Our daily blend of the latest news, trends and tips for the small business community.

What’s going ‘on’:

Small business owners frustrated with both campaigns: Small business owners are most concerned with access to capital and rising health care costs, according to a new poll, which shows they’re also disappointed in both candidates.

Venture capital growing scarce: Companies relying on venture capital to get their companies off the ground have struggled to secure funding thsi year, according to a new report.

Owners unhappy with tax regulations, not rates: Kauffman foundation data suggest business owners are not as concerned with their tax rates as they are with regulations that slow the tax filing process.

Keep an eye ‘on’:

Romney gaining as election nears:President Obama appeared to win the third debate, but more voters said they gained a more positive view of Romney at the end of the night. The race is virtually deadlocked.

Helpful advice ‘on’:

How to avoid succumbing to email overload (OSB)

How to market your small business (Forbes)

How to identify your social influencers (SBT)

How to avoid totally botching an acquisition (Inc.)