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Thinking Entrepreneur: What I’m Still Learning About Managing Cash Flow

March 5, 2014 - 7:00am
If you don’t pay attention to details, it can be easy to let a bank or insurance company take your equity hostage.

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: Kitchen Incubators

March 4, 2014 - 1:31pm
What to ask a potential buyer of your business. And entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter.

The Tech Start-Up: What I Learned (the Hard Way) About Outsourcing

March 4, 2014 - 7:00am
The founder of a tech company has tried almost every form of outsourcing, with results ranging from catastrophic to exceptional.

You’re the Boss Blog: The Challenges of Hiring and Working With Developers

March 3, 2014 - 1:20pm
A group of business owners compare notes on the best strategies for hiring technical talent.

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: Hiring Freeze

March 3, 2014 - 11:15am
NIne new marketing software offerings. Why TV commercials are bad investments for small businesses. And why more businesses are starting to use drones.

You’re the Boss Blog: The Mystery of Chinese New Year, Solved

March 3, 2014 - 7:00am
A little more than a week into the New Year, our whole team returned to us — including one particular employee with a heartwarming story.

You’re the Boss Blog: Using Skype to Build a Business

February 28, 2014 - 11:15am
The adoption of Skype has also allowed Parliament Tutors to consider expanding its services abroad.

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: Image-Based Ads

February 28, 2014 - 10:16am
A restaurant charges an ‘Obamacare’ fee. The threat of the ‘sharing economy.’ And 25 ways to get your business growing.

You’re the Boss Blog: Study Indicates That Bill Redefining Full-Time Employment Would Have Costs

February 27, 2014 - 2:44pm
The Save American Workers Act would move the definition of full-time employment to 40 hours and require businesses to provide health insurance to fewer workers.

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: Time to Replace the Van

February 27, 2014 - 1:15pm
Bubbles are not always bad. Seven industries are about to explode. And answers to frequently asked social media questions.

You’re the Boss Blog: How a Content Company Reinvented Itself as a Technology Company

February 27, 2014 - 7:00am
“Before we had to look at a calendar to see when changes would get done,” said the chief executive of TPR Media. “Now we look at a stopwatch.”

Dashboard: Today in Small Business: Online Reviews Matter More Than Most Owners Think

February 26, 2014 - 8:58pm
Why content marketing is hot. A new invoicing tool. And business owners who can’t answer a simple question about their businesses may be in trouble.

Start: How a Nurse Created a Silicon Valley Incubator

February 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
Jonathan Nelson’s incubator grew out of Hackers and Founders, an organization that provides a way for Silicon Valley entrepreneurs to meet.

The Story Exchange: ‘I Have Been Told That I’m Different’

February 26, 2014 - 10:46am
Alison Chung’s gift for numbers has helped her build a consulting firm that specializes in computer forensics.

The Agenda: Why Most Small-Business Owners Will See Premiums Rise Under A.C.A.

February 25, 2014 - 5:38pm
But how significant will those increases be?

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: The Best Apps for Start-Ups

February 25, 2014 - 11:51am
Advertising on a small budget. Arizona’s bill allowing businesses not to serve certain people. And the sudden popularity of jersey No. 98.

Staying Alive: Introducing a New Shipping Policy — and Pondering How to Sell It

February 25, 2014 - 7:00am
We changed our policy to build our shipping expenses into our quotes. But how do we explain this in our ads?

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: From Minimum Wage to Owning the Franchise

February 24, 2014 - 2:38pm
Big dumb company disease. Five benefits that employees would like to receive. Why Colorado is expecting a tax bonanza.

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: A Salon on Wheels

February 24, 2014 - 2:37pm
A guide to social media etiquette. How to reduce employee absence. And how a very smart Girl Scout sells 117 boxes of cookies in two hours.

The Next Level: ‘How Much Do You Want?’

February 24, 2014 - 2:00pm
As we were walking through the dark house, it occurred to me that I had no idea what game my potential client was playing; I just knew that I was losing.