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Credit Card Debt Hurts Startups

Business Week Small Business - Fri, 08/07/2009 - 10:09am
The most readily available source of credit for new small businesses is one that damages their chance of survival, a new study of 5,000 firms suggests
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Small Biz Purging: When Companies Lose Health Care

Business Week Small Business - Fri, 08/07/2009 - 9:03am
When a worker at a small business becomes gravely ill, insurance providers often later dump the company, a practice reforms may not address
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Creating Eco-Friendly Operations

Business Week Small Business - Wed, 08/05/2009 - 6:45am
Entrepreneurs are turning their companies green, using a range of approaches from investing in alternative energy to banning plastic forks in the pantry
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Among Small Business Owners, Signs of Hope

Business Week Small Business - Tue, 08/04/2009 - 7:00am
Surveys show owners of small companies think the economy is starting to turn. But they're not spending yet
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To Beat Failure, Be the Boss Again

Business Week Small Business - Tue, 08/04/2009 - 6:15am
In this case study, regional offices had been operating without central direction or accountability, with disastrous results
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Where an Inventor-Entrepreneur Finds Motivation

Business Week Small Business - Tue, 08/04/2009 - 6:09am
The founder of 26-year-old gadgetmaker C. Crane talks about how he develops new products, the latest of which aims to save energy
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Lessons from the 'Small Business Web'

Business Week Small Business - Fri, 07/31/2009 - 8:24am
To better compete against dominant software companies, small vendors are banding together to create an ecosystem of interlocking software
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Struggling with the Temporary Worker Visa Process

Business Week Small Business - Fri, 07/31/2009 - 5:35am
The longtime owner of a plant nursery and landscape design business explains why she puts in the hard work involved in hiring H-2A workers
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Why Small Biz Is Skittish About Health-Care Reform

Business Week Small Business - Thu, 07/30/2009 - 1:00pm
Despite a charm offensive by Obama, health-care proposals leave entrepreneurs wary
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Helping an Employee in a Personal Financial Crisis

Business Week Small Business - Tue, 07/28/2009 - 5:20am
As more Americans face distress, small businesses are trying to find solutions, including loans, that benefit workers and companies alike
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Managing Frustration When Seeking Stimulus Money

Business Week Small Business - Tue, 07/28/2009 - 5:07am
Government contracts are cumbersome, but small business owners would be wise to gear up for the learning curve involved in submitting winning bids
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