Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

App helps drivers contest parking tickets

7/28/2014

  • TechCrunch

The app Fixed is helping users in San Francisco to contest their parking tickets. The service, which has brought in $1.2 million in seed funding, scans tickets for common problems and writes letters t… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

Why leaders should focus on behaviors, not results

7/28/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

Rather than focusing purely on results, concentrate on the processes used by your employees, writes Jason Forrest of Forrest Performance Group. "The more we focus on winning, the more stressful and le… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

Love With Food provides healthy food, customer insights

7/27/2014

  • Women 2.0 blog

Love With Food, which sends boxes of healthy food to its customers through a subscription model, is the brainchild of Aihui Ong. The service helps brands gather valuable customer insights. "We send ou… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

Transferring a business to your heirs requires planning

7/28/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Careful planning is key if you're hoping to pass your family-owned business on to your children when you retire, experts advise. "One of the first questions you have to ask yourself is, 'Do I have fin… 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

SEIU ratchets up attacks on franchises during its convention

7/28/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Employees of quickservice restaurants gathered last week to rally for a $15 minimum wage during an event spearheaded by the Service Employees International Union. Many business groups, however, are ag… Read More