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[ 0 ] Sep. 17, 2012

8 Tips For Landlords On Landing Great Tenants

Today’s real estate market is challenged, to say the least. But as the recovery to continue slowly, getting and keeping good tenants for residential real estate properties is as important as ever. Lee J. Schneider focused on eight great tips that help. Review Tenants First. The first tip for landlords, according to Lee J. Schneider, […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 17, 2012

5 Things Every Business Owner Must Know About the JOBS Act

Recently, the bipartisan Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act became law, transforming how entrepreneurs can raise the money to grow their business. The JOBS Act expands the pool of potential investors, makes investing in small businesses more attractive and lowers the regulatory burden for more mature business of “going public.”  Savvy entrepreneurs should be aware of […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 10, 2012

Invest Atlanta Launches Start Up Atlanta

Mayor Kasim Reed and Invest Atlanta, the City of Atlanta’s economic development agency, recently announced the launch of a new program called Start Up Atlanta to help the local startup community engage, interact and create new businesses and jobs. Start Up Atlanta is one of Invest Atlanta’s initiatives to make the city nationally and internationally […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 10, 2012

Crowdfunding: How Much To Invest?

PeoplesVC recently announced it has created a new tool for investors interested in investing in Crowdfunded companies. There has been a lot of confusion surrounding the new legislation that was recently signed into law that permits startups and small businesses to raise up to $1 Million through social networking and other online avenues.  The new […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 10, 2012

Accelerating Growth in Rural Communities

Recently, the SBA joined forces with 12 other federal agencies to promote job creation, accelerate innovation and provide assistance to entrepreneurs and businesses in a wide range of industrial sectors, including advanced manufacturing, agribusiness, energy and natural resources, technology and tourism in rural communities. This announcement builds on the efforts of the Obama Administration to […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 3, 2012

How To Prep For Healthcare Reform

By Fima Sklyar, CPA with K&A The starting gun has fired on healthcare reform. Businesses of all sizes need to evaluate their situation, consult their financial and tax advisors and take steps to prepare for the changes. The core of the bill for employers is this: beginning in 2014, employers that have 50 or more […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 3, 2012

Distance Learning: Collaboration & Expansion

StraighterLine (StraighterLine.com) and Excelsior College (Excelsior.edu) announced an agreement that will enable StraighterLine students to access Excelsior College Examinations, directly from StraighterLine’s website. Students taking StraighterLine online college courses can use Excelsior’s internationally accepted exams to earn college credit that will be recorded on an Excelsior College transcript, in addition to StraighterLine transcripts. “Online learning […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 3, 2012

Food Manufacturer Finds Success On The Supply Chain

Recently the SBA Deputy Administrator visited a food manufacturer in Charlotte to highlight the efforts of the Obama Administration to help small businesses grow and create jobs. B. Roberts Foods, LLC. converted their  facility into a full-scale food plant and created 45 new jobs with the help of an SBA-backed loan. Earlier this year, SBA […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 3, 2012

Travel Survey Shows Small Biz Is On The Move

American Airlines released results of a recent online survey of more than 1,100 American Airlines Business ExtrAA® travel managers of small- and medium-size businesses (SMBs). The survey shows 71 percent of SMB travel managers estimate the economic outlook for their companies is expected to improve in the next 12 to 18 months. According to the […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 27, 2012

Anoto Survey Says Paperless Office Still Out of Reach

Two-thirds of businesses regularly need to scan more than 50 pages a day to transfer information to a digital format Anoto, the creator of digital pen and paper technology, announced the results of a survey conducted across the United States and the United Kingdom focused on the state of scanning in business today. Businesses both […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 27, 2012

Saluting Navy Veteran & Entrepreneur

Navy veteran, entrepreneur and philanthropist John Paul DeJoria will be honored for his service to country and community at the United States Navy Memorial’s 2012 Lone Sailor Awards Dinner on Tuesday, September 18.  The black tie gala will be held at The National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C. John Paul DeJoria’s rags-to-riches […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 27, 2012

High-Growth Small Biz Gets A Boost

High-Growth Small Businesses Get A Boost With The Re-Authorization Of The SBIR Program: After many short-term reauthorizations, the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program was reauthorized by Congress in late 2011 for six years. SBA quickly took action, soliciting feedback from small businesses, investors and other stakeholders to implement the legislation and get more dollars […]

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