Fraud is a Top Concern for Business Owners

Roughly 20 percent of business owners recently reported that they are concerned about both internal and external fraud, according to a survey of 1,069 business owners conducted recently by insurer Nationwide.

In fact, fraud ranks right up there with cyberattacks (28 percent), the Affordable Care Act (29 percent) and…

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Veterans Thriving as Small Business Owners, Study Finds

With Veterans Day just past, it’s good to know that the veteran small business community is doing relatively well in the U.S.

In fact, optimism among veteran small business owners is outpacing the nation’s small businesses as a whole, according to this year’s Allstate/USA Today…

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Video Marketing Works for Small Businesses

It takes some work, but small businesses that use video marketing can get big results through improved search engine optimization leading to increased sales. This according to SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors.

SCORE said that businesses are creating cost-effective promotional videos in a…

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Small Business Lending Activity Shows Consistent Growth

For years after the financial crisis it was difficult for many small businesses to obtain credit. Fortunately, this is no longer the case.

Indeed, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small business lending is way up, and growing steadily.

In fiscal year 2017 lending numbers showing increasing loan…

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"Cybersecurity in the Workplace Is Everyone's Business"

It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and we all have to do our part. So says The National Cyber Security Alliance, a nonprofit public-private partnership.

Consider the recent increase in cybercrime hitting U.S. businesses. It’s gotten so bad that credit bureau Equifax recently “lost” information including…

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