5 Small Business Stories, Trends and Tips for Today

clock November 25, 2016 05:13 by author Ogoing Team

Shop Local on Small Business Saturday


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1. 8 Last Minute Marketing Ideas for Small Business Saturday 

If you own a small business, it’s not too late to generate some extra PR for Small Business Saturday, on November 26. This week I tapped the social media universe for creative ways entrepreneurs are using the occasion to capture additional holiday sales. Read more athttp://bit.ly/2fRsdZl 

2. 5 Trumpcare Questions Answered for Small Business Owners 

During his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump made promises to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and has since made it a top priority in his first 100 days of office. It is still unclear whether the ACA will be repealed, replaced or amended, and the uncertainty is leaving small business owners wondering how to move forward with providing health coverage for their employees. Read more at http://bit.ly/2fRntTR 

3. Five Ways to Make the Most of Small Business Saturday 

American Express may have invented Small Business Saturday as a shopping holiday in 2010, but it has evolved into a “shop local” movement that gives retailers nationwide a considerable sales lift. Read more at http://for.tn/2fRoI5o 

4. Your Guide to Small Business Saturday 

With shoppers across the country gearing up for the holiday season, the National Retail Federation has predicted that sales in November and December are likely to increase 3.6 percent from last year, hitting nearly $655.8 billion. Read more at http://indy.st/2fRl1wp 

5. How Small-Business Owners Need to Rethink Their Job Postings 

Hiring is one of a small-business owner’s biggest challenges. As the unemployment rate shrinks, small-business owners are concerned about losing talent to large corporations that offer richer benefits and higher salaries. However, studies indicate that for millennials in particular, corporate culture ranks high when deciding where to apply, and the most expedient way for a small business to showcase its unique culture is through its job postings. Read more at http://on.wsj.com/2fRkUkr 

 



5 Small Business Stories, Trends and Tips for Today

clock September 15, 2016 18:44 by author Ogoing Team

Compiled by oGoing, The Local Business Network. Join oGoing to get found online, share your story, promote products & services, and attract new customers. Join Now

 

small business stories, trends and tips

1. Small businesses seek delay of overtime rule 

The nation’s leading small business trade group on Tuesday asked the Labor Department to delay a new rule making millions of Americans eligible for overtime pay, saying employers aren’t prepared to implement it when it goes into effect Dec. 1. Read more athttp://usat.ly/2cLIhfq 

2. The small business owners Trump never paid in full 

It was like we won the lottery," Beth Rosser remembers. Her dad, Forest Jenkins, had just secured a $200,000 contract to work at the biggest prize in Atlantic City: Donald Trump's Taj Mahal.His company installed toilet partitions -- not exactly glamorous, but important nonetheless. It was 1988, and a six-figure contract was huge. Read more athttp://cnn.it/2cLI0Jg 

3. ACA Making Small Business Owners Consider Retirement Benefits 

A survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Nationwide, an insurance and financial services organization, found that because of the enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), small business owners are increasingly reconsidering retirement plans in order to retain and recruit employees. Read more at http://bit.ly/2cLIO0H 

4. Even Without Interest Rate Hike, Banks Must Lend to Small Businesses 

Big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) anticipated that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates this summer. Many bankers and economists then anticipated that the central bank would increase rates its next policy meeting on September 20-21. That seems unlikely to happen at this point. Read more at http://bit.ly/2cLIH5i 

5. Small business owners can’t afford retirement 

More than one-third of them are not putting money into their own superannuation despite many paying compulsory super to their employees, says today’s SME Snapshot by cloud accounting group MYOB. Read more at http://bit.ly/2cLIoHT



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