Ed Lieber

Ed Lieber
Ed Lieber is a staff writer for Small Business Trends. He is a journalist and marketing copywriter with 20 years of experience writing, editing and managing for both print and digital vehicles. Ed also writes a pseudonymous blog about organized crime in America and has authored a Kindle best-seller.

Biz2Credit Lending Index May 2015

Biz2Credit Lending Index Says Institutional Lenders On Top

Small businesses seeking capital to expand their operations are finding better results asking institutional lenders than any other type of bank. According to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, small business loan approval rates at institutional lenders hit a new high last month.

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For Super Bowl 50, Google Boosts Bay Area Businesses

Google is signing up businesses local to Super Bowl 50 in the San Francisco Bay Area to participate in its Google and Your Business workshops. The idea behind the workshops is to get small businesses listed on Google so that visitors to the Super Bowl will know they exist.

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Selling Wine with a Bit of Drama

For a few months a year, the Mount Hope Estate and Winery in Pennsylvania transforms its grounds into a Renaissance-era village, complete with royal court, period food, performers, and of course, wine. The event is attended by thousands every year.

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10 Tips to Start a Small Business from Nothing

A new documentary series from Vox Creative highlights the stories of some successful entrepreneurs who were able to start a small business from nothing, essentially. The series explains how they made it from the financial doldrums and how you can emulate that success.

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What’s a Brand Worth Once Your Business Has Failed?

There's a plan in place to save the beloved Pennsylvania soda company, A-Treat. It was once a local favorite but poor business decisions forced it off store shelves this year. Is there enough brand loyalty among consumers to save it?


Should a Business Owner Yell at a Screaming Child?

A Maine diner owner's decision to scold a screaming toddler has resulted in a mixed bag of emotions. The incident should serve as lesson for any small business owner: Think before you speak.