Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

How interns can help your startup

7/23/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Hiring interns can help startups find promising job candidates who aren't burdened by a corporate mindset, writes entrepreneur Jay Samit. Interns may also help you reach their friends and acquaintance… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

Offering a membership may help to limit "showrooming"

7/23/2014

  • Inc. online (free registration)

Small retailers suffer when customers browse in their stores but then go online to make purchases. Companies can limit so-called showrooming by creating a special membership that offers discounts or o… 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 get government contracts

7/22/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

You can increase your odds of winning work from the federal government by finding a mentor, participating in training workshops and getting relevant certifications, writes Helen Callier, president of … Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

How to determine the right marketing strategy for your business

7/24/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

If you don't take the right approach, it's possible to invest a lot of money into marketing without achieving anything, write Doug and Polly White, owners of Whitestone Partners. For best results, beg… 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

Lotito: EEOC, DOL reach new level of aggression

7/23/2014

  • CorporateSecretary.com

Efforts within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor to establish joint employment liability for corporations and franchisees and new overtime rules have employers on… Read More