Our daily blend of the latest news, trends and tips for the small business community.
What’s going ‘on’:
Bernanke hints at action: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke called the rate of economic recovery unsatisfactory during a speech Friday and hinted that the central bank may soon introduce new steps to kick it into a higher gear.
Romney accepts nomination: Mitt Romney officially accepted his party’s nomination for president on Thursday, putting a triumphant close on the Republican Convention. During his speech, Romney touted the importance of small businesses, noting that he planned to push a tax code that helped them create jobs and expand their companies.
Keep an eye ‘on’:
The likely impact of taxmaggedeon on small firms (Forbes)
Helpful advice ‘on’:
How to monitor your online marketing (Entrepreneur)
How to retain your young talent (Open Forum)
How to create a powerful start-up culture (Yahoo)
How to hire an independent contractor (Mashable)