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News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • 04/07: Business events

    Chamber Maitland: Chamber luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 9; Sheraton Orlando North, 600 N. Lake Destiny Drive, Maitland. Cost: $20 members, $25 nonmembers. Details: 407-644-0741 or jeff@maitlandchamber.com. Winter Park: Good Morning Winter Park...
  • READER SUBMITTED: SCORE To Host Free Workshop On "Social Media Marketing Made Simple"

    The Southeastern CT chapter of SCORE continues its year-round series of free Small Business Workshops with "Social Media Marketing Made Simple." Social media has changed the playing field for reaching the masses. With April Heavens-Woodcock, managing...
  • O'Hare shows off updated international terminal

    O'Hare shows off updated international terminal
    Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Friday unveiled its new $26 million remodeling of international Terminal 5, complete with 24 new upscale retail shops and restaurants, some of which are Chicago originals. Airport officials conceded...
  • Joe Visconti: Help Business, Doctors

    As a former West Hartford town councilor, candidate for Congress and 30-year pistol permit gun owner, I entered the race for governor on April 4, 2013, after the infringement of our Second Amendment rights in the form of the gun control bill. Common...
  • Yelp's tactics feel 'nefarious' and 'fishy,' even if they're legal

    Among the frequently asked questions on Yelp's website, there's this: "Will Yelp remove or reorder bad reviews if a business pays for sponsorship?" And the answer: "No. You can't pay us to remove or reorder your bad reviews — it's just that...
  • Two names added to list of missing in mudslide

    ARLINGTON, Wash. Two more names were added Thursday to the list of those missing and presumed killed by the deadly March 22 mudslide, including a man known only as John Doe. The list now totals 17 names, including that of Victor W. Ford, 44, of...
  • Consumer Confidential: Yelp's tactics feel 'nefarious' and 'fishy,' even if they're legal

    Among the frequently asked questions on Yelp's website, there's this: "Will Yelp remove or reorder bad reviews if a business pays for sponsorship?" And the answer: "No. You can't pay us to remove or reorder your bad reviews it's just that simple." It'...
  • Tax season's spotlight shines on retirement accounts too

    Like it or not, financial adviser Mari Adam knows the days leading up to the April 15 tax-filing deadline are often the one time of year people really think seriously about their retirement savings. "Unfortunately, it's not just a good time of year to...
  • Women-owned 'mini' businesses on the rise, poll finds

    Women-owned 'mini' businesses on the rise, poll finds
    Women-owned "microbusinesses" with five employees or fewer are on the rise in the U.S., according to a new quarterly poll released Thursday by retailer Sam’s Club and Gallup. Nearly half of new microbusinesses are owned by women, according to...
  • Trade show strategies help small-business owners pull in clients

    Frankel Staffing Partners' goal when participating in local business expos is to use creativity to open an invisible door to potential clients. The recruiting and placement firm's expo strategy centers on an elaborate theme. Representatives wear costumes...
  • Hope for mudslide survivors 'almost nonexistent' as search continues

    SEATTLE The man often called upon to deliver heartbreaking news to families of mudslide victims says some relatives hold out hope that their loved ones might still be pulled out alive from the rubble. But 12 days after a massive hillside gave way and...