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  • Independent Music Stores Survive Amid Digital Downloads Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 1:09 PM ET

    Despite the explosion of digitally downloaded music, avid collectors are keeping the market for CDs and music stores alive.

  • Want to Get More Done? Get Out of the Office Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 11:36 AM ET

    Forget face time, meetings and spending your nights and weekends in the office. There's a growing movement to dump the stereotypical signs that you're working hard in favor of actually working hard – and getting stuff done.

  • Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

    At the presidential debate last week, Mitt Romney injected new charges into the discussion of what will happen to small businesses if taxes are raised on the wealthy. So what's accurate?

  • Napping at Your Desk — Now Made Easier! Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 4:02 PM ET

    One of the most popular — and already among the most funded — projects on Kickstarter is the Ostrich pillow, a hilarious yet practical product that gives you an instant napping environment — anywhere!

  • What High-Growth CEOs Do Differently Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 3:22 PM ET

    Want to build a fast-growth business? Key lessons from a boot camp for entrepreneurs.

  • How a Dashboard Can Set You Free Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 8:53 AM ET

    If you're stretched thin in your venture, you may need to rethink your business relationship, The New York Times reports. Create a reporting system and other helpful tips.

  • Hey Buddy, Wanna Buy Some Tap Water? Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 3:37 PM ET

    Here's a low-overhead business: Selling New York City tap water! Yep, you wish you'd thought of it yourself, amiright?!

  • President Barack Obama makes a brief appearance at the Democratic National Convention on September 5, 2012.

    The number 18 has crept into President Obama's campaign speeches — as in, "We've cut taxes for small businesses 18 times," The New York Times reports. Is this true?

  • Networking at the Gym? Don't Break Eye Contact Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | 5:35 PM ET
    Business people, eye contact

    MOO.com, which is in the business card business, has done a survey of small business owners about where they network, and what makes a bad first impression

  • Cohen: Groupon Is Good for Business Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 10:25 AM ET
    Groupon

    Groupon is a spotlight that shines brightly upon well-run businesses, but can expose poorly organized operations. Get your house in order before you run a Groupon and you will reap massive benefits.

  • Rep. Sam Graves: Jobs Report Falls Short Again Friday, 7 Sep 2012 | 1:28 PM ET
    Small Business Owner

    The jobs report is cause for concern, not celebration, argues our guest writer Sam Graves, chairman of the House Small Business Committee. Find out why he's says the U.S. is in a "jobs crisis."

  • How Immigrants Are Changing US Businesses Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012 | 8:56 AM ET

    For a nation built by immigrants—legal or otherwise—a new study reveals that their role as entrepreneurs in America is on the rise.

  • Small Business Owners Favor Romney: Survey Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 4:41 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney laughs at a campaign event at Saint Anselm College on August 20, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

    Voters say they'll be influenced by how the candidates address the needs of small business during the Republican and Democratic conventions. What will you be listening for?

  • Secrets of Venture Capitalists Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 1:16 PM ET

    Ask most VCs how they select winners and they'll say a key factor is people making the pitch. Take a closer look at common traits that distinguish leaders and winning ventures.

  • Call to Stiffen Laws Worries Town Built by Guns Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 11:58 AM ET
    Remington

    Residents in Ilion, N.Y., whose economy is linked to a celebrated gunmaker, are worrying about Remington’s future. A closer look at the NY gun plant and its 1,000 workers.

  • Meet the Next 'Joe the Plumber' Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 11:42 AM ET

    The Romney camp seems to have found its Joe the Plumber, but instead of unclogging toilets, "Chris the Baker" makes cookies.

  • Good News for Anyone With a Crappy Boss Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 10:33 AM ET

    Bad bosses take note! You won't last. That's one comforting conclusion from "The Value of Bosses," a new working paper from three business school professors who set out to quantify the effect supervisors actually have on their workers.

  • Would You Hire Your Mom? Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 4:22 PM ET
    Perez Hilton

    Some entrepreneurs like blogger Perez Hilton have hired their mothers. See whether hiring a trusted relative is right business move for your venture.

  • Struggling to Recover From a Cyberattack Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 3:18 PM ET

    Rebuilding operations after a attack is no easy task. Some suggestions for engineering a cyber gameplan that's right for your business.

  • Four Financial Habits of Effective, Wealthy CEOs Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 12:26 PM ET

    If you're like most entrepreneurs, you've invested everything you have into your business. And that's a huge mistake.

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