This week in the small business roundup, we have some articles that will help you understand the jobs bill and the stimulus from a small business perspective as well as tips for making your business grow. Let’s jump right in and get started:
- What’s in the Senate Small Business Jobs Bill for You: This NY Times article runs through the major points of the small business jobs bill currently being discussed in the Senate. Several tax provisions, Small Business Administration loans, federal contracting, and exporting and international trade are discussed.
- The View of Stimulus from a Small Business Perspective: Bloomberg BusinessWeek tackles TARP, the Troubled Asset Relief Program, and shares how several small businesses around the country have viewed the stimulus as they look forward to life after the program has concluded.
- The Six Traits of a Successful Small Business Owner: Inc. rates the “ability to collaborate” at the top of the list of characteristics successful small business owners share; do you have what it takes? Forbes also covered this story at Six Signs of Small Business Success.
- Bettering Your Business: This piece from Small Business Trends provides links to lengthier articles on how you can make sure your small business is a success. Topics covered include financial services, human resources, PR, social media, image, operations, and more.
What’s new in your small business world this week? How will the small business jobs bill affect you? How has the stimulus affected your business?
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