Welcome to this week’s small business news weekly roundup!
Remember, all month long here at LegalZoom, we’ll be celebrating National Start Your Business Month with tips, info, offers, and prizes for those with established businesses and for those who are ready to take the leap and bring their dream to life.
In this week’s roundup, we’ll discuss improving your operating performance using information technology, tax season tips, alleviating audit anxiety, and the increasing popularity of M.B.A. Lites.
Here are some other great roundups:
- This Week in Small Business: Surviving Shark Tank: The New York Times shares links to articles on rising small biz confidence, increasing retail sales in February, an employee tip jar that accepts credit cards, five nontraditional ways to access capital in 2013, and much more.
- 3 Things You Should Know About Small Business: March 21: From The Street, links to articles on how health care law uncertainty is gripping small businesses, how Intuit and LinkedIn are teaming up to help small businesses hire better employees, and how to avoid the number one mistake entrepreneurs make.
- Small Business Must-Reads: Thursday, March 21: From The Wall Street Journal, links to articles on the emergence of niche crowdfunding sites, four small business lessons from big business mistakes, a roundup of small biz legislation before Congress, and more.
And now, the rest!
- How to Improve Your Operating Performance Through Information Technology: From Small Business Trends, three strategies to improve company operating performance using technology options available today.
- Five tax season tips for small business owners: Brian Sutter at The Washington Post offers tips to “eliminate errors and kick stress to the curb.”
- Small business advice: How to alleviate audit anxiety: John Nealon at The Washington Post offers five steps to feeling more secure and better prepared should the IRS come knocking.
- Budding Entrepreneurs Can Choose an M.B.A. Lite: The New York Times reports on entrepreneurship or small-business certificates, which take less time to obtain and cost less than an M.B.A.
What’s new in your small business world this week?