Friday, July 29, 2011

@Rieva Lesonsky asks: What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? The answer is... complicated. #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Economic shocker! 1st half growth was slower than expected. Now what are gonna do? #SmallBiz

Thursday, July 28, 2011

AllBusiness Daily News: Good Economic News Competes With Debt-Ceiling Woes #SmallBiz
Forget running government like a business. I explore what it'd mean to run your business like a government #SmallBiz
@DuctTape Marketing's John Jantsch on Why Brands Don't Matter Anymore #SmallBiz #AllBusiness

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Ironic Newsflash: Small businesses are cheap - new #HP study says that can be costly when buying technology #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Proposed Post Office shutdowns could present business opportunity #SmallBiz
Leasing vs buying #SmallBiz office space plus 5 tips for subleasing your space

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Daily deal secrets of working with Groupon, Living Social and the like - how to get the best deal for your #SmallBiz
Be careful what you wish for: one small business' sink-or-swim experience with online coupon sites. #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Widening wealth gap forces small businesses to deal with new market realities #SmallBiz

Monday, July 25, 2011

How do you pay an employee who doesn't have a bank account? Payroll cards may be the answer #SmallBiz
Small business regulatory reform could actually make red tape WORSE! Via Keith Girard: #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Forget the debt ceiling, the real action is in Detroit @ the car-maker labor talks #SmallBiz

Friday, July 22, 2011

AllBusiness Daily News: Small businesses eagerly await business profiles on Google+ #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Review: Is Mac OS X Lion right for small business users? #SmallBiz
Via @Rieva Lesonksy: Meet Gen Y - the new global generation of entrepeneurs. They're changing the world #SmallBiz

Thursday, July 21, 2011

@HarryMcCracken warns that when it comes to small-business Web meetings, "Free" can sometimes be a good deal! #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Massive heat wave puts pressure on power, prices -- but not here in the Bay Area! #SmallBiz

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

RIP MacBook. Is it just me or is this a slap in the face to poor folks?. The $999 Air is no substitute, and everything else costs much more.
There are lots of Horrible Bosses out there. AllBusiness presents 5 signs that YOU may be one of them! #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News, Part 2: Back to school sales predicted to be flat at best. #SmallBiz retailers should be wary
AllBusiness Daily News: Apple's Lion OS for Mac roars onto scene. Autobackup worth the price for #SmallBiz

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

My latest review: HP's TouchPad tablet is a good start, but needs work and a BIG #HP marketing push to be a contender
Should small businesses monitor their workers' PCs? Maybe, as long as they do it VERY carefully. #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Is Borders closing another nail in the coffin for brick-and-mortar retailers? #SmallBiz

Monday, July 18, 2011

48% of #SmallBiz have lost data. Top causes: HW/SW failure 54%, accidental deletion 54%, viruses 33%, theft 10% @Carbonite
AllBusiness shares 5 secret best practices for helping your small business get the most out of Facebook #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Consumer Watchdog agency troubles mean no immediate relief for small businesses #SmallBiz

Friday, July 15, 2011

Robert Jones has 5 reasons we need a new word for "entrepreneur." For starters, it's French and hard to spell #SmallBiz
@Rieva Lesonsky gets "Bar Rescuer" Jon Taffer to share his hospitality business secrets #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Restaurant chains are eating up Kids LiveWell Campaign - your independent eatery should too!

Thursday, July 14, 2011

@DuctTape Marketing's John Jantsch says Google+ is a Winner, not a Killer (Facebook, Twitter, or otherwise) #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Amazon stirs up Net-tax fight with California voters. Which side are YOU on? #SmallBiz

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

#SmallBiz too often ignore their competition. Big Mistake! Here are 10 things you MUST know about your competitors:
AllBusiness Daily News: Massive drought turns up the heat on wide swath of small businesses #SmallBiz

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

AllBusiness tackles a controversial question: Do immigrants make better entrepreneurs?
AllBusiness Daily News: Surveys say small business pessimists blame Washington for economic troubles. Duh! #SmallBiz

Monday, July 11, 2011

I test tablet accessories: Do they make a difference? And does that boost iPads - as only they offer real choices?
Keith Girard explains how 'Business' credit cards actually punish small businesses #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Rising #Diesel Prices Could Put the Brakes on Small Business Profits #SmallBiz

Friday, July 8, 2011

Look what I saw at Best Buy last night - a huge new area entirely dedicated to tablets! #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: No matter how the debt-ceiling fight turns out, it likely WON'T be good news for #SmallBiz
@Rieva Lesonsky has real-world advice on the time-management challenges of running a small business #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Can mandated sick leave keep small businesses healthy? #SmallBiz

Thursday, July 7, 2011

The estimable @harrymccracken debuts on - making sense of cloud-based office suites #SmallBiz

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

via @NYTimes: Chinese cash rescues 4 US small businesses. Will yours be next? #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Slideshow: From PTO for volunteers to saying Thank You - 10 cheap ways to motivate employees #SmallBiz

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Made in America! Global economic changes could help the sun set on the offshoring of US manufacturing? #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: How the Greek debt crisis could sink your small business #SmallBiz

Friday, July 1, 2011

@Rieva Lesonsky encourages business owners to celebrate our own personal independence day #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Do-or-die 7/22 deadline looms for US debt ceiling. All #SmallBiz can do is hope and pray