February 5, 2016

Small Business News

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Drone Registration Up, New Cloud Accounting Software Announced

The FAA's drone registry system has gotten 300,000 unmanned aircraft registered in just its first month. Also, Sage has new cloud accounting software and Adobe has a new website tool for creative types. These headlines top a busy week for small businesses in this week's Small Business News and Information Roundup.


handmade business on the rise

Handmade Business on the Rise, Business Failures Down

Small businesses that focus on making and selling handmade goods are on the rise and so are the services and products geared specifically toward them. Read about these updates and more in this week's Small Business News and Information Roundup.


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At Twitter: New Hashtag Ads Unveiled, Periscope Now Part of the Feed

Small business that use Twitter got some new ways to use the tool to expand their business and marketing reach. And for businesses that don't use Twitter, they're two good reasons to start. Read more about them and a whole week of news and information updates in this week's Small Business News and Information Roundup.


planner roundup

Office 365 Planner Revealed, Google Updates Indexing System and More

Project planning and collaboration apps are aplenty these days but Microsoft has introduced another and this one works in sync with all your other Office apps. Check out the details on this and other headlines from the week that was in the Small Business News and Information Roundup.


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A Visual Tour of Christmas Around the World

Christmastime is met around the world in many different ways. Just like the foods we eat and the side of the road on which we drive, we all celebrate Christmas in our own way.


periscope

Periscope Named App of the Year, Twitter Has New Sponsored Tweets

Periscope, the live streaming app, was bestowed with a big honor this week. Elsewhere, LinkedIn made a big change that should make a lot of Groups users happy. Check out these headlines and more in this week's Small Business Trends News and Information Roundup.


adwords roundup

AdWords Unveils Smart Goals, YouTube Announces Top Ads

AdWords from Google has announced a new way to track the performance of your small business's ad campaigns. YouTube also announced the top video ads of the year. These headlines top this week's Small Business Trends News and Information Roundup.


google plus mobile roundup

Google, Microsoft, WordPress Make Small Business Headlines

Google Plus Local has a new look. WordPress has a new version. Microsoft has a new way to collaborate in Office 365. And could it be time to sync your Swatch with your Visa? Details on these notes and more are in this week's Small Business News and Information Roundup.


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In the News: BigCommerce and Xero Team Up, SurePayroll Reports Good Year

A new study paints a rosy image of the state of small businesses at this time and two companies that offer cloud services to small businesses have teamed up for a strategic partnership. These stories top our news reel this week. Read more in the Small Business News and Information Roundup.