Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

Sales lessons from a Hubspot exec

2/27/2015

  • GeekWire

Employees at every level of your organization should understand how to pitch the business, said Hubspot executive Dan Tyre at Phoenix Startup Week. Be clear about your goals and the company's when und… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

3 easy methods for crafting a logo

2/27/2015

  • Hongkiat

Logo design doesn't require pricey software, just imagination, writes Preston Pierce, who provides a guide to creating a simple logo in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Paint or Photoshop in just a few steps… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

Startup works to correct imbalance in angel investing

2/24/2015

  • Week, The

Angela Lee is working to help more women become angel investors through her company, called 37Angels. "What we're doing is building a network and providing education for women who want to get more inv… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

Inspire employees by showing them why their work matters

2/27/2015

  • TrainingMag.com

Offering trendy workplace perks is not the most effective way to build long-lasting engagement, write Roger Connors and Tom Smith of Partners In Leadership. Instead, try showing your employees how the… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

Franchise owners discuss joint-employer issue with Rep. Kline

2/27/2015

  • Sun Thisweek (Apple Valley, Minn.)

The joint-employer issue was one of the topics up for discussion at a meeting between Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., and franchise owners. After the meeting, part of a series of events sponsored by IFA, Kl… Read More