out the most popular articles on Small Business
Trends since the last newsletter:
Small Businesses Later in Life - Four times as
many Americans want to own their own small businesses
in later life, versus those who want to retire and
not work at all. When work and personal life are integrated,
with flexible work hours and conditions, "retirees"
want to continue working -- even after "retirement."
Entrepreneurial Addiction - For a special treat
-- read this entertaining guest column by business
humorist Hesh Reinfeld, who writes, "It had been
six months since I had read a business plan. And I
missed it. I missed it real bad. I salivated when
the Wall St. Journal driver came down my block...
only to skip my house...."
and Small Businesses - Wal-Mart bashers all too
frequently forget: it's not always a case of Wal-Mart
and small businesses competing against one another:
"Getting into Wal-Mart is an entrepreneur's equivalent
of making it to Broadway. Even a short run on the
shelves there can help transform an invention from
niche product to household name."
Trends in Search Marketing - MarketingSherpa
has published another of its excellent reports,
this one on the up-to-the-minute status of online
search marketing. Think you know a little something
about press releases and search engine optimization?
The results may surprise you.
of Small Business - Want to know the capital of
the light aircraft industry? Or the capital of weight
loss centers in the United States? Find out which
cities and towns are capitals of certain industries,
dominated by small businesses.