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Current Small Biz Tech Developments

In recent tech news, Microsoft buys LinkedIn, ApplePay announces it's coming to the Internet, Google launches an intelligent business search app, YouTube makes it easier to film ads from your phone and The Container Store continues full speed ahead on its high tech wearable.

Consultant Tells the Biggest Financial Mistake Small Businesses Make

Consultant Allen Engstrom has a background in finance, strategy and business development. He was asked about mistakes small businesses should avoid:

Cliff's Variety Named California's Best Small Business

Cliff's Variety, celebrating its 80th anniversary this week, was named a few days ago as the 2016 Small Business of the Year by the California Small Business Association.

Start Up: A PBS Documentary Series for the Aspiring Entrepreneur

Start Up, a PBS TV series about how to be an entrepreneur, conducts interviews with small business owners throughout the country.

3 Types of Grants for Small Businesses to Consider

Grants are great if small business owners can get them. They’re grants, after all—they don’t have to be repaid.

LGBT Team Named National Small Business Persons of the Year

The LGBT team of Brooke McDonnell and Helen Russell, co-founders of San Rafael, California-based Equator Coffees & Teas, were named SBA national Small Business Persons of the Year.

Google Hosting Workshops Nationwide during Small Business Week

Google is offering workshops during Small Business Week, May 1 - 7, at myriad locations all over the U.S. to educate owners about Google's online business services.

Hackers Gain Control of Small Business’s Facebook Page, Demand Ransom

A small Nashville business, The Vintage Honey Shop, has found out the hard way how easy it is to fall victim to money-grubbing hackers.

House Small Business Committee Chair Seeks to Ease Small Business Burdens

US Rep. Steve Chabot
    Rep. Steve Chabot

Rep. Steve Chabot (R) of Ohio has a plan, he says, to lighten the burden of government regulations that small businesses struggle under. He invites the public to come forward with their ideas.

Obamacare's Small Business Tax Credit Goes Largely Unclaimed

A tax credit provision was created under Obamacare to financially ease the way for small businesses to provide health insurance for their employees. But only a relatively small number of those eligible actually implemented or maintained insurance and claimed the credit.