Small Business News

Twitter Empowers Small Businesses with Dashboard

Although just about every entrepreneur now knows how important a good social media strategy can be to the success of their small business, it seems that only a few have the tools necessary to facilitate that. Twitter must have seen this growing need as the company recently unveiled a new free...

GoDaddy Builds App for Entrepreneurs to Get Idea Feedback

When you're an entrepreneur there's really no telling when your next great idea will hit you. Additionally, while you may sometimes instantly know that you're on to something, other times your idea needs developing and some honest feedback. Traditionally this is where the advice of friends and family has come...

Overtime Pay Expands to More Salaried Employees 1

Beginning December 1st of this year salaried employees who make less than $47,476 a year will become eligible to recieve overtime pay (time and a half) when they work more than 40 hours in a given week. Prior to the new rule announced by the White House this past week that...

Looking for Entrepreneurial Advice? Check Snapchat 2

Just when you thought you knew all about Snapchat it manages to surprise you again. Against all odds the app that seemed prohibitively geared towards young people has expanded into attracting advertisers and now even some business professionals. As Digiday reports some of Snapchat's latest power users are entrepreneurs with startup...

Celebrating National Small Business Week 5

This week — May 1st through the 7th — is officially National Small Business Week. Since 1963 the first week in May has been designated to celebrate the importance of small businesses in the U.S. as well as highlight the achievements of entrepreneurs across the nation. This includes the Small Business...

Small Business Owners are Souring on the 2016 Election

As the primary season for the 2016 election rolls on small business owners seem to be growing increasing skeptical that positive change will come to the White House in January. A new survey conducted by OnDeck found that entrepreneurs' faith in the 2016 presidential candidates has dropped nine percentage points...

How Florida Could Make Small Business Saturday a Holiday

A day originally concocted by a credit card company could soon become a real type of holiday in the Sunshine State. According to the Orlando Sentinel the Florida State Senate has proposed a bill that would make Small Business Saturday, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, a tax holiday. Similar to how many...