Welcome to this week’s small business news roundup! This week we’ll discuss a small business report for June, whether your small biz should advertise on Facebook, small biz lending on the rise, how to be more independent in your enterprise, and how women entrepreneurs are riding out the recession.
First two other great roundups:
- This Week in Small Business: Health Care Fantasies: The New York Times links to articles on the Supreme Court’s decision on health care and several reactions to it, the rise of new home sales, small business struggling to fill positions, what you should know from last week’s Google conference, and much more.
- 3 Things You Should Know About Small Business: July 2: The Street discusses how taking your business to the streets can help you understand what your customers want, Intuit’s latest numbers on employment growth and revenue, and which fast food franchises were named the best by QSR.
And now, the rest!
- Small Business News Report for June: From Fox Business, a quick look back at the biggest stories from June that affect small business.
- Should Your Small Business Advertise on Facebook?: Also from Fox Business, this article talks about the efficacy of advertisements on Facebook and whether they are worth it for small businesses.
- Small Business Lending on the Rise: Inc. reports that “[a]lthough the U.S. economic recovery remains uneven, there is at least one distinctly positive sign: small business lending reached its highest level of the year this May.”
- 10 Tips for Being More Independent with Your Small Business: Business Insider shares this advice to help you “get your independence back as a business owner.”
- Women Owned Small Businesses Enduring the Recession: Also from Business Insider, results from Small Business: Lessons of the Recession, a new study by the NFIB, Chase Bank, and the Center for Women’s Business Research regarding how women business owners are riding out the recession.
What’s new in your small business world this week?