Small business

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Google’s Expansion Squeezing Small Businesses Out & Forcing Others To Close

Keeping a business afloat can be tough, but when your neighbor is Google, it can be impossible.

06/17/2015

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San Francisco Business Majors Should Keep Their Eye On The Big Picture

Leo Scrivner is the small business owner of Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa in the East Bay

04/20/2015

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Work From Home? Learn About The Home Office Deduction Before Filing Your Taxes

If you work from home, then it’s very important that you know and understand how the home office deduction works. Here is a quick look at how the deduction works and when you can take it.

03/31/2015

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‘Credibles’ App Helping Small Bay Area Businesses Stay Afloat, Reward Repeat Customers

A new app is helping businesses keep cash on hand, and letting customers earn bonuses by pre-paying for the products they need.

03/03/2015

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New Year, New Job: How To Start A Successful Small Business In 2015

A new year might mean a new job. Jill Schlesinger has advice on starting a successful small business.

12/31/2014

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San Francisco Creates New Plan To Keep Manufacturing Jobs In The City

San Francisco’s manufacturing sector is getting some love from the city in an attempt to keep jobs in the area.

11/30/2014

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NFL Reaches Out To Small Businesses Ahead Of Super Bowl 50

Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara is 445 days away. The big sporting event means big opportunities for local businesses, and entrepreneurs are already lining up for a slice of the action.

11/19/2014

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Data Breaches: Expert Tips For Protecting Small Businesses

A data breach can be devastating to a small business. Protect yourself, so security issues don’t take your company under.

09/05/2014

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Court Sides With San Francisco-Based Yelp In Lawsuit From Small Business Owners

A lawyer for four small businesses said Wednesday his clients haven’t yet decided whether to appeal a federal circuit court’s dismissal of a lawsuit that claimed Yelp Inc. extorted advertising payments from them in exchange for manipulating online reviews.

09/04/2014

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San Francisco Business Owner Says Being Customer-Oriented Helped Him Succeed

There are many advantages to being a small business owner in San Francisco. Unfortunately, not all small businesses succeed.

09/02/2014

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