It’s hard to escape mentions of Google+ around the Interwebs lately, so we’re going to talk about the service as it relates to small businesses in this week’s small business news roundup. We’ll also cover involving children in small business ventures, how to get the most out of your business website, LinkedIn specifically, and social media in general. Let’s go!
- Got a Business? Bring the Kids: The Wall Street Journal encourages you to use the summer as a time to introduce your children to your small business—great idea, as is helping them start a business of their own: Beyond the Lemonade Stand: How to Help Your Kids Start a Summer Business. It’s not too late!
- Google+: How Much Should Small Businesses Care: BNET offers this interview with Jason Sadler, founder of social marketer iwearyourshirt.com and one of the Google+ beta testers.
- 5 Google+ Features Small Business Owners Should Use: Are you using Google+ yet? Business Insider offers up a nice, short tutorial on its basic features and how you can benefit as an entrepreneur.
- 10 Biggest Small Business Website Mistakes—And How to Fix Them: BNET helps you deliver the message of your small business efficiently and effectively with these tips.
- Tips for Small Businesses Using LinkedIn: Still not sure how LinkedIn can help your small business? Fox News Business shares these seven tips on how you can get the most out of the service.
- A Tool to Help Business Owners Struggling with Social Media: The New York Times discusses Roost, which “specializes in helping business owners who are clueless about social media or severely time-challenged or both.”
What’s new in your small business world this week?