Small Business Operations


Does Your Small Business Need to be ADA Compliant?

You've heard of the Americans with Disabilities Act, of course. And you've probably seen public accommodations for the disabled in many public buildings. But what are your responsibilities as a small business owner when providing access under the law?


Where Do We Draw the Line on Bots?

Bots are everywhere. And they're actually helping a lot of small businesses -- with far fewer resources -- perform more like big businesses. When will it get to be too much?


10 Community Tips for Modern Businesses

Running a truly modern small business presents a lot of new challenges and opportunities that weren't around 10 years ago. Luckily, our small business community has plenty of advice on how best to operate a small business in a modern way.


8 Things You Need On Your Desk

What's on your work desk? It could be cluttered with a lot of things you don't need. But don't go without having these staples -- not literal staples, though they're a good idea, too -- at the ready on or in your desk.

ebay boxes

eBay Now Selling eBay Branded Boxes for Sellers

eBay has launched its own Shipping Supplies Store. Sellers can purchase 25-packs of shipping boxes with the eBay logo splashed on them or even specialty envelopes and padded mailers in packs of 100. More products are planned to be added.

postal jeep

U.S. Postal Service REDUCES Postage Rates for Regular Mail

For the first time in almost a century, the U.S. Postal Service is dropping rates to send regular mail. That's right, a price DROP. The nearly 4 percent decrease in cost will affect letters, large envelopes or flats, and postcards.

Looking for templates, checklists or guides? The Small Business Resource Center has them!