Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Contributing to your community isn't just doing good, it's also good business. Here's how... #SmallBiz
Even for small businesses, the Holidays should be about giving, not getting. Here are 11 ways to give back #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: House OKs More Green Cards for Skilled Workers -- immigrant-hiring concerns continue #SmallBiz

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

AllBusiness Daily News: Does American Airlines bankruptcy affect small business? Probably not, for now. #SmallBiz
Is Apple - finally - serious about the #SmallBiz market? @HarryMcCracken says "Yes!" I'm still not so sure.
Need a small business loan fast? If the amount is relatively small, a credit union may be your best bet. #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Facebook IPO could be Net's biggest - offers lessons to ALL bizzes seeking funding #SmallBiz

Monday, November 28, 2011

AllBusiness Daily News: Black Friday sets records, Cyber Monday expected to do the same #SmallBiz

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

8 Things Small Businesses Can Be Thankful For: #8: Being a part of the local community. #SmallBiz #Thanksgiving
8 Things Small Businesses Can Be Thankful For: #7: You are master of your domain. #SmallBiz #Thanksgiving
8 Things Small Businesses Can Be Thankful For: #6: Hiring talented workers is easier than ever #SmallBiz #Thanksgiving
8 Things Small Businesses Can Be Thankful For: #5: Free business tools! #SmallBiz #Thanksgiving
8 Things Small Businesses Can Be Thankful For: #4: You CAN get a loan. #SmallBiz #Thanksgiving
8 Things Small Businesses Can Be Thankful For: #3 We're 1 year farther away from the Great Recession #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Postal Service delivers higher rates. Is there an upside? Not really. #SmallBiz #USPS
8 Things Small Businesses Can Be Thankful For: #2 It can be a family affair #SmallBiz #Thanksgiving
8 things small businesses can be thankful for: #1 You're the Boss! #SmallBiz #Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Create your own online Buzz Machine! @DuctTape Marketing's John Jantsch shows you how! #SmallBiz
NPR on the demise of "ear X-Tacy" a venerable Louisville record shop. Cause of death: The economy? Or MP3s? #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: GDP growth revised down, but consumer spending offers retailers hope for 2011 Holidays #SmallBiz

Monday, November 21, 2011

Earlier today I asked if there was still hope for the Budget-Deficit Super Committee. Not any more #SuperCommitteeFail
AllBusiness Daily News: Still hope to defuse budget-deficit bomb? Maybe, but it's time to prepare for the worst #SmallBiz

Friday, November 18, 2011

@Rieva Lesonsky shares stories of how women entrepreneurs can Think Big. Best tip: Work ON your biz, not IN it #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: US retail up +inflation down = Good! Euro + Supercommittee stalemate = Bad! #SmallBiz

Thursday, November 17, 2011

MS Office v Google Apps: the battle goes negative, but @HarryMcCracken says #SmallBiz shouldn't choose only one
AllBusiness Daily News: Small Businesses had best beware the Black Friday Backlash from shoppers and employees #SmallBiz

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Did you know this was Global Entrepreneurship Week? Me neither. #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Facebook spam attack serves as reminder of online vulnerability

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Confirming the obvious: #HBR says bad #Yelp reviews can really hurt a #SmallBiz. Via PC World
NY Times says Apple is opening up to selling iPhones and iPads to businesses - Apple doesn't comment #SmallBiz
Want to maximize your Holiday sales this year? Try going mobile, going local, and 4 more marketing tips. #SmallBiz
CNN asks: Do black tech entrepreneurs face institutional bias? What do you think? #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: October retail sales up, Holiday forecast bright. But long-term prospects still murky #SmallBiz

Monday, November 14, 2011

AllBusiness Daily News: OECD warns of continuing worldwide economic slowdown - lasting TWO MORE YEARS! #SmallBiz

Friday, November 11, 2011

Is there a Black Friday backlash brewing? NY Times says many consumers want to protect Thanksgiving from shopping
Carol Roth explains how bad PR firms can do your #SmallBiz wrong - and how to find a good one that'll do you right!
AllBusiness Daily News: Is it too soon to ask if it's too late to save the Euro -- and what that would man for #SmallBiz

Thursday, November 10, 2011

AllBusiness Daily News: Can bi-partisan Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act ease access to crowdfunding? #SmallBiz
@DuctTape Marketing's John Jantsch explains what's wrong with the new Google+ Brand Pages for #SmallBiz

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Desk Set! AllBusiness shares 10 truly-cool office accessories. I want them all! #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Mortgage mess keeps getting worse as equity falls and delinquencies rise #SmallBiz

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Fact: Most company Holiday parties suck. Hope: AllBusiness shows you how to throw one that doesn't #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily (Good) News: Big banks cave to pressure, reverse fees. But you can bet they're coming back! #SmallBiz

Monday, November 7, 2011

The 5 Warning Signs You'll Hate Your Job are also warning sings your employer will hate you #SmallBiz
NY Times says Greek small businesses are being ravaged #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Forget the 1% / 99%, the REAL wealth gap is between the old and the young. #SmallBiz

Friday, November 4, 2011

AllBusiness Daily (Not) News: Study reveals US tax code favors large corporations No Duh! #SmallBiz

Thursday, November 3, 2011

AllBusiness Daily News: Bad October retail sales make differentiation key for large and small stores alike #SmallBiz.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Never let em see you sweat - good advice for dealing with bankers. Here's what to say when your business is struggling
AllBusiness Daily News: Today's paradox - job growth lags, but small business confidence surges #SmallBiz

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Holiday party season is coming: how to make sure your company's big client event doesn't suck #SmallBiz
AllBusiness Daily News: Black Friday goes 24-hour. Is your retail business ready? #SmallBiz