Here is this week’s news round-up for home business, micro business, sole-traders, freelancers, self-employed and any one who is interested in small business news from the United States:
- Optimism Knows No Slowdown: Small business owners say they’re too busy thriving on Main Street to worry about the gloom and doom on Wall Street.
- Video – The Next Wave OF Small Business Marketing: One of the strongest trends for small business is the need to build connections with your clients -giving them an insight into who you are and what you do. You need to do that through words, stories o
- New Start Up Small Business Plan: Financial institutions demand a written business plan which combined with suitable security forms the main platform for the financial decisions. Medium and large companies inevitably prepare a financi
- SBA to propose new definition of small business:The Small Business Administration later this year will begin proposing new industry-by-industry size standards on which companies qualify as a small business for government programs.
- Business owners more optimistic about N. Fla. economy than national: North Florida small business owners are more optimistic about the local economy than they are about the national economy, according to a survey by a San Marco-based bank.
- Small-Business Agency’s Problems Linger as Leader Moves on to HDU: Critics and small-business groups say the Small Business Administration’s problems are particularly troublesome in a weakened economy.
- Health coverage concern for small biz: More than 80 percent of small businesses in New York state believe that a public-private partnership is the best way to provide health insurance to their workers, according, to a new survey.
As always this list is not exhaustive, but I hope it will give you a little overview. — ST.