Welcome to this week’s small business news roundup!
This week we’ll discuss how to decide where to incorporate your business and how to best use discounts to attract and retain customers.
But first, here is a selection of articles for those whose businesses were affected by Hurricane Sandy this past week. We hope you’ll be back on your feet as quickly as possible!
- Hurricane Sandy Small Business Disaster Loans: Laurie Kulkowski at The Street has a great collection of links that could help you get your business moving again in no time.
- How a Small Business Can Recover from Hurricane Sandy and Other Natural Disasters: Amy Rees Anderson at Forbes has some more great links for places that could offer help to business owners affected by Sandy, including safety precautions to take when returning to the office.
- Small business slammed by Sandy? Here’s where to find help: J.D. Harrison at The Washington Post has some more suggestions on where you can find assistance if your small biz was affected by the hurricane.
Now another great roundup:
- This Week in Small Business: Frankenstorm!: The New York Times links to articles on the new iPad mini, what the sale of Halloween masks indicate about who will win the presidential election, women veterans who own small businesses, five ways to find extraordinary employees, a guide to minimizing legal risks in social media, and much more.
And finally, the rest!
- Deciding Which State to Incorporate a Business: From Small Biz Trends, an article about the factors you should consider when deciding to incorporate your business, including the state in which you do a large part of your business.
- It Takes More Than a Discount to Get People Excited: Melissa Stanger at Business Insider shares tips on how to best use discounts to entice customers via an interview with Sarah Chubb, president of Gilt City, a subsidiary of flash sales site Gilt Groupe.
What’s new in your small business world this week?