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Small Businesses at Forefront of Mobile Payments Revolution

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Small Businesses at Forefront of Mobile Payments Revolution

Chicago-based Glazed & Infused serves up some of Chi-town’s tastiest, gourmet pastries and doughnuts. Last June, the company began...

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Where’s the Best Place to Launch Your Small Business?

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Where’s the Best Place to Launch Your Small Business?

It’s been said that three most important considerations in real estate are “location, location, location.” Location can also have...

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Personal Growth Key to Expanding a Small Business

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Personal Growth Key to Expanding a Small Business

Deciding whether or not to grow your business or continue the status quo is one of the biggest decisions...

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Independent Startups Vying for Share of Mobile Advertising Market

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Independent Startups Vying for Share of Mobile Advertising Market

Mobile advertising has grown at an astronomical 500% in the last year, and the market is expected to triple...

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Facebook’s Promoted Posts Program Puts Financial Squeeze on Some Small Businesses

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Facebook’s Promoted Posts Program Puts Financial Squeeze on Some Small Businesses

It wasn’t that long ago that Facebook Fan Pages were heralded as the great equalizer for small businesses attempting...

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Study Shows Small Business Concerns About Mobile

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Study Shows Small Business Concerns About Mobile

Ongoing concerns over security and a lack of relevant applications are thwarting the growth of mobile technology among small...

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Restaurant Association Joins Opposition to Proposed Credit Card Settlement Deal

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Restaurant Association Joins Opposition to Proposed Credit Card Settlement Deal

On Tuesday, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) announced that it is joining retailers in opposing the proposed $7.2 billion...

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Fake Online Reviews Eroding Consumers’ Trust

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Fake Online Reviews Eroding Consumers’ Trust

Over the past few years, social media has had a dramatic influence on how businesses communicate with their customers...

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Small Businesses Slightly More Optimistic in August

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Small Businesses Slightly More Optimistic in August

In spite of a disappointing jobs report, small business owners are feeling more optimistic about the future.  In its...

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More American Workers Asserting and Enjoying Their Independence

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More American Workers Asserting and Enjoying Their Independence

According to a new report by MBO Partners, Americans are increasingly committed to blazing their own career paths and...

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Deportation Deferral Program Creates Flood of Job Candidates, Legal Questions for Small Businesses

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Deportation Deferral Program Creates Flood of Job Candidates, Legal Questions for Small Businesses

Under President Barack Obama’s deportation deferral program, up to 1.76 million unauthorized immigrants will be allowed to work legally...

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Online Daily Deal Sites a Double-Edged Sword for Small Businesses

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Online Daily Deal Sites a Double-Edged Sword for Small Businesses

Online daily deal marketing has become a huge business, with new players popping up on a regular basis. A...

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“Gamification” Presents New Opportunities for Small Businesses

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“Gamification” Presents New Opportunities for Small Businesses

In today’s tough economy, small businesses have come up creative new ways to increase productivity and market share. Among...

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Many SMBs Leave Money on the Table by Failing to Take the Federal R&D Tax Credit

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Many SMBs Leave Money on the Table by Failing to Take the Federal R&D Tax Credit

Political rhetoric and campaign promises aside, most experts agree that small businesses are the engine that can pull the...

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Healthcare Reform and Small Businesses

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Healthcare Reform and Small Businesses

The fate of the 2010 Affordable Care Act is now in the hands of the Supreme Court which is...

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Small Businesses at Increasingly Higher Risk of Cyber Attacks

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Small Businesses at Increasingly Higher Risk of Cyber Attacks

Last week, social networking site LinkedIn and online dating site eHarmony announced that recent breaches of their data security...

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Small Businesses Recovering Largely Without the Help of Washington

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Small Businesses Recovering Largely Without the Help of Washington

In 1980, Ronald Reagan asked American voters the simple question, “Are you better off than you were four years...

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