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Archived Since:November 22, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Today in Small Business: The Bacon Boom

The "most bountiful" holiday season in three years? The most innovative cities in America. Did Comcast retaliate against an unhappy customer by getting him fired?

‘Chanel’s Salon’ May Not Have Been the Best Choice for a Name

In two cases the lawyer handled, it took nine months to reach a settlement with the bigger brand, and the lawyer's clients spent well over $100,000 in legal fees.

Today in Small Business: A Perfect Yelp Response

Business travelers turn to Airbnb. Here are 10 productivity hacks from well known entrepreneurs. And have you considered the "spoiled boss hypothesis"?

Up for Discussion: the Merits of LinkedIn for Business Owners

One owner said that at least two LinkedIn features were time-wasters: recommendations and endorsements: "It’s embarrassing, I want to delete them all."

A Planning Tool to Help Start-Ups, Before They Start

The program, which is free, takes entrepreneurs through a series of questions about their business.

Today in Small Business: Is the S.B.A. Going Silicon Valley?

The "anti-luxury" trend. Should employers use credit checks when considering job candidates? An advertising agency devoted exclusively to marketing marijuana wants to re-brand the cannabis industry.

What to Do About Our Client Who Can’t Pay Us

I called the owner to discuss things. Until now I had been dealing with others in the company. He was prepared, I think, for an unpleasant conversation.

Today in Small Business: Hiring Picks Up

The marketplace for local services is booming. Good news for owners hoping to sell a small business. And the economic case for paternity leave.

Today in Small Business: The Coolest New Businesses in Brooklyn

Uber for Business. How to work from home more effectively. Is it legal for bosses to use social media tools to check backgrounds when hiring?

When Women Manage Men Who Don’t Respect Women

What really gets me is knowing that it may be fundamentally impossible to lead some people who cannot respect me because I am a woman.

Can a Two-Person Company Ramp Up for the Holidays?

The founders aren’t sure how much demand will rise, but they want to be ready if the product takes off.

Today in Small Business: ‘Bloodletting’ at Tony Hsieh’s Start-Up Community

A guide to co-working in New York. If you want to be a great leader, start acting weirder. Why millions of new blue-collar jobs will open up over the next few years.

How to Be an Entrepreneur, and Stay Married

Being an entrepreneur or being married to an entrepreneur takes the already complicated institution of marriage to an entirely different level of complexity.

Today in Small Business: Paper or Plastic?

Mayor de Blasio plans to sign an executive order expanding New York City’s living wage law. Macy's is hiring for the holidays. How to lose $1 million a month.

My Quest to Create Pride and Joy in Work Runs Into Reality

Should we hold those parts on the dock until the client catches up on its payments? What would you do?

Today in Small Business: Facebook Expands Its Ad Platform

You can see the future of restaurants in San Francisco. Ten lessons for entrepreneurs from Derek Jeter. Remember the "fiscal cliff"?

Protecting Your Business From a Data Breach

Small businesses generally are even more vulnerable than large companies.

Today in Small Business: Unlimited Vacation

Ten things you may not know about Google AdWords. The economy grew at a 4.6 percent annualized rate in the second quarter. Inside the dollar-store wars.

It’s Hard for Start-Up Owners to Find Good Advice

I surrounded myself with impressive names, and they all had friends they wanted me to meet. Before I knew it, I had 50 shareholders. But I've since changed how I approach potential advisers.

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