Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

Create a skills plan to avoid startup failure

8/22/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

Your business may not last long if you lack focus or have little knowledge of the industry, writes Thomas White, co-founder and CEO of the C-Suite Network. Make sure you understand which skills you ne… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

How to keep a family business running smoothly

8/22/2014

  • Inc. online (free registration)

Clear policies and regular meetings to share your thoughts can help with some of the challenges that come with running a family business, says Terri Sniegolski, CEO of Creative Colors International. A… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

10 tips for reinvigorating your small business

8/21/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

Small-business owners can kick-start growth by creating new products, using inbound marketing and meeting with clients, writes Jackie Nagel, founder of Synnovatia. Also, consider writing guest posts f… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

Personalization is the future of content marketing

8/22/2014

  • Duct Tape Marketing

Content marketing needs to become more personalized as consumer expectations change, writes John Jantsch. Jantsch recently asked leading content marketers to explain how they've adjusted over the past… 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

Calif. legislature approves SB 610, sends it to governor

8/22/2014

  • Sacramento Bee (Calif.) (free registration), The

The California legislature on Thursday approved and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown's office a bill that expands the rights of franchisees and, according to opponents, would harm the dynamics of franchising.… Read More