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Small Businesses Expect Better Financial Health in 2013

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Small Businesses Expect Better Financial Health in 2013

According to a new survey released last Friday by TD Bank, nearly half of small businesses expect their financial...

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What Small Businesses Should Know About 2013 Tax Changes

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What Small Businesses Should Know About 2013 Tax Changes

As of New Year’s Day, a number of tax changes and payroll tax updates have occurred that affect businesses....

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Small Businesses Want Transaction Transparency

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Small Businesses Want Transaction Transparency

A recent poll is showing that a strong majority of entrepreneurs and small business owners believe that Wall Street...

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Social Media 2013

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Social Media 2013

2012 was a huge year for social communication and social media. Twitter reached it’s 500 million user mark and...

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Cheaper Is Not Necessarily Better

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Cheaper Is Not Necessarily Better

Do you believe in the saying, “if it seems to good to be true, it probably is?” According to...

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Survey Shows Small Businesses Willing to Spend More on Advertising in 2013

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Survey Shows Small Businesses Willing to Spend More on Advertising in 2013

As 2013 gets underway, there have been signs that many small businesses are optimistic about revenue projections for the...

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Small Business Security Trend

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Small Business Security Trend

Companies today are finding that the bring-your-own-device, or BYOD, to work trend is raising concerns related to data and...

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Big Data is Making a Move to Small Businesses

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Big Data is Making a Move to Small Businesses

If you are a business owner, you have probably heard the phrase “big data” before. 90% of the data...

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Consumers Want Companies to Work Harder to Keep Their Business

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Consumers Want Companies to Work Harder to Keep Their Business

According to research released last Thursday from Accenture, one in five consumers have switched companies they buy from this...

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Technology Use Within Small Businesses Expected to Increase in 2013

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Technology Use Within Small Businesses Expected to Increase in 2013

Technology provides multiple ways to stay connected at any time, and for small to medium sized business, this means...

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Online Retailing Growing

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Online Retailing Growing

According to projections released by research firm ComScore, U.S. holiday shoppers will spend $43.4 billion online this year. This...

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Are Earlier Hours On Black Friday Creating More Competition For Small Businesses?

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Are Earlier Hours On Black Friday Creating More Competition For Small Businesses?

It’s no secret that Black Friday is starting earlier and earlier each year. Stores have been expanding their hours...

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Shop Small Business on November 24

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Shop Small Business on November 24

Do you know how Small Business Saturday® got its start? Started in 2010 by American Express, this is an...

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Many Small Businesses Expected to Increase Mobile Marketing Use Next Year

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Many Small Businesses Expected to Increase Mobile Marketing Use Next Year

A survey has been released in celebration of Small Business Saturday®, finding that 81% of small business and nonprofits...

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Data-Collecting Tools May Help Small Businesses Better Prepare for Future Natural Disasters

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Data-Collecting Tools May Help Small Businesses Better Prepare for Future Natural Disasters

As of Friday, early estimates pegged the financial impact of Hurricane Sandy at more than $70 billion, a number...

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Is There a Future in Vegepreneurship?

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Is There a Future in Vegepreneurship?

Have you heard the term “vegepreneur”? This is the definition of an entrepreneur that is also a vegetarian, and...

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Small Business Association Raises Size Standards For Various Industries

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Small Business Association Raises Size Standards For Various Industries

Recently, the Small Business Administration (SBA) raised the size standards for 58 industries. The increased standards, which will take...

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Surveys Show Small Businesses are Not Concerned with Online Security

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Surveys Show Small Businesses are Not Concerned with Online Security

According to a survey of 1,015 U.S. small to medium sized businesses released on October 15th, these business owners...

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Competition Aims to Ensure That Small Businesses Are Not Overlooked

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Competition Aims to Ensure That Small Businesses Are Not Overlooked

Many small businesses are taking advantage of the recently created Small Business Challenge™, a competition being sponsored by EasyShares.com,...

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Reports Show That Small Businesses Are Better Off This Year

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Reports Show That Small Businesses Are Better Off This Year

According to a September survey of affluent investors conducted by Millionaire Corner, the majority of business owners that were...

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Small Business Embracing Social Media

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Small Business Embracing Social Media

In a recent online survey, more than 9 out of 10 small businesses owners who responded use social media...

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