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  • Will good ideas still get funded?
    Adam Davidson at NPR's excellent Planet Money blog asks the right question:
  • More on the small business credit crunch
    I want to flag this segment from CBS News Sunday on small companies facing tighter credit. It touches on some of the things we've been reporting…
  • Rescue for Small Business?
    As the debate about the now-stalled government bailout continues, supporters continue to argue the plan is critical to the health of small business…
  • Operators Are Standing By…
    This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Ronco, the company Ron Popeil, “father of the infomercial” founded. Tele-savvy Popeil of course, is the man…
  • Customer Financing
    Some small businesses, squeezed hard by the credit crunch and unable to obtain bank loans, have found unique sources of funding. The New York Post…
  • Your chance to cut red tape
    Want to re-write the federal regulations that affect your business? Then take a look at the SBA's Regulatory Review and Reform Initiative. The idea…
  • How are you preparing for the fourth quarter?
    The chaos on Wall Street this week makes one thing clear: those hoping that the economy will stabilize in 2008 will be disappointed. Any small…
  • Another craft marketplace for artisans
    Stowe Boyd points us to CraftNetwork, another craft marketplace connecting developing world artisans with customers around the world, along the…
  • Ten Resources for Nervous Entrepreneurs
    With Monday’s dramatic global sell-off in the financial markets, you're probably already aware that the credit crunch will only get worse. You're…
  • Lessons from Ike
    As if small businesses needed a reminder, the devastation of Hurricane Ike was fresh evidence that even a moderate hurricane can cause widespread…

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