Month: October 2011

Economist: Small businesses are not job-growth engines

Whoa. Jared Bernstein, the former top economic adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, just threw cold water on what many politicians want you to believe about small businesses. They aren’t the “engine of job growth,” he said. “In what may be the most misunderstood fact about the job market, although most companies are small — […]

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Business planning tips for 2012

While annual strategic planning is common in the corporate world, many small businesses neglect this important step in preparing for the coming year. If you haven’t started yet, there’s still time — and the tips below might help you. I — […]

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Small businesses play big role in green tech

U.S. small businesses hold a significant share of patents and influence in green energy and technology, according to a report released today by the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy. While small businesses account for 8% of total U.S. — […]

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Profiling the Best Burger Businesses in America

Once upon a time, Americans had two options to alleviate their beef binging desires: visit a fast food joint or go to a traditional sit-down restaurant. The former often offered sub-par meals, while the latter required too much of a commitment of both time and money.

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