In this week’s small business news roundup, we’ll talk about The New York Times’ weekly roundup, help you pinpoint the differences between Peachtree and Quickbooks, share advice from former corporate America folks, discuss when it’s time to consider changing your business’ DNA, and learn how to reach your target market without breaking your budget. Let’s go!
- This Week in Small Business: A Union for Owners: Yes, a roundup within a roundup! That’s just how we roll. No need to repeat all the great information that The New York Times has included but suffice it to say that you’ll find deficit, housing, blogging, health care, and lots of other talk over there. Go ahead. Click through. But then come back and enjoy the rest of the links here too!
- Peachtree vs Quickbooks: A Comparison for Small Business Owners: David Matthew at Software Advice provides this side-by-side comparison between Peachtree 2012 and Quickbooks 2011. At a quick glance you can get an idea of the features of these two popular accounting systems for small businesses to help you decide which might be better for you.
- Five who left corporate America for small firms give advice: This article offers a perspective I don’t come across often in small business pieces—advice from those who have been in the Big Dance, if you will, sharing what they’ve learned so you can apply it to your more modest-sized enterprise. Interesting stuff.
- Small Business Advocate: It might be time to alter the DNA of your venture: How could you not click on this magnificent title? This article is about when it’s appropriate—and even necessary—to consider the legal status of your business, whether it’s a C or S corporation or an LLC.
- Ten Inexpensive Ways to Reach Your Target Market: This advice comes from the UK’s Globe and Mail—“solid tips for maximum exposure on minimum investment.”
What’s new in your small business world this week?