July 29, 2015

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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How To Use Social Media for Business

Many users may think of social media channels like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram simply as places to share information and the latest news with friends and family. But businesses can also find these sites helpful when promoting a Web presence to online customers.

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Get Out There and Learn at a Business Event This Week

At a loss on how best to market your small business? There are plenty of ways and means of doing so -- each a potential financial pitfall. Get the best advice on marketing from a litany of small business events on the calendar this week. There are even a few that don't require you to leave your desk!

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Drone Delivery, First Data Acquisition Make Headlines

Commercial drone delivery in the U.S. is one step closer to reality. But the company to make the first test flight is not who you'd expect. In fact, Australia-based Flirtey now holds that honor. Learn about that historic flight and more in this week's Small Business News and Information Roundup.

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Killer Community Tips to Run a Good Business

Entrepreneurs all over have lots to share with their peers on what it takes to running a successful business today. In this week's Small Business Community Roundup, we learn it's a lot different than it was a decade ago.


Yahoo, YouTube Unveil New Features

Yahoo and YouTube were among the big newsmakers this week. They each unveiled new services that cater to small businesses. Read about them and more in this week's Small Business News Roundup.


Two Great Conferences this Week You Won’t Want to Miss

Conferences on each coast this coming week will give entrepreneurs, bloggers, and small business owners the opportunity to network. Check out details on these and more events and contests on this week's Small Business Events Calendar.

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Top Stories: PayPal and Twitter Announce Major Changes

A major change in PayPal's Terms of Service have some users concerned about the company's apparent ability to make robocalls at any number the company has for them. Read about this and more in this week's Small Business News Roundup.

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4 Reasons To Refinance Your Small Business Debt

There was a time when small businesses could rely on bank loans for affordable finance. Then along came the Great Recession. And small businesses turned to higher interest options. One way to lower these rates is to refinance small business debt with a lower-rate business term loan.


Learn How to Fund Your Business Webinar with Biz2Credit

It takes money to make money, but securing funding for your small business can be daunting. If you want to learn more about what funding options are available to you and how to get it take a look at this webinar hosted by Biz2Credit.