The Washington Post

Get started: Franchise financing becoming increasingly elusive, economy posted modest summer growth

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)

J.D. Harrison covers startups, small business and entrepreneurship, with a focus on public policy, and he runs the On Small Business blog.
Comments
Show Comments
Most Read

business

Success! Check your inbox for details.

See all newsletters

Close video player
Now Playing