How to Generate Cheap Publicity for Your Small Business

Generating publicity is a major part of any small business marketing campaign. But when tight budgets meet up with lack of know how, many excellent opportunities can go to waste. Small business owners looking to expand their marketing tactics on a shoe string may want to consider these options:  Send out a press release. Expanding […]

How Your Small Business Can Make the Most of Google Docs

Last week, Google released an upgraded version of Google Docs its online suite of productivity tools and software. The upgrade is widely recognized as a competitive move on Google’s behalf, preempting the release of Microsoft Office 2010 which is expected to ship out in June. For budget-wise small businesses involved in business travel, remote collaboration, […]

Will the Obama Jobs Bill Affect Small Business Hiring?

In March, President Obama signed into law a watered down version of his much-touted Jobs Bill. The $17.6 billion initiative offers small business owners two tax breaks for qualifying new workers hired in 2010. Under the new legislation, businesses will be exempt from paying their share of Social Security payroll taxes (generally 6.2% of an […]