Monday, December 18, 2017

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The 5 Leading Franchises of 2010

From tutoring centers to fast food outlets, the types of available franchises can be dizzying. There are hundreds, even thousands, of potential franchise...

California's Small Business Bankruptcies Increased by 81% in 2009

By the end of 2009, the media and government reports alike announced that key economic indicators looked good for a recession recovery. However, although...

What Really Happened to Small Business Lending in 2009

Small businesses in the United States account for about 29 million companies, which translates to a large contribution to the national economy. In...

Beware of Your Website's Free Trial Offerings Amidst FTC Crackdowns

Deceptive marketing is unethical and a scam, and it has no place on the internet, says the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If you operate...

What TARP for Small Businesses Really Means

Are you a small business owner still struggling through the economic downfall? You are not alone. Many small business owners are asking for...

Clean Energy Small Businesses Rejoice in DOE Investments

The U.S. Government wants your energy-efficient and "green" small business to succeed. And to prove it, they have just earmarked $18 million to...

Should Your Business Upgrade to Windows 7?

Many of us have used Windows Vista for our businesses, and we are more than happy to say good-bye to it. But is Windows...

Obama's Support for Small Business: Tangible or Just Lip Service?

President Obama recently criticized large banks for failing to lend stimulus money to the taxpayers who kept America's banks from completely sinking. Ironically,...

California Cracks Down on Scammers: How They Swindled Small Businesses

California businesses are the latest group to be targeted by scammers. This latest scam certainly shows us that: (a) there is no one that...

Small Businesses are Still Missing Out on Government Contracts

The federal government is falling short on its goal to award contracts to small businesses. While numbers have improved slightly, there are still...