Why Influencer Marketing Pays Off for Small Businesses

February 27th, 2015 → 8:57 pm @

Harness word-of-mouth from influential people in a cost-effective campaign.


Chase to Give Away $3 Million in Grants in Contest for Small Businesses

September 3rd, 2014 → 10:06 am @

The bank is looking to give 20 U.S. small businesses $150,000 in grants.


Getting Your Small Business to Scale Like a Tech Startup

February 27th, 2014 → 1:57 am @

With small businesses starting to think more like tech startups in terms of innovation and growth, here are a few tips to help companies get started down that path.


HSBC dumps small businesses for international profiles

January 29th, 2014 → 3:25 am @

Banking giant HSBC is dumping some of its small business clients in favour of those with more internationally-oriented profiles.


Small businesses consider limiting growth, cutting services to cure health care cost surge

August 14th, 2013 → 11:46 am @

NEW YORK, N.Y. – A year ago, Teresa Hartnett was on the verge of expanding her small business. The company had hit $1 million in sales, and requests from clients were flowing in. She planned to transition from nearly 30 freelancers to a full-time staff…


From Facebook to Yelp, here's some social media tips for small businesses

July 21st, 2013 → 2:57 am @

Not tweeting yet? If your small business doesn't have a social media presence, you may be missing out on building brand loyalty with your customers or attracting new ones.


Social Media Automation: A Beginner’s Guide for Small Business Owners

July 15th, 2013 → 9:17 am @

Ignoring social media is no longer acceptable thinking for small businesses. Social signals affect search rankings and consumers do research about products/services on social. Here are some guidelines on how small businesses should use social media.


For Small Business Owners, The Obamacare Reality Bites

July 8th, 2013 → 5:58 am @

More than 40 percent of small businesses have frozen hiring because of Obamacare, according to a new poll from Gallup. A fifth have actually cut their workforces as a direct result of the healthcare reform law.


SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard® Shows High Expectations for Q3

July 1st, 2013 → 8:16 am @

SurePayroll Inc., a leader in providing online payroll to small businesses nationwide, today announced results for the June 2013 SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard┬« showing optimism remaining high at 73 percent, up from a year-over-year low of 45 pe…


U.S. Bank Backs Small Businesses in Iowa by Sponsoring Small Business Development Center Online Training

June 27th, 2013 → 5:02 pm @

U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States and advisor to small businesses nationwide, has stepped up to support small businesses in Iowa by sponsoring some