Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

Focus on the big picture, says Andrew's Roadmaps founder

9/15/2014

  • Popforms

It's critical to be a strategic leader rather than simply someone who takes on each problem as it arises, says Andrew Weinreich, founder of Andrew's Roadmaps. "It’s a problem when your tactical deci… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

Be selective to find better customers

9/14/2014

  • Duct Tape Marketing

To improve your marketing and sales, dare to be selective when targeting potential customers and learn the reasons behind their interest to determine the likelihood they'll actually make a purchase, w… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

How to fight stress, focus on what really matters

9/15/2014

  • Inc. online (free registration)

It's easy to feel overwhelmed by all the work on your plate, but it is possible to buckle down and become more productive, says Janet Choi of iDoneThis. It's important to clarify your priorities and c… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small businesses can learn from hard circumstances

9/15/2014

  • USA Today

Negative online reviews, customer complaints and the loss of an important customer can all take a toll on a business, but they can also be opportunities to learn valuable lessons, writes Steve Strauss… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

How much will ACA compliance cost small businesses?

9/15/2014

  • Crain's Detroit Business

Businesses with 50 to 100 employees could see rate increases under the Affordable Care Act of less than 10% next year if they are already providing coverage that is compliant with the health care law.… Read More

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