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On Small Business: October, 2011

Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Four tricks — and treats — for small businesses

Running a successful seasonal company takes a year-round effort, says one Halloween shop owner.

By Abha Bhattarai  |  06:26 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 10/28/2011

Get started ‘On’: Friday, October 28

Kickstart your day with our morning blend of news, trends and tips created specifically with you - the small business community - in mind.

By J.D. Harrison  |  10:36 AM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 10/27/2011

House votes to repeal contractor withholdings, but offset hurdles loom in the Senate

The House approved a measure that contracting firms hope will lead to less regulations, but the bill still faces major hurdles in the Senate.

By J.D. Harrison  |  05:45 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Get started ‘On’: Thursday, Oct. 27

Kickstart your day with our morning blend of news, trends and tips created specifically with you - the small business community - in mind.

By J.D. Harrison  |  10:41 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 10/26/2011

Small business owners fear going under in 2012, according to new poll

Small business owners say they are worried about staying afloat — and many are blaming Uncle Sam.

By J.D. Harrison  |  01:33 PM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 10/26/2011

‘Made in America,’ shipped to China

A new mass-exporting service is hoping it can make it easier for small businesses expand to China.

By Abha Bhattarai  |  01:02 PM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Perry’s tax plan: What you should know

What would Rick Perry’s tax code mean for small business owners? Four experts weigh in.

By J.D. Harrison  |  05:13 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 10/25/2011

FCC to launch new tool to help protect small businesses from cyberattacks

Nearly 40 percent of cyber attacks are targeted at businesses with less than 500 employees, survey finds.

By Abha Bhattarai  |  11:29 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 10/24/2011

Case: Failure of Obama’s jobs bill creates an opportunity to focus on entrepreneurship

Steve Case says the administration is pinning its hopes on smaller initiatives aimed at entrepreneurs.

By Abha Bhattarai  |  11:04 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 10/21/2011

Small businesses help lift real estate value, study finds

Real estate values in areas with small businesses grew faster than in the broader market, a study finds.

By Abha Bhattarai  |  02:56 PM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 10/21/2011

Sale of small businesses picks up

The majority of the businesses that have traded hands are restaurants and retail operations.

By Danielle Douglas  |  10:18 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 10/20/2011

Capital One targets small businesses with new credit cards

The bank announced last Monday that it is adding a new line of credit cards for small business owners.

By Abha Bhattarai  |  02:49 PM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:24 PM ET, 10/18/2011

A Square deal? For some small businesses, yes.

A free device that plugs into a phone allows firms to ditch bulky machinery, binding contracts.

By Abha Bhattarai  |  07:24 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 10/17/2011

Welcome to On Small Business

Welcome to The Washington Post’s newest Web channel focusing on entrepreneurship and the people, policies and businesses that make it go.

By Dan Beyers  |  10:24 AM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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