Category Archives: Small Business

Small Business Weekly Review

by on February 14, 2012

We bring you the best and most informative small business news every week. Whether we heard about new funding opportunities, great advice or inspirational stories, you can find them all here. We update our round up every week so come back regularly. Top Small Business News – December 24th, 2012 STARTUP & SMALL BIZ The 10 […]

Small Business Top 10 in The News: Week January 2, 2012

by on January 9, 2012

Our picks for the week of January 2, 2012: the definition of startup and small business redefined, tips for your website’s speed and how to buy the right online business software. 3 customer loyalty no-nos and creativity is the key to the future. Critical tips to considered when buying online business software (aka SaaS). A […]

Small Business Top 10 in The News: Week December 12

by on December 16, 2011

Our picks for the week of December 12: the underlying strength in the U.S. economy, when to throw in the towel, a $2 billion injection and more on Crowdfunding. You think twitter can do nothing for your small buisness, think again. See how twitter changed this SmallBusinessLady, now a respected go to person on all […]

Small Business Top 10 in The News: Week of December 5

by on December 11, 2011

Last week there was lots of great information to devour on websites and guides for entrepreneurs and small buiness startups and more in-depth news about what’s going on in congress and at the state level that could help of harm small buiness in America. Need a small business website? Here’s the A to Z guide […]

Small Business Top 10 in The News: Week of November 28

by on December 5, 2011

Small Business Top 10 for the week of November 28 in a flash consisted of a 107% increase in online hiring, questions your true motives behind wanting to start a business, offers entrepreneurs a different way of funding and reward programs open up new possibilities for small businesses. “I am not sure that you choose […]

Small Business Top 10 in The News: Week of November 21

by on November 29, 2011

Last week we saw tips on how and who to hire; small business helping the economy but still not receiving help from the big banks and literally two “growing” stories. TIPS Hiring a VET to loan losses reduction software & the always educational SBA achrives; full of web chats and podcasts. It’s surprising how many […]

Start-up Business Funding

by on December 14, 2009

Learn about the 3 main types of business funding for start-ups.

The ups and downs of self employment: self employed income

by on November 4, 2009

Being self-employed, you can find yourself with volatile income. This may be because you are still trying to find new clients, work in a seasonal or unpredictable industry or suffer due to late payments from unreliable clients. Well, you are not alone in this situation, many contract workers and service industry personnel, who rely heavily on tips, endure the same unsteady income flow.

With inconsistent income, you need to take some actions in order to be sure you’ll make it through the year. It helps to create a “buffer account”, where a part of your income goes…

Financing your small business

by on October 26, 2009

Before starting your own business, you must first figure out how to find the initial investment. Two types of financing are available when starting a business: debt and equity. Each type has a different impact on earnings, cash flow and taxes, so you might want to really think this through. Usually, investments into companies require…

Starting new small business: Information on starting a small business

by on October 22, 2009

Since the recession started in December 2007, over 7 million people have lost their jobs, and the unemployment rate has doubled, reaching 9.8%. (Source: yahoo finance) Under these circumstances, and the difficulty of finding a job, many started their own small business, and many more are thinking to do the same and become self-employed. If you are among those, we know that starting your own business can be daunting, so here is some advice we thought you could use in order to successfully transform your ideas into concrete projects.