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You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: Why Typewriters Are Coming Back

November 20, 2014 - 12:39pm
What the Uber scandal says about start-up culture. How social entrepreneurs are changing the world. An experienced entrepreneur talks about work/life imbalance.

You’re the Boss Blog: Checking In on an Entrepreneur With Too Many Start-Ups

November 20, 2014 - 7:00am
The actual splitting of the two vastly different ventures, legally and financially, so each could “live or die on its own,” took more time and effort than Mr. Badshah expected.

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: Pastry, Coffee and Cats

November 19, 2014 - 5:33pm
“Vape” beats “slacktivism.” A business owner in Washington state says FEMA’s red tape is forcing her out of business. And why businesses need to change the way they accept payments.

Bits Blog: Chasing Entrepreneurial Opportunity in the Affordable Care Act

November 19, 2014 - 4:15pm
The Affordable Care Act has opened up entrepreneurial opportunities for start-ups like Stride Health, a recommendation engine for health insurance.

You're the Boss: Cow Wow Picks a Target Audience for Its Flavored Milk

November 19, 2014 - 1:31pm
To reach older milk drinkers, Cow Wow is creating a campaign called “Never Grow Up.”

You’re the Boss Blog: A Start-Up Lets College Students Skip Washing Their Sheets

November 19, 2014 - 7:01am
Afresheet makes a fitted, disposable, 100-percent recyclable bed sheet.

You’re the Boss Blog: Regulators Warn Against Reimbursing Employees for Health Premiums

November 18, 2014 - 2:30pm
Even now, however, the issues remain complex and open to interpretation.

Bits Blog: Buying the Bricks for Your Online Storefront

November 18, 2014 - 1:24pm
E-commerce services help mom-and-pop shops achieve a more polished web presence.

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: ‘Unrealistic Value Expectations’

November 18, 2014 - 12:47pm
A “beloved cookbook destination” loses its lease. A start-up that claims better search technology for real estate agents raises $6 million. Is celebrity-branded marijuana coming?

You’re the Boss Blog: Am I Too Important to Do Real Work?

November 18, 2014 - 7:00am
For years I’ve heard that leaders need to delegate and stay out of the daily work. But what if the work isn’t getting done?

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: How Costco Codes Its Prices

November 17, 2014 - 12:32pm
Solving marijuana’s banking problem. The “ugly side” of Yelp. Are we running out of chocolate and turkeys?

You’re the Boss Blog: We Built the Company on Social Media. Here’s Why We’re Re-Thinking Everything

November 17, 2014 - 7:13am
When YouTube came along, we realized it was perfect for us: Let’s tell customers, in a video, exactly what we’d tell them if they walked into the store. But that was then.

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: ‘Next Generation of Lender or Boiler Room?’

November 14, 2014 - 5:24pm
• Retail sales rebounded in October. Sliding oil and gas prices are giving Americans more money to spend. And Walmart tries a new kind of Black Friday.

You’re the Boss Blog: Building a Serious Website Without Serious, or Any, Coding Skills

November 14, 2014 - 7:01am
Bubble, a cloud-based tool, is for users who have never written a line of code.

You’re the Boss Blog: When It Takes a Woman to Design Products for Women

November 13, 2014 - 3:17pm
Amy Sheng is a co-founder of CellScope, a smartphone attachment that allows parents to take videos of a child’s middle ear that can be sent to doctors for an ear-infection diagnosis.

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: Avoiding Bad Yelp Reviews

November 13, 2014 - 11:36am
Did this “cereal milk” start-up target the wrong market? Should small businesses have to offer health insurance to part-time workers? The ultimate list of start-up competitions, hackathons, business-plan contests and more.

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: Demise of the Internet Sales Tax

November 12, 2014 - 1:16pm
American retail workers steal more than shoplifters. Pinterest says its male users have doubled in the past year. A company gets $100 million to remake the cash register.

You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: An S.E.O. Challenge

November 12, 2014 - 12:45pm
Military-friendly companies. Could a drop in lending be good news for small businesses? Is Igor Pasternak on the verge of revolutionizing shipping?

You’re the Boss Blog: Should Cow Wow Sell to Little Children or Big Children?

November 12, 2014 - 12:07pm
Chris Pouy couldn’t help but wonder: Had he picked the wrong audience for his drink?

Case Study: A Sweet Breakfast Memory That Connects With the Wrong Market

November 12, 2014 - 9:49am
Christopher Pouy founded Cow Wow Cereal Milk to bring a taste of his past to today’s children. But the milk is proving more popular with an older set.


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