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StartupBus: 72 Hours From Stranger to Startup on the Road to SXSWi

Greg Voakes | Posted 09.17.2012 | Small Business
Greg Voakes

StartupBus isn't just a hackathon on a Greyhound bus. It's built on ambition, ingenuity, and rest-stop hot dogs. StartupBus might not yield the next Instagram, but it just might build the ecosystem for it.

TV on the Canvas

Bryce Longton | Posted 09.17.2012 | Small Business
Bryce Longton

n the latest edition of our FounderLink series, Artsicle founders Alex Tryon and Scott Carleton talk to Reece Pacheco, founder of, about nuclear engineering, teleportation, and more.

How to Get Your Blog Noticed

Melinda Emerson | Posted 09.17.2012 | Small Business
Melinda Emerson

Everyone is blogging these days, but if you want your blog to stand out there are a few things that you need to understand in addition to your keywords and SEO.

With a Little Help From Their Friends

Nell Merlino | Posted 09.16.2012 | Small Business
Nell Merlino

At some point, every entrepreneur comes to a crossroads, the point where she must take stock of her business and decide if they want to just be in business and remain in survival mode or if they want to take it to the next level.

The Top States For Female Entrepreneurs

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman and Drew Guarini | Posted 07.18.2012 | Small Business

It's raining women -- entrepreneurs, that is. Across America, the number of women-owned businesses is multiplying at a faster rate than the number ...

Small Business Advice: How to Eliminate Self-Doubt in Business

Erica Nicole | Posted 09.15.2012 | Small Business
Erica Nicole

Self-doubt is a liability -- one so expensive that it can literally eat away at your profits and potential. Eliminating unproductive thinking and "self-doubt hurdles" in business starts with personal development.

Women-Owned Firms Struggle To Grow (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 07.17.2012 | Small Business

"Steady growth but a lack of progress" is how a team of researchers commissioned by American Express has described the state of women-owned businesses...

Futuristic Device Lets You E-mail With Your Eyes

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.16.2012 | Small Business

Bionic devices that allow people with disabilities to use a computer are a tremendous development. The technologies allow users to perform digital tas...

A Venture Capital Bubble?

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 07.16.2012 | Small Business

Not since the heady days of the dot-com boom have investors poured so much money into startups, according to an analysis of venture capital investment...

After Blocking Small Business Jobs Bill, Congress Must Do Something to Help Entrepreneurs

John Arensmeyer | Posted 09.15.2012 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

Now that the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act is off the table, Congress must get its act together and start putting policy before politics if they want small businesses to help fix our country's employment problem.

Fewer U.S. Companies Plan To Hire

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters) - American companies are scaling back plans to hire workers and a rising share of firms feel the European debt crisis is taking a bite out o...

Disaster Planning: Preventing Your Personal Wildfire

Evanne Schmarder | Posted 09.13.2012 | Small Business
Evanne Schmarder

How many times have you sensed an impending problem but did not do everything in your power to stave off disaster, eventually dealing with ugly fallout?

Go Green

Chris Johnson | Posted 09.12.2012 | Small Business
Chris Johnson

Trying to change an architectural blueprint is a bit like asking the Titanic to make a U-turn. New York and London-based startup Sefaira wants to change that, making green architecture a whole lot more accessible.

Glasses for the Masses

Bryce Longton | Posted 09.11.2012 | Small Business
Bryce Longton

Employee #1 -- Warby Parker Warby Parker is so hip it hurts. The online purveyor of glasses, monocles, and Godard-influenced promotional videos is na...

High-Tech Business Etiquette: A Professional's Guide to Social Networks

Scott Steinberg | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business
Scott Steinberg

Social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+ provide endless opportunities for entrepreneurs and business professionals to connect.

Why I'm Dreading the Olympics

Gene Marks | Posted 09.11.2012 | Small Business
Gene Marks

For ten days, I'm going to be away from my business. And that's a thought that gives pause to every small business owner I know.

Small Business Real Estate Boom Spurred By Government Support

AP | PALLAVI GOGOI | Posted 07.12.2012 | Small Business

-- Las Vegas dentist Chris Cozine wanted to cut costs after the Great Recession. He found an unlikely way: He ditched the office he was renting and b...

Small Business Optimism Falls: How We Can Turn It Around

Job Creators Network | Posted 09.10.2012 | Small Business
Job Creators Network

We need to look no further than last week's employment report for June to see the concerning trend of less business confidence, less hiring and more "missing workers."

Obama's Small Business Push

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered a series of modest steps aimed at helping small businesses, his latest election-year effort to...

Is Your Small Business Exempt from OSHA?

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2012 | Small Business

The Occupational Safety and Health Act covers most businesses that have employees. It has specific rules and regulations but it also specifies a numbe...

Martha Stewart To Stay At Her Company 5 More Years

AP | Posted 09.09.2012 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- Martha Stewart will stay at the company she founded, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc., as chairman and will also be its chief creative...

Get a Room

Bryce Longton | Posted 09.09.2012 | Small Business
Bryce Longton

Reside and Conquer StreetEasy helps you move from doghouse to penthouse In a city where 8.2 million people are packed into 300 square miles of real ...

Small Business Optimism Plummets

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters) - Small businesses' confidence in the economy's future declined in June by the most in two years, increasing the threat that an economic slo...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Rolls Out Tax Cut Bill That Could Lead To 1 Million Jobs | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The small business tax cut bill that the Senate is rolling out Tuesday would spark the creation of nearly 1 million jobs, according to a...

'Small Business' Hard To Define In Bush Tax Cut Debate

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters) - Republicans blasted President Barack Obama on Monday for punishing small businesses with his push to let low tax rates on the wealthy expi...