Small Business News

Is Google My Business Considering Premium Paid Subscription Plans? 3

It looks as though some big changes could be coming to Google My Business. If you're not familiar, the service allows business owners to "claim" their listings on the search engine, helping to ensure that hours of operation, location, and more are correct. Google has traditionally made this offering free...

WalletHub Ranks the Best Small Cities to Start a Small Business 2

We've all seen various annual lists looking at the top cities to start a small business (we've definitely discussed them here as well). However these studies often look at major markets and metro areas — so what about some of America's hidden gems? That's why the personal finance site WalletHub...

More Small Business Owners Turning to Online Lenders 3

When businesses are in need of a loan, where do they turn? Previously many may have said their local bank or another major institution. Although that's still often the case, the number of entrepreneurs looking to online lenders for funding continues to grow. A new study by Federal Reserve Banks...

Bank of America Makes Changes to Small Business Rewards Card

For many entrepreneurs, using small business rewards credit cards can not only help them separate business expenses from personal but can also allow them to earn cash back. Because of this there are now several card companies courting business owners in different ways. This week Bank of America announced a...

Jovita Carranza Expected to Replace Linda McMahon at SBA

Changes are afoot at the Small Business Administration (SBA). Following news that SBA Administrator Linda McMahon intended to step down from her post, President Trump has announced that he intends to nominate Jovita Carranza to take on the position. Not surprisingly, said announcement came in the form of the tweet,...

Majority of Small Business Owners Have Skipped Paying Themselves 2

One of the most challenging aspects of running a small business is managing cash flow and ensuring that you have enough working capital to operate. Not only can this be stressful but can also occupy a lot of time that entrepreneurs could be using to further other goals. Moreover a...

Survey Shows Small Business Owners May Be Naive About Fraud Risks 2

Technological advances have long been a boon to entrepreneurs, allowing them to run their businesses more effectively than ever before. At the same time these technologies can also be exploited by fraudsters to harm costumers and businesses alike. What’s more it seems that many entrepreneurs do not believe they are...

One-Third of Small Business Owners Report Losing Motivation

Starting a new business can be extremely exciting as the fruits of your labor and vision are realized. Unfortunately, as time goes on and as that shine wears off, some entrepreneurs may find themselves feeling less motivated to manage their businesses. If that’s the way you’re feeling, it may be...