This week in small business news, we’re going to start out right here at the LegalZoom blog. Earlier this week, we talked about Philadelphia’s controversial requirement that bloggers who sell ad space or otherwise might make money on their blogs buy a business privilege license from the city. If you haven’t checked out the article yet, please do and be sure to add your comments about this recent decision by the City of Brotherly Love.
Other stories this week have information about prolonging your summer as a small business owner, a handy list of Twitter people for you to follow (great if you’re just getting started with social media), and some tools via Technorati to help promote your business online.
- Top tips to prolong your small business summer: Labor Day is almost upon us, which traditionally means the end of summer. But does it have to for your small business? This article is geared toward the UK, but it has lots of great advice if you’d still like an end-of-summer get away while making sure your business stays on top of its game as well.
- 5 Small Business Resources You Should Be Following on Twitter: The Business Insider has compiled this list of “tweeps” for those of you on Twitter who would like to follow more small business-related people. By the way, are you following @LegalZoom? What are you waiting for?
- Free Tools to Promote Your Small Business Online: If you’re reading this, you’re probably interested in learning about more ways to increase your small business’s online presence. Technorati has posted this short list of suggestions, which includes a mention of Google Voice for those of you who haven’t heard of the service.
What’s new in your small business world this week?