A Conversation With 3C’s Small Business Advisory Board

Discover the empowering world of small business advocacy and learn about 3C’s movement to influence policies that cater to the unique needs of small business owners. Gain insights from esteemed members of the 3C advisory board, who themselves are passionate small business proprietors, as they share their expertise in harnessing digital tools to drive their entrepreneurial success.

Key Takeaways

  • Small business owners must actively advocate to influence policies that affect their businesses.
  • Digital tools play a crucial role in the success of small businesses.
  • Personal success stories and experiences are valuable tools for advocacy efforts.
  • Advocacy can have a significant impact on changing legislation and regulations.
  • Policymakers must hear directly from small business owners to understand their needs and concerns.
  • Staying informed about policy changes and focusing on relevant issues is essential.
  • There is an opportunity for small business owners to get involved in advocacy efforts.
  • Advocacy doesn’t require expertise in policy; it’s about sharing your unique perspective.
  • Local engagement with organizations like the Chamber of Commerce is a starting point for advocacy.
  • Small business owners can influence policy decisions and protect their interests by being actively involved.

Key Moments

  • 7:10 – Using Digital Tools for Your Small Business
  • 18:30 – State and Federal Advocacy for your business
  • 27:30 – Meeting with Elected Officials
  • 38:10 – Making time for Advocacy
  • 47:15  – Advocacy for Tech Policy