Apr 3, 2013

Google Alert - Small Business

News30 new results for Small Business
 
UK small business lending stagnant, construction contracts
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - British small business lending remained stagnant and the construction sector shrank again, data showed on Wednesday, reinforcing a downbeat outlook for growth as the Bank of England holds its April policy meeting. Boosting lending to ...
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Small business loans up in 4Q, 1st gain since 2010
Boston.com
The total amount of small business loans outstanding at the end of the fourth quarter came to $586 billion, up from $584 billion in the third quarter, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. That was the first quarterly gain in small business ...
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Do Small Businesses Understand the Customer Relationship Systems They Buy?
New York Times (blog)
As discussed in the small-business guide we have just published, large businesses have long used customer relationship management software to automate sales and marketing and to manage their interactions with customers. In the last several years, ...
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New York Times (blog)
Small Business Funder Kabbage Closes A $75 Million Credit Facility
Forbes
One of the things that makes Kabbage a player in small business financing is that it doesn't rely wholly on traditional credit models when determining whether to advance capital to a seller. Instead, it uses real-time data that crunches its sales ...
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House Small Business pushes SBA over sequester
The Hill (blog)
A House committee chairman is pushing the Small Business Administration for answers over how the agency plans to cope with the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration. In a letter dated Wednesday, Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), the chairman of the ...
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Administration Hits Pause On Health Exchanges For Small Businesses
NPR (blog)
"A major selling point of the small business exchange is that small business owners will be able to simply select a particular level of coverage that they want their employees to have, and then their employees will have the ability to choose from ...
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NPR (blog)
Small business lending stagnates as UK construction output shrinks
The Guardian
British small business lending has remained stagnant and the construction sector shrank again, data shows, reinforcing a downbeat outlook for growth as the Bank of England starts its two-day policy meeting. Sharp falls in construction output were ...
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The Guardian
PayPal offers small businesses simple financing option
Globe and Mail
"We've done it successfully with credit and we are experimenting with many new capabilities which will drive share like small business lending." The U.K. program and the up-coming U.S. test focus on merchants selling on eBay.com, which number in the ...
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Globe and Mail
Small business employment climbs by most in a year
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Small business employment grew in March by the most in a year, a sign of ongoing healing in the labor market despite government belt-tightening that is expected to weigh on the economy. The National Federation of Independent ...
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How Small Businesses Use Big Data
Businessweek
Humongous data sets are integral to businesses from Google (GOOG) and Amazon (AMZN) to quant traders on Wall Street. Now startups and small companies are latching onto big data, a buzzword that's become shorthand in the business world for ways to ...
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Encore Entrepreneurs: Big Dreams For Older Small-Business Owners
Forbes
So she put her 30 years of experience to work and opened a Cybertary franchise, which offers low-cost virtual administrative assistants to small businesses. Although she hadn't been planning on a foray into entrepreneurship, she recognized the ...
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Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu Meets With Boston Area Small Business Leaders ...
Sacramento Bee
WHAT: Senator Mary L. Landrieu (D-LA), Chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, sponsored the Small Business Innovation Research Program, which increases small business participation in federal research and ...
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How to successfully grow a small business - live Q&A
The Guardian
Every enterprise is unique, but the driving force behind them is their owners' ambition to grow and make their business as success. However, it can be hard to keep up the optimism when there is so much information out there that doesn't relate ...
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The Guardian
Anthem's Small-business Rate Hike Slammed in Calif.
HispanicBusiness.com
Commissioner Dave Jones ripped Anthem for raising rates 5.2 percent, effective Monday, on small businesses. He said Anthem's rates on those customers have jumped 10.5 percent in the past year, which he called "excessive and unreasonable." It's hardly ...
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HispanicBusiness.com
NASA Invests in Small Business Innovative Research and Technology ...
NASA
WASHINGTON -- NASA has selected 295 research and technology proposals from 216 American small businesses for negotiations that may lead to contract awards worth a combined $38.7 million. The proposals are part of NASA's Small Business Innovation ...
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The most small business-friendly places in the US
Globe and Mail
The second anual survey, based on more than 7,700 small business owners, also found that Austin and Houston in Texas and Virginia Beach, Va., were the top cities (Texas had three of the top five cities, while California had three of the bottom five ...
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Globe and Mail
AASBC Trains Small Business Consultants With Methodical, Step-by-Step ...
Sacramento Bee
AUSTIN, Texas, April 3, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Accredited Small Business Consultants (AASBC) is accepting memberships from individuals interested in the area of small business consulting who want to enhance their marketability by ...
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Small business support group presenting conference on insurance, long-term ...
al.com (blog)
"Small business owners spend so much time trying to grow their business that they spend little time in making sure that the business will be able to survive in the event of a catastrophe, either personally or a natural disaster," SRMSDC President Chris ...
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Small business spotlight: 4DSales of Tulsa reinvents the sales call
Tulsa World
... is big business in Oklahoma. Small businesses have a big impact on Oklahoma, representing 97 percent of all employers, and are crucial to the fiscal condition of the state, according to data from the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of ...
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Obama Administration: Small Business Insurance Marketplace Delayed
Fox Business
"They'll have only one insurance plan for small businesses if they want to go through the federal exchange," says DJ Jordan, the House Small Business Committee spokesman. SHOP was supposed to begin in 2014. The committee says that Washington ...
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Research shows teleworking has revenue benefits
Sydney Morning Herald
Research by accounting software firm MYOB has found the revenue of small businesses that allow their staff to telework was more likely to have risen in the last year than businesses that don't allow teleworking. According to the research small ...
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Sydney Morning Herald
Which states show love to small businesses?
Washington Post
It often seems no matter where you go, policy makers are praising the economic contribution of small businesses and pledging to build an even stronger Main Street. But the degree to which they follow through on that promise varies widely from state to ...
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Simplifying Tax Rules for Small Business
ThomasNet Industrial News Room
Small businesses stand to benefit from a simpler accounting method, having added time to prepare returns, and a permanent tax break allowing them to immediately deduct the costs of new equipment. According to the Tax Foundation, a non-partisan ...
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ThomasNet Industrial News Room
The worst states for small business
Washington Post
The following states are the least supportive of firms on Main Street, according to business owners who responded to a new poll from the Kauffman Foundation and Thumbtack.com. The state's lowest rated attribute: Environmental regulations (Pictured ...
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Gourmet Growth: How I Took My Small Business to the Next Level
Huffington Post (blog)
As is the case with many small business owners, we had a desire to fix this problem! We began calling other schools in the area to find that there was a real demand for this type of service and so we hired our first chef named Elvis and started cooking!
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Lending to small business: don't blame the banks?
The Guardian (blog)
It's now five years since Britain first dropped into recession and during that half decade there have been regular growls of complaint from small businesses about the raw deal they have been getting from the banks. The Federation of Small Businesses ...
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The Guardian (blog)
Stockton Business Community: Optimistic About the Future After Bankruptcy
Fox Business
The city is now officially bankrupt – but small business owners in Stockton, California, are mostly optimistic about their economic futures. "With the scare of the city going bankrupt, people were afraid to spend," says Stockton's Kharma Salon owner ...
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U.S. NFIB March Small Business Jobs: Summary
Bloomberg
The U.S. small business plan-to-hire category declined in March, according to the National Federation of Independent Business. ============================================================================= March Feb. Jan. Dec. Nov.
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Small business irate over possible capital gains tax hike for self-managed ...
SmartCompany.com.au
Small business is fuming over reports the federal government could be considering charging capital gains tax on properties held within self-managed superannuation funds, saying such changes will hurt SME owners. The rumoured changes come after ...
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SBA Contingency Plan Needed for Sequestration, Says Small Business ...
Fox Business
House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves has requested more information from the Small Business Administration head Karen Mills on how the SBA will deal with the budget cuts made necessary by the sequester. "Chairman Graves believes ...
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Blogs14 new results for Small Business
 
Survey: RI gets F grade for its friendliness to small businesses ...
By Ted Nesi
"I think the biggest thing is stating that you want that, stating that you want small businesses, that you want more of them – and not just stating it but showing it," the billionaire entrepreneur said. Dorsey argued that "easy paths of starting ...
WPRI.com Blogs » Ted Nesi
Small Business Owners Support Comprehensive Immigration Reform
By Paul McDaniel
shutterstock_107175095 Small business owners throughout the United States have a pulse on the goings on within their local communities. They recognize that immigrant workers and their families are also consumers, which helps to create ...
Immigration Impact
How Small Business Can (And Should) Use Social Media ...
By Shea Bennett
How Small Business Can (And Should) Use Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]
AllTwitter
DC Mayor Vincent Gray Proposes Food Truck Regulations to Hurt ...
By JBorowski
DC Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed cruel food truck regulations that would severely hurt small business owners in the District. If the outrageous rules pass, food trucks will be illegal in most of downtown DC and the dreams of countless ...
FreedomWorks blogs
Christie Signs Teen Tanning Law Despite Small Business Concerns ...
By Collingswood Patch
The law, inspired by the national uproar created by Nutley's 'Tanning Mom,' seeks to protect New Jersey's youth from the most common form of cancer.
Collingswood Patch
Small Business Owners Say $140 Million in Taxes Will Damage ...
By TrueNorth
National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today said that a big tax package approved by recently by the House will hit consumers in the wallet and hurt small businesses in ...
True North Reports
UW Oshkosh Today » Meat, cheese, UWO: Perfect recipe for ...
By Derek Paulus
"I've been a cheese geek forever," said University of Wisconsin Oshkosh alumna MariBeth Theusch '84, who owns one of Oshkosh's newest businesses, Butcher Block Meats and Cheese, 234 N. Koeller St., Oshkosh. Theusch owns the ...
UW Oshkosh Today
Small Businesses Attribute Growth to California SBDC in 2012 ...
By admin
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—According to a recently completed annual report created from small business client surveys, California Small Business Development Centers have contributed to the development of a combined 10,817 new and ...
SBDC | Los Angeles Small Business...
HECO Breaks Wind | Realistic Budgets | Wal*Mart Downtown ...
By [email protected] (Malia Zimmerman)
BY SEN. SAM SLOM - Realistic Budget. The Senate Minority will present an alternative state budget today at 12:30 pm in Room 214 of the Capitol. The realistic.
Hawaii Reporter
Learn the 'secret way' to reward top brass — Business Management ...
By Small Business Tax Strategies
by Small Business Tax Strategies on April 3, 2013 4:30pm in Small Business Tax,Small Business Tax Deduction Strategies. As the owner of the business, you may feel that you deserve more retirement plan benefits than other employees.
Business Management Daily
ECB Prepares To Subsidize Small/Medium Businesses Next | Zero ...
By Tyler Durden
EU President Barroso proclaimed this morning that Europe is "through the worst of the crisis" and yet the ECB's policy transmission channels are so fragmented - and the economies of the disparate union so in need to help - that Draghi and his ...
Ex-Im Bank To Participate in U.S. Global Business Solutions
By admin
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ;The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) will participate in U.S. Global Business Solutions.
Latin Business Today
Bank Watch: N.C. small-business lending up $290M through federal ...
By Deon Roberts
North Carolina's small businesses have received a boost of $290.8 million in loans thanks to a federal program designed to increase lending to such businesses, the U.S. Treasury Department reported Wednesday. The Small Business ...
Bank Watch
Small Business Social Media 101: How To Get Started — Jerz's ...
By Dennis G. Jerz
If your small business can benefit from online reviews, you should encourage your customers to write reviews. Social Media and Local SEO work together to increase your visibility online and bring a flood of new customers via the power of the ...
Jerz's Literacy Weblog

Web1 new result for Small Business
 
Austin small business resource fair scheduled - The Business Journals
The city of Austin's Small Business Development Program will host Getting Connected. The free small business resource fair is from 3 to 7 p.m. on April 11 at the ...
www.bizjournals.com/.../autin-small-business-resource-fair.ht...


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