Apr 20, 2013

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News38 new results for Small Business
 
Opinion: NJ small businesses will benefit from Affordable Care Act
The Times of Trenton - NJ.com
For years, we had a health insurance market that, for small businesses, was broken. Because they had less bargaining power, small businesses paid an average of 18 percent more for the same health insurance plan offered to the bigger business down the ...
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US Small Business Administrator Karen Mills: Sequester hurting shipbuilding ...
al.com (blog)
karen_mills1.jpg U.S. Small Business Administrator Karen Mills speaks before approximately 600 people during an April 20, 2013, ceremony to christen the USNS Millinocket at Austal USA in Mobile, Ala. (Mike Kittrell/[email protected]). MOBILE, Alabama ...
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al.com (blog)
Small businesses think economy won't improve
Springfield News Sun
The National Federation of Independent Businesses reported in April that general small business owner optimism — determined by an index that measures how small business owners feel about hiring, capital spending, government regulation, the general ...
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Small businesses say they're undercut by immigration rule breakers
Record-Searchlight
If Gomez's hunch is correct, she's dealing with a little talked about problem that a lot of small business owners say makes survival difficult. Competing with companies that hire immigrants who aren't authorized to work in the U.S. is tough for a small ...
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Cyber Criminals Have Small Businesses In Crosshairs, Says Report
Small Business Trends
Cyber attacks on small businesses continue to rise. And small businesses are vulnerable targets. That's because small businesses are the path of least resistance for cyber criminals, according to a recent report by Internet security provider Symantec.
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Small Business Trends
Small Business Administration salutes St. Francis professor
The Tribune-Democrat
Miller, a small business owner who needed to pinch pennies for both his enterprise and education expenses, fine-tuned some computer typefaces that enable him to not only save on internal printing costs, but also to create a new business that he dubbed ...
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Upcoming RI small business training programs
The Westerly Sun
Resources Available to Start and Grow a Business, from the U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP, at the Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, 3288 Post Road in Warwick. The program runs from 9 to 11 a.m. and is free. Attendees do not ...
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Region 10 Launches Small Business Resource Center
The Watch
MONTROSE – With the launching of its Small Business Resource Center earlier this month, the Region 10 League for Economic Assistance and Planning now offers even more resources and educational opportunities to help small business owners in Region ...
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Small business faces slowdown as Apple demand wanes
Irish Independent
The iPhone, Apple's biggest source of revenue and profit, is in a smartphone market that's becoming saturated, while new devices such as the iPad mini have a narrower profit margin than other products by the Cupertino, California-based company.
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Small Business Success Using Social Media [Infographic]
Business 2 Community
Using the social media platforms you are able to design a page about your small business and update your status on a regular basis, building your followers. As your followers grow you are able to keep them updated with the latest promotions, products, ...
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Small-business workshops set for May
The Wenatchee World Online
Two workshops on finances for small businesses have been scheduled for May, the business counseling group SCORE announced last week. On May 8, "Small Business Financial Considerations" will be taught by Mony Dreger. On May 22, "Small Business ...
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Capital firm Vegware named UK's best small company
Scotsman
Bosses at Vegware said they were "delighted" after triumphing over hundreds of competitors to scoop the £10,000 Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Streamline UK company of the year award. As well as unveiling a bespoke company tartan celebrating ...
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Scotsman
Help for Seniors Going Into Business
Wall Street Journal
... are several nationwide organizations that offer free advice before, during and after the launch of a new business. The Small Business Administration, in particular, has several partnerships, including one with AARP. (See sba.gov/content/50 ...
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Private sector can help small firms play bigger role
Telegraph.co.uk
These opportunities are something we wish Mr Southern's fellow small business owners in Britain found as familiar as their common challenges. Small firms such as Windmill Tapes and Labels Ltd play a vital role in driving growth and job creation in the UK.
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Telegraph.co.uk
Credit is on the Rise
Blue MauMau
the Professional Risk Managers' International Association, polled 255 risk managers at U.S. banks, finding that more than 70 percent expect increased demand for small business loans over the next half-year period. It's not just higher demand: Fifty-two ...
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New director has big plans for center
Winston-Salem Journal
Offerings: Provides assistance to prospective and existing small businesses in Forsyth and Stokes counties. Services include one-on-one counseling, seminars and workshops. Workshops are offered the majority of the week at different times of the day ...
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Kuwaiti college students in UAE hold small businesses exhibition
Kuwait News Agency
DUBAI, April 20 (KUNA) -- The National Union of Kuwaiti Students in the United Arab Emirates held an exhibition here on Saturday aimed at promoting entrepreneurism and small business projects. "The idea to hold the two-day event came from the students ...
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Why is My Competition Beating Me?
Business Review Australia
As a small business owner, you must advertise, market yourself, bring in and keep customers, stay up-to-date with changes, be tech-savvy and most importantly, stay ahead of your competition. How To Get Ahead Of Your Competition. First and foremost, in ...
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Business Calendar
Wausau Daily Herald
Small Business of the Year Awards Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., Stoney Creek Inn & Conference Center, 1100 Imperial Ave., Rothschild. $40 for members, $60 for nonmembers. Online registration open until April 22. Features video presentation of the ...
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Starting a Business seminars held at Midland's Grace A. Dow Library
MLive.com
MIDLAND, MI – The Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center Great Lakes Bay Region offers Starting a Business seminars from 6-8:30 p.m. May 2, June 6, July 11, Sept. 5, Oct. 3 and Nov. 14 at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, 1710 W.
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Federation gears up for Herts business awards
Herts and Essex Observer
JUDGES are gearing up to cast their eye over the entries in the Herts FSB Business Awards 2013. The Federation of Small Business' annual bash, this year supported by publisher of the Observer, Herts and Essex Newspapers, features 19 categories. Each is ...
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Herts and Essex Observer
Assurance Launches New Online Startup Center for Business Owners
The Edwardsville Intelligencer
Assurance, one of the largest independent insurance brokerages, has just launched a online Startup Business Center. With over 27 million small businesses in the U.S., and new ones forming each day, Assurance created this website for business owners ...
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SBA plans social media webinar series
Foster's Daily Democrat
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration and the W20 Group, an entrepreneurial ecosystem of digital communications companies, is launching a five-topic social media webinar series to help small businesses leverage and grow their ...
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Simple Ways to Keep Your Workers Happy
BusinessNewsDaily
That is good news for small business owners who often operate on a shoestring budget and are unable to provide the lavish benefits that larger companies can. "Many small companies often think that a large gym facility at work or reward trips to exotic ...
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DOWN TO BUSINESS: Get tourist traffic - The World
Coos Bay World
A good starting place to learn more online is the National Retail Federation (www.nrf.com). The Southwestern Oregon Community College Small Business Development Center (www.BizCenter.org) has access to market research and resources designed to ...
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Oregon Health Insurance Exchange Guide - Zane Benefits
Clarifying Health (blog)
Starting in 2014, as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health insurance coverage for individuals and small businesses will become available through new state health insurance exchanges. Most importantly, the key tax credits (e.g. the small ...
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Why Filing a Patent Just Got More Complicated For Startups (Opinion)
Terra.com
The Obama administration claims the new law will benefit small businesses by speeding up the patent application process and improving patent quality. While some of the new law's provisions will undoubtedly help small business owners, I'm not sure the ...
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Economist: 'Close to boom years' for Maui, rest of state
Maui News
This year's Maui County winners included Brandon LaBonte of Ardent Management Consulting, who won the Small Business Person of the Year award; Georgia Keenan-Abilay and Michael Dupree of Blue Ginger Cafe, who won the Family-Owned Small ...
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Maui News
Business Plan writing class to be held May 6
Online Athens
The course, sponsored by the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center's Office of Minority Business Development and the EADC, will focus on the critical components of a business plan, including the business description, the market, ...
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Members of Congress, rolling in taxpayers dough - Voxxi
VOXXI
Small business owners would drool at the allowances, expenses and perks to which members of Congress are entitled to conduct business. Who wins, who loses, and how Latino members of Congress rank in net worth. This week, all law abiding citizens ...
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National Debt Relief is Ready to Help Small Businesses as the IMF Worries ...
PR Web (press release)
National Debt Relief, a leading provider of debt relief services, is beefing up efforts to specifically target small business debt as new reports surface about the possible debt troubles looming ahead. The report tackles company related debt all over ...
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Ernst & Young Insight: Women entrepreneurs: Think big and be bold
Financial Post
Taking a small company and making it big isn't the easiest undertaking. Knowing when, where and how to scale-up is one of the biggest challenges small business owners encounter. Setting the right expectations for yourself and your company is the first ...
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Financial Post
EOS Worldwide® Announces Traction and Get a Grip Now Available as ...
Midland Daily News
EOS Worldwide® recently announced the audiobook release of two books for entrepreneurs and small business owners: Traction, by EOS creator Gino Wickman, and Get a Grip, also by Wickman and co-author Mike Paton. Livonia, MI (PRWEB) April 20, 2013 ...
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Making a small start
gulfnews.com
New Delhi: Bangalore-based Smita Ramakrishnan has been making a difference to women's lives for the past five years. She founded the NGO Rang De that has been providing loans to the poor and needy women to start business ventures. Smita explains: ...
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Do you love kale chips and granola? Crowdfunding startup CircleUp helps put ...
VentureBeat
Small business owners play a big role in the battles against disease, climate change, and corporate wrong-doing. In the past year, a company called CircleUp has helped them with their fight. CircleUp is a crowdfunding platform for up-and-coming ...
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VentureBeat
Mom to entrepreneur: How two sisters turned a knack for baking into a ...
VEGAS INC
Once Doreen Drago had her business plan ready and her location set, she and her sister contacted the Small Business Association. "The SBA was really very welcoming," Diana Drago said. "Doreen had done so much research by that point, though, that we ...
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Osborne's new bid to help SMEs
Telegraph.co.uk
The Treasury and the Bank have been working on plans to extend the £80bn scheme to asset based lenders, invoice finance houses and leasing firms in an attempt to ease the credit crunch still being felt by small business. Asset finance is the lifeblood ...
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Telegraph.co.uk
Survey Points to Challenges Entrepreneurs Face When Using Social Media
Terra.com
Social media is a priority investment among entrepreneurs, according to a new survey released yesterday by Manta, an online small-business community. Of the more than 1,200 small-business owners surveyed, while only 5 percent say they plan on hiring ...
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Blogs5 new results for Small Business
 
Learn and Grow Your Biz with These Events and Awards
By Laura Leites
A half-day search marketing conference educating small businesses about local search. Local University is a training program that travels to cities around the country. The New Orleans event is provided by the local-search practitioner experts, ...
Small Business Trends
Top Small Business Bookkeeping Tips | Rita Reviews
By Rita
Every small business owner has to be concerned about bookkeeping and ways to keep track of data. Without a solid recordkeeping system in place, financial details can easily slip through the cracks and get lost. A good system allows the ...
Rita Reviews
7 Lessons from 7 Years of Blogging - Small Business SEM
By Matt McGee
This blog turned seven years old on Thursday. It began on April 18, 2006 with a poorly-optimized and completely forgettable blog post that I titled not.
Small Business Search Marketing
Internet Taxation without Representation on Montana's Small ...
Obviously this will hurt small business growth and jobs just when we need them most. Second, this in effect taxes our pioneering innovation, as hundreds of Montana small businesses have built robust internet sales channels and internet ...
MATR News
Small Mobile Firms Merging To Compete - Business Insider
By The Economist
But even if they get such help, the smaller firms will still find it tough to prosper. Mike Garstka of Bain & Company, a consulting firm, says that in most mobile markets around the world the two biggest operators make virtually all of the profit, ...
SAI

Web2 new results for Small Business
 
Survey: Small business optimism fell in March as owners worried ...
Optimism among small business owners took a dive last month as their expectations for sales and the overall business climate fell.
www.foxnews.com/.../survey-small-business-optimism-fell-in-...
Best and worst cities for small business - The Business Journals
Sacramento earns a distinguished mark on a new national survey of small- business...
www.bizjournals.com/.../best-and-worst-cities-for-small-busine...


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