9 Ways To Start A New Local Business Using Facebook, Twitter, Groupon And Google*

Ever dream of being your own boss? If you’ve got a good idea and are willing to take the plunge into starting your own business, it’s now easier than ever to get a local business started. (49 mins ago)

Building E-Commerce on Rough Economic Terrain

Although the shadow of the recent recession is still lingering over us, many business owners are moving toward starting an e-commerce business, which can seem like a scary leap to take. However, a reason to take that leap is that the number of consumers shopping online is growing. Recent figures show that online stores’ sales were up 12.4 percent in January, compared with a year ago. (9 hours ago)