Welcome to this week’s small business news roundup! Article topics include a contest for small businesses sponsored by AmEx and Facebook , how to best effect changes in your small businesses, and a free, downloadable guide put out by Twitter on how to best use the microblogging service for your small biz.
First two other great roundups:
- This Week in Small Business: Working Without Pay: The New York Times links to articles on how many small biz owners are working without pay, how much the net worth of Americans has fallen, Seth Godin’s 39 ways to succeed, how to enhance your problem-solving skills, and much more.
- 3 Things You Should Know About Small Business: June 19: The Street discusses how to make Facebook ads work for your business, how to determine whether your biz is protected from risk, and the growth plan of Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes.
- Tuesday Must-Reads: From The Wall Street Journal Small Business section comes this list of must-read articles including a warning to be careful of personal income tax liability when you settle a small business loan.
And now the rest:
- American Express OPEN and Facebook Give Small Businsses and Their Communities a “Big Break”: This is “a national contest designed to transform the way small businesses connect and engage with customers online. This year, American Express OPEN is giving every small business that enters educational and brand-building tools, as well as $50 in Facebook advertising credits. American Express Cardmembers and merchants who enter will receive $100 in Facebook advertising credits.”
- Twitter Guide for Small Business: This free, downloadable guide put out by Twitter “will show you how to engage with your customers and put Twitter to work for your business.”
- Change in Your Small Business: Everyone Will NOT Make the Leap: Business Insider shares advice on how to handle making changes in your small business, including how to make sure the “upgrades stick.”
What’s new in your small business world this week?