Apr 22, 2013

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Small Business Owners Mixed on State of the Economy in 2013, Growth Outlook ...
Wall Street Journal
Small business owners are divided about whether the national economy is in recession or recovery in 2013, according to results of the 2013 U.S. Bank Small Business Annual Survey. The survey also revealed trends in economic sentiment, business ...
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Small Business Funding: Angel Investor Judy Robinett
YouTube
Money—or the lack thereof—is the single biggest challenge faced by entrepreneurs. Understanding the continuum of funding options and where your small business fits in is the first step. Judy's guidance could be the most important thing you do to ...
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Small businesses help make Boston strong - USA Today
USA TODAY
Of course, being MrAllBiz, I took special note of the role small businesses played after the bombings. Probably my favorite story was that of the juice bar that set itself up after the attack to be a way station for the needy. Offering folks a place to ...
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Small businesses that break rules get edge - Philly.com
Philly.com
In this Monday, April 15, 2013, photo, Consuelo Gomez, of the facilities management company "Marty K" poses for a photo, in the company's offices in Bellevue, Wash. When space on the company's white boards is scares in her small office, she sometimes ...
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Philly.com
Cybercrime's easiest prey: Small businesses
CNN
A data breach investigations report from Verizon (VZ, Fortune 500), to be released Tuesday, will show that small businesses continue to be the most victimized of all companies. Of the 621 confirmed data breach incidents Verizon recorded in 2012, close ...
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Office Depot Small Business Index Finds SMBs Are Motivated to Go Green to ...
Wall Street Journal
Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the results of its latest Earth Day-focused Small Business Index indicating that small businesses (SMBs) are motivated to go green by concern for ...
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Google eyes small businesses for growth
Hindu Business Line
India is the fastest growing market for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Asia Pacific and Internet giant Google is eyeing a piece of the pie to grow its business. "India has about 40 million SMBs of which only around 500,000 are online. This ...
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Sage Survey Shows Small Businesses in North America Consistently Struggle ...
Wall Street Journal
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2013) - The Sage Accountants Usage Study, which looked at how small businesses use accountant services, found that the majority of small businesses that utilize the services of an outside accountant (74% in U.S. and ...
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SBA's Karen Mills: Revving America's jobs engine with the help of existing ...
Washington Post
This is the second column in a series by SBA Administrator Karen Mills for On Small Business. Check back to the site each Monday for the latest entry. One of the central questions confronting policymakers today is: How do we accelerate the pace of job ...
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Small businesses need skills more than funding, Sefa hears
BDlive
A DEARTH of skills was a bigger threat to the survival of small businesses than a lack of funding, the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa) heard at a roundtable on Friday. Sefa was told small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) were struggling to ...
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American Express OPEN Simplifies Expense Tracking for Small Business with ...
Wall Street Journal
Small business owners and their employees no longer have to sort through piles of receipts, manually reconcile them with charges on their statement or rely on hand written notes. With ReceiptMatch, all that is required is taking a picture of a Business ...
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Growing a Small Business with 5 Essential Principles
Huffington Post
Smaller businesses have the advantage of being able to make choices and implement changes without the exhaustive process and conflicting points of view that slow down major corporations. You need to anticipate your market and customers' needs and ...
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Small business needs government help to survive and thrive
The Australian
It took until 2007 for a federal government to appoint a small business minister into cabinet; since then the portfolio has seen Craig Emerson, Nick Sherry, Mark Arbib, Brendon O'Connor and Chris Bowen coming and going in the role. Gary Gray now has ...
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Small Business Week kicks off in Marathon Co.
WAOW
"This is our celebration of small business in the Wausau region and about 70 percent of our members in our chamber have have less than 15 employees, that represents a lot of small businesses and we're celebrating small businesses which also support the ...
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This Week in Small Business: Apple, Gold and Cupcakes
New York Times (blog)
The argument for austerity takes a big hit, and the two economists at the center of the debate respond. Muhammad Yunus, the founder of the Grameen Bank and a recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of his "efforts to combat global ...
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US Bank: Small Business Owners Disagree on Direction of Economy
Fox Business
Small-business owners in the U.S. disagreed on the state of the economy in 2013, though slightly more thought the economy was recovering rather than contracting, an improvement over last year, according to recent data from a U.S. Bank survey.
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Small Businesses Irked by eBay Action Against Online Sales Tax Fairness Bill
CPA Practice Advisor
Small retailers from across the country responded to eBay's demand that the U.S. Senate preserve their government-sanctioned subsidy that gives them an unfair competitive advantage over their brick-and-mortar counterparts.
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Small businesses to get help with exporting
Atlanta Journal Constitution
In addition to the Southern United States Trade Association, which is hosting the event, representatives from the state Department of Agriculture, state Department of Economic Development, U.S. Export Assistance Center and Small Business Administration ...
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Tax havens unfair to small businesses
Washington Post
The latest deficit-reduction plan offered by Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson supports the interests of big business at the expense of the United States' small businesses by calling for adoption of a territorial tax system. In two recent polls, small ...
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Small businesses should be wary of Health Insurance Tax
Lehigh Valley Business
Consider two details for a moment: There are nearly 1 million small businesses in Pennsylvania, and these companies employ more than 5 million employees. Now consider that many of these businesses will be in jeopardy – forced to stop hiring, lay off ...
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Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein: Small Businesses Key To British Economy
Huffington Post
Last week, Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, penned an op-ed in the Telegraph on the importance of the small business community in Britain. In an article titled 'Private sector can help small firms play bigger role,' Blankfein lauded the sector as ...
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Nine examples of small businesses using social media for branding
Econsultancy (blog)
Investing time and money on social media is necessary for all types of businesses nowadays. Here are nine examples of small businesses using social media for branding. Social media is the new way for the word to spread: from product recommendations to ...
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Econsultancy (blog)
Use the Power of Storytelling to Grow Your Small Business
Forbes
And since small businesses are the face and voice of humanity in the marketplace, we have a great advantage in the Age of the Customer. No market sector can execute the Three Cs of Business Storytelling to evoke powerful human feelings more than small ...
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Survey: Fewer Small Businesses Expect to Hire or Grow
Entrepreneur
Uncertainty surrounding the federal deficit, taxes and health care is negatively impacting small businesses' revenue and hiring projections for this year and next, according to the fourth annual U.S. Bank Small Business Survey published today. The ...
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SBA's 2013 CT Small Business Week winners
Hartford Business
Christopher R. Runyan, owner/president of Milford's GameXChange, is the U.S. Small Business Administration's 2013 Connecticut Small Business Person of the Year. Runyan founded GameXChange in 2009 as a franchise retail store that sells, purchases ...
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Small businesses are a punching bag for experts
BIT
For all the hard work small business people do, they seem to be something of a favourite target of industry experts lately - they aren't web savvy, they don't do forward financial planning, they're not ready for the NBN, they don't understand IT ...
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Efficiency: Itchy Feet
The Guardian
Applying Pareto's rule can cut both marketing costs and personnel time quite dramatically, while only sacrificing small amounts of revenue. This time and money can then be re-deployed in the new, highly efficient strategy, allowing the business to reap ...
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The Guardian
What small business owners learned from a recent digital marketing conference
News & Observer
Shop Talk reporter Virginia Bridges attended the Digital Marketing for Business conference at the Raleigh Convention Center and asked small business owners to share what they had learned. • "The most useful information was about Google+," said Michael ...
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News & Observer
15 compete for small business awards
Quad City Times
Fifteen Quad-City employers have been selected as finalists for 2013 Small Business Excellence Awards, the Quad-Cities Chamber of Commerce announced Monday. Judges selected the finalists based on criteria that included innovation, leadership, ...
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Blogs11 new results for Small Business
 
The Decline of Self-Employment and Small Business
By Charles Hugh Smith
Small business is the incubator of employment. As it declines, so too do opportunities for first jobs, second chances and economic independence.
The Daily Sheeple
Ebay warns Internet sales tax unfair to small businesses | The Raw ...
By Dominic Rushe, The Guardian
Ebay has begun lobbying millions of its users against a bill it claims will impose an unfair tax burden on small businesses. The US Senate is expected to vote early this week on the Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that will give states the power ...
The Raw Story
ANZ to lend $500m to start-ups | Stuff.co.nz
By Laura Walters
Despite the high failure rate of Kiwi enterprises, ANZ has pledged $500 million over two years to help fund the birth of thousands of businesses.
Stuff.co.nz - Business
Squeeze more tax mileage out of auto expenses — Business ...
By Small Business Tax Strategies
Small Business Tax Strategies receives several related inquiries and comments on this particular tax issue every year: Should you use the flat rate method for deducting business auto expenses or the actual cost method? The answer depends ...
Business Management Daily
Earth Day Special: 5 Wackiest Environment Quotes By The Media
By Vaishnavi
A known figure in environmental circles, Nelson championed many a causes from civil rights, war on poverty, drug trafficking, anti-Vietnam campaign to fostering small business growth. But his best bet has been environmental conservation.
E-junkie.info - Small Business, Self ...
CNBC Gets Into Crowd-Funding Business With 'Crowd Rules'
By Philiana Ng
In each episode, three small businesses compete in front of an audience of 100 who vote to decide who wins the $50,000 grand prize. Jewelry designer Kendra Scott and NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan, along with an expert, provide advice and help ...
Television
Online Marketing Coach Launches Web Site Internet Marketing Plan ...
Navigator Online Marketing Plan is designed for small business owners who want a one-time audit to get a handle on their challenges and opportunities with search engine optimization (SEO), paid search and other website promotion options.
Virtual-Strategy Magazine - News
Few small and medium businesses in India are online: Google ...
By hidden
Just half a million of India's nearly 40 million small and medium business enterprises (SMBs) are leveraging the low-cost online medium to expand their consumer base, according to Google's Asia Pacific President Karim Temsamani.
Firstpost
Using Instagram for Business: 3 Visual Marketing Tactics | Small ...
By erikemanuelli
Businesses aspiring to utilise Instagram to its full potential should fully consider its capability for promotion.
BizSugar Hot Topics
In brief - Business Weekly
By recwordpress
The U.S. Small Business Administration and the W20 Group, a group of digital communications companies, are launching a five-topic social media webinar series to help small businesses. The first webinar, Introduction to Social Media: ...
Business Weekly - ReadingEagle.com
Ely business group anti-copper mining | MinnPost
By Brian Lambert
In May, he will be named the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Small Business Person of the Year for Minnesota." I'm impressed, but not surprised ... Martin Moylan of MPR writes: "Best Buy reached a new high for recycling last year, ...
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Web5 new results for Small Business
 
Small businesses hit hard by new gas taxes in Virginia and Maryland
Jamie Smith has no idea how some of his employees are going to get to work.His Baltimore-based plumbing company is moving at the end of April, but that's not ...
articles.washingtonpost.com/.../38539407_1_gas-taxes-jamie-s...
Planning key to starting a small business - San Antonio Express-News
Having a poor location, insufficient funding or capital and poor management also will lead to the death knell of a startup, said Delgado, an adviser at the Small ...
www.mysanantonio.com/.../Planning-key-to-starting-a-small-b...
Small-business resources - Houston Chronicle
Do You Have What It Takes to Open a Restaurant?: 3-5 p.m., UH SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200. Lunch and learn event hosted by SCORE Houston. 11 a.m.-1 ...
www.chron.com/.../Small-business-resources-4449654.php
Guest Post: The Decline Of Self-Employment and Small Business ...
The trajectory of self-employment from 1970 to the mid-2000s tracked general economic growth, which was weak in the 1970s but began a 30-year boom in the ...
www.zerohedge.com/.../guest-post-decline-self-employment-a...
Greening Your Small Business – Which Steps and Investments ...
Interested in greening your business? Today is Earth Day 2013, so what better time to consider ways in which your business can play its part in saving the planet ...
www.sba.gov/.../greening-your-small-business-–-which-steps-...


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