Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

Are you ready to boost your marketing budget?

3/27/2015

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

It can be tough to determine when to open up your wallet and start spending on marketing, writes Chris Myers, co-founder and CEO of BodeTree. Simplify the process by considering your customer acquisit… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

Searching for a problem? Maybe it's the content

3/27/2015

  • HubSpot.com

An apparent search-engine-optimization problem may really be a content-quality problem, Ronell Smith writes. Creating compelling content begins with understanding customers, knowing your business' pla… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

Photo booth company is the picture of success

3/25/2015

  • Kansas City Star (Mo.), The

Candid KC Photo Booth, owned by Candice Diddle and Jennifer Hopkins, operates portable photo booths to capture images of guests at weddings, parties and corporate events. The women met at a networking… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

How outsourcing could help your business

3/27/2015

  • About.com

Outsourcing can offer significant advantages, but it's important to determine whether it is the right solution for your business. Shahira Raineri reviews seven of the key benefits of outsourcing, incl… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

Family business City Wide Maintenance grows through franchising

3/27/2015

  • Ingram's Magazine (Kansas City, Mo.)

City Wide Maintenance, which reached almost $82 million in sales in 2013, grew out of a janitorial-services business launched by Frank Oddo in 1961. The company has been run by Oddo's son Jeff since 1… Read More