May 31, 2013

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News31 new results for Small Business
 
Alberta small business confidence bounces back in May
Calgary Herald
CALGARY — Alberta's small business confidence bounced back in May. According to the latest monthly Business Barometer results from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Alberta's small business confidence index rebounded by 3.5 points ...
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Guns And The Small Business Economy
Forbes
For this month's Special Report on the State of Small Business in the US, we looked at the small business gun economy. We considered whether gun legislation reform might affect the US economy. Guns drive a significant amount of business for the US ...
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ConnectQuest Helps Local Small Businesses Attract Nearby Bargain-Hunters ...
San Francisco Chronicle
"As a small business owner in today's economy, I have to be extremely careful about how I spend my advertising dollars. ConnectQuest is something I can afford. As more people download the app, we'll get the customers, and they'll get the discounts on ...
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What Can Big Data Do For A Small Business?
Forbes
"Small businesses shouldn't be scared off by big data," says Steve King, partner at Emergent Research and coauthor of the recent report The New Data Democracy: How Big Data Will Revolutionize the Lives of Small Businesses and Consumers. "The growth ...
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Small-business confidence dips in May: CFIB
Montreal Gazette
TORONTO — Small business confidence dipped slightly in May for the third consecutive monthly decline since February, according to the latest reading from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. The group's index dropped a third of a point to ...
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Victoria firm helps small businesses make sense of murky payment fees
Victoria Times Colonist
Small businesses may have a new ally in the fight against payment processing fees. Victoria-based MerchAdvisor has launched an online tool to help small and medium-sized businesses to navigate the often complex and confusing world of payment ...
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Expanding Energy Production and Exports Is Good for Economy, Small Business ...
Roll Call
Important factors to consider are the small business growth and the job creation spurred by recent production of natural gas. Less than five years ago, policymakers were focused on considering legislation to address a potential decline in energy ...
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Why some small businesses fail to prosper
Times of Malta
Well over 90 per cent of businesses in this country are either small or micro enterprises that employ fewer than 100 workers. Most of them are family owned and managed and many face difficulties when they start to grow and need better management ...
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SBA Adds Business Matchmaking Events During National Small Business Week
Sacramento Bee
WASHINGTON, May 30, 2013 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration will host three business matchmaking events during National Small Business Week, June 16-21, 2013. Matchmaking allows small businesses the ...
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Taylor formally named 2013 Small Business Person
The Daily Progress
Gary Taylor, managing director of Northwestern Mutual was given the 2013 Small Business Person Award by the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce on Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel.
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Strategies: Eat local; help a small farmer
USA TODAY
Do you love small business? Do you want to help small businesses survive? Then I have a delicious way to support one of the most important and endangered types of small businesses, the small farmer. STORY: Number of farmers markets surges ...
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Small Business Construction Firms Hiring: Sage
eWeek
A study earlier this month from the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) found nearly half (49 percent) of small-business owners surveyed hired or tried to hire in the last three months, and 38 percent (out of 78 percent of those trying ...
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"Customer loyalty boosts small business profitability" says new report
The FINANCIAL
The FINANCIAL -- Being greeted with a smile is the most common reason why consumers are loyal to small independent businesses but only 54% of SMEs do this, according to a new report, the 'Lost Art of Loyalty', launched by Barclays, in partnership with ...
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Cyber scaremongering isn't working claim small businesses
Phys.Org
The workshop focused on small business owners' thoughts on how organisations, such as the UK government, should support the small to medium enterprise community in defending themselves and also developing new business opportunities in the cyber ...
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How My Layoff Kick-Started My Small Business
Huffington Post
"The projects I managed at the environmental consulting firm were dependent on the economic growth of residential, commercial, and infrastructure development," she says. "As a small-business owner, I've cultivated fantastic clients, cash flow is better ...
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Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce lauds small businesses
Anniston Star
The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce recognized three area businesses and one advocate for small businesses for their accomplishments Thursday. The chamber, which held its Small Business Gala at the Anniston Country Club, presented retired ...
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TiER1 accepts Tibbetts Award for Excellence in Small Business Innovation ...
Sacramento Bee
CINCINNATI, May 30, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- TiER1 Performance Solutions has won a 2013 Tibbetts Award, presented to outstanding small businesses and individuals who participate in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and ...
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Struggling Small Business Owners Seek Help From Cook County Commissioners
Progress Illinois
Chicago small business owners and Northwest Side residents say local businesses are dying off, and they need Cook County officials to intervene. "We, of course, have been slaughtered in the recession in the last four to five years," said Mark Thomas ...
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MIT Lincoln Laboratory Selected for Small Business Administration 2013 Dwight ...
MIT News
MIT Lincoln Laboratory was recently selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as the national winner of the prestigious Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence in the Research and Development category. This award recognizes, by ...
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Small business owners support Senate immigration proposal
Idaho Business Review
I am not the only business owner who feels this way. A survey by the Small Business Majority reported nine in ten small business owners recognize that our current immigration system isn't work and a vast majority – 84 percent – supports the current ...
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US Sen. Jay Rockefeller speaks to WV Small Business Week Awards - Business ...
State Journal
US Sen. Jay Rockefeller speaks to WV Small Business Week Awards - Business, Government Legal News from throughout WV. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out. SITE SEARCH WEB SEARCH BY Google. Home · News ...
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Wilmington woman tasked for Hagan small business task force
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
A Wilmington woman has been named to U.S. Senator Kay Hagan's Small Business Advisory Committee. The committee was created in March to advise Hagan on legislative issues and assist her in the development of policy proposals to support North ...
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Small-Business Owners Need Advice More than Capital: Survey
BankInvestmentConsultant.com
The Bank of America Small Business Owner Report, released Wednesday, showed that while small-business owners feel that they have adequate access to loans, they are in need of financial advice; only 30% said that they feel very confident in their ...
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Live Q&A: Going into business with family
The Guardian
Why do family businesses do so well? An open thread for the Small Business Network revealed some of our readers' thoughts: that family members have an intrinsic trust in one another – and that they are well-placed to know when their loved one needs a ...
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Small firms rewarded with e-commerce boost
Irish Independent
The fund provides €150,000 worth of consultancy to help small firms improve online presence and to grow business through the web. Winners include family-run firms in the areas of food, travel, media and retail. All winners receive 10 days of ...
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Fledgling Bluffton company, NutriFusion, to leave small-business incubator's nest
Hilton Head Island Packet
Bluffton's small-business incubator celebrated its first anniversary Thursday with the graduation of its first business. NutriFusion, a startup company that manufactures a fruit and vegetable-based nutritional additive for processed foods, will strike ...
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Upbeat tone shared at small business forum
Savannah Morning News
Savannah's small businesses are growing like it's 2006 with a handful of trends offering hope for continued near-term growth. During Thursday's inaugural State of Small Business forum, eleven speakers shared overwhelmingly positive outlooks on several ...
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Senators Bullish on Bullish on Alaska Economy & Small Businesses Statewide
SitNews
"As a small business owner, I know firsthand the pressures of making payroll, the importance of business credit and the frustration of regulatory burdens," said Begich. "I like to check in with Alaska small businesses whenever I have a chance to make ...
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Small business confidence continues to slip in Canada
Beacon News (blog)
Small business confidence continues to slip, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). The CFIB Business Barometer index dropped to 62.1 from 62.4 in April 2013, demonstrating that optimism among Canada's small business ...
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Author of 'Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Small Business' schedules ...
MLive.com
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Ed Paulson, the author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Small Business," is coming to three West Michigan libraries next month to share his wisdom for small business startups. Paulson, whose "Complete Idiot's Guide to ...
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OPIC Announces Keynote Speaker for Expanding Horizons Small Business ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
WASHINGTON — David Ickert, an innovator in how American small businesses can thrive as exporters and investors, will be the keynote speaker at a small business workshop hosted by the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. ...
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Blogs10 new results for Small Business
 
6 things small businesses should do this summer - AZCentral.com
By Joseph Pisani
6 things small businesses should do this summer,Attention small business owners: It's time to get ready for the summertime slowdown.
azcentral.com Top Business
Bank of America Small Business Owner Report: Metro New York ...
By EmanatePR
Bank of America's Small Business Owner Report is a semi-annual study exploring the concerns, aspirations and perspectives of small business owners acr.
Visual.ly
Small business conference to take place at Savannah Mall - WTOC ...
By Jennifer Lifsey
A free conference is being held Thursday on "The State of Small Business" in Savannah.
WTOC - News
The Small Business Watchdog - Sba
By admin
Leaders of five companies, plus service providers with the Pappajohn Small Business Development Center participated in a discussion that touched on patent trolls and/or opportunistic patent enforcement, startup visas, and financial issues ...
The Small Business Watchdog
Introducing the Business Value of Sustainability for Small and Mid ...
By Sustainability4SMEs
A new column explores sustainability for small and medium-sized businesses.
Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit
5 Reasons Businesses Don't Blog and Answers to Those Objections
By Ken Mueller
Small businesses and nonprofits with just a few people. In some cases, it might be a business of one. The thought of adding blogging to your already busy 16 hour days might seem daunting. But there are a few issues here. First, if in fact you ...
Social Media, Inbound Marketing,...
Smart DIY marketing tips for small businesses - Holy Kaw!
By Kate Rinsema
Small businesses don't necessarily have the budget or manpower for elaborate marketing campaigns and extensive research, but that doesn't mean you don't have all the ingredients on hand to whip up...
Holy Kaw!
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By [email protected] (ShashiBellamkonda)
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Small Business PR Mistakes | Small Business News, Ideas ...
By Kim Ring
Small business public relations mistakes can really end up messing you up. Kim Ring explains.
Small Business News, Ideas, Marketing...
The Small Picture: Thinking About Succession - NYTimes.com
By By YOU'RE THE BOSS EDITORS
We recently asked small-business owners to send us photographs that captured the soul of their businesses in a single shot. This one comes from Sam Larsen of Larsen Bros. Lumber in San Leandro, Calif.: I am running my family's lumber ...
You're the Boss

Web4 new results for Small Business
 
Yelp Official Blog: No, Yelp Doesn't "Extort" Small Businesses. See ...
Some news outlets have recently run stories or columns re-hashing the sensational allegation that Yelp manipulates reviews and ratings to reward advertisers or ...
officialblog.yelp.com/.../no-yelp-doesnt-extort-small-businesse...
AT&T Mobilizes the Cloud for Small Businesses | AT&T
To help small businesses keep their workers better connected and more productive while on the go, AT&T announced today the launch of AT&T Mobile ...
www.att.com/gen/press-room?pid=24273&cdvn...
Cisco Small Business Support Community
As a Small business owner, you know how to run your business efficiently. So what do you do when you need support for your current Cisco small business.
blogs.cisco.com/.../cisco-small-business-support-community/
Business Continuity - Small Business Technology - Verizon Wireless
For a small business owner, shutting down operations has a big impact on his or her bottom line. Natural disasters strike with little notice, but if a small business ...
news.verizonwireless.com/.../business-continuity-solutions.htm...


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