Home Top Right

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Top Right. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Top widget area on the right hand side.

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Free Training and Funding Opportunities for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

May is National Military Appreciation Month. The SBA offers support for veterans as they enter the world of business ownership, including funding programs, training, and federal contracting opportunities. Veterans Business Outreach Centers, located across the country, offers business plan workshops, concept assessments, mentorship, and training for eligible veterans. The SBA’s Lender Match connects veteran-owned businesses with lenders. SBA Veterans Advantage offers guarantees on loans … [Read More...]

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft or Account Hacking!

  The World Password Day campaign wants us to get serious about all those passwords we use every day! Adding strong authentication to your password can prevent identity theft or account hacking, and can protect your bank account, your email, and your social media sites. ‘Layering up’ your login means enabling two-factor authentication in the settings of your email, bank, or social media apps and websites. This extra step to your login process gives you powerful protection against … [Read More...]

Trouble Logging Into FedBizOpps?

If you’ve recently had some issues accessing FedBizOpps, it could be because GSA has moved the website to a new hosting environment.  If you or the company you work for has strict IT security requirements, this could be preventing access to the site. Check out GSA's Interact site for more details … [Read More...]

Set-Asides and Sole Source Awards – Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

  Set-Asides for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) A procurement may be set-aside for a SDVOSB business when: The Contracting Officer can reasonably expect to receive offers from at least two SDVOSB businesses, and The award can be made at a fair market price   The Contracting Officer will research the market in advance - for example, by posting Sources Sought notices to FedBizOpps, searching in SAM, and the SBA's Small Dynamic Small Business … [Read More...]

National Small Business Week – Free Virtual Conference

This week is National Small Business Week. The SBA will be hosting a FREE, 3-Day Virtual Conference on Tuesday, May 1 – Thursday, May 3 between 12:30 pm ET - 6:30 pm ET each day. During the free, online conference you can listen to practiced advice on current business strategies, meet other business owners, and chat with industry experts. Topics include: How Changing Consumer Behavior Impacts Your Business Addressing Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace Get New and … [Read More...]

Small Businesses Get Help to Avoid Cyber Scams

The Federal Trade Commission is launching a national campaign to help small businesses strengthen their cyber-security against common threats, such as tech support scams. “Small businesses understand the importance of cybersecurity and the need to protect their networks and data, but many feel overwhelmed about how to address the myriad of cyber threats they face,” said Tom Pahl, Acting Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. “Our new campaign aims to help these small businesses … [Read More...]

Home Middle #2 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #2. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #2 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.

Home Middle #3 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #3. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #3 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.