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Small-business optimism dips over fears of an economic slowdown: Survey CNBC
Although tax cuts and regulatory rollbacks this year fueled small-business optimism to hit its highest level in decades, the latest CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small ...
Small businesses, desperate to fill open positions, juice job offers with amazing perks CNBC
Job positions at small businesses across the country are remaining open for months. To attract solid candidates, Main Street business owners are not only ...
Zoho Inventory Goes Mobile with Benefits for Small Businesses Small Business Trends
A little over three years after its launch, Zoho Inventory becomes available on your mobile device with an all-new Android App. The 28th product release under ...
20 Small Businesses Selling Gorgeous Holiday Gifts Inc.
Inc.com readers come in lots of different shapes and sizes but, for obvious reasons, almost all share one key trait -- an interest in and appreciation for small ...
Do small business owners support Trump? Not so fast Fast Company
The majority feel that the Trump administration is doing more for large corporations than small businesses.
Five Strategies To Safely Grow Your Small Business Forbes
The opportunity to grow a business is exciting because it means the business has done well enough to expand. Customers are connecting with your product or ...
Suns & Univision Launch "Los Suns Small Business MVP" Initiative to Recognize Local Hispanic Entreprenuers - Suns.com
Suns & Univision Launch "Los Suns Small Business MVP" Initiative to Recognize Local Hispanic Entreprenuers Suns.com
The Phoenix Suns and Univision today announced that they have teamed up to launch the Los Suns Small Business MVP program, an initiative designed to ...
Houston-area small-business owners ending 2018 on high note Houston Chronicle
Small-business owners in the Houston area are reporting year-over-year revenue growth as 2018 draws to a close, and many plan to expand their businesses in ...
Filing deadlines extended for disaster unemployment aid, small business emergency loans - WTXL ABC 27
Filing deadlines extended for disaster unemployment aid, small business emergency loans WTXL ABC 27
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has extended the application deadlines for both Disaster Unemployment ...
Louisiana tax ruled unconstitutional collected $70M from small business owners - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
Louisiana tax ruled unconstitutional collected $70M from small business owners Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
A court ruling last week means Louisiana residents, also doing business in Texas, who were taxed multiple times on income from their LLC or S corporations ...
The City of Searcy Seeks $500,000 through Hulu's Small Business Revolution KARK
Searcy was one of 12000 cities across the US nominated to be featured on season four of the show. So far, it has advanced to the top 20.
A last-minute call to stop tax on small business OneNewsNow
An advocate for small business owners and entrepreneurs is asking Congress to delay the so-called health insurance tax in the lame duck session.
How To Grow A Small NY Business Organically Forbes
When you're growing a small business, there are so many tasks you need to concentrate on, it can be hard to know how to prioritize your to-do list. Six members ...
What Are Business Credit Cards and How can Small Businesses Use Them Small Business Trends
If traditional financing is not an option to start your small business, try using business credit cards to get going. Here's why.
4 Great Resources to Simplify Hiring Small Business Trends
Check out why these 4 approaches and online places are great resources for small businesses that want to simplify hiring.
Amazon has helped this Ann Arbor small business thrive MLive.com
Ann Arbor T-shirt Company expects to sell about 700000 items through Amazon this year, which accounts for about 75 percent of their business.
Small business: A big target for ransomware SecurityInfoWatch
SMBs should consider a multitude of best practices for preventing, responding to ransomware infections.
Microsoft Is Moving To A Chrome Browser...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week Forbes
Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 — Microsoft is building its own Chrome ...
Michigan Small Business Groups Establish New Association Health Plans The Heartland Institute
In the wake of a rule change by the Trump administration allowing small businesses to band together to purchase large-group health insurance plans, two ...
Small businesses squeezed by higher labor, vendor costs Asbury Park Press
Higher labor costs are a key factor as some small businesses struggle with inflation and consider whether to pass higher expenses along to customers.
Augmented Reality Examples to Inspire Small Business Owners Small Business Trends
Use these augmented reality examples from these big brands to introduce the tactic into your small business marketing mix.
Business Insurance: The Safety Net Your Small Business Needs Forbes
Are you risking your small business's future by going without insurance? Here are the basic kinds of business insurance every business owner should consider.
Employee well-being is an important small business priority Washington Post
A healthy workforce is an asset for small businesses. When employees feel healthy and supported, everyone benefits. (Partner *content*)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers small-business bill gets Senate OK, heads to President Trump’s desk - The Spokesman-Review
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers small-business bill gets Senate OK, heads to President Trump’s desk The Spokesman-Review
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is closing a historically productive session in Congress with the planned signing of a bill she sponsored intended to bring ...
Community State Bank teams up with Small Business Development Center Journal Times
UNION GROVE — Community State Bank has announced that is has teamed up with the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center to help business ...
Financial tips for investing in both your small business and your retirement The Columbian
NEW YORK — Small business owners may want to save for retirement but are anxious about diverting money away from their companies. But many owners ...
Small businesses struggle to find workers Marketplace APM
Élan Flowers in Manhattan's Soho neighborhood is a sea of roses and ribbon. Christine Hall, who owns the shop with her husband Patrick, says a good bouquet ...
Senators Seek Ban on 'Confessions' Tactic Used by Predatory Small Business Lenders - Insurance Journal
Senators Seek Ban on 'Confessions' Tactic Used by Predatory Small Business Lenders Insurance Journal
Two U.S. senators are seeking to outlaw a legal tactic that predatory lenders have frequently used to seize money from small businesses. Senators Sherrod.
From east side to west side, hot small businesses in Monroe County - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
From east side to west side, hot small businesses in Monroe County Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
The nation celebrated Small Business Saturday the weekend after Thanksgiving. It's a day to support local merchants and all they do for the community. They're ...
10 Lessons to Help You Avoid Common Business Mistakes Small Business Trends
There's no way to completely avoid mistakes when running a business. But there are ways to avoid common mistakes. If you pay attention and learn from others ...
US Small-Business Owners' Optimism Reaches New Heights Gallup
The Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index finds optimism among small-business owners, improving upon the record high set last quarter.
Small Firms Find Tight Labor Market A Costly Challenge PYMNTS.com
Unemployment is so low that small business owners are struggling to hire new — and retain existing — talent. Research explores how SMBs manage the ...
Sen. Baldwin's small-business bill heads to President Trump WBAY
Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Sen. Marco Rubio co-authored the bill to increase small business start-ups in under-served states.
5 Ways to Improve Your Small Business Content Marketing Strategy in 2019 - Atlanta Small Business Network
5 Ways to Improve Your Small Business Content Marketing Strategy in 2019 Atlanta Small Business Network
If you're a small business owner focused on increasing sales in 2019, one of the smartest moves you can make is to upgrade your *content* marketing strategy.
Benefits of VoIP for Small Business Telecom Reseller
by Drew Hendricks email@example.com. Are you happy with the way your legacy phone system is handling your customers' calls? How about the way ...
Local small businesses thrive with clicks and bricks WCF Courier
Reprinted from the December Cedar Valley Business Monthly magazine.
Bremer CEO Jeanne Crain talks about small business clients, changing industry Star Tribune
Jeanne Crain, president and CEO at St. Paul-based Bremer Financial Corp., is finding that you don't have to be in a bank office to generate a loan. Crain, who ...
Big Government Overregulation Threatens Small Business Lifeblood of the Economy Townhall
Dodd-Frank overregulation caused increased concentration in banking, squeezing out smaller banks in favor of bigger banks that could more easily absorb ...
Nab these last-minute tax savings opportunities for entrepreneurs CNBC
Congratulations! You've made it through the first year under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Here's what it means for you if you are your own boss.
McMorris Rodgers' bipartisan pro-small business bill headed to president's desk to become law - Ripon Advance
McMorris Rodgers' bipartisan pro-small business bill headed to president's desk to become law Ripon Advance
Bipartisan legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) to improve the number of small business investment companies (SBICs) in ...
Best Small Business Apps | Saving and Budgeting U.S. News & World Report
Joe Silverman, the owner of tech repair company New York Computer Help, knows what it's like to run a small business without the benefit of budgeting apps.
She's Got the Secret to a Glamping Site Business and She's Giving It Away Small Business Trends
Looking to start a glamping business? Di Wood, a successful glamping entrepreneur, is giving away her secret to success in the field.
Ask Doug & Polly: Should my small business use cash accounting or accrual accounting? - Richmond.com
Ask Doug & Polly: Should my small business use cash accounting or accrual accounting? Richmond.com
QUESTION: As the New Year approaches, I am considering switching from cash accounting to accrual accounting for my small business. Do you think this ...
Business owner highlights Cambridge Springs' Small Business Saturday success Meadville Tribune
CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS — The success of Small Business Saturday in the borough was highlighted during a recent council meeting with a report from Stacy ...
Meet Jennifer Chaudoir, the small-business-owning mom who has two world snowshoe titles ESPN
Jennifer Chaudoir didn't set out to be an endurance athlete. But running and snowshoeing gave her a confidence and peace she needed -- and helped her to ...
6 Ways to Increase Communication Within Your Small Business Business 2 Community
We all know communication is an important element to a successful business. But is the way you communicate with your employees working? In a 2016 survey ...
Grants issued to help small businesses hit hard in disasters KEYT
Wells Fargo Bank has allocated $450-thousand to small businesses impacted by two disasters in the last year in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.
Small business owners upbeat about companies, look to expand WSFA
Small business owners are upbeat, looking to expand and worrying less about financial concerns like health costs.
Business Planning for Small Organisations; is it Worth it? Entrepreneur
Essentially a business plan is a process of setting the goals for the business and laying out how these are going to be achieved and this practice can and should ...
Small business owners upbeat about companies Chicago Sun-Times
NEW YORK — Small business owners are upbeat, looking to expand and worrying less about financial concerns like health costs. That's the finding of a survey ...
Small Business Saturday: Life is Good in a Small Town West Bend News
Shop Small Saturday in the village of Antwerp was a complete and total success. The streets and shops were teeming with people shopping their local venues ...
LETTER: Speaking up for small business The Telegram
Two stories caught my eye today and I believe there is a correlation between the two. The stories about the rising cost of food and the problem small business ...
Tight Labor Market Creating Big Problems for Small Business Motley Fool
Finding labor may stop some companies from growing.
Agencies propose rule change to cut burdens on small business Federal Times
A proposed Federal Acquisition Regulation rule change would make it easier for small businesses to comply with subcontracting allowances.
5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Start Preparing For Retirement Forbes
When you are your own boss, it's up to you to look out for your future and make sure you're prepared to leave the workforce one day.
WWE Founder talks small business in the Hub City EverythingLubbock.com
A prominent businesswoman and founder of World Wrestling Entertainment visited Bahama Bucks on Tuesday, to tour the small business, and discuss the ...
Chinese tariffs squeeze Everett small business KING5.com
A small business owner in Everett is bracing for a 28 percent cost increase in goods she imports due to Chinese tariffs.
What Does It Take To Start And Run A Successful Small Business In Vermont? Vermont Public Radio
What do you do when you want to start something new, but you don't know exactly how?
In Auburn, small business looms large Auburn Journal
In so many ways, Auburn's independently owned businesses — small and not so small — are making a giant difference. The list of small businesses owned by ...
Bill protects small business from predatory lenders Financial Regulation News
Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) recently crafted the Small Business Lending Fairness Act, which is designed to shield small businesses ...
A Small Business Success Secret You Can Easily Steal Nav
There are a lot of secrets to small business success you can try to steal, but there's one in particular that's accessible now. Here's what it is.
Small Business Saturday isn't a novelty anymore – independent retailers depend on it CNBC
Small Business Saturday, now in its ninth year, is sponsored by American Express and encourages consumers to get out and shop "small" supporting local ...
Senators Call for Ban on Tactics That Devastate Small Businesses Bloomberg
Two U.S. senators are seeking to outlaw a legal tactic that predatory lenders have frequently used to seize money from small businesses.
iPhones Could Get Hit By Tariffs...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week Forbes
Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?
LinkedIn Pages Relaunched with New Features for Businesses Small Business Trends
LinkedIn Pages is the recently introduced “next generation” of LinkedIn Company Pages. Here's what they're all about and how you can make them work for you.
Monday's Afternoon Update Florida Trend
Governor-elect DeSantis plans big changes to medical marijuana policy. The advent of a new administration with Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis at the helm could ...
Proposal could save businesses from sign fines Crain's New York Business
It could be a sign of hope for beleaguered small-business owners. The chairman of the City Council's Committee on Small Business is pushing changes to the ...
Small Business Saturday by the numbers: 67 million expected to shop, $85 billion spent CNBC
American Express launched the holiday in 2010 as a way to help small business owners recover from the recession.
Online? On-site? Both are important for small business! | UNR Business Reno Gazette Journal
When promoting your small business, think about the on-site promotion and the online promotion, and then create ties between them for maximum impact.
Business owners need to teach staffers about password safety Star Tribune
It may seem obvious: Companies' computers, mobile devices and accounts need secure passwords. But many small business owners don't take the time to ...
SBA Proposes Significant Changes to Its Small Business Regulations JD Supra
On December 4, 2018, the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued a proposed rule (“Rule”) to implement several provisions of the National Defense ...
10 Best Business Podcasts 2019 Business News Daily
Podcasts can provide useful tips and helpful advice to small business owners, if you know which ones to listen to.
Small business extravaganza WJTV
For Small Business Saturday, a group of businesses joined together in Clinton for an extravaganza.
West Virginia small business to be the face of a Times Square billboard WSAZ-TV
A West Virginia business owner has been selected to be the face of a Times Square billboard campaign in New York City.
Small business owner's heat up and running after Dominion Energy mishap ABC 4
SANDY, Utah (ABC4 News) - A small business owner is speaking out after Dominion Energy shut off the heat to his auto shop, with what he says, was without ...
Investigation targets lenders offering quick cash to small businesses Los Angeles Times
New York state's attorney general has opened an investigation into potential abuses by finance firms that offer quick money to small businesses nationwide, ...
Common Pitfalls in Business Loans and How to Avoid Them Nav
Business loans can be a helpful and necessary tool to getting your business off the ground, but they can also be harmful. Here's what to watch out for.
Online, small business sales break records over Black Friday weekend Times Union
It was another record-breaking Black Friday weekend as shoppers turned out nationwide to support local businesses, as well as online retailers. Shoppers spent ...
Utah mining production up in 2017, Survey: small business optimism soaring Daily Herald
The value of Utah's mineral production in 2017 totaled about $3.3 billion and is up about 7 percent from 2016. This finding was presented in a new report by the ...
Small Business Saturday a success in Helena Helena Independent Record
Though it's too early for concrete data, many area businesses indicated they enjoyed major success on Small Business Saturday, on Nov. 24 this year.
Retail store owners think outside the box to compete with big businesses Detroit Free Press
Yesterday was national Small Business Saturday, a day for shoppers to spend their dollars at stores owned by members of their communities.
Small Businesses Fall Victim To Merchant Cash Advances NPR
Steve Inskeep talks to Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Zeke Faux about merchant cash advances, which are not considered loans. They skirt regulations and ...
How Gregg Bishop, Small Business Expert, Spends His Sundays The New York Times
The holidays are always busy for Gregg Bishop, the commissioner of the New York City Department of Small Business Services, which kicks into high gear ...
How technology helps small businesses embrace today's changing retail world NBCNews.com
Small businesses make up more than 99 percent of American companies, thanks to a strong economy and new technology that makes shopping - and selling ...
Rochester mom and pop retailers to roll out red carpet on Small Business Saturday - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Rochester mom and pop retailers to roll out red carpet on Small Business Saturday Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Just two days before Thanksgiving, the staffers at Kittelberger Florist & Gifts in Webster are busy decorating the cavernous store, filling it with holiday items and ...
The Best Small Business Credit Cards of 2019 Nav
Getting the right credit card for your business may be more important than you think. There are scores of business credit cards on the market, and many offer ...
The Definitive Office Supplies Checklist for Small Businesses Small Business Trends
You don't have the time to run back and forth to the office store. Use our office supplies checklist to make sure you get what you need the first time.
Brandon businesses see big crowds on Small Business Saturday Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Small Business Saturday is the busiest shopping day of the year in Brandon.
College's Small Business Center receives state award for innovative program Laurinburg Exchange
HAMLET – The Richmond Community College Small Business Center received a state award for the unique program it offered on How to Start a Drone ...
How AI Can Help Small Business Solve Big Problems Knowledge@Wharton
Artificial intelligence and data analytics can help self-employed and small business owners manage their finances better, says Ashok Srivastava, Intuit's chief ...
Wells Fargo CEO: Small business success is 'off the charts' CNBC
Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan sits down with CNBC's Wilfred Frost to talk about the bank's small business customers.
Small Business Saturday bustles in Westmoreland County Tribune-Review
Small Business Saturday is a big deal to shops in downtown Greensburg and Irwin, which pulled out all the stops for one of the biggest days of their holiday ...
Protect Small Businesses From Predatory Lending Bloomberg
If you knew what you were doing, would you sign a contract allowing a company to sue you and take your money whenever it wanted, with no proof, warning or ...
Small Business Council welcomes unfair practices paper Scoop.co.nz
Small Business Council chair Tenby Powell says a new discussion paper aimed at better protecting consumers and businesses from unfair commercial practices ...
Big day for small businesses locally | Local News | kenoshanews.com Kenosha News
Standing in long lines for the chance to get a door-buster deal isn't for Jill Panasewicz, of Kenosha.
NC Commerce: One North Carolina Small Business Program NC Dept of Commerce
The One North Carolina Small Business Program is comprised of two programs:
Small Business Saturday on track to reach $3 billion in online sales for the first time - MarketWatch
Small Business Saturday on track to reach $3 billion in online sales for the first time MarketWatch
Small Business Saturday is on the path to $3 billion in online sales after Black Friday reached a new record, surpassing $6 billion.
'A break from the chains': Local retailers band together on Small Business Saturday Star Tribune
Realizing there is strength in numbers, more small businesses are banding together in neighborhoods and downtowns to attract shoppers on Small Business ...
Small Business Saturday is 'making folks aware that small towns matter' Tribune-Review
For Murrysville jeweler Frank Weiss, every Saturday is Small Business Saturday. 'I do try to promote it and bring interest to that day,' said Weiss, owner at Golden ...
Local stores benefit from 'Small Business Saturday' Turn to 10
In 2010, American Express launched the campaign to encourage people to shop locally. Since then, the Chamber of Commerce in hundreds of cities and towns ...
Everything I Need to Know About Business I Learned From My Nametag
So there I was - sitting in the audience of an on-campus seminar. Surrounding me sat hundreds of fellow students; each of us wearing one of those little, handwritten, adhesive nametags.
7 Habits of Highly Successful Small Business Owners
Do you spend every waking minute in your business? Do you find it difficult to take time out for you? Are you constantly working in a mess?Unfortunately there are far too many business owners working too long and too hard. They tend to be involved in every aspect of their business from being the bookkeeper, marketer, human resources manager, mediator, customer liaison officer and cleaner.
Want to Grow Your Business? Make an Irresistible Offer
My clients and many of my readers are small and home-based business owners, and one of the biggest struggles they face is getting new customers.Getting new customers is costly and requires a repeated effort.
Sexual Harassment - Its just not on!
Sexual Harassment is a disturbing part of employment life in the modern era and is unacceptable! From junior clerk to boardroom it continues on in its various guises from seemingly harmless fun to stalking.In most countries there is comprehensive legislation that clearly prohibits this form of behaviour and puts business and individuals on notice that sexual harassment will not be tolerated.
Keeping Business Alive
Who is responsible for maintaining the business relationship?Nurturing a business relationship will take effort on your part and effort on the part of the other person. If you feel the business is worth having, then you must take the time to make sure you are in touch on a regular basis.
Setting Up as an Electronic Repair Authorized Service Center
If you plan to upgrade your workshop into an Authorized Service Center, this should guarantee plenty of work and a secure future. Setting up from scratch as an Authorized Service Center is not an easy job.
Promote Yourself More Successfully
One of the great challenges for independent professionals and small businesses, especially when starting out, is generating visibility to ultimately lead to generating sales.One of the specific challenges, I have found, is knowing what to say about yourself and your operations and services when asked "so what do you do?"? Have you ever stumbled over your words when asked what you do?? Have you ever received the response, "Oh, I see", followed by silence?? Do you ever feel as though you do not know what to say about yourself?I am reminded of the 'elevator speech theory' (I do not know to whom to attribute its invention), which simply poses "if you were in a lift that opens on the tenth floor and in walks Bill Gates who asks what you do - what would you say, and you have only until the elevator gets to the bottom?"I have personally struggled with this at times, and equally have found that when I get it right, results flow - which initially could be as simple yet important of getting more time to converse with the person asking the question of you.
Small Business - Is The Accounting Profession Ripping Them Off?
My 16 year-old daughter said, "Gee Dad! You look just like an accountant" And she wasn't being complimentary. Accountants are perceived to be boring, stodgy and conservative.
Administration Of Your Small Business
You've been meaning to tend to the administration part of your business, that is, the growing list of things to do that relates to your small business. You've shoved all other appointments aside and starts getting down to working on the nitty gritty details, you're ready to go all out and tick everything on the list off! But where in the world is the list?The Administration part of the small business may seem simple but unless one gets down to doing it and doing it right, nothing else will get done.
S Corporation - What Is It?
For many small businesses, the "S" corporation is the business entity of choice. The "S" in S corporation refers to a tax designation.
Professional Car Care Businesses You Can Start
If you are in the professional car care business you may be looking to expand your business, for that no one can blame you. But which add on service makes the most sense? You will have to make an honest assessment of your current clientele and decide that for your self.
Find Your Niche & Follow It - Part 1
In this series of articles I'm going to show you how to find out if there's a hungry crowd for your information product BEFORE you write a single word.Mark Twain once said: "Find out where the people are going and get there first".
Its Spring - Time For A Compensation Program Tune Up
Now that winter has passed, the annual ritual of spring cleaning is in full swing. Spring cleaning is more than cleaning the windows and clearing the cobwebs that hid in the corners during the winter.
Pressure Washing Companies; Pricing Dock and Deck Cleaning
If you own a Pressure Washing Company and wish to get business at the local Marina there are a few things you should know. You need to be careful in bidding these types of jobs.
Do You Need Accounting Software for Your Small Business?
If you're anything like me then you dislike with a vengeance doing your accounts and taxes.So how can you make this process easier, less painful and cut your accountancy fees?Well buying an accounting software package is one way.
Franchise Companies Come and Go
Each day we hear of companies entering the franchising industry. This is good news for America, right? Well, yes and know.
Seven Common Mistakes Made By Small Business Owners
Most new small businesses won't be in business this time next year. That's the cold hard facts.
How to Handle Rejection When You Start an Office Cleaning Business
"If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you."Thank goodness starting an office cleaning business isn't anything like skydiving! If you fall flat on your face, there's no chance that it's going to hurt that bad.
Yeah, It IS Lonely At the Top
Sometimes when you run a business you feel as lonely as the Maytag repairman. Loneliness and isolation are very common problems for business owners.
Business Development Is Not An Event
Cash flow. To stay in business, you've got to keep a steady stream moving through your company.
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