Month: June 2014

Does your business partner have this one essential quality?

June 30, 2014

If you plan to take on a business partner, being able to trust them will be critical to your success. 

When it comes to small business, some locations are friendlier than others

June 25, 2014

The Thumbtack Small Business Friendliness Survey revealed what small business owners think of of small business friendliness in various states. 

Small business owners may want to consider succession planning

June 24, 2014

Succession planning helps small business owners prepare for the more unpredictable aspects of the future of their business. 

Are these three excuses keeping you from starting your own business?

June 23, 2014

Don’t let excuses hold you back from starting the business you’ve always dreamed of. 

Small business optimism is up, according to report

June 16, 2014

The Small Business Optimism Index is at the highest it has been since September 2007.

SBA announces entrepreneurship courses available to veterans this summer

June 12, 2014

Boots to Business: Reboot courses from the SBA will help veterans learn what they need to know to become small business owners. 

Your company name matters: choose it wisely

June 12, 2014

There are many factors when considering your company’s name. Taking the time to weigh them carefully will help you come up with a strong name for your business. 

Why company websites are important for small businesses

June 11, 2014

A company website is a great way for small businesses to attract customers, yet many do not have one. 

In business, failure can lead to success

June 10, 2014

When starting a small business, risk can lead to eventual success. 

Women-owned businesses can take advantage of federal contracting

June 09, 2014

Women-owned businesses have been successfully taking advantage of federal contracting opportunities.