This article was originally posted by Joanna Schneider.
Small business has been a focus at Patch since we first started.
We aim to support small businesses in our communities and to help them use Patch as a way to tell the stories of small businesses across our country.
For our small business community, we bring you a weekly roundup of top stories from Small Business Patch, your online source for small biz news, tips, and insights to help your business grow and prosper.
- Big Tips for Small Businesses- This month's exclusive CEO interview is with Chris Edwards, who founded The Third Floor, the world's premier previs company behind the creative development of such blockbuster films as The Avengers and Iron Man 3.
- Should You Be Blogging For Your Business? - A local attorney reveals how blogging has helped her business and how you, too, can start a business blog that gets you noticed.
- Entrepreneur Spotlight - We spoke with a young entrepreneur in the final phases of launching a website exclusively for making new friends. His advice, gleaned from his participation in an ultra-exclusive startup accelerator, is a must-read for anyone looking to jump-start a new business.
- Real-Time Marketing: Not Just for the Big Guys - Real-time marketing is gaining buzz, but you don't need a $1M+ marketing budget to make it work for you.