Small Business

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

How should you structure your business plan?

3/26/2015

  • BPlans.com

The structure of your business plan should depend on the objective, writes Tim Berry, founder of Palo Alto Software. Begin with a "lean plan" that covers business essentials, and expand on it if you n… Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

Finding the right mobile-payment processor

3/26/2015

  • BPlans.com

There are a number of mobile-payment processors, but which one is right for you? This article reviews five options -- including offerings from Square, Intuit and PayPal -- and summarizes their feature… 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

Company helps advertisers cater to Hispanic consumers

3/26/2015

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Tono Studios, founded in 2007, has worked to help advertisers connect with the Hispanic market. In addition to adding audio, the company also strives to make sure marketing messages are culturally aut… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

A Moe's franchisee with a theatrical flair

3/25/2015

  • Entrepreneur online

Larry Wilson, who has 13 Moe's Southwest Grill locations in New York and Pennsylvania, says the best advice for aspiring entrepreneurs is simply to work hard. "Each Moe's grand opening is a little dif… Read More