Welcome to this week’s small business news roundup!
In this week’s roundup, we’ll discuss new startups helping small companies outsource tasks, sources of web development funding, six technologies that were important to small businesses this year, and some book ideas for small biz owners.
First, some other great roundups:
- This Week in Small Business: Free iPads: The New York Times shares links to articles on fiscal cliff talk, advice for navigating a recession, Michigan’s new status as the 24th right-to-work state, a particularly bad week experienced by the banking industry, 10 noteworthy Kickstarter projects from 2012, and much more.
- Entrepreneurs to Get Jobless Benefits — and Two Other Small Business Stories of the Day: From The Street, links to articles on the title story as well as why your small biz should be exporting and eight things your startup needs to do before the end of the year.
- Small Business Must-Reads: Wednesday: From The Wall Street Journal, links to articles on new regulations in the software industry, lessons to be learned from the recent shutdown of Lexion Capital Management, Facebook’s update to Nearby and how it can benefit small biz owners, and more.
And now, the rest!
- A Wave of Start-Ups Helps Small Companies Outsource Their Tasks: The New York Times shares “four time-gobbling situations and the young companies vying to eliminate them.”
- Web Development Funding for Small Business: Business Insider discusses several possibilities for funding grants for web development and online marketing.
- The 6 Technologies That Mattered Most to Small Business in 2012: From social media and mobile business to the arrival of BYOD (bring your own device), this article discusses the most important technologies to small businesses this past year.
- Must-read book ideas for small business owners: The Charlotte Observer offers up these last-minute gift ideas for the small business owner.
What’s new in your small business world this week?