Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

Nasty Gal CEO: Experience is the best teacher

7/11/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

Being a little naive can be an advantage when you set out to build your business, according to Sophia Amoruso, founder of the fashion brand Nasty Gal. "The best wisdom is earned through experience, pa… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

A quick guide to SBA 7(a) loans

7/11/2014

  • Intuit Small Business Blog

Qualifying for the Small Business Administration's 7(a) loan program requires a company to be a for-profit entity operating in the U.S. that intends to use the money for a worthy purpose. However, it'… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

What nature can teach you about building your business

7/11/2014

  • Forbes

Entrepreneurs are often advised to go after the low-hanging fruit, but it's still important to assess opportunities carefully, writes Gay Gaddis. "[J]ust because something is accessible doesn't mean i… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

How to choose between cloud storage, external hard drives

7/10/2014

  • PCWorld

External hard drives and cloud-storage solutions have distinct advantages and disadvantages, and choosing the option that is right for you will depend on your individual needs, writes Ben Taylor of Fi… Read More

Location SmartBrief: Business Game Changer

News on location business intelligence and data

Location SmartBrief: Business Game Changer

Published in partnership with: LBx Journal

Location data make other advertising relevant, experts say

6/18/2014

  • BBC

Location-based data through smartphones is increasing the relevance of other outdoor forms of advertising, such as billboards, writes Matthew Wall. The ability to see what mobile users are searching a… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

Red Mango expands beyond frozen yogurt to juices, cafes

7/11/2014

  • Bloomberg Television

Red Mango has transformed to include cafe and juice-bar formats to remain competitive in the category, Red Mango founder and Chief Concept Officer Dan Kim said. According to Kim, Red Mango customers a… Read More