Code: Creating a Powerful Online Presence for Your Small Business

Historians speculate that Benjamen Franklyn was behind the famous quote, “there’s only two things that are guaranteed in life: death and taxes”, a wonderfully crafted observation that everyone can relate to. I’m quite convinced that at this point, I can safely add a third guarantee that, again, everyone can relate to: a small businesses need to launch and maintain a strong web presence.

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Mastermind Your Small Business Success

Mastermind Your Small Business Success

Although it had been a dream of my husband’s for decades, the thought of starting a business on my own was simultaneously exhilarating and terrifying. After some careful thought and discussion, my husband Gerard and I cashed in our NY chips and moved to Maine in 2003 to birth Gerard’s “baby”, his jewelry store, Porte4.

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