Share ways to avoid business disasters

avoid business disaster

Business Owners: What do you do when– …a hurricane hits? …you’re a victim of identity theft? …your hard drive crashes?  …a principal of the company dies suddenly? …an employee sues you for discrimination?   Or some other catastrophe like COVID-19 strikes? On the other hand, what does your business offer other businesses when… DISASTER STRIKES??   Southwest Florida…

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Additional Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available

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The Small Business Administration is still accepting applications for COVID-19 EIDL loan increases for those who qualify. These are for existing loans, not new applications. For more information, contact the SBA at (833) 853-5638.

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Time to salute SWFL small business

Here we are looking at May—still moving through unprecedented times; what better time for the region to celebrate and support small business and its contribution to the local economy? So here in Southwest Florida, you can be a part of Southwest Florida Business Today’s (SWFBT) 15th Annual “Salute To Small Business” FocusFeature in our upcoming May edition. Whether you’re a small, mid-sized…

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Are you a SWFL Company/Organization to Watch?

Due to its growing success with readers, SWFBT is publishing its eighth annual “Top SWFL Companies/Organizations To Watch” edition. Is that your company or organization? Or one that you know about?    Submission guidelines for this issue are as follows. First, tell us why the organization  is one “to watch.” Second, please make it about 300 words. Third, you may also…

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SWFBT Commercial RE Edition DISCOUNTS

As you may know, SWFBT has been publishing its monthly “Commercial RE Update” for the past seven years. It is a snapshot of commercial real estate trends and topics in Southwest Florida. The next issue deadlines for editorial content 5pm Wed. April 13 and ad space and proof 5pm Fri. April 15. System ready material…

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February issue highlights the financial industry

Southwest Florida Financial Industry

Okay, I know it’s only the first week of January, but we all know it’s time to remind business owners that the business tax deadline is just around the corner on March 15.   The FEBRUARY issue of Southwest Florida Business Today (SWFBT) highlights the financial industry–including banking, accounting and insurance–in its annual “Financial Review”…

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Record-breaking bed tax collections announced at Tourism Outlook Annual Meeting

Lee County Bed Tax sets record

The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau announced record-setting bed tax collections for the 2020-2021 tourism season at its Tourism Outlook Annual Meeting at the Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa in Fort Myers. Bed tax collected for the fiscal year was $53,332,883 – breaking all records in the county’s history. It increased almost 40%…

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SWFBT’s Commercial RE Edition DISCOUNTS

Because of COVID19, this edition promises to be like no other January edition of Southwest Florida Business Today, with the opportunity to share your thoughts, insights and experiences regarding Southwest Florida commercial real estate the past two years. As you may know, SWFBT has been publishing its annual “Commercial RE Salute” for the past six years. It is a comprehensive look at commercial real estate…

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SWFBT looks back at 2021, ahead to 2022

Year in review for Southwest Florida Businesses

What a year it’s been, right?! Who woulda thunk? And here we are looking at the holidays AND the final issue of Southwest Florida Business Today (SWFBT) for 2021: we’re now in our 15th year of publication!   SWFBT is “wrapping up” this year with its annual big finish, including your COVID19 survival and success stories, in our “Looking Back, Looking Ahead” edition. Photos are…

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Happy Anniversary To You — Especially This Year!

Here we are in the fourth quarter (wow) and it is time for SWFBT’s annual anniversary edition. Especially this year, each and every business anniversary celebrated is “extra special,” wouldn’t you say? NOVEMBER is SWFBT’s 14th Anniversary (wow) and as we enter our 15th year of publication, we are using that opportunity to celebrate the anniversaries of all businesses…

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