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2 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Presley pressing utilities to extend small business incentives

JACKSON - In a series of letters sent to the heads of major Mississippi electric and natural gas utilities, Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley is calling for the companies to extend the sign-up periods for new small businesses who want to take advantage of the companies' small business incentive programs.

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6 hrs ago | Search Engine Journal

The Return of "Barnacle SEO" and Why It's Perfect for Small Businesses by @dariozadro

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Search Engine Optimization, Personal Finance, Internet, Science / Technology, Marketing

11 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

Scott Mandell

But financing isn't easily available for every business idea, said William Phelan, president of small business credit ratings firm PayNet.

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15 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Tax challenge to Obamacare rejected

In the latest effort to sidetrack Obamacare, a federal appeals court has rejected a challenge by a conservative group that said Congress imposed new taxes unconstitutionally when it created the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

15 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare

The Pacific Legal Foundation and a small-business owner, Matt Sissel, argued that the Affordable Care Act is a bill for raising revenue and that it violated the Origination Clause of the Constitution because it began in the Senate, not the House.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

18 hrs ago | Business Journal

Philadelphia gets a "D" in small business friendliness

Philadelphia is not a friendly place for small businesses. So says Thumbtack, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, West Chester, PA, Chester, PA

22 hrs ago | Oxford Times

New baker's hope for self-raising dough

ONE fledgling business is hoping to be able to afford the rent in Oxford's Covered Market by appealing for funding from people on the Internet.

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Related Topix: CrowdFunder, Personal Finance

Yesterday | Examiner.com

Investment Underground showcases CEOs of small businesses

Paychex CEO Martin Mucci introduces the Paychex/IHS Small Business Jobs Index and its findings and employment trends.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Journalism, Avon Products, Household Products, Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Small business: Governance

"Simplistically, governance in the small business context is advice on matters the owner knows little about but which have the potential for significant consequences on the business," she says.

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News Observer

The Triangle is teeming with agencies ready to help small businesses

The Triangle is teeming with organizations – local, state and federal – ready to help people start, run or expand a business.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Durham, NC, Raleigh, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Meredith College

WBNS

Columbus Small Businesses Endorse Same Sex Marriage

"When legislators talk about jobs, jobs, jobs they need to think about this," said Mark Dempsey, owner of Dempsey's restaurant.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Personal Finance

Sys-Con Media

15% of Very Small Businesses Operate Without a Logo

Endurance International Group , a leading cloud-based platform solutions provider helping small and medium-sized businesses succeed online, today released findings from a survey of 491 Very Small Business subscribers within the total Endurance subscriber base.

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Business Know-How Newsletter

Why Small Businesses Fail: Top 7 Reasons Startups Fail and How to Avoid Failure

When you're starting a new business, the last thing you want to focus on is failure.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

BGE call scam targets small business owners

Baltimore Gas and Electric is warning business owners and homeowners of a scam involving people posing as BGE reps over the phone, asking for people to pay their bills using pre-paid Green Dot cards.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Energy, Baltimore Gas and Electric

The Washington Post

Small business weekly: Obamacare, O1A and online taxes

Congress is grappling with a number of bills that would have an impact for small businesses, including online sales tax, transportation funding and immigration reform measures.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Immigration Reform, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Business News

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Older Oklahomans starting new small businesses

After spending a career in public schools across northeast Oklahoma, Cindy Snodgrass decided to continue following her passion for helping students on her own terms.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Personal Finance, Broken Arrow, OK, Tulsa, OK, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Sun Jul 27, 2014

El Observador

Employee engagement is the secret for small businesses to stay productive and make money

One of the biggest worries for a small business owner is training and investing in quality employees and then losing them to a larger company - potentially a competitor - that might be able to offer larger salaries or better benefits.It might look like a no-win scenario for a small business to entice quality employees to stay, except for one factor ... (more)

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Daily Camera

Small Business Administration trying to bring SBIC funds to Colorado

These funds also have the opportunity to be leveraged in different capacities with SBA loans, allowing for the potential for greater returns, Varilek said.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Personal Finance, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Taranaki Daily News

Small business gives couple new lifestyle

In July last year the New Plymouth couple took a deep breath, quit their jobs and started a quantity surveying business.

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Java Developer's Journal

How Small Business Can Leverage the Internet of Things

In 1999, technology pioneer Kevin Ashton coined the phrase "Internet of Things" to refer to the concept of "connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Headphones

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