Welcome to this week’s small business news roundup! This week we’ll discuss the ongoing discourse over President Obama’s controversial remarks about small business, the problem of small businesses being unable to fill open positions, what SnagAJob is doing right, and six easy ecommerce shopping carts for small biz websites.
First two other great roundups:
- This Week in Small Business: Women Rule: The New York Times links to articles on Yahoo’s next chief executive, the best states for female entrepreneurs, how the downgrade of U.S. debt looks a year later, falling retail sales, signs your home office is slowly killing you, and much more.
- 3 Things You Should Know About Small Business: July 26: The Street discusses the age of F-commerce, states that are most business-friendly to black business owners, and IRS audit effects on S-corps.
And now, the rest!
- With Romney Overseas, Small-Business Spat Carries On: As of July 25, the New York Times wrote “And on Day 13 of the ‘you didn’t build that’ spat, Mitt Romney’s campaign planned 24 events in a dozen states on Wednesday to keep the heat on President Obama over his remarks about who deserves credit for business success.”
- Help Wanted! Small Business Can’t Fill Jobs: This video at the Wall Street Journal discussing a survey that shows “unfilled job openings are holding back business growth.”
- Why SnagAJob Is Ranked the Best Small Business to Work for in America: Perhaps some useful advice for small business owners involving chili cook-offs, sing-alongs, and talent shows: “Whatever the reason, Snag-A-Job, a Virginia-based online hourly job-seeking service, makes sure that their employees wake up wanting to come to work everyday.”
- 6 Easy Ecommerce Shopping Carts for Small Business Websites: CIO shares “six fully-featured options for anyone investing in ecommerce shopping cart software for a small-to-midsize business.”
What’s new in your small business world this week?