Closing Businesses Outnumber Startups in the U.S. - 9/24/2014 - Financial Services Forum executive warns Congress that the low number of entrepreneurs starting new companies spells trouble for the small business sector as well as the national economy.
The Best Children's Services Franchises of 2014 - 9/15/2014 - FranchiseGrade.com releases its list of this year's top 10 children's services franchise systems, reports that the children's services franchising sector has experienced double-digit growth since 2010.
Intuitive Marketing Tips for Small Businesses - 10/9/2014 - As pressure mounts for more data-driven marketing models, small business marketers can't afford to neglect the importance of incorporating emotional intelligence into marketing campaigns.
The Art of Reciprocity in Marketing - 9/30/2014 - Human beings have an innate urge to give something back in exchange for something received--and that makes the psychology of reciprocity a powerful small business marketing tool.
Urban Outfitters' Latest Marketing Gamble - 9/18/2014 - Urban Outfitters yanks bizarre Kent State sweatshirt from its online catalog in response to public outrage. But was it really just another example of the brand's unusual marketing strategy?