April 30, 2016

Small Business Editor

Small Business Editor

Welcome to our daily Small Business News Feed. Monday through Friday (except holidays) we bring you a roundup of significant news affecting the small business market.

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May Brings Voting for Small Business Book Awards

It's nearly the end of the primary election season and nearly the end of our Small Business Book Awards contest voting, too. So, before you go jet-setting off to one of these great small business events across the country, be sure to drop a vote for some of your favorite business books today.


Periscope Adds New Feature, New Video Streaming Service Announced

Periscope has added a new fun feature to the increasingly popular livestreaming platform. And another live stream option has entered the fray. Read about these developments and plenty more headlines pertinent to small businesses in this week's news and information roundup.


Meet Up with Experts, Small Business Brands in Atlanta in May

The Small Business Market Expo is coming up toward the end of May but until then, this week's events calendar has destinations from New Jersey to California to check out and meet up with other small business owners, entrepreneurs, and experts.


Network in NYC Or Get Motivated in Des Moines

There are small business events across the country in the next couple months. So, no matter where you're based, there are small business owners and experts gathering nearby to help offer some advice to help your business grow.

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eBay Offers New Shipping Options, Law Could Reverse Homemade Cookie Ban

eBay sellers were introduced to a new way of getting their products to customers this week and in New Jersey, makers and sellers of homemade cookies are fighting for their business lives supporting a bill that would overturn a ban on their products. These headlines top a busy week for small businesses, which are highlighted in this week's Small Business News and Information Roundup.

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California Raises Minimum Wage, White House Offers Lessons on Summer Hiring

The members of your small business team were front and center this week, making headlines. California passed groundbreaking legislation to raise the minimum wage to $15. In other news, it's that time of year when seasonal help is needed. And the White House is helping. Read about these developments and more in this week's small business news and information roundup.

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Hurry! Small Business Book Awards Close Nominations Soon

You still have a little bit of time to nominate your favorite book for the Small Business Book Awards. But if you want to see your favorite books up for the honor, you'll have to hurry. Check out more details on the contest and other small business events happening in the very near future.

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GoDaddy, Linksys Announce New Tech Offerings for Business

GoDaddy continues to add to its cache of services and products it offers small business owners and their website and web-based services. The company just launched a few more this week. Read about them and more headlines in this week's news and information roundup.

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Tweet Binder Adds Instagram Insights, Social Media Advertising Soars

Small businesses are using social media to market their companies, brands and website content. One company made monitoring those efforts -- at least on Instagram -- easier. Read this and other big headlines this week in the Small Business News and Information Roundup.

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