Posts From Susan Johnston Taylor

Veterans Day Angle: Entrepreneurship

As Veterans Day approaches, consider profiling local veterans or military spouses who’ve launched businesses. The U.S. Small Business

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Ghosted by an Editor or Source? How Freelancers Can Cope

October means witches, goblins, and all things spooky. To freelancers, few things are scarier than getting ghosted by

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Localizing Halloween Retail Stories

Halloween will look very different this year in light of Covid. Although some families and neighborhoods

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Covering local kid and teen entrepreneurs

With less demand for camp counselors, lifeguards, and other seasonal jobs typically held by teens, the

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Drive-in movies make a comeback

With traditional movie theaters closed in many parts of the country due to the pandemic, drive-in

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More on Localizing Coronavirus Scams

With millions of Americans out of work and anxieties running high, the National Consumers League warns

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Localizing Small Businesses Reopening (or Not Reopening)

If your state is among those that are attempting to reopen businesses now or in the

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Covering Local Hiring Trends

The U.S. economy lost over 20 million jobs in April, reports the Labor Department. While millions

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Covering Local Small Business Pivots

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many small businesses to rethink their business models. For some, that

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Localizing State Unemployment Benefit Claims

The CARES Act extends unemployment benefits to self-employed workers for the first time, but many states

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