Starting an e-commerce business: A beginner’s guide

Guest blogger Robert Cordray, an experienced entrepreneur and business consultant, provides a primer on how to set up your e-commerce business.
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Save yourself some grief: My “ten-times-magnified” rule for hiring

Michelle van Schouwen offers up a good rule for how to weed out potential bad hires when conducting interviews for your small business.
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Things small business owners should avoid #6: Frequent second-guessing

Blogger Jeanne Yocum writes about the dangers to a small business when the owner constantly second-guesses decisions and makes frequent changes in direction.
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Good small business reads #39: Staying creative and happy and making the most of networking opportunities

Issue #39 of Good Small Business Reads includes articles just right for beach reading! Get tips on being more creative and happier running your small business.
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Buy local: There’s creative talent in every community

Creative talent can be found everywhere, not just in the big cities. Blogger Mark Auerbach writes about the wisdom of buying local.
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