May 27, 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.


Events in Atlanta, New York, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale this Week

Thinking about getting away from it all for a little bit but you'd feel guilty not working? Why not combine getting away with a little work? And what better place to do that all than someplace warm. Luckily, there are a number of events geared for small businesses coming up where you can leave long sleeves behind. Check them all out on this week's small business events calendar.

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Google, GoDaddy Announce New Online Services for Businesses

Google introduced a new way to file away your saved images discovered on searches that's very Pinterest-esque and GoDaddy acquired another company that lets it add to the host (pardon the pun) of services the company offers its customers. These headlines top a busy week wrapped up in this small business news and information roundup.

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Dream Big Awards Scheduled for June

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Dream Big Awards are right around the corner. The award celebrates the top small business in America. This is one big event on a most international small business events calendar this week.

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Amazon’s Alexa Links to Google Calendar, Skype Added to Microsoft Edge

This week, Amazon announced that its virtual assistant, Alexa, is now capable of syncing with your Google Calendar. Also, Skype introduced an easier way to connect with your contacts through the Edge browser. Check out these stories and more in this week's small business news and information roundup.

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Small Business Market Expo, Digital Summit Coming In May

Small business owners would be wise to pack their bags and head to Atlanta. There are two big events there coming up and are great chances to network and meet some experts and other small business owners.


T-Mobile, Yelp Announce Strong Q1 Earnings, Apple Struggles

It's quarterly earnings report season and some that cater to small businesses -- like T-Mobile -- had a great start to the year, while others -- like Apple, surprisingly -- struggled. Read their reports and more in this week's small business news and information roundup.

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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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