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August 19th, 2018 by

Tips, Trends and Business Intelligence for Entrepreneurs Here’s the latest roundup of the best content, “how to” information, and tips from a variety of our favorite sources and experts. In addition: upcoming webinars, policy news, and inspirational success stories. Yours in entrepreneurship and small business success,    Karen Kerrigan, President & CEO    Featured Content  Want […]

August 19th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider by Raymond J. Keating- The data show quite clearly that 2005 was the turning point for the United States in becoming the number one energy producer on the planet. As the U.S. Energy information Administration (EIA) reported in May 2018: “The United States remained the world’s top producer of petroleum and natural […]

August 15th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider by Raymond J. Keating- U.S. nonfarm labor productivity – that is, output per hour calculated by dividing an index of real output by an index of hours worked by all persons – took a welcome and significant step up in the second quarter of this year, according to the latest report from […]

August 13th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider   by Raymond J. Keating- Small Business Policy Index 2018: South Dakota ranked third best – number 3 – among the 50 states. SBE Council’s “Small Business Policy Index 2018” ranks the 50 states according to 55 different policy measures, including a wide array of tax, regulatory and government spending and performance […]

August 12th, 2018 by

Tips, Trends and Business Intelligence for Entrepreneurs Here’s the latest roundup of the best content, “how to” information, and tips from a variety of our favorite sources and experts. In addition: upcoming webinars, policy news, and inspirational success stories. Yours in entrepreneurship and small business success,   Karen Kerrigan President & CEO, Small Business & Entrepreneurship […]

August 9th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider   by Raymond J. Keating- Normally, you can count on the states of California and New York to inflict the most burdensome taxes on pretty much anything. Well, that’s not the case when it comes to at least one product – wine. Along with Kansas, Wisconsin and Texas, California and New York […]

August 9th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider by Raymond J. Keating- It’s always troubling when after reading an article, you have to go back to see if the piece appeared in the news, analysis or commentary section of the newspaper or website. That was the case with an August 6 Wall Street Journal piece titled “U.S. Corporate Tax Cuts […]

August 7th, 2018 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER Special Edition By Karen Kerrigan- Big health care reform died in Congress in 2017, but significant policy movement and private sector initiatives are occurring that will help to bring down costs, improve choice, accessibility and quality of care. Small businesses and the self-employed continue to struggle with the cost of health coverage, […]

August 6th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider National Farmer’s Market Week, August 5-11 By Karen Kerrigan- Who doesn’t love a farmer’s market? The colors, sounds and atmosphere are lively but relaxing. The experience can be highly cathartic. And of course, there’s the opportunity to support local farmers and food entrepreneurs. August 5-11 is National Farmer’s Market Week, and I […]

August 5th, 2018 by

Here’s this week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and upcoming events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Sales, Marketing and Branding Twitter Chat Roundup: How to Attract and Retain Customers, Groupon Merchant.  “On July 26, small business thought leaders, advocates, and industry experts came together to share […]

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