Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

Using data to kick-start growth

9/29/2014

  • Inc. online (free registration)

Smart leaders leverage data to uncover growth opportunities, not just to optimize internal operations, writes David DeWolf, founder and CEO of 3Pillar Global. "Innovative companies are finding new way… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

Crowdfunding campaign could launch NYC "cat cafe"

9/29/2014

  • Gothamist (New York)

A cat cafe in Paris

A crowdfunding campaign is under way to open a permanent "cat cafe" in New York City where customers could drink coffee and tea and meet felines that are up for adoption. There was a pop-up cat cafe i… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

Why women business owners need a million-dollar vision

9/29/2014

  • Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.)

It's critical for women business owners to conquer their fear of failure, work with other people and develop an inspiring vision for the future, says Lynn Bardowski, the keynote speaker at a recent ev… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

How a security business earns clients' trust

9/29/2014

  • Arizona Republic (Phoenix) (tiered subscription model), The

Accel Communications owner Evan Gavrilles believes in building business relationships the old-fashioned way: with face-to-face interactions. In addition, Gavrilles is focused on managing his clients' … Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

Business owners face too many regulations

9/29/2014

  • Hill, The

Many business owners find the number of regulations daunting, but more than 80% could not name specific ones that troubled them, according to a recent survey, which indicates that there are too many r… Read More