Dave Clarke is a business writer for Intuit and is passionate about solving small business problems.
on June 10, 2014
Small town (or even no town) America, listen up: Uncle Sam has up to $150 million ready to invest in your rural business.
As part of the White House Rural Council’s “Made in Rural America” initiative, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsac…Read » Views: 1,176
on June 5, 2014
Sometimes small-business owners feel invisible compared to more established brands. But when it comes to cyber crime, your business is just as visible — and vulnerable — as any Fortune 500 concern. Nearly one-third of all cyber attacks in 2013 targeted compa…Read » Views: 915
on May 29, 2014
When it comes to financing or refinancing their loans, small-business owners often face an uneven playing field. Financiers work with loans, loan terms, and loan documents day in and day out. But, for you as a small-business owner, it’s probably uncharted te…Read » Views: 5,374
on May 22, 2014
Americans have long admired inventors, those gadgeteers intent on thinking up the next big thing. From Ben Franklin, who tinkered with eyeglasses to create bifocals to Fulton’s steam engine, Bell’s telephone and Edison’s light bulbs, the notion of buildi…Read » Views: 1,095
on May 5, 2014
Retail marketers have been giving hyperlocal advertising — the act of appealing directly to customers and prospects in the immediate vicinity — all sorts of buzz lately.
As a small-business owner, perhaps you’ve heard of a tactic called geofencing, whi…Read » Views: 1,081
on April 29, 2014
Bitcoin has made quite a few headlines lately. This is thanks, at least in part, to the somewhat spectacular failure of Japan-based MtGox, one of the world’s largest exchanges. Hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of the virtual currency disappeared in a…Read » Views: 1,221
on April 22, 2014
Since its release in 2003, Skype — the world’s first practical VoIP service with video — has enabled geographically distant colleagues to converse as close as face-to-face as possible without being in the same place at the same time. Businesses big and s…Read » Views: 1,237
on April 21, 2014
You want to keep tabs on your competitors’ social media activity, but staying on top of your own online initiatives and overall presence is already a time-consuming chore. How can you possibly manage to do both? By using an inexpensive tracking tool like Men…Read » Views: 1,147