Sean Ludwig

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About Sean

Sean Ludwig is a freelance business, technology, and food writer, and he has written thousands of stories for various publications over the years. He also founded The Smoke Sheet, the leading national BBQ newsletter, and NYC BBQ, a site dedicated to barbecue culture in the Northeast. Sean's bylines have appeared in CO—, VentureBeat, Startup Genome, Lifewire, Gothamist, Gizmodo, Lifewire, PC Magazine, Fast Company, Seattle Weekly, and other publications.

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GROW » CUSTOMERS

5 Customer Service Trends to Expect Post-Pandemic

During the pandemic, businesses changed their customer experience. Here are the changes that will be around long after COVID-19 is a thing of the past.

EVENTS » ROADMAP FOR REBUILDING

CO— Roadmap for Rebuilding: Marketing and Protecting Your Brand

During the latest Roadmap for Rebuilding event, four experts spoke about how to best market your brand to the public and protect it for the long term with tools like trademarks.

RUN » FINANCE

How to Get the Employee Retention Tax Credit

The Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) can provide substantial financial assistance to struggling businesses in 2021. Here’s how to take advantage of the ERTC.

EVENTS » SMALL BUSINESS UPDATE TOWN HALL

Small Business Update: COVID-19 Vaccination Tax Credit

In its race to help Americans get vaccinated against COVID-19, the Biden administration announced a tax credit to help businesses give employees time off to get vaccinated.

RUN » TECHNOLOGY

Blockchain: What Small Businesses Need to Know

With so many blockchain-based companies and technologies going mainstream, here’s what businesses need to know about cryptocurrency payments, NFTs and more.

RUN » TECHNOLOGY

Non-Fungible Tokens: What Businesses Need to Know

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), digital assets with similarities to cryptocurrencies, have created an online frenzy. Here’s what businesses should understand about them.

EVENTS » ROADMAP FOR REBUILDING

CO— Roadmap for Rebuilding: Growing Your Sales

During the latest Roadmap for Rebuilding panel, CO— hosted a discussion on how to drive sales in an increasingly online world and how to keep a personal touch when attracting customers.

RUN » TECHNOLOGY

How to Accept Bitcoin Payments

With so many people using cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, businesses should consider accepting crypto payments from customers. Here’s how they can do so.

EVENTS » ROADMAP FOR REBUILDING

CO— Roadmap Roundtable: Building a Diverse and Inclusive Team

In the latest Roadmap Roundtable, CO— hosted a deep-dive discussion on how businesses can build diverse and inclusive teams.

RUN » BUSINESS FINANCING

How to Apply for a Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant

The new Restaurant Revitalization Fund, part of the recently passed American Rescue Plan Act, provides $28.6 billion in grants to restaurants and bars in need.