Small Business

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Tips For Improving Small Business Websites

Businesses of all types and sizes can benefit from having a website, even if it is a simple site. Do you know how to get the most out of your website?

01/12/2014

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Thank You Uncle Sam: Top Government Resources For Small Businesses

Small businesses are always looking for ways to reduce costs. Try putting tax dollars to work by tapping these useful government resources.

01/12/2014

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Breakrooms: Keeping Your Employees Caffeinated & Content

Breakrooms help keep workers informed, professional and happy. Create a breakroom that improves your business.

01/12/2014

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Using Social Media To Grow A Small Business

If used correctly, social media can be a powerful tool to grow a business. Is your company’s social media use effective?

01/12/2014

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Digital Essentials: Giving Your Home Office A 21st Century Makeover

A home office is the secret weapon that keeps many households running. Transform your home office and work smarter.

01/12/2014

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Client Referrals: The Key To Growing A Small Business

Customer referrals are perhaps the fastest way to grow a business. Learn how to collect and use your referrals.

01/12/2014

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Breakrooms: Keeping Your Employees Caffeinated & Content

Breakrooms help keep workers informed, professional and happy. Create a breakroom that improves your business.

01/12/2014

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Create A Strong Brand By Considering Customer Touchpoints

Build brand loyalty by maximizing every interaction with customers. Make your business one your clients won’t forget.

01/12/2014

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Using Social Media To Grow A Small Business

If used correctly, social media can be a powerful tool to grow a business. Is your company’s social media use effective?

01/12/2014

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Small Business Saturday: A Government Initiative Gaining Momentum

Local businesses are getting a boost as people begin to recognize Small Business Saturday. Learn what it’s about and how it can help your business.

01/12/2014

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Tips For Conducting Market Research (Without Spending A Fortune)

Nearly every business requires some form of marketing to grow. Consider these ideas to organically market your business.

01/12/2014

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Thank You Uncle Sam: Top Government Resources For Small Businesses

Small businesses are always looking for ways to reduce costs. Try putting tax dollars to work by tapping these useful government resources.

01/12/2014

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Tips For Improving Small Business Websites

Businesses of all types and sizes can benefit from having a website, even if it is a simple site. Do you know how to get the most out of your website?

01/12/2014

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Home Offices: Design Advice For Creating A Functioning Space

Regardless of where an office is in a home, storage is almost always a concern. Improve your home office by improving storage.

01/12/2014

Health Reform Rollout: Today – 2018

While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]

08/25/2013

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Opinion: Obamacare Is Bad For Small Business

As the final days of the presidential campaign of 2012 wind down, there is ongoing concern about what President Barack Obama’s law for requiring businesses to provide health care for its employees will do to small business owners.

10/25/2012

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Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His Presidency

Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.

08/09/2012

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Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

Small Business

‘Caught In The Middle’: Small Biz On Health Care Reform

Strip away the heated words outside Washington’s beltway and a far different picture of the Supreme Court decision on health care reform emerges.

06/28/2012

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Opinion: Businesses Can’t Afford The Proposed $10-Per-Hour Minimum Wage

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. from the South Side of Chicago is introducing a $10-per-hour minimum wage across the nation. As a representative, he introduced the measure to his fellow-congressmen in the House yesterday. It […]

06/08/2012

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Critical Drug Shortage On Sen. Klobuchar’s List Of Challenges

Sen. Amy Klobuchar talked about a critical drug shortage for seriously ill children,

02/20/2012

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Franken: Small Business Needs To Export, Too

Several high ranking Obama administration officials including; U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk will be in Minneapolis Thursday for the National Export Initiative Small Business Tour.

02/16/2011

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Minn. To Compare Small Biz Climate With Neighbors

The Minnesota Legislature is commissioning a study to compare the climate for small business startups in Minnesota and four neighboring states.

11/21/2010

9/18/10 Today's Business Radio

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09/20/2010

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