May 15, 2013

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News29 new results for Small Business
 
Small businesses fuel latest market gains
Omaha World-Herald
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market marched back into record territory as investors seized on the latest encouraging news about the economy. On Tuesday, it was a report on the health of small businesses. Small-business owners were slightly more ...
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Small Businesses Shift Into Growth Gear
Fox Business
Despite increased international opportunities, a majority of U.S. startups and small businesses still see greater growth opportunities at home than abroad. In addition, two-thirds of those surveyed don't even view access to global markets as key to growth.
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Retiring boomers driving sales of small businesses
Businessweek
In the first three months of this year, the number of sales that closed jumped 56 percent from the same time in 2012, according to BizBuySell.com, an online marketplace for small businesses. Retirement was the No. 1 contributor to business sales in the ...
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Does Google+ matter for small businesses?
PCWorld
Does Google+ matter for small businesses? google plus. Pop quiz for small business owners: When is the last time you updated your company's Google+page? Reuters reported this week that major brands like Domino's and McDonald's have largely ignored ...
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Small-Business Optimism Rises in April After March Decline: NFIB - eWeek
eWeek
Despite a positive uptick in sentiment since the last report, pessimism abounds within the small-business sector, as still far more of surveyed companies expect business conditions to be worse in six months than those who think they will be better ...
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Contra Costa small-business honorees: 'We just work'
San Jose Mercury News
CONCORD -- The 13th annual Contra Costa Small Business Award Luncheon honored 14 serial entrepreneurs as event host Contra Costa Council marked 2013 as a year when retro trades and high-tech industries came together. At the Concord Hilton, ...
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Hefty Insurance Industry Donation Helped Small Business Group Fight Obamacare
Huffington Post
According to the news report, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), a trade group for small businesses, quietly accepted a donation of $850,000 in 2011 from a large health insurance lobbying group, America's Health Insurance Plans ...
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Small businesses need the Keystone Pipeline
Daily Caller
Small business owners are concerned about the threat of rising fuel and energy costs. According to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce survey, 77 percent of them say that rising energy prices pose an immediate threat to their business. Small business owners are ...
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Bay State small business owners see glass as half full
Boston Herald
Massachusetts small businesses are more upbeat about the nation's economic health than their counterparts in other states. Of Bay State small business owners, 77 percent have a positive outlook on the U.S. economy and business prospects, compared to ...
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Small businesses must strive for government contracts, analysts say
News & Observer
"You are eligible to drive a car," said Fields, a government procurement counselor with the Small Business and Technology Development Center's North Carolina Procurement Technical Assistance Center. "But that's not necessarily going to take you ...
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A business grant helped Shirtbar get on its feet Photo: Wesley Nel
Sydney Morning Herald
The small business owner could be forgiven for thinking that obtaining a government grant is about as likely as winning the lottery. It's always the other guy who seems to win. Governments are not exactly giving away free cash injections for businesses ...
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Small business licence bill will change, says Davies
Times LIVE
Davies said his department encouraged "incubation ventures" to assist small businesses until they could stand on their own feet. On the Licensing of Business Bill, described by the Free Market Foundation as "crazy", Davies said changes would be made to ...
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Tax Reform Riddle: How Big Can a 'Small' Business Be?
Businessweek
Lawmakers' most recent cause for meditation on the subject is a provision in the small business tax reform bill advanced by Representative Dave Camp (R-Mich.), which aims to reduce compliance burdens on companies with $10 million or less in annual ...
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Small Businesses Embrace Technology, Wary of Government - eWeek
eWeek
Most startups and small businesses report being satisfied with how their technology needs are currently being met (89 percent). Despite this, a significant percentage reports that their technology needs are becoming increasingly complex (41 percent).
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Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce Congratulates Small Business of the ...
Chicago Tribune
The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce awarded five businesses during the 16th annual Small Business of the Year (SBY) Awards. This year's awards gala, sponsored and presented by BMO Harris Bank, took place Friday, May 10 from at the Wyndham ...
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Staples Gives Small Businesses Added Services as Part of Industry-Leading ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the world's largest office supply company and second largest internet retailer, today added new benefits designed to help small business owners operate their companies as part of Staples' ...
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Albany gears up for national small business week
WALB-TV
The city of Albany will showcase some of the city's businesses in celebration of national small business week. The downtown manager said next week the city will feature restaurants and shops through social media as part of an ongoing effort to promote ...
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Small business lashes out over Budget
The West Australian
Small businesses have overwhelmingly rejected the Federal Budget for continuing to "overtax and overlook" the struggling sector. Nicolle Jenkins, chairwoman of the Small Enterprise Network, said the Budget had again failed to meet industry demands to ...
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DOLLARS TO DOUGHNUTS: Small business is big deal
Wicked Local
A little more than a decade ago I drove past a small business billing itself as a "Do-It-Yourself" dog grooming facility and went quickly from a chuckle to a chortle to a guffaw. The idea amused me. So you bring in your own dog, wash your own dog, cut ...
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Tips for small businesses tacking teleworking
Business Spectator
Teleworking is set to play a key role in the small business sector, but most managers are still anxious about having their employees work outside of the office. Here's a primer on how to set up a teleworking policy and break the stigma tied to the trend.
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No Economic Recovery Without Small Businesses | Commentary
Roll Call
And historically, there has never been a jobs recovery without small-business growth. Small businesses typically employ more than half the workforce and create a full two-thirds of the new jobs in the United States. Small businesses provide investment, ...
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Hotels in New York Prepare to Welcome Guests for The Small Business Expo ...
Newsday
The Small Business Expo is one of the Events in New York that gives small business owners a chance to network, learn about products and services to help them run their businesses and attend seminars on a variety of topics. This is the largest business ...
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Mall, office developer Copaken Brooks gets chamber's top award
Kansas City Star
The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce recognized the real estate company as its 2013 Small Business of the Year and winner of the Mr. K Award, named after the late Ewing Kauffman, founder of Marion Laboratories and original owner of the ...
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Small Business Week has full slate of events
Florida Flambeau
Prospective vendors attend an orientation session at a past small business 'Matchmaker' event at FSU's Turnbull Conference Center. This year's Tallahassee Regional Matchmaker event is May 23 during Small Business Week. / Dave Hodges/Democrat files ...
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5 pitfalls for small businesses
Charlotte Observer
Do you need expert advice on a small-business issue? If so, let us know. Email [email protected] Starting a small business is risky. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, approximately 50 percent of new businesses last five ...
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Casino-funded small business loans now available in Maryland
The Star Democrat
ANNAPOLIS — The success of the Maryland Live! casino in Hanover has allowed a government program established in 2007 to help small businesses, finally to be realized this month. Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp., May 1, began accepting ...
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What You Need to Know About Branding
Fox Business
In a recent meeting with small business owners, I covered the basics of branding. It's a term that's often thrown around in discussions relating to entrepreneurship, but rarely explained in a way that is useful for the average guy or gal that is simply ...
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Small Businesses Are Borrowing Less Again - Small Business Trends
Small Business Trends
A March report from the U.S. Small Business Administration showed small business lending had increased for the first time in 10 quarters in the last part of 2012. But more recently the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SLBI) says ...
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Dear Monty: The best method to value small-business property
MetroWest Daily News
Reader question: My husband and I own a small business on a commercially zoned street in a city with about 100,000 people. We are thinking of selling the business and property. Could you recommend an appraiser here? The building is very old and is ...
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Blogs14 new results for Small Business
 
Introducing Small Business Patch - Maplewood, NJ Patch
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Maplewood Patch
Hearing on Small Business Tax Reform | NSBA
By Jody Milanese
pic-uscapitol-flag On May 15, 2013, the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures is holding a hearing on the small business and pass-through entity tax reform discussion draft that was released by the committee ...
NSBA
UK Low-Carbon Small Businesses Report Exports Boon ...
By Environmental Leader Staff
The proportion of UK-based small businesses targeting the growing international market for low-carbon products has doubled in the past two years, according to research by Shell Springboard and UK government-backed nonprofit the Carbon ...
Environmental Management & Energy News
Cambodia's Small Businesses Serve as Backbone of Sustainable ...
By admin
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced in late March that the nation was on target to move from the status of a low-income to a lower-middle-income nation by the end of 2013, ranking it the 15th country that obtained high economic ...
In Asia
Retiring boomers driving sales of small businesses | Long Island ...
By The Associated Press
Baby boomers preparing for retirement are driving a surge in small business sales, as they find more and more buyers confident enough in the improving economy to expand their own businesses through acquisitions. In the first three months ...
Long Island Business News
The King of Cashflow: get your team behind you! | Smarta
As a small business owner, you can make as many plans as you like and set as many deadlines as possible, but there'll always be times when your cashflow just isn't as free as you want it to be. It's at those times when you can get hit by huge ...
Small business advice from Smarta
Request for Information Issued by GSA Joint Working Group on ...
By admin
As the voice of small business in government, Advocacy invites you to post your thoughts on this moderated blog, provided as a forum for the small business community. front page · archives · about · RSS. The Small Business Watchdog ...
The Small Business Watchdog
Has LinkedIn Changed the Way You Hire? - NYTimes.com
By By YOU'RE THE BOSS EDITORS
What small-business owners think. A small-business guide we've just published discusses several examples of how companies are using online tools to revamp their hiring processes. One example is Eldridge Capital, an asset-backed lender ...
You're the Boss
Grow Your Company With Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Small ...
By Karen Axelton
Are you a small business owner looking to take your company to the next level? Then you should look into the 10000 Small Businesses program, sponsored by Goldman Sachs.
Small Biz Daily
Business Intelligence Startup RJMetrics Raises $6.25M From Trinity ...
By Eric Eldon
Big startups have signed on, including Fab, Bonobos, Threadless and thousands of smaller businesses. Today ... On the low end, Datahero and Chartio provide quick and inexpensive ways for a small business to get some quality integrations.
TechCrunch
Applying For A Loan (Ineligible?) - Small business forum Australia
By GSanders12
Hi guys, hypothetically speaking: A new company (no employees, simply subcontracting all of the work) with $50000 a month in revenue, wants to.
Small business forum Australia
High school entrepreneur, third-generation business honored ...
By Megan Hart
Zach Haney, owner and operator of Carnival Guy Party Rentals Co., thanks the crowd after winning the Emerging Entrepreneur of Distinction award Wednesday afternoon during the Small Business Awards luncheon at the Washburn Memorial ...
News
Budget 2013: business reacton | Stuff.co.nz
Doolan welcomed the Budget measures to clarify the tax status of black-hole expenditure along with research and development tax breaks for small innovative businesses. Ad Feedback. What would have been even more helpful would have ...
Stuff.co.nz - Business
PST hike hurting businesses, entrepreneurs complain - Winnipeg Sun
Many Manitobans could lose jobs if the provincial government does increase the PST by 1% to 8%, small business owners warn. ... Also in this article. PC party says PST hike will hurt small businesses ...
Top News stories

Web2 new results for Small Business
 
How Much Big Insurance Paid a Small-Business Group to Fight a ...
The nation's leading health insurance industry group gave $850000 to a top small-business trade association as part of a campaign to repeal a key provision of ...
www.nationaljournal.com/.../how-much-big-insurance-paid-a-...
Small-Business Owner Roller Coaster Continues | NFIB
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2013 – After last month's disappointing drop in small- business confidence, April's Index of Small Business Optimism rose 2.6 points to ...
www.nfib.com/press-media/press-media-item?cmsid=62861


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