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Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 11/04/2013

Small business weekly: In store for a slow holiday shopping season?

A review of the biggest small-business news last week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  11:15 AM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, business, obamacare, startups, economy

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 10/28/2013

Small business weekly: Crowdfunding, contracting and another challenge to Obamacare

A review of the biggest small-business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  07:30 AM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, startups, economy, securities and exchange commission

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/07/2013

Small business weekly: Ongoing shutdown packs several punches for Main Street

A review of the biggest small business stories this week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, business, shutdown, congress, president obama, startups, economy

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/27/2013

Small business advice: How to run a social enterprise

Here are three guiding principles to help entrepreneurs strike a balance between social priorities and profits.

By Jonathan Jackson  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, social enterprise, startups, entrepreneurs, small business advice, business

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 09/24/2013

Small business advice: Three reasons your company should completely ignore social media

One marketing expert suggests three reasons your small business should not invest time in social networking.

By Eric Holtzclaw  |  06:30 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups, social media, business, small business advice, facebook

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 09/23/2013

Small business advice: What the SEC’s new general solicitation rules mean for growing companies

The SEC just lifted an 80-year ban on general solicitation. Here’s why that’s important for small, growing firms.

By Judd Hollas  |  10:20 AM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups, general solicitation, jobs act, business, economy, sec, crowdfunding

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 09/23/2013

Small business weekly: General solicitation, lending programs and health care exchanges

A rundown of the biggest small business stories this past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:30 AM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, business, entrepreneurs, startups, obamacare, economy

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Small business weekly: Obamacare scams emerge, hiring plans surge, loan program breaks down

A rundown of the biggest small business stories this past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  10:35 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, hiring, economy, business, startups

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 08/05/2013

Small business weekly: Super Bowl, SBA candidates and shrinking firms

A review of the biggest small business stories from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  10:45 AM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, business, economy, startups, super bowl

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 08/02/2013

Opinion: A federally funded venture capital program would revitalize entrepreneurs and the economy

One of ABC’s “Shark Tank” winners outlines a plan for a federally funded venture capital program.

By Stephan Aarstol  |  05:00 AM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  startups, small business, funding, government, business, economy

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Small business weekly: On Main Street, more mixed signals for Obamacare

The biggest small business stories from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  11:31 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, health care, congress, business, startups

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/22/2013

Small business weekly: New pressure to find a new leader of the U.S. Small Business Administration

The biggest small business stories from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, business, startups

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 07/15/2013

Small business weekly: SEC moves closer to implementing the JOBS Act

The biggest small business stories from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  09:15 AM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups, business, economy

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/09/2013

Small business advice: Costs to consider before jumping into crowdfunding

New crowdfunding portals bring a world of opportunity to entrepreneurs, but they bring some new costs, too.

By Bob Carbone  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups, crowdfunding, jobs act, business

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Small business weekly: U.S. celebrates Main Street

The biggest small business stories from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:30 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, business, startups, economy, hiring

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 06/17/2013

Small business weekly: On immigration and capital formation, regulatory delays stifling entrepreneurs

A review of the biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  05:00 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups, politics, immigration, jobs act, congress

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 06/10/2013

Small business weekly: Hiring slows on Main Street, holding back economic gains

A review of the biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:00 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups, entrepreneurs, economy, hiring

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Small business advice: How to create the perfect logo for your company

Can one symbol be simple, memorable and eye-catching?

By J.D. Harrison  |  10:15 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, startups

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Small business advice: How to choose the perfect company name — and should you ever change it?

Three entrepreneurs explain how they made one of the most important early business decisions.

By J.D. Harrison  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, startups, business

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Small business advice: How to prepare your company now for potential growth later

Don’t wait until sales start soaring to prepare your company to handle a sudden expansion.

By Yosef Martin  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, startups, hiring

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 05/24/2013

Small business advice: Should entrepreneurs respond to harsh criticism via social media?

Should you respond or simply ignore negative feedback on social media?

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:00 AM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Small business advice: Which social media sites are worth the time and energy?

So many social media sites out there today — which ones should you use and which should you skip?

By J.D. Harrison  |  12:45 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Small business weekly: GSA’s struggles, Obamacare’s rules and Bono’s investment

The biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  05:30 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups, business, irs, immigration, obama, bono

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Small business advice: Should employers offer workers unlimited vacation time?

Our panelists do not see eye-to-eye on the benefits of giving workers as much time off as they want.

By J.D. Harrison  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, business, startups

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Commentary: To succeed in business, act like a child

One entrepreneur explains why business owners should take a few lessons from his six-year-old.

By Matt Hunt  |  08:15 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Small business weekly: Internet sales tax, increased lending and immigration controversy

The biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:30 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups, economy, business, congress

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 05/06/2013

Small business weekly: Obamacare forms, online taxes and odorless shirts

The biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  10:31 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, business owners, entrepreneurs, startups, business

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Small business weekly: STEM scrutiny, sales tax and smartphone breathalyzers

The biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, immigration, business, economy, hiring, startups, congress

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Small business weekly: Hiring woes, Obamacare delays, and NASA research

The biggest small business news from the past week.

By J.D. Harrison  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, startups

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Washington suburbs home to eight of the nation’s fastest growing small businesses

N. Virginia is home to some of the country’s fastest growing small businesses, most benefitting from their proximity to Washington.

By J.D. Harrison  |  02:55 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, economy, jobs, local, startups, hiring

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/04/2012

Small business secrets to help you create an employee-friendly workspace

Entrepreneurs offer a few inexpensive tips to help you create an environment where workers actually want to spend their time.

By J.D. Harrison  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small business, entrepreneurs, startups, the yec, economy, offices

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Global Entrepreneurship Week explained in 3 minutes

By J.D. Harrison  |  10:41 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  startups, entreprneurship, small business

Posted at 04:10 AM ET, 10/01/2012

D.C. at DEMO: High school CEO introduces Hallway

Sean McElrath is taking a few days off of school to showcase his start-up to some of the most influential players in the Valley.

By J.D. Harrison  |  04:10 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  smll business, startups, business, technology