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Coalition of Franchisee Associations Applauds Progress of the Protect Florida Small Business Act

As an advocate for small businesses, the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) is pleased to report progress of pro-franchisee legislation introduced during the Florida legislative session.

Current Small Biz Tech Developments

In recent tech news, Microsoft buys LinkedIn, ApplePay announces it's coming to the Internet, Google launches an intelligent business search app, YouTube makes it easier to film ads from your phone and The Container Store continues full speed ahead on its high tech wearable.

Small Business Owners Often Don't Want Growth

Not all small business owners seek growth.

3 Major Ways Google Has Reshaped Small Business

Google has utterly changed the way small businesses operate, particularly over the last decade.

How to Retain Your Small Company's Top Talent

Small businesses have fewer resources than larger companies to attract and keep the best employees. Compounding the problem is the nearly six years of private sector job growth, leading to talent scarcity in some areas.

Rules for Small Business Success

A business consultant with more than 25 years of experience shares ten practices that she says are the foundation of business success.

Signs that You Need a Growth Strategy for Your Business

It takes diligence, imagination and planning to have a successful small business, but often business owners are so busy running their company that they overlook or neglect signs that business is sl

Avoid These 3 Common Mistakes when Picking Your Small Business Location

“Location, location, location” must be kept foremost in mind when deciding on the site for your bricks-and-mortar small business operation.

Why Apple Maps Is a Leap Forward for Small Businesses

Apple announced at its developers conference on Monday that it would add public transit information to its Maps application. So? you may think. Didn't Google Maps have that years ago?