Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

When good startups collapse

10/31/2014

  • Inc. online (free registration)

Even startups based on compelling business ideas sometimes go bust, writes Murray Newlands. He shares four examples -- including online pet-supply business Pets.com and social network Gowalla -- and e… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

4 tips for managing online security

10/31/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

Hiring dedicated staff to manage IT security is impossible for many small-business owners, writes Ashley Massis. However, you can still protect your business by purchasing cybersecurity insurance, edu… 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 start smaller businesses than men

10/31/2014

  • Gallup Business Journal

Companies launched by women entrepreneurs are often smaller than the businesses launched by men. This may be because women have different skills, goals and social networks than men do, says Sangeeta B… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

Recruitment tips for hiring talented millennials

10/31/2014

  • BusinessNewsDaily.com

Millennials differ from members of previous generations in what they're looking for in a job, writes Nicole Fallon. Millennials are looking for the opportunity to advance in their careers, do meaningf… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

Franchise Action Network works to preserve franchise model

10/31/2014

  • RestaurantNews.com

California Senate Bill 610 was vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown, a move that IFA's Matt Haller says illustrates the impact of grassroots efforts. Former IFA Chairman Lawrence Cohen says efforts such as thos… Read More