Big hacks at Target, Sony, and Home Depot make headlines. But small businesses are surprisingly vulnerable to data breaches and cyber attacks. Here are some simple steps to protect your business.
Georgia is routinely pulling in high national rankings for business performance. Now, the Peach State can add #5 state for small business optimism to its resume.
What do we know about small business optimism and hiring intent in some of the nation's top metro areas?
Illinois is among the top spots nationally for small business optimism, but the Prairie State lags in hiring intent.
In Virginia, where 9 in 10 companies are small businesses, 1 in 4 local merchants plan to add staff in 2017.
North Carolina ranks #25 nationally for small business optimism, but could tax breaks in the state's budget proposal be a mood-booster for the Tar Heel State?
The Show Me State is one of the top states nationally for small business optimism, and 1 in 4 local businesses plan to hire this year.
Kansas leads the nation in small business optimism, according to our data, but that confidence isn't translating into intentions to hire new staff this year.
How an "eclectic American" restaurant with a flair for the unique and original used online reviews management to spot and fix a subtle issue with a signature dish.
Responding to online reviews is important but time-consuming. Womply's new Suggested Reply feature streamlines the process for busy small business owners.
New reports suggest NYC leads the nation in small business revenue. So, why aren't the Empire State's local business owners more bullish about business prospects?
Florida is riding a wave of local business optimism, and the hiring economy is poised to benefit as a result.
Texas claims to have the 10th largest economy in the world, but how do the Longhorn State's small business owners feel about prospects this year?
Small businesses in the Beaver State are eager to expand staff headcount in 2017.
The Trump administration, and the policy issues it's tackling, have a profound impact on small business. See what local merchants think about timely political and policy issues that affect business.
Utah keeps racking up the business accolades. See what's driving optimism — and, in some cases, anxiety — for the Beehive State's small business owners this year.
New data reveals modest intent for small business owners to accept emerging payment options as consumers drive toward a cashless future.
In California, 61% of local business owners are optimistic about prospects in 2017 compared to 70% nationally. Read our full report on California small business sentiment.
A deep look at what local merchants across the U.S. think about business prospects, Trump's presidency, Obamacare, taxes, the stock market, and what it all means for the economic and political arenas.
The SBA honors the nation's 28 million small businesses this week with events and useful online content. Here's a rundown on how to get involved.