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The core lessons learned at Google translate readily to any business to create agility, employee engagement, and ultimately, stronger business results.
Tax codes, employment regulations and retirement security are the top three election issues for small business owners, according to payroll service provider Paychex.
The small business owner has some unique opportunities in this business environment, chief among them, the ability to build value over time, the opportunity to increase return and a competitive field bereft of distracting competition and chock-full of opportunity.
Some companies promote “BYOD,’’ or Bring Your Own Device, to cut costs. But it's creating headaches for IT departments, who must guard against iffy apps and careless employees.
In an annual survey of startup CEOs in the software, hardware, life science and clean-tech sectors, the company leaders pointed to several federal policies they believe aid their growth.
A new survey from Bank of America shows that small business owners are more confident in their local economies than the national economy. And they’re looking for signs of growth in their local economies before they grow their business.
Are you an entrepreneur living your dream? A small business owner working to innovate amid trying economic times? CNBC wants to invite you to its Town Hall event on June 13 in Atlanta.
One retailer's experience raises a question that many small businesspeople are asking in times of tighter credit and uneven profits: Are bigger banks willing to deal with the risk of a smaller business in tough times?
A pickup in hiring heading into the summer months could bode well for jobs creation in the second half of 2012, according to a recent survey by CareerBuilder.com.
While the center of the universe this week for Wall Street and the IPO world is Facebook’s long-awaited debut to the public market, the biggest ongoing story related to the IPO market is the enactment last month of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act.
Small and medium-size businesses are looking to technologies such as virtualization, cloud computing and mobile devices to beef up their disaster preparedness capabilities.
With a little creative packaging and a lot of innovation, spirits manufacturers are expanding the market. Check out some of the most unusual ways businesses are innovating in the world of alcohol.
Ashey and Robert Bodi have set up a website that helps small business owners combat the CustoMonster — the customer that is never satisfied and is slow to pay.
Small businesses have the advantage of being easier to reach, customer-centric, innovation-driven, and incredibly nimble, compared to larger competitors. There may be no better time to be a small business.
Being listed near the top of the results page on Google can be the difference between gaining new customers and losing them to another company. A recent series of changes released by Google is affecting the way the search engine giant orders their rankings; small businesses have been hit particularly hard by this update.
Pawngo is bringing the world's second-oldest profession into the future by making an online pawn shop.
Nearly a third of online shoppers surveyed purchase gifts in the week leading up to Mother's Day; another 18 percent wait until the last minute. So local merchants, expect Saturday to be busy.
Texas continues to earn high marks for its welcoming atmosphere for businesses that call it home. Two surveys released in the past week rank it the No. 1 state for small business satisfaction.
If your friends and family joke that you're addicted to Facebook, they may be right. Researchers in Norway have identified six signs that you may be addicted. They've used those signs to develop a test to help you figure out of your suffer from a social media addiction.