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59 min ago | Triple Pundit

Small Business Survival: The Real Risks with Viral Success

Viral success is the dream of just about every small business these days. Whether the business model is a website where users can upload videos for free , or a special app that gives people the ability to share the cost of a rental car , the idea of overnight success is just plain intoxicating.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Marketing, Computer Security, Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | Business Times

Fewer UK small businesses use overdrafts, loans for financing

A survey of 65,000 small firms by market research company BDRC Continental in the second quarter of this year revealed that 30 per cent of small firms were using these traditional financing methods, down from 36 per cent two years ago.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Brandon Sun

Business Highlights

Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

Business Journal

Show me the money: Deal Day connects Dallas small business with potential lenders

Now in its 11th year, Deal Day is looking to connect more than 300 local small businesses with lenders during its event Thursday.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Dallas, TX

Business Journal

SBA administrator: Agency is expanding efforts to help small companies

Myla Ramos of SearchPros and U.S. Small Business Administration chief Maria Contreras-Sweet are at a forum for small businesses in the SearchPros Staffing office.

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Cybercast News Service

Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation in July that would make it easier for women-owned companies to get loans and government contracts.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Senate, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, US News

Theboltonnews.co.uk

UPDATED: Scaffolding destroyed in suspected arson attack

Fire crews were called to the blaze at the industrial compound at the rear of Nortex Mill in Chorley Old Road at about 11pm.

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Related Topix: Fire, Personal Finance

The New Zealand Herald

Small Business: Business planning - Zac de Silva, Business Changing

With a business plan, there is no set right or wrong look. The traditional business plan, which generally scares a lot of people, is often what I call '28 pages long' - as in it's way too long and has all sorts of stuff in there that's not overly important.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Business Journal

Retail Merchants of Hawaii wants to help small businesses make more money

Retail Merchants of Hawaii will hold an introductory training seminar for merchants at Ward Warehouse, seen here, on Sept.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Wailuku, HI

Bournemouth Echo

Darling and Brown reunite to say No

Alistair Darling will be reunited with former prime minister Gordon Brown today as the two men join forces to campaign to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom.

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Related Topix: Alistair Darling, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Gordon Brown, Personal Finance

The Victoria Advocate

Business Tip: Small business owners wear tool belt of duties

As a small business owner, often times you may feel like you are out on an island by yourself.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Texas Workforce Commission, Human Resources, Victoria, TX

The RiotACT

What's the future for small businesses in Canberra?

As Federal Government Department's continue to slash away at their APS number though voluntary and involuntary redundancies, the future of the economy of Canberra is looking unstable, particularly in the arena of small business.

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Business Journal

Napa earthquake lessons: How to prepare your business for disaster

Earthquake damage in downtown Napa. Nothing can prevent earthquakes or other natural disasters, but there are steps that can minimize the impact on your business.

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Cybercast News Service

White House honor comes as vet's business totters

After a decade of being fired or quitting jobs in his struggle to adjust to civilian life, former Marine Corps sniper Matt Victoriano started his own coffee shop, vowing to employ struggling vets like himself.

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Patch.com

CT Gov. Malloy Expresses 'Serious Concern' Over CL&P Proposed Rate Hike

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said today that Connecticut Light & Power's request for a staggering increase of nearly 60 percent in the fixed monthly service fee on monthly electric bills is at odds with Connecticut's strategy of encouraging energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources.

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Related Topix: Dan Malloy, US Governors, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Personal Finance

The New Zealand Herald

Swiss killing: Auckland man arrested in cold case

A man who lived in New Zealand for 13 years under a false identity spent last night in police cells after being arrested in connection with a killing in Switzerland 14 years ago.

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Business Journal

Florida small businesses grow slowly, but revenues remain slow

Here's the good news: Small businesses in Florida are performing well right now despite lingering concerns about the economy.

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Related Topix: Florida, Personal Finance

Business Journal

Florida small businesses grow slowly, but revenues remain slow

Here's the good news: Small businesses in Florida are performing well right now despite lingering concerns about the economy.

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NewsFactor

Small Businesses at High Risk for Data Breach

Then professional burglars hit the home where the drives were kept, cracked open a safe bolted to the floor and made off with the financial records of hundreds of the firm's affluent clients: names, addresses, Social Security and driver's license numbers, account information.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, California, PA

Dark Reading

Top 5 Reasons Your Small Business Website is Under Attack

There is no such thing as "too small to hack." If a business has a website, hackers can exploit it.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

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