While best practices come and go, there are three topics that – for good reason – remain out-of-bounds for most business conversations and communications: politics, religion and sports. (For those of you scratching your head about the last one: obviously you’ve never made a Cubs, Red Sox, Cowboys or Lakers joke to the wrong sports fan at the wrong time – things can get ugly in a hurry!)
However, just this once, we’re going to breach this wise, time-honored etiquette by highlighting a critical 2016 election issue what will impact millions of small businesses in the years ahead – possibly including yours, your suppliers, and/or your customers.
What we’re talking about here is access to capital, which Yodle.com, a popular marketing advice for small business website, has listed among its top five 2016 election issues that will impact small businesses. The other issues that could impact small businesses include income equality, taxes, regulation, and healthcare.