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My Weird Business: Zany Costumes

When a bright green spandex costume is the star piece of inventory for your small business, you need loyal customers.

MyBusiness

How to Start a Business in Atlanta

Small business opportunities in Georgia’s capital are plenty. Follow our guide to launching your next venture here.

 

Healthcare

Healthcare

Debate Over Single Payer Continues

Last week, the House Committee on Health began discussion of S.252, a Senate passed bill which aims to provide more clarity to ...

Healthcare

Sebelius Resigns; Obama Names OMB Director Burwell To Run HHS

Networks All Label Sebelius’ Oversight Of ACA “Rocky”

Sell a Business

Marketing

How to Vet Your Business’ Potential Buyer

Identify your own strengths and weaknesses to determine your ideal buyer’s must-have traits.

BUSINESS VALUATION

3 Ways to Value a Business for Sale

Entrepreneurs ready to sell must decide whether an asset, income or market-valuation approach makes the most sense for their bu...

Marketing & Advertising

Marketing

How to Respond When a Customer Is Making a Scene

An angry patron can become a strong ally.

Marketing

Top Advertising Lessons from Mad Men

Draperisms that help small business owners sell products.

Sales & Customer Service

OSCARS

10 Oscar-Worthy Movies Every Entrepreneur Should See

What can you as a small business owner gain from the long list of films that have been honored over the years at the Academy Aw...

Marketing

Want More Loyal Customers? Show Them Some Love

We know you love your customers. After all, they are what keeps your business going. But do your customers know you love them? ...

Government Issues & Contracting

Staffing

3 Insiders’ Tips to Government Contracting

The federal government spends billions of dollars a year on private-sector contractors. You deserve a piece of that pie. There ...

Exclusive

Exclusive: Govs. Mary Fallin and Paul LePage Aim to Reduce Red Tape—My Business Magazine

Learn how Gov. Mary Fallin of Oklahoma and Maine Gov. Paul LePage are reducing red tape for small businesses in their respectiv...

Finance & Accounting

Staffing

What Retirement Plan Should You Offer Employees?

Four options for four different small business owners.

MyBusiness

Everything’s Bigger in Texas

Thinking about starting a business in Dallas? You’re in luck. Venture capitalists nearly quadrupled their investments in Nort...

Staffing & Workplace Issues

Staffing

What to Do If Your Employee Cries

There is crying in business.

Staffing

What Retirement Plan Should You Offer Employees?

Four options for four different small business owners.

Insurance & Healthcare

Healthcare

How a Philly Small Business Owner Is Dealing with Obamacare

This NFIB member says he won't be turning to any government-sponsored options.

Healthcare

Don't Get Duped by Obamacare Scams

Scam artists are targeting unsuspecting business owners and consumers in the healthcare-insurance marketplace.

Legal Help

Legal

Elections Could Revive Orange County Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Effort

Political struggle continues over Orange County charter despite intervention of state legislature

Legal

How to Take Action Against Patent Trolls

These three steps help small business owners defend their intellectual property from frivolous threats.

Owners & Leadership

Leadership

Which Famous Boss Are You Most Like?

See the similarities you share with three famous and infamous leaders: Steve Jobs, Marissa Mayer and Donald Trump.

Leadership

Small Biz Book Club: Customer Service Skills

Lessons learned beyond “The customer is always right.”

Tax Help

Taxes

Earn a Tax Credit for Hiring Veterans

Returning Heroes and Wounded Warriors programs pay you back for putting service men and women back to work.

Taxes

7 Things You May Not Know About Payroll Taxes, But Should

Payroll taxes are a fact of life, but that doesn’t mean you know all the facts.

Technology & Office Support

Technology

The Do’s and Don’ts of Coworking Spaces

How to follow the unspoken rules of shared offices.

Technology

Small Biz Apps: What I’m Using While Traveling for Business

Four owners share their favorite apps while on the road—or in the air.

NFIB, a small business association, provides discounts, research, online forums, networking, state and federal lobbying for small businesses across the US.