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[ 0 ] Aug. 7, 2013

Happy 60th Birthday, SBA

The U.S Small Business Administration just celebrated its 60th birthday.  It is a great occasion to mark and celebrate the agency’s accomplishments over the past six decades. When, following the suggestion of President Eisenhower, Congress passed the Small Business Act and created the Small Business Administration in 1953, its stated mission was to “aid, counsel, […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 7, 2013

How To Learn About Business Laws and Regulations

Hiring your first employee or building your business team brings with it a whole new area for compliance – employment and labor law. These laws cover everything from preventing discrimination and harassment in the workplace, workplace poster requirements, wage and hour laws and workers’ compensation regulations. The U.S. Department of Labor oversees federal employment and […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 7, 2013

8 Tips On Making A Mobile-Friendly Website

For a successful business, to have or not to have a mobile website is not a question nowadays. But if for some reason a business owner doesn’t have one, it’s high time to consider making one. Mobile websites have already become as commonplace as the desktop ones; they are and will be an efficient means […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 6, 2013

Opportunity Knocks: College Dorm Rooms Need Help and Renovation

TheGoodLifeOnCampus.com, the online boutique dorm decor store, announced the surprising results of a recent survey of dorm dwelling college students in time for the back to school season. The survey indicates that over one third of US college students are embarrassed by their dorms, have been told that their dorm is “dull” by their roommates […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 6, 2013

IFA Support for Changes in Affordable Health Care Definition of Full-Time

Sens. Joe Donnelly and Susan Collins have proposed a bill that would change the Affordable Care Act’s definition of a full-time employee from working 30 hours per week to 40 hours per week. “The bill will provide important relief from the Affordable Care Act’s mandates to both franchisees and small-business owners across many industries and […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 6, 2013

Wingstop Looks To Hit 1000 Store Milestone In Five Years

Wingstop CEO Charlie Morrison has begun an aggressive expansion plan to increase the company’s global franchise locations from 580 restaurants to 1,000 in five years. Currently, Wingstop has restaurants in Mexico and 32 states, with additional franchises planned in Russia and Singapore.

[ 0 ] Aug. 6, 2013

Weak Employee Engagement Efforts Affect Six Out Of Ten Firms

Temkin Group recently published a research report, State of Employee Engagement Activities, 2013, showing that only one-quarter of employees within large organization are highly engaged. This is an critical shortcoming because engaged employees are extremely valuable; they are more than twice as likely to do something good for the company that is unexpected of them, […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 6, 2013

Entrepreneurs Gather At Fifth Ag Innovation Showcase

The fifth annual Ag Innovation Showcase will be held Sept. 9-11, 2013 at the Danforth Plant Science Center (www.AgShowcase.com).  With food at the center of global attention, the event hosted by the Bio-Research and Development Growth (BRDG) Park, Danforth Center and the Larta Institute, will feature presentations by “outside-the-box” entrepreneurs with revolutionary technology solutions to […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 5, 2013

Biotech and Craft Beer Association Partner To Advance Craft Beer Education

Alamo Yeast Labs and the San Antonio Cerveceros, both in San Antonio, TX, have partnered to create an educational complex that will focus on advancing craft beer education and industry in Texas, called Brewatory. Brewatory will house both Alamo Yeast Labs and the San Antonio Cerveceros headquarters, as well as, a taproom, educational classroom and […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 5, 2013

Intuit Will Give One Small Business A Superbowl Ad

Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU) is taking small business owners off the sidelines and putting them in the starting lineup. Its new program shares small business stories with the world and recognizes their contributions with more than $25 million in rewards and offers to help them succeed. Intuit Small Business Big Game by Intuit QuickBooks provides […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 5, 2013

Free Business Valuation Calculator Launched

A free business valuation calculator on ToolsAndExperts.com website now makes it easier to calculate the value of a business. It can be found at toolsandexperts.com by clicking on “Free Tools.” A convenient, interactive tool, the calculator provides immediate benefit to the business owner, manager, consultant and educator community who seek a tool for simple calculations […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 3, 2013

Startup Saturday: 10 Businesses You Can Launch This Weekend On A Shoestring Budget

Want to test the entrepreneurial waters with a business of your own and Be Your Own Boss? You don’t need a lot of money and you don’t need a lot of experience. Check out these 10 businesses you can start this weekend for $100 or less! Errand Service—If you’re organized and detail oriented, start an […]

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