Happy Friday! It’s February already… some folks like me just celebrated Lunar New Year and many others will tune in this Sunday to watch the Super Bowl. Before we break for the weekend check out these interesting reads below.
If you haven’t heard, President Obama unveils ‘Startup America’ he said it’s “a national campaign to help win the future by knocking down barriers in the path of men and women in every corner of this country hoping to take a chance, follow a dream and start a business.”
For those who have a business, read this article from the WSJ Blogs to see if you need a patent to protect your brilliant ideas.
Businesses going global or are already global, make sure your company avoids these I.T. slip-ups.
We talk about social media in this blog and have provided free webinars with expects offering you advice to get started and to find leads. But are you getting results from your social media initiatives? Let us know by commenting below and also check out this article as it may get you back on track if you were a little off.
If you are looking for a bunch of small business related news at your finger tips visit Alltop’s small business section (http://small-business.alltop.com/), where you’ll also find Verizon’s small business blog posts.
Lastly, it’s great that your business is buzzing along nicely, but ask yourself if your business is vulnerable to security threats? Here are some useful tips that may help reduce security threats in your business. For additional tips download the Verizon Business 2010 Data Breach Investigations Report.
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