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California Partners with Facebook and Instagram to Host Small Business Digital Pop-Up Festivals Across the State

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kaitlin.Lewis@gobiz.ca.gov November 17, 2020 California Partners with Facebook and Instagram to Host Small Business Digital Pop-Up Festivals Across the State Sacramento, CA  – The California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA), part of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), today announced the lineup for CalOSBA’s “Get Digital CA!” digital pop-up festivals. These interactive festivals will showcase local and diverse small businesses through social media channels, creating online neighborhood shopping experiences across the state. “We are working to start a small business movement. Our hope is that these festivals will be replicated across California as local leaders use this model and our ‘Get Digital CA!’ tools to create communities online, attract new online tourism, and increase small business revenues,” said Isabel Guzman, CalOSBA Director. “Californians will once again experience that neighborly feeling that only sm
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Travis Credit Union Hosts ‘Finance U’ Events to Promote Financial Aid

  PRESS RELEASE November 16, 2020   Contact:   Damian Alarcon, Director of Community Relations 707-469-4985 or  Shérry   Cordonnier , The  Cordonnier  Group, 707-689-0219     F OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Travis Credit Union Hosts ‘Finance U’ Events to Promote Financial Aid   Virtual Forums to Educate Teens on Options for Postsecondary Opportunities after High School      Vacaville , CA –  Travis Credit Union  invites young adults to attend ‘Finance U,’ an interactive virtual event designed to teach youth about financial aid opportunities for postsecondary education, choosing a school and preparing for campus life and admissions. Events will be held on November 20, December 3 and 10. The program will include special guests and giveaways to engage youth interested in higher education after high school. All youth (ages 13-21) registered for the event will be entered in a drawing to win a new Chromebook. Attendees can register at  traviscu.org/finance-u . Since 2006, Travis Credit Union has

Solano County moves to purple tier (1st Tier) effective immediately

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2020 News Contacts: Jayleen Richards, Public Health Administrator, Health and Social Services, Public Health division (707) 784-8616 | JMRichards@SolanoCounty.com (AND) Shai Davis, Senior Health Education Specialist, Public Health division (707) 784-8679 | KBDavis@SolanoCounty.com   Solano County moves to purple tier (1st Tier) effective immediately SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced today that Solano County is moving back to the Purple Tier (widespread) – the state’s most restrictive tier – effective immediately due to a recent, unprecedented surge in cases across the state. Solano County joins 40 other Counties in the Purple Tier. The recent surge is the fastest increase that the State has seen since the beginning of the pandemic. In response, the State has made several changes to the tier assignment of the ‘Blueprint for a Safer Economy’ framework to expedite movement of counties into more restrictive tiers

Solano County Returns to Purple Tier ASAP

COVID Update Governor Newsom changed the business closure reporting process again today. He will no longer wait to report on Tuesday, allow a grace implementation period, or graduate up/down in a measured method. He did retain the color-tier system and its guidelines for the time being. Solano County Public Health shared the following announcement on its website this afternoon: UPDATE (11/16/20):  Solano County officially moves to purple tier immediately The State has announced that Solano County, along with 40 other Counties, is reverting back to widespread (purple) tier due to a rapid rise in cases over the last couple weeks. A return to the purple tier severely impacts local businesses that will now have to close indoor operations or reduce business capacity effective November 17. For more information on the businesses that are affected by County, visit covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy . This means that businesses need to operate under the guidelines that were in effect in early Septemb

El condado de Solano regresa al nivel púrpura lo antes posible

Actualización COVID - Condado de Solano El gobernador Newsom volvió a cambiar el proceso de presentación de informes de cierre de empresas hoy. Ya no esperará para informar el martes, y asi permitir un período de implementación de gracia o graduarse hacia arriba o hacia abajo en un método medido. Conservó el sistema de niveles de color y sus pautas por el momento. Salud Pública del Condado de Solano compartió el siguiente anuncio en su sitio web esta tarde: ACTUALIZACIÓN (16/11/20): El condado de Solano se mueve oficialmente al nivel púrpura de inmediato El estado ha anunciado que el condado de Solano, junto con otros 40 condados, está volviendo al nivel generalizado (púrpura) debido a un rápido aumento de casos en las últimas dos semanas. Un regreso al nivel púrpura impacta severamente a las empresas locales que ahora tendrán que cerrar sus operaciones internas o reducir la capacidad comercial a partir del 17 de noviembre. Para obtener más información sobre las empresas que se ven afe

Let's learn a few lessons of restaurant customer service from a redwood tree - Norcal SBDC Restaurant Program

On the latest episode of Get Real with Holly Stiel, Holly takes it outside! Let's learn a few lessons of customer service from a redwood tree...yes, a redwood tree!  Tune in to see the connectivity between the two and you'll be sure to be inspired to take it outside!  - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Holly Stiel is a trailblazing service philosopher who innovated a method of training based on her 17 years as a world-class concierge. She has a passion and a focus on The Spirit In Service and supports front line service providers navigate the highly charged emotional business of working with people. Her clients include: Disney, Nordstrom, AVEDA, American Express, Bank of America, Starwood’s The Luxury Collection and  Holly has been the spokesperson for The Visa Signature card. If you would like to work with Holly, please contact us today !

Negocios Locales - Ideas de marketing para vender más este Black Friday 2020 - Leo Callejas with DigitalTrack

Se acercan dos de los días de compras más importantes del año para todos los negocios y comercios online: Black Friday y Cyber ​​Monday.  Estos dos días son esenciales para aumentar las ventas de cualquier negocio, ya que son el preámbulo para abrir la temporada de compras navideñas, y por lo tanto una ocasión perfecta para que nuestro negocio aumente sus ventas y consiga facturar más. En este video te contamos cómo puedes prepararte para el Black Friday 2020 con estas acciones.