Small business loan approval rates at big banks were up 20% in February from a year ago. Here is the good news.
Despite a better-than-expected February jobs report, small business optimism fell last month to recession levels, according to the National Federation of Independent Business’s February index.
Opinion: As newly created P2P businesses disrupt the status quo, they face the difficulty of fitting a square peg into a round hole when it comes to existing regulatory regimes. Innovative business models or advances in technology should not be boxed in; rather free markets and consumer preference should dictate how businesses grow and meet demand.
Big Data is everywhere. Whether it comes from the Web, business applications or deep inside machine logs, Big Data is helping all types of businesses grow as they become more strategic and profitable.
If you use Facebook to promote your small business but have been reluctant to pull the trigger on paid ads, soon you may have no choice.