Friday, May 31, 2013

I Never Had Time

Turns out EBay functions a lot more like Amazon these days, as the online auction model is fading.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Education, Mentors, Money

How to boost the number of black tech entrepreneurs? Some ideas from those on the front lines.


Alternative financing is faster, and easier to get, than conventional credit. It's also more expensive. Now there's another alternative.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Startup Entrepreneurs

Special help is available for Native Indian, Alaskan and Hawaiian entrepreneurs through the SBA and Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Monday, May 27, 2013

Best In Class

How can small businesses appeal to this year's top grads? Some practical advice.

Friday, May 24, 2013

It's (Not) People

Reinventing the way we think of and eat food? I'm not feeling particularly "soylent," sorry!

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

What Can You Buy?

Some advice on integrating Pandora radio ads into a small biz marketing mix.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Friday, May 17, 2013

You May Qualify

Worried about having to purchase health insurance under Obamacare in 2014? A lot of freelancers will get subsidies to help.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Pot, Meet Kettle?

When one business group calls foul on another, it's time to look behind the curtain, as my editor did recently with hilarious results.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Pregnant With Possibilities

My column today is on women who pitched their tech startups to investors while secretly pregnant. The verdict: It's not easy but it can be done.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Tax Burdens

What options do small biz owners have when property taxes are cutting into profits? Here are some Smart Answers.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Selling The Salon

How do you price a small business for sale? And what if you have to liquidate instead? Smart Answers!

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Obamacare Questions 2

I'm answering questions from panicked readers about compliance with Obamacare in 2014. Here's a new set.