Author: Scott Volpe

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SBA Study Highlights Common Characteristics of Small Business Employers

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SBA Study Highlights Common Characteristics of Small Business Employers

Politicians and business leaders alike have been quick to recognize small business as the major driver of the country’s...

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For Entrepreneurs Seeking Cash, There’s an App for That

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For Entrepreneurs Seeking Cash, There’s an App for That

When small business owners find themselves in a bind to cover the cost of an emergency stock order, or...

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Local Retailers Find Shopping Small a Big Success in 2013

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Local Retailers Find Shopping Small a Big Success in 2013

Through the din of the tsunami of advertising for Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday sales at the big...

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Survey Suggests Tech Will Top Holiday Gift Lists

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Survey Suggests Tech Will Top Holiday Gift Lists

If the results of a recent survey conducted by Experian Marketing Services is accurate, this promises to be a...

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SBA Primes the Pump on Express Loans for Veterans

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SBA Primes the Pump on Express Loans for Veterans

The Small Business Administration removed another speed bump in its Express Loan Program for veterans this month. The agency...

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Study: Print Catalogues More Boon than Bother

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Study: Print Catalogues More Boon than Bother

In this age of online stores and digital marketing, one would think that there would be few lamenting the...

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Survey: Fast Twitter Responses Can Buoy Your Brand

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Survey: Fast Twitter Responses Can Buoy Your Brand

Twitter issued its initial public offering ( IPO) yesterday fully anticipating investors to respond immediately, and with lots and lots of...

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SBA Still Doing the Heavy Lifting in Small Business Loans

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SBA Still Doing the Heavy Lifting in Small Business Loans

The Small Business Administration continued to prime the pump of small business activity in the past year, increasing the...

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SEC Eases Access to Crowdfunding Capital

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SEC Eases Access to Crowdfunding Capital

Entrepreneurs trying to get their start-ups off the ground have had to wade through sometimes dense and obtuse federal...

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Survey Shows Good Practices Lacking for Many Online Marketers

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Survey Shows Good Practices Lacking for Many Online Marketers

If you told a small business owner that he was throwing away one-quarter of his budget on a given...

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Small Business Carries the Weight of September Job Gains

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Small Business Carries the Weight of September Job Gains

Small business did most of the heavy lifting in the job market last month. A new hiring survey showed...

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Email Endures Through Generational Indifference

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Email Endures Through Generational Indifference

One of the more entertaining surprises in last Sunday’s newspaper was a story from the New York Times on...

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Pinterest Pins Its Future on Advertising

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Pinterest Pins Its Future on Advertising

Social media bulletin board Pinterest has become the go-to social media site for pinning pictures of interest to everyone...

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In All Things Entrepreneurial, Gender Matters

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In All Things Entrepreneurial, Gender Matters

Adding to ages of evidence of the difference between men and women comes a new survey showing that gender...

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Research Shows Positive Results from Entrepreneurship Courses in High School

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Research Shows Positive Results from Entrepreneurship Courses in High School

As college graduates struggle to find traction in the job market, they are increasingly looking to make ends meet...

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Survey Suggests More Active Angel Investors Next Year

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Survey Suggests More Active Angel Investors Next Year

Entrepreneurs eyeing start-up ventures in the coming months were buoyed by some good news coming from the ranks of...

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Google Offering Maps Platform to Advertisers

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Google Offering Maps Platform to Advertisers

In its seemingly endless effort to make advertising on its many platforms more focused and relevant, not to mention...

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Wallet in Hand, Google Checking Out of Checkout

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Wallet in Hand, Google Checking Out of Checkout

Google’s move to retire its Google Checkout platform has online merchants reaching for their, um, Google Wallet. As Search...

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Twitter to Study the Business of Tweeting Business

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Twitter to Study the Business of Tweeting Business

Twitter, social media’s version of the sound bite, is in the news these days more for the misstatements and...

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Startups Hatching in the Arkansas Hills

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Startups Hatching in the Arkansas Hills

Bentonville, Ark., home to Walmart, has become somewhat of a mountain Mecca for startups, thanks in large part to...

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Small Business To Get Free Big Game Ad

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Small Business To Get Free Big Game Ad

One lucky small business will be getting a shot in the arm worth as much as $3 million in...

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