Welcome to this week’s small business news roundup! Article topics include a survey that shows small business owners are working harder and longer than they were five years ago, advice for how small town entrepreneurs can kickstart their enterprises, and tips from a top tech entrepreneur about marketing your business online.
First two other great roundups:
- This Week in Small Business: Change Your Password: The New York Times links to articles on national debt predictions by 2037, inflation as the next crisis, how much obesity costs employers, four ways to use Facebook for your business, why it’s important to change your passwords, and much more.
- 3 Things You Should Know About Small Business: June 14: The Street discusses Democratic Congressional leaders’ request to the NFIB to disclose its donor list over questions as to the interests the organization is truly representing, pizza vending machines appearing in the United States, and a discussion on whether being too high-tech can be bad for business.
And now the rest:
- Small Business Owners Working Harder, Longer Now Than Five Years Ago: The Huffington Post shares this infographic from Sage Small Business to show where small business owners are now as opposed to five years ago — and how they have been adapting to the times.
- Small Business Strategies: Big idea can work in a small town: Rhonda Abrams of USA Today shares tips on how those of you in small towns can expand your businesses and be more successful — and it all starts with widening your view.
- Small Business Tips from a Top Tech Entrepreneur: Fox Small Business Center shares advice from tech entrepreneur Alex Zhardanovsky — and not surprisingly Facebook and other social media play a heavy role.
What’s new in your small business world this week?