Apr 4, 2013

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Levin: Small Business Pays Price for Big Firm Tax Havens
Wall Street Journal
Sen. Carl Levin (D., Mich.) continued his push to close what he considers tax loopholes by arguing that small businesses are shouldering additional tax burdens because of offshore tax havens used by large corporations, citing a new report from the ...
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Small Business Obamacare Delay Means Fewer Choices For Workers
Huffington Post
As The New York Times first reported, President Barack Obama's administration is delaying until 2015 an Obamacare provision that will enable workers at small businesses to choose their own health insurance plans rather than have their employers select ...
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How Small Businesses Can Take Advantage of Facebook's Graph Search
Mashable
If you missed the search revolution the first time around, you may have a second chance with Facebook Graph Search. Emphasis on "may." The tool, which Facebook rolled out in January, is still so new that company execs tend to reflexively answer queries ...
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Small Business Owners Want More Certainty from Washington
Fox Business
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released the results of its quarterly small business survey today, and the small business community has made it clear that it believes Washington is getting in the way of its success. On a variety of issues -- from ...
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Some Small Businesses See Obamacare as Welcome Relief
Entrepreneur
The legal fight against "Obamacare" was led by a group describing itself as the United States' "leading small business association," and many of those worried or angry about the health reform law are entrepreneurs concerned that it will limit growth or ...
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Entrepreneur
No big deal? Small business groups shrug off delays to Obamacare's health ...
Washington Post
The Obama administration has delayed part of the health care law designed to give small business owners and employees more flexibility when purchasing insurance, which could temporarily undermine lawmakers' intent to drive down the cost of health ...
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'Slow Crawl' to Prosperity Pinches Main Street Hiring
CNBC.com
While actual job creation among small-business owners is inching up ever so slightly, longer-term hiring plans are taking a "dive," according to the National Federation of Independent Business. "It seems that the stamina for growth is waning, even with ...
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CNBC.com
NASA Reaches Out to Small Businesses on Research, Technology
eWeek
While it's probably safe to say that every enterprising small business owner shoots for the moon, NASA is looking to take that expression to a whole new level through its Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) and Small Business Technology ...
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eWeek
Maine Small Business Group Touts Immigration Reform
MPBN News
A progressive voice of small business in Maine today cited the findings of a new national survey as evidence that most favor immigration reform. The poll - commissioned by the Main Street Alliance and the American Sustainable Business Council ...
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MPBN News
Obama Administration's Small Business Lending Fund is growing
The Information Daily
The Small Business Lendng Fund, established by President Obama as part of the Small Business Jobs Act in 2010, encourages community banks to increase their lending to small businesses. According to the Treasury, small businesses play a critical role in ...
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The Information Daily
Auburn Leather Company Named Ex-Im Bank Small Business Exporter of the Year
Sacramento Bee
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Auburn Leather Company, a Kentucky-based small business that manufacturers leather laces for footwear and sporting equipment, received the Small Business Exporter of the Year award from the ...
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CNBC adds small-business show to lineup
Globe and Mail
CNBC on April 30 premieres Crowd Rules, a studio-based weekly reality competition with three small businesses competing in front of a 100-person audience that decides which one will take home a $50,000 (U.S.) prize. A panel of three experts will steer ...
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Globe and Mail
Survey: Small businesses most concerned about healthcare law
The Hill (blog)
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's latest quarterly small-business survey finds that 77 percent say the Affordable Care Act will make coverage for their employees more expensive, while 71 percent say it will be harder to hire more employees under the law.
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The SCORE Small Business Success Podcast is Now Available
Sacramento Bee
American small business owners and entrepreneurs have many questions in regard to owning and operating successful businesses. SCORE continues to answer these questions by being adequately available to individuals through the outlets they use most.
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How can local councils help the small businesses nearby?
The Guardian (blog)
While it is encouraging to see that small businesses continue to remain positive and are looking for ways to expand, councils should recognise the role that SMEs have to play in economic development and recognise the impact their decisions are having ...
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The Guardian (blog)
Small business owners criticize Obamacare roll out
Daily Caller
More business owners are upset about the Affordable Care Act, now that the Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the small-business health care marketplace exchange will be delayed until 2015 because of "operational challenges.
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Daily Caller
NFIB: Small businesses to reduce hiring
Daily Caller
Small businesses are hiring now, but don't expect the good times to last, says the National Federation of Independent Business. While March posted the fourth straight month of net job growth, with small businesses adding an average of 0.19 jobs per ...
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Daily Caller
Small Businesses Are Critical To The US Economic Recovery
Business Insider
However, the most interesting part of the report was how it highlights the importance of small businesses to an economic recovery. Small businesses are typically defined as those that employ fewer than 500 people. Of the 158,000 payroll gains in March, ...
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Business Insider
Minnesota small businesses can avoid delay in federal health law feature
St. Cloud Times
Minnesota's decision to develop its own health insurance exchange means small businesses in the state won't be affected by a glitch in federal health exchange marketplaces that will delay the full rollout in other states. Earlier this week, the Obama ...
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Small Businesses Increase Employment Slightly in March
Accounting Today
The monthly Intuit Small Business and Revenue Indexes indicated that employment increased by only 0.06 percent in March, adding 10,000 new jobs, for an annualized growth rate of 0.7 percent. Approximately 20 million people are now employed in ...
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Accounting Today
Small businesses cite fears over Obama health law
Washington Times (blog)
Requirements of President Obama's health care law were small business owners' top concern this past quarter, ousting "economic uncertainty" from the top spot it has held for the last two years, according to a quarterly study by the U.S. Chamber of ...
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Washington Times (blog)
Ten steps to becoming a more effective business manager
Irish Independent
Small businesses, on the other hand, rarely have such an inherent comparative advantage. They are usually composed of very few people, often just you, the owner to begin with, and so are much more exposed to the consequences of your behaviour.
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Wisconsin Better Business Bureau warns of small business scams
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
Consumers aren't the only victims of fraud. Every year, thousands of small businesses find themselves targets of fraudulent or deceptive sales practices. There are numerous scams that target small businesses—from phony invoices for unordered products ...
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US Small-Business Owners to Delay Hiring, Poll Shows
Fox Business
U.S. small and mid-sized business owners plan to delay hiring new employees or seeking new loans amid cautious optimism about the economy, according to new data from PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (PNC). The spring findings of PNC's biannual ...
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Businesses could shun Obamacare exchanges
CNN
Under the Small Business Health Options Program, business owners would choose a level of coverage, and their workers could pick among competing plans that qualify. Under a new proposal from federal regulators, each business owner would still have ...
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Small business confidence takes a hit in March: CFIB
Airdrie City View
Despite a decrease in small business confidence in Alberta in March, Airdrie Chamber of Commerce President Mike Watkins is optimistic about the city's economic future. According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), the Business ...
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Support for Small Business Persons in South West St. Andrew
Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service
Twenty-two residents of South West St. Andrew have been given financial grants of $30,000 and upwards, to aid in the development of their small businesses. The residents are engaged in a variety of ventures, from small grocery shops to carpentry ...
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Acronis Offers Small Office Server Cloud Backup
eWeek
Data accessibility and protection specialist Acronis announced the release of Small Business: Server Cloud Backup, a platform designed to help small office/home office (SOHO) users securely back up files and data locally, as well as to Acronis cloud ...
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eWeek
LenovoEMC fortifies small-business storage with enterprise smarts
InfoWorld
Small and medium-sized enterprises with no full-time IT staff are beginning to get some of the same features that large data centers have for efficiency and control. A new operating system for storage gear from LenovoEMC will add features such as ...
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Blogs14 new results for Small Business
 
Are you a small business owner? You | The RiotACT
By johnboy
Business Coach Tony Ozanne is after business owners for an interview project: As a part of the Canberra 100 celebrations, I am (in an unofficial way) seeking.
The RiotACT
Buffalo Chamber's Small Business Expo Friday and Saturday ...
By Aaron Palmer
The annual Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Small Business Expo will be begin this Friday, April 5th and continue Saturday the 6th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds Community Building.
Sheridan Media
Conversations With Female Forces of Nature in Small Business ...
By NThomas
Conversations With Female Forces of Nature in Small Business. By: Cari E. Guittard, a HuffPost author, and Special to Overdrive. Background. I first met Adrienne when I was Executive Director of a global non-profit Business for Diplomatic ...
Overdrive – The official blog...
Some businesses optimistic about economy | CharlotteObserver.com
By [email protected] (Caroline McMillan)
Owners of small and mid-sized businesses in North Carolina are slightly more optimistic about the economy but still hesitant to hire, according to results from a new economic outlook survey released Thursday by PNC Financial Services ...
The Charlotte Observer -- Business
Maximizing the Power of Mobile for your Web-enabled Small Business
By Lisa Hephner
Mobile search engine marketing is more popular now that ever. Is your small business prepared to capitalize? Find out here.
PaySimple Blog
Facebook Home Unveiled: Replaces Home Screen of Android ...
By Joshua Sophy
Small Business Trends ... A quick look reveals how useful it will be not only for casual users, but for business communications. "Instead of our ... Building a phone, he said, would limit the company's reach to most of its audience. "Even if we did ...
Small Business Trends
6 Problems with Being an Infrequent Blogger
By Ken Mueller
I recently noticed a small, local business proclaim that they had a new product on the way, so they'd be blogging about things related to what they offer in the weeks leading up to the big day. Great, right? But this particular business has ...
Social Media, Inbound Marketing,...
Leadership Lessons from Game of Thrones | Small Biz Daily
By Karen Axelton
Are you obsessed with the HBO series Game of Thrones? Justify your TV-watching: Read these articles that share small business lessons from Game of Thrones.
Small Biz Daily
DCED extends deadline for business loan program · Team PA ...
By James Mentzer
The interest rates for the Machinery and Equipment Loan Fund, the Small Business First Program, the Pollution Prevention Assistance Program and the Export Financing Program were reduced from 2.75 percent to 1.50 percent. DCED also ...
Team PA Foundation
New DIY PR Toolkit Launched to Help Small Businesses | SourceWire
New DIY PR Toolkit Launched to Help Small Businesses 4 April 2013: As a result of continued customer demand, PR firm, Grapevine PR Ltd, has today laun...
SourceWire: Tech, Business and Finance
2013 Workforce and Immigration Survey - NSBA
By Molly Brogan
NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION | 2013 WORKFORCE AND IMMIGRATION SURVEY. The National Small Business Association (NSBA) is the nation's first small-business advocacy organization celebrating more than 75 years.
NSBA
Community Banks: 'Small Business Lending Fund' Hits $8.9 Billion ...
Community banks participating in the government's Small Business Lending Fund increased loans through the fourth quarter of 2012 by $1.5 billion over the prior quarter — for a cumulative total of of $8.9 billion since the low point of the Great ...
ecreditdaily.com
Keeping Your Startup Passion Alive - CorporationCentre.ca Small ...
By CorporationCentre.ca
CorporationCentre.ca is Canada's online leader in providing small business owners with a full range of affordable, timely and convenient document filing services. CorporationCentre.ca offerings enable users to complete incorporations, DBA ...
You, Inc. - CorporationCentre.ca...
The Ohio Tea Party is Outraged--by Republican Governor John ...
By Ohio Barbarian
Kasich wants to cut the state income tax rate by 20% and the "small business" tax rate by 50%, which helps "job creators," of course. It's hard to define what politicians mean by "small business." A mom and pop pizza place, sure. A McDonald's ...
ohiogringo's FDL blog

Web2 new results for Small Business
 
Small businesses cut borrowing for second straight month | Reuters
(Reuters) - Small U.S. businesses cut back on borrowing in February for a second straight month, hinting at slower growth ahead even as other economic data ...
www.reuters.com/.../us-usa-economy-paynet-idUSBRE93108...
Government data shows small business lending rose in 4Q, 1st ...
Small business lending is showing small signs of growth, according to data compiled by the government.
www.foxnews.com/.../government-data-shows-small-business-...


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