Small Business News
A new survey from Pepperdine University and Dun & Bradstreet shows businesses lack access to capital, which could restrict growth.
Hampton Creek--a.k.a. the "synthetic egg company"--has bigger ambitions that just whipping up eggless mayo and cookies. This is really a research company.
A new analysis of SBA loans shows that franchisees are among the biggest defaulters. Why franchising isn't as easy as it seems.
It doesn't matter if you are a thought leader or a team leader, if no one follows you'll get nowhere fast. Here Inc. columnists share how they get people to follow with minimal effort.
Need to get someone's attention by email? Try leading with one of these phrases.
The three simple reasons a company can be worth millions and be making nothing.
Here's how Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad used design to corner the global furniture market.
Demonstrating your company's passion and expertise goes a lot further than a "hard sell."
Competitive advantage is a simple idea. Identifying yours can be harder than you think.
Premiums are up only three percent this year. But you'll pay more before your insurance actually kicks in.
Someone has to speak truth to power at the NFL. Here are our picks.
Are statistics, pop up ads and complicated language influencing your marketing and sales decisions a little too much these days? All that robotic stuff can be helpful, but it also pushes out some of the more human elements that make your company or product attractive in the first place.
Peppercomm's Steve Cody: Entrepreneurs Can Make the Crazy World SanerSteve Cody: Entrepreneurs Can Make a Crazy World Sane
Simply by creating a positive place for people to work, Cody says, entrepreneurs can make a huge difference.
Learn these phrases so you can stop yourself from saying them, and you'll become a better entrepreneur because of it.
You don't need Apple's new mobile wallet. And the retailers that control whether or not it will succeed are far from fully onboard.
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, persistence, and learning from failure." - Colin Powell
Instead of scolding employees, try a sweeter approach
Sales of recreational marijuana surpassed sales of the medical variety in Colorado in July--a first.
After a shaky first half of the year, commercial flights showed improvements over last year's summer numbers.
Getting a large number of visitors to your website or business feels great. But getting the right ones is far more valuable.