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Small Business News: Stimulus or Entrepreneurship?

It depends who you ask whether government or small business entrepreneurs are most likely to lead the economic recovery. We’ve collected some opinions in this March 24, 2010 small business roundup at Small Business Trends of the best news and blogs out there along with some great resources and tips for small business owners who believe it’s their duty to lead the way.


Could entrepreneurialism be causing the economic recovery? Economist Richard McKenzie explains why there may be a “silver lining” if government efforts fail.

How confident are small business owners about the economy? Report says confidence in economy at lowest point in Obama presidency. Rassmussen Reports

U.S. Representative says most small businesses will benefit from healthcare reform. Wonder how the small businesses feel about it. Small Business Trends


How to generate leads for your business. David Garland interviews Jason Bahnak on partnering to develop new business. The Rise To The Top

Creating events that drive your sales. Hosting a fashion show to promote your small boutique business. Catalyst Marketers

Customer Care

How to read your customers’ minds? It just takes a few extra minutes and some creativity to get the answers you need to make your business better. fuelNet

Customers are your new boss. Why fear of rejection is not the reason to start a small business. Unintentional Entrepreneur


Do you use direct digital marketing? Josh Gordon has a rundown of some successes across the spectrum. The Lunch Pail

Need more ideas for your PR efforts? John Sternal has some great ideas for the month of April. Understanding Marketing


Creating an open culture at your business. These tips will result in an open relationship between employees and co-workers encouraging free communication. fuelNet

Do you have a noncompete agreement for your employees? Do you need one? WSJ

What are the benefits of a business plan for your small business? Pat Henry explains the positives and then shares some resources for creating your own. Small Business Community


Make your Website the best it can be. Regular habits that will keep your company’s Web presence usable and popular.

Have you bought an iPad for your business? You’d better hurry because they’re selling like hot cakes. BusinessWeek


Winners announced in the SugarTone contest. Check out the top stories submitted in a blogging contest sponsored by bizSugar and Bloggertone.

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