Welcome to this week’s small business news weekly roundup as we wrap up National Start Your Business Month!
In this week’s roundup, we’ll discuss how you can breed innovation in your small biz, why you should consider adding tablets to your technology, and how you can make Pinterest work for you.
Here are some other great roundups:
- This Week in Small Business: Does Yelp Help?: The New York Times shares links to articles on increases in economic confidence as well as the stock market, Yelp’s claims that small businesses who advertise on its review platform produce an average $23,000 more per year in revenue, the importance of stopping and saying “thanks,” a new book offering business lessons from Shakespeare, and much more.
- 3 Things You Should Know About Small Business: March 27: From The Street, links to articles on franchises growing faster than independent businesses, which franchise brands are producing the happiest multi-unit owners, and the importance of your business finding that “special sauce.”
- Small Business Must-Reads: Thursday, March 28: From The Wall Street Journal, links to articles on employers considering replacing low-wage workers with apps and other technological means, the push from some lawmakers to get paid sick days for more workers, the wrong way to set small biz goals, and more.
And now, the rest!
- How to breed big innovation inside a small business: Drew C. Marshall at The Washington Post emphasizes the importance of innovation even in the smallest businesses and offers advice on how you can be “competitive and inventive in your approach.”
- Go Remote: 10 Ways to Free Up Your Business with a Tablet: If you and your employees are still tied to a desktop, this article gives you some ideas on how to “help you get out among customers and get more done in your business.”
- 4 Things Pinterest Can Do for Small Business Marketing: Still not sure how you can use Pinterest in your small business? Here are some great ideas.
What’s new in your small business world this week?