Jan 3, 2013

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Small Business Must-Reads—Thursday, Jan. 3
Wall Street Journal
Lending lull: A new report found that borrowing by small businesses slowed in late 2012, likely as a result of uncertainty about the economy and taxes. Washington Post. Cliff hangers: The fiscal-cliff deal renewed dozens of income-tax provisions for ...
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Wall Street Journal
US small business hiring rebounds in December: NFIB
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. small business employment rebounded in December from a storm-related slump, the latest suggestion that job growth probably picked up last month. The National Federation of Independent Business said on Thursday the net ...
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Do Small Business Lending Programs Work?
Small Business Trends
small business lending programs You gotta love the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Their job is to do the research requested by Congress or written into legislation in order to makes sure that government programs are doing what they are ...
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Small Business Trends
Small Businesses Social Media Budgets
Small Business Trends
The data is from the 2012 Small and Medium Social Business Study conducted by the SMB Group in mid-2012. That study surveyed small businesses with under 100 employees. The numbers do NOT include the cost of internal staff, although the numbers DO ...
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Small Business Trends
Phoenix small-business hiring continues to grow
Phoenix Business Journal
Even with fiscal cliff uncertainty, small businesses in Phoenix were still hiring in December, albeit slowly, according to the latest Small Business Scorecard from SurePayroll. Month-over-month hiring in December was up 0.4 percent among Phoenix small ...
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BizSugar Offers Curated Small Business Content And Community
Forbes
There is no shortage of content on the web. High quality content you can trust, well, that's another matter. BizSugar is a respected small business destination where members (membership is free) submit tips, advice, blog posts, video, and other ...
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5 Small Business Trends for 2013
Small Business Trends
If my crystal ball is working, 2013 is going to be a good year for small businesses. The economy (fiscal "cliff" threat notwithstanding) seems to be on track for a stronger recovery in 2013, buoyed by consumer confidence and more Americans going back ...
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Small Business Trends
Cloud-Using Small Business Owners Recover from Disasters Quicker
Technorati
In today's data-centric business environment, every business contact, every sales receipt, every important document, every bit of your sales and payroll is simply a few clicks away. Many small businesses rank their chances of survival on the ability to ...
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Technorati
Ringing in 2013 With ObamaCare Taxes
Fox Business
Small businesses may be ringing in the New Year with a dose of optimism, as well as a reality check. Taxes and fees associated with ObamaCare are beginning to take effect, and the countdown begins to 2014, when many small businesses across the ...
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Embedding Videos Into Android Apps Just Became Easier
Small Business Trends
Online videos have been used as a promotional tool for businesses for many years. And mobile technology has more recently become just as essential for many types of businesses. So it was just a matter of time before these two types of tools fused ...
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Small Business Trends
Workshop gives tips on starting a small business
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
If your New Year's resolution includes launching a small business, get solid advice and tips for success at the Start Smart workshop on Jan. 14. This practical and interactive workshop will help a small-business owner save time and money by planning ahead.
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VC in 2013: Bessemer's Levine on the Potential of Small Business
Wall Street Journal (blog)
As the new year begins, we asked several venture capital investors to reflect on the past year and give us their outlook for 2013. Continuing our series is Jeremy Levine, a partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. Levine speaks about the return of sanity ...
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Wall Street Journal (blog)
U.S. NFIB December Small Business Jobs: Summary
Bloomberg
The U.S. small business plan-to-hire category declined in December, according to the National Federation of Independent Business. ============================================================================= Dec. Nov. Oct. Sept. Aug.
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5 Essential Principles For Growing Your Small Business
Fast Company
Leading a small business can be more stressful than raising children or maintaining a healthy relationship with your spouse. Here are some basic principles to get you started on a sane journey toward growth. When John Mackey and his then-girlfriend ...
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Fast Company
Court of Federal Claims Upholds 40% Small Business Subcontracting Goal
JD Supra (press release)
In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims denied a pre-award protest challenging a solicitation's small business subcontracting goal of 40% of the total contract value, holding that this goal was within the high level of discretion ...
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Unique small businesses with stuff you'd love
HLNtv.com
SuChin Pak, chief correspondent for DailyCandy, stopped by Making it in America to share some great products from small businesses you've most likely never heard of! "This is Your Book" from Star RM. "This is Your Book" allows parents to record more ...
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Fiscall Cliff Deal Impact on Small Businesses
Thecoastalsource
"We do know that payroll taxes are going to be going up, the capital gains rates will be going up and estate taxes will be coming back to previous levels," said Tony O'Reilly of the Small Business Assistance Corporation. All of these changes are a ...
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Four Predictions for Small Business Finance in 2013
Fox Business
Small business owners face a New Year filled with uncertainty as 2013 begins. The Federal Reserve predicts the economy to grow at a rate somewhere between 2.1 and 3 percent in 2013. That's better than the GDP growth rate we experienced in the first ...
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Relief Act Changes Taxes for Small Businesses
Small Business Trends
The U.S. American Taxpayer Relief Act approved by Congress January 1 contains provisions with important implications for businesses large and small. In this roundup, we examine some of the most important elements your company may need to consider.
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John Boehner says half the wealthiest Americans are small business owners
PolitiFact
"The problem with raising tax rates on the wealthiest Americans is that more than half of them are small business owners," Boehner said in a news conference. "Raising tax rates will slow down our ability to create the jobs that everyone says they want ...
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Government-backed small business loans in D-FW increase at the end of the year
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Small businesses in North Texas saw an uptick in government-back lending activity during the last three months of 2012, according to the U.S Small Business Administration's Dallas-Fort Worth district office. The SBA backed $205.6 million in 360 loans ...
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Register for small business social media workshops at UCC's Elizabeth campus
Cranford Chronicle - NJ.com
Now is the time to implement a social media campaign with help from the Industry-Business Institute. Step into Facebook, a two-hour session in a computer lab with a digital marketing professional, is designed to step students through establishing a ...
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3 Tips For Small Business Success In 2013
Business 2 Community
With 2013 underway, small business owners are firming up their resolutions – deciding what actions they'll take in the New Year to make their businesses more successful. Here are three resolutions that top many entrepreneurs' lists, along with advice ...
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"Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) Increasingly Important to Small Business ...
Technorati
Can your small business afford a new smartphone for each and every one of your employees? Does it make financial sense to send your sales staff out the door with a tablet in every briefcase? With a proper plan in place, your business might be able to ...
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Technorati
DCED drops small business loan interest rates
Scranton Times-Tribune
The interest on the Department of Community and Economic Development's Small Business First program loans was cut to 1.5 percent for applications received through March 31, according to the NEPA Alliance, a Pittston-based economic development ...
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Shoppers supporting small businesses
Libertyville Review
LIBERTYVILLE – The holiday shopping season was strong for local small businesses, but owners wish the support lasted all year. Margaret Rosemeyer, owner of Eclectic Design Source, said that the holidays have been tremendous for her business, which is ...
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7 Small Business Benefits of the Virtual CIO
Business 2 Community
Working with a virtual CIO lets your small business have the security and peace of mind of a Fortune 500 company. Anything that extends your buying power and lowers your costs increases your profit margin. Contracting for virtual CIO services gives you ...
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Business 2 Community
Old-Fashioned Customer Service Goes Digital in 2013
BusinessNewsDaily
The new year will bring increased economic confidence and usher in a return to traditional marketing methods for small businesses, but this renaissance will be armed with new digital tools, a 2013 small business forecast suggests. Technology will ...
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Three strategy insights for small business
Oregon Business (blog)
If you try to pursue multiple approaches, especially as a small business, you'll fail to focus on anything. So, you commit to finding a best-fit partner. Your final element is to be relentlessly focused on executing the Prescription. You might turn ...
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Blogs14 new results for Small Business
 
2013: What's In Store For Small Businesses?
By Rebekah Henson
The new year means new prospects for small businesses. 2012 was a profitable year for independent retailers, with a 7.1% growth rate – 2% higher than bigger retail chains. With a successful 2012 behind them, what's in store for small ...
Email Marketing Tips
A Look at a Few 2013 Small Business Trends
By Under30CEO
Small business owners always have to look ahead, consumer behaviors are changing fast and you need to be at the forefront and adapt quickly.
Under30CEO
bootcamp small businesses | WPMT FOX43
By aoskinfox43
It's a bootcamp of a different kind for small business owners in Adams County. This bootcamp is teaching people all about social media for small agriculture businesses. But people from many different small businesses taking part learning the ...
WPMT FOX43
Essential reading: Cliff fix hits small business, and more | Tax Break
By Patrick Temple-West
Welcome to the top tax and accounting headlines from Reuters and other sources. * Cliff fix hits small business. Emily Maltby and Angus Loten – The Wall Street Journal. The fiscal-cliff deal didn't change the corporate tax rate, which is no more ...
Tax Break
Herkimer County's Small Businesses Receive Helping Hand From ...
By Gino Geruntino
Herkimer, NY (WIBX) - Two local lawmakers are helping Herkimer County's small businesses thrive. Senator James Seward and Assemblyman Marc Butler.
WIBX 950
Sober Look: Small business recession explains poor sentiment
By Walter Kurtz
The smallest decline has actually been in the real estate sector, where revenues haven't grown since 2005. The ongoing declines in revenue explain the persistent weakness in small business sentiment in recent months (see discussion).
Sober Look
Webinar: Transforming Your Small Business into a Content - Radian6
By erinfitzgerald
The majority of small businesses complain about a lack of resources, time and talent to produce the type of multi-channel content that will make a real impact in the business. Simply put, this is not...
Salesforce Marketing Cloud
Sask. small business owners upbeat
Small business owners in Saskatchewan remain optimistic about the future, according to the latest monthly.
The StarPhoenix - News
Top 5 New Year's Resolutions for Small Business Success | GROW ...
By sonya
Are you a planner or do you just wing it and hope the outcome is good? All through my life I have heard the age old advice, If you don't set goals you don't.
GROW Nebraska Blog
Windows Small Business Server 2011 Setup and Configuration ...
By Ferrell
I have a new Windows Small Business Server 2011 on its way to me. I am replacing our current Windows SBS2003 server. ... | 2 replies | Server Essentials & SBS.
Spiceworks Community
Small Biz Survival: 4 Ways to Jumpstart Your Small Business in 2013
By Becky McCray
Do you know what you need to do to grow your business in the next 12 months? You've probably thought about your big ideas, big goals, and yo...
Small Biz Survival
Crowdfunding Main Street: The Genesis of a Small Business ...
By Jonathan Sandlund
Crowdfunding Main Street is a five-part series that expresses my personal thoughts and research on the magnificent implications investment crowdfunding holds for small businesses, investors, and communities. Implications that can only be ...
The Crowd Cafe
Top 10 Blog Posts of 2012 | Small Business Bonfire
By Alyssa Gregory
The verdict is in! These ten posts racked up the most traffic in 2012. Did you miss any of these during the year?
Small Business Bonfire
National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace Opportunity ...
By MKilcullen
The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) National Program Office (NPO) recently funded three pilots that will be testing privacy-enhancing cryptography in different use cases and settings as well as two pilots that use ...
CyberMaryland - IT Security & Innovation

Web2 new results for Small Business
 
Chuka Umunna Hopes to Bring Small Business Saturday to the UK
Chuka Umunna hopes to emulate the success Small Business Saturday has had in the USA, in the UK as well.
www.blackenterprise.com/.../bringing-small-business-saturday...
As a small business, how do you contrubute to the social well being ...
Best Answers in: Small Business (72), Government Policy (64), Starting Up (63), Using LinkedIn (59), Organizational Development (48), Government Contracts ...
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