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Overall Optimism on the Rise Among Small Business Owners

It seems that entrepreneurs are feeling slightly more confident this quarter than last as the results of Wells Fargo's latest small business optimism index saw a rise from 64 in April to 68 in July. Part of this optimism comes from a reported increase in cash flow and accessibility to...

Can Small Businesses Benefit from the "Pokemon Go" Craze? 2

Last week Nintendo debuted a new mobile game featuring their beloved Pokemon franchise entitled Pokemon Go. As you've probably heard by now, the game sends players out into the real world to capture Pokemon creatures, train them, and even battle with other players. Since its launch, the game has become a...

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...