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Small Business Owners Confident Despite Economy

July 30, 2010 Mike Sachoff

Small business owners are signaling confidence in their own businesses despite their belief that the economic recession will continue into next year, according to the 2010 U.S. Bank Small Business Annual Survey. The survey found small business owners are resilient survivors who are always on the go. They make time […]

Forrester Warns Marketers Away From Foursquare

July 30, 2010 Doug Caverly

When shopping for a sporty car, most people will settle for "good" – a new Mustang, for example – or maybe "great," in the form of a Nissan GT-R.  But folks tend not to save for Ferraris that cost more than a house, and similar to the way those cutting-edge […]

3 Stages of the Business Cycle

July 30, 2010 Abby Johnson

Every business goes through phases and emotions. Although some vary from businesses to business, there are 3 distinct stages that every business will face at one time or another. More SmallBusinessNewz Videos Some of these phases are good, and the others aren’t so good. However, the above video explains that […]

Small Business Lending Still Down In UK

July 30, 2010 Doug Caverly

More numbers regarding small businesses and loans in the UK are out, and they’re not exactly encouraging.  Month-over-month, the amount of money that was distributed did increase between May and July, but otherwise, things are looking kind of bad. The Forum of Private Business relayed figures provided by the British […]

SBA To Launch Redesigned Site This Fall

July 29, 2010 Mike Sachoff

The U.S. Small Business Administration said today that a complete redesign of its website, SBA.gov, will launch this fall. The new SBA.gov will make it easier for small businesses, lenders, small business counselors and other members of the small business community to find the information they need through a simplified […]

Bank Of America May Spur $100M In Small Biz Loans

July 29, 2010 Doug Caverly

There’s more good news today for small business owners who could use a little cash.  Bank of America has announced that it will give $10 million in grants to nonprofit lenders, which could in turn stimulate a total of $100 million in lending. The idea isn’t quite as odd or […]

Consumers Plan To Spend More On Back-To-School Shopping

July 28, 2010 Mike Sachoff

Consumers are planning to spend more this back-to-school shopping season than in recent years, according to a new survey by Deloitte. Nearly thirty percent (28%) of consumers said they plan to spend more this year on back-to-school shopping compared to last year, while just 17 percent indicate they plan to […]

Record Boom In Small Businesses Predicted

July 28, 2010 Doug Caverly

A whole lot more small businesses should be springing up this year all over the UK, according to a new report from the Federation of Small Businesses.  In fact, the FSB has forecast that a record 300,000 people will forego the working-for-someone-else routine and establish their own company this year. […]

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