Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

Former Sun Microsystems exec leads social-marketing startup

5/22/2015

  • Fortune
  • The Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model)

Wayin, launched in 2010, was originally intended to function as an online community that would let participants ask and answer questions. That didn't work out, so the company has pivoted to helping br… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

Marketing tools that don't cost a fortune

5/22/2015

  • DailyWorth

Spreading the word about your business doesn't need to be expensive, Cristi Young writes, citing ways to make the most of a limited budget. Services such as Wix can help build a website, and Help a Re… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

Number of women business owners in NYC rises, but there's room for growth

5/20/2015

  • Forbes

The State of Women Entrepreneurs in NYC, a report issued by New York City's Department of Small Business Services, indicates that the number of women-owned businesses there has risen 43% in the past 1… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

The benefits of finding a mentor

5/22/2015

  • Inc. online (free registration)

Working with a mentor can significantly increase your small business' chances of surviving more than five years, data show. Mentors can support you by helping you identify vulnerabilities in your busi… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

Bennigan's to expand presence in Central and South America

5/22/2015

  • American City Business Journals

New Bennigan's and Steak and Ale locations are coming to Central and South America as part of a deal between Legendary Restaurant Brands and franchisee Conrado Rovira. A total of 20 locations will be … Read More