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1 hr ago | Tring Today

Pet sitting company gets Twitter boost from Theo the TV Dragon

Last week Nina Cole, owner of Nina's Nannies for Pets in Hemel Hempstead, tweeted Theo about her pet sitting business during 'Small Business Sunday' - an initiative set up by Theo that runs weekly.

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5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Small Business

Growing numbers of small-business owners say unfilled job openings are thwarting their growth at a time of high confidence in the economy.

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6 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Man arrested in W. Toledo fatal shooting

A North Toledo man will be arraigned today for the Tuesday robbery and shooting death of a small business owner.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Violent Crime, Personal Finance

10 hrs ago | Switched

6 Easy Ways Small Businesses Can Help Save The Planet

This post is by Goldman Sachs as part of their sponsorship of The Huffington Post's What Is Working: Small Businesses Going green isn't just good for the environment; it can help your small business improve its bottom line and gain a competitive advantage over larger chains.

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10 hrs ago | Business Journal

New York City inspectors will lay off small businesses

Following through on a campaign promise that business advocates were counting on , Mayor Bill de Blasio 's administration published a package of regulatory changes designed to slash fines on small businesses by more than one third.

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11 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Lattimore Black Morgan And Cain PC Announces Tax Department Promotions

"We are very proud of the LBMC culture that promotes individual growth and goal achievement for our personnel, another example of why we are a national Best Places to Work Award Winner," said David Morgan, LBMC co-founder and managing partner.

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15 hrs ago | Pixelsoup

A Beginner's Guide to Local SEO for Small Businesses

As a small business with a physical location, you've probably heard about "local SEO" or have been told that you should really be optimized for local search.

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

17 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Small Businesses Await Crowdfunding Rules

Scott Schroeder needs financing for his small electronics assembly business to hire more workers amid a recent surge in demand for its services.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

18 hrs ago | Network World

How the Target Breach Has Affected Small Business Data Security

Small and medium-sized businesses may think they're immune to the kinds of attacks that wreaked havoc on Target last year, but they're susceptible to the same nefarious forces - sometimes even more so, as they can lead hackers to a bigger prize.

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Related Topix: Retail, Target, Personal Finance, Computer Security, Science / Technology

19 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Bomg Publishing Releases Social Media Promotion for Small Business and Entrepreneurs

BOMG Publishing is proud to announce the release of best selling author Bobby Owsinski's latest book, Social Media Promotion for Small Business and Entrepreneurs: The Manual For Marketing Your Business And Products Online.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Marketing, Blog News, Startups, Facebook, Social Media Marketing

21 hrs ago | River Front Times

Four Seasons Pastry Sous Chef Mary Boehne Named Corporate Chef at Strange Donuts

Strange Donuts has proven itself to be more than the little Kickstarter-that-could several times in the past year, but hiring a corporate chef solidifies its big-time status.

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Related Topix: Maplewood, MO, Kirkwood, MO, Personal Finance

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Detroit News

Land's ties to family business rise to fore in Senate race

"We've been fortunate enough to grow what started as a very small, family business into a successful Michigan-based company that employs hundreds of Michigan residents," Land said in August 2013 after disclosing at least $34 million in assets tied to "my personal and family income."

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Tax, Grandville, MI, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Bloomfield Township, MI

KETV-TV

SBA loans help Nebraska small businesses

The latest loan numbers from the U.S. Small Business Administration show Nebraska has been starting more small businesses than any other state.

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KETV-TV

Small business loans help Nebraska start-ups

The latest loan numbers from the U.S. Small Business Administration show Nebraska has been starting more small businesses than any other state.

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New York Daily News

Small businesses nationally and locally are feeling skittish about the economy

After a promising three-month run, the National Federation of Independent Business' Optimism Index went negative in June, falling 1.6 points to 95. This index component, which measures optimism in the economy, fell 10 points from May to a negative 10%, meaning 10% more business owners think conditions will get worse over the next six months.

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Business Journal

Loan approval rates for small businesses hit post-recession high

Small business loan approval rates at big banks reached a post-recession high in June, according to a monthly analysis by Biz2Credit.com.

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Business Journal

Median 2Q asking price for Louisville small businesses up from last year

The median asking price of businesses for sale in Louisville is $300,000, according to BizBuySell.com.

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Silicon Alley Insider

The Number Of Businesses That Are Raising Prices Is Surging

From the latest NFIB Small Business optimism index , a look at the number of small businesses that are raising prices and increasing compensation.

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Business Journal

This summer is a bummer for small businesses, NFIB finds

The winning streak is over for small businesses: NFIB's monthly index fell in June after three months of gains.

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Politico

Small business hiring set to pop? - What if Ex-Im goes away? -...

SMALL BUSINESS HIRING READY TO POP? - This morning, NFIB releases its latest survey of small business confidence.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

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