Welcome to this week’s small business news weekly roundup!
In this week’s roundup, we’ll discuss essentials for any small biz website, how to run your business from home, and how to know when it’s time to let an employee go.
First, here are two other roundups:
- This Week in Small Business: Apple, Gold and Cupcakes: The New York Times shares links to articles on what the Boston bombing means for the economy and the stock market, the crash of the market for expensive cupcakes, a teenager who has auctioned off 10 percent of her future earnings to start a website, a discussion of whether telecommuting will become a “flash in the pan,” and much more.
- Top Small Business News Stories: Week of April 19: From Small Business Trends, links to articles on social media’s dark side, YouTube live streaming on iPhones, CISPA making its way through the legislature, great resources for affiliate marketing managers, and much more.
And now, the rest!
- 10 Essentials Every Small Business Website Needs: Is your website doing everything it can and should to “attract and convert prospects into customers?” Here are ten must-have features on any small business website.
- How to run your business from home: Home-run businesses aren’t for everyone, but if you’re interested in running your biz from home (or looking for tips on how to make your home-run business better), check out this article from The Guardian.
- Overstaffing can break your small business — here’s how to know when to fire someone: From The Washington Post, the key metrics you should consider when deciding whether your business is overstaffed and losing money because of it.
What’s new in your small business world this week?