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CFA Day Forum Gets Franchisees Face-to-Face With Heavy-Hitters

Along with the CFA Day Forum’s mainstay legislative components, members of the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) gained facetime with legal heavy-hitters in a first-of-its-kind forma

Fund Your Business without Sharing Ownership

What are some of the ways for a small business owner to obtain funds without taking on new owners?  Tim Berry, guest blogger for the Small Business Administration, and also an author, business owner and Stanford MBA, offers suggestions.

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.