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Today in Small Business: An Undertaker on Twitter

How to get out of a bad franchising agreement. Access to capital is improving for small businesses. What should Apple do with $159 billion?

Ezekiel Emanuel Further Explains His Prediction That Employers Will Drop Health Insurance

"Look," said Dr. Emanuel, "we talked to a lot of business owners. We talked to lots of consultants who deal with businesses."

Today in Small Business: Gay Rights in the Workplace

The case against Yelp. Lessons from a fish restaurant. And how business owners can spend their cash.

Today in Small Business: What to Pay Yourself

What you are doing wrong on Facebook. Crowdfunding's next frontier. And what happens to your company’s online accounts when the one person with access dies?

The Founder of Answers Reader Questions

We asked “You’re the Boss” readers if they had any questions, situations or strategies they would like to run by Mr. Fertik, and they responded with enthusiasm.

How Can Jimmy Beans Wool Get Its Growth Back on Track?

The company implemented numerous growth strategies, but sales fell flat. The owners even stopped taking salaries,

Today in Small Business: It’s Never Too Late to Start Up

Small businesses created 72,000 jobs in March. Corporate April Fool's pranks. And France has the world's hottest economy?

No More Ms. Nice Guy

I was confused about why the director was being so mean. Why didn’t he like me? Couldn’t he see I was trying my best?

Today in Small Business: Erosion

What small businesses can learn from Amazon Prime. Customer-service lessons from Four Seasons Hotels. And an Instagram meme called, "Baby Suiting."

Merchants Disappointed by Court Ruling on Debit Swipe Fees

The ruling reduces transaction fees for most retailers -- but not as much as they were hoping.

An Owner Asks a Question About Offering Employees a Stipend to Buy Health Coverage

Could replacing insurance with a set sum of cash that employees can use to buy their own insurance lead to accusations of age discrimination?

Today in Small Business: Killing DailyCandy

HealthCare.Gov malfunctions on the last day to sign up. The extra perks it takes to hire technology talent. And business owners in Las Vegas share their "goofs, gaffes and miscalculations."

What I Got Out of My Website Redesign

The result of these conversations was that our website was designed and written specifically for four types of people.

Today in Small Business: The S.B.A.’s Red Tape Ombudsman

Facebook's drones. Why your emails are not getting opened. The least costly city in which to do business.

Finding Office Space in China

Most leases stipulate that at the end of the term, the tenant must pay for the complete demolition of any improvements.

Today in Small Business: Can Bookstores Survive?

Etsy collaborates with the enemy. Connecticut raises its minimum wage. How to find the right accountant for your business.

What I Have Learned About Pitching for Investment Capital

Before going out this time, I worked with consultants who insisted that I rewrite my deck and adjust my presentation.

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