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Friday Franchise News Roundup

13 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
During the past week, a number of franchise companies made news with these headlines: McDonald’s Franchises in Russia for the First Time Just when we thought the golden arches couldn’t be more pervasive than they are already, along comes news that McDonald’s is growing overseas...

Understanding Trademarks and Service Marks

12 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Featured Articles
When you own a home-based or other small business, business opportunity or franchise, the words, names, phrases, symbols and logos you use to identify your company and all that it stands for are your brand. They are what defines you and sets you apart. They allow you to create a reputation for yourself...

Three Small Business Services Companies Making News

11 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
These three small business services companies are in the news this week and offer products and services that might be of interest to any home-based or other small business, business opportunity or franchise owner: LocalVox LocalVox is a marketing tool that helps small business...

Read All About It: Three New Categories Added!

11 Apr 12 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in In The News
Today's news is unique, so listen up!  We've added a few new categories to help you, our users, find the right opportunity, quickly and easily – always free!  Come check them out today: Cleaning Services...

Tax Deductions Small Business Owners Often Miss

Before you submit your final return for 2012 by April 17th and given that you are a home-based or other small business, business opportunity or franchise owner, are you sure you have made the most of your potential tax breaks this year? In his

The Search Is On for the Entrepreneur of 2012!

9 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
For the 5th year running, Entrepreneur magazine is searching for the most outstanding small business owners of the year. Nominations will be accepted until June 15, 2012. Winners will be chosen in a number of categories,...

President Signs Small-Business Growth Legislation

6 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
In what is being heralded as one of the few bipartisan accomplishments by an all too divided Congress, President Barack Obama signed legislation late yesterday that is designed to help small businesses and make it easier for startups to get the funding they need to get off the ground. Known as the JOBS...

New President’s Club Peer Advisory Group Could Help You Take Your Business to the Next Level

6 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Growth & Profit
The United States Center for Entrepreneurship (USCFE) announced this week that it is launching a “President’s Club Peer Advisory Groups” initiative designed to help small business owners handle the challenges they face and accept the opportunities that come their way. By fostering peer-group exchange...

Small Business Owners, Are You Prepared to Retire?

5 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Plans & Goals
It’s tax time again, time to take a cold hard look at what you make, what you owe and what you need to be doing to save for the future. The trouble is that retirement planning for far too many home-based and other small business, business opportunity or franchise owners in particular just isn’t a priority,...

Focused on B2B Lead Generation?

5 Apr 12 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Marketing & Sales
The Truth About Leads is a practical, easy-to-read book revealing little-known secrets that help you focus your B2B lead-generation efforts, align your sales and marketing organizations and drive revenue. Written by prospect development expert and PointClear...

Self-Employed and Looking for Health Insurance? You Need TheSelfEmployed.com

eHealthInsurance has announced it will partner with Steve Strauss, USA Today small business columnist, in its new effort for TheSelfEmployed.com,...

BusinessOpportunity.com Establishes New Worldwide Headquarters

3 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News

NEWS RELEASE... BusinessOpportunity.com today announced the opening of its new worldwide headquarters location at 720 N. Franklin Street in Chicago, Ill. The move is designed to ensure the company has ample room to not only accommodate its ever-increasing...

Should You Take the Home Office Deduction?

2 Apr 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Featured Articles
Every year at this time there are thousands of new home-based business opportunity owners who sit down to file their final income taxes and wrestle with the idea of whether or not to take the home office deduction. If you’re one of them, then you need to know the general rules for 2012 (tax year 2011) when...

SMB CEO Confidence Skyrockets

29 Mar 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
According to the latest Vistage CEO Confidence Index report, small- and medium-sized (SMB) business CEOs are as confident as they’ve been in a long time that things are finally improving on the economic front, so much so that their plan to hire additional workers has reached a five-year high. Despite...

Congress Debates Small Business Tax Relief Options

28 Mar 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
It's that time of year when tax issues are top of mind, and GOP House leaders and Senate Democratic leaders are busy ingratiating themselves with small business owners by proposing various tax-cutting measures aimed at strengthening a somewhat fragile economic recovery. The proposed cuts are designed...

Krispy Kreme Announces $20M in Share Repurchase Authorization

28 Mar 12 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Focus
The Board of Directors of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) has approved a share repurchase program of up to $20 million, effective immediately. This program is intended to be implemented through purchases made from time to time either in the open market or through private transactions, in accordance...

A Layman’s Guide to Understanding Limited Liability

27 Mar 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Featured Articles
If you are a small business owner you have options when it comes to how you organize your company from a legal standpoint. As you begin to educate yourself on the choices that are at hand, one very important point to keep in mind is the issue of liability. Liability can be a fairly complicated issue,...

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is Now Accepting Nominees

27 Mar 12 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in In The News

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is now accepting nominees for its 2016 National Small Business Week Awards, including the most coveted one of all…the annual Small Business Person of the Year award.

Small Business Week 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of this event and will be held May...

Franchise Industry Enjoys Sixth Consecutive Monthly Gain

26 Mar 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in In The News
There’s good news for anyone who is interested in buying a franchise. The Franchise Business Index (FBI) ― a relatively new index that gauges the economic health of the franchise business sector ― has increased for...

USPS Can Help You Market Your Business and Run It More Efficiently

23 Mar 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Featured Articles
Launched earlier this week, the United States Postal Service’s newest integrated campaign is designed specifically with the targeted marketing and affordable shipping needs of home-based and other small business...
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I had the pleasure of chatting with Shawn Pigg, CEO of Hotels Etc. for BusinessOpportunity.com's Podcast series that will be released very soon on our new Digital Platform.  Here is the transcript from that call for our regular RSS feed subscribers who get all of our posts first.

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