Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

How entrepreneurs can serve the world's poor

4/18/2014

  • Harvard Business Review online/HBR Blog Network

Entrepreneurs -- not corporations -- will likely do the bulk of the work to develop products and services for the billions of people around the world who make just a few dollars a day, write Paul Pola… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

How to develop the brand for your business

4/18/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

One of the first things to do when creating a brand is to determine why your company exists in the first place, writes Joanna Lord of BigDoor. "This will act as the foundation in which you build every… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

Where are the women in tech in North Texas?

4/18/2014

  • American City Business Journals

Women leaders in the technology industry have had a hard time achieving visibility in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, says Bettina Bennett, president of TeXchange D/FW. "Where you see more women [in techn… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

Using videos to promote your business on LinkedIn

4/17/2014

  • MarketingProfs

LinkedIn should not be overlooked as a social media platform for marketing your business to other businesses, and videos can be particularly effective for this purpose, writes Bruce McKenzie, a princi… 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

Hacking group to harness location data for climate change insight

4/16/2014

  • Guardian (London), The

"Civic hackers" in Philadelphia have formed a group called Code for Philly that plans to collect air pollution and temperature data from sensors attached to buses throughout the city. The project seek… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

N.Y. lawmakers propose minimum wage boost to $15 per hour

4/18/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • New York Observer, The

A group of New York City legislators is working to boost the minimum wage to $15 per hour for employees at businesses that make more than $50 million annually or have more than 10 franchises. Opponent… Read More

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