Founders Flash

This week’s articles discuss what a small group of entrepreneurs is doing to help with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts through digital media, share the results of a survey on social media for small businesses, provide a list of tips on how to start your business from home, and give reasons to invest in consumer and retail businesses.

In The Eye Of The Storm, Entrepreneurs Band Together – Young Entrepreneur Council, Forbes

A group of young entrepreneurs created the group SandyBaggers, a grassroots Facebook movement that incites immediate and effective local disaster relief by leveraging the power of digital media.

Small-Business Owners Spending More Time, Money on Social Media – Kathleen Davis, Entrepreneur

According to a recent survey, more small-business owners have been focusing their marketing efforts on social media, with a 66 percent increase compared to last year.

6 Steps to Starting a Business From Your Home – Nellie Akalp, Mashable

Six ways to start your own business from home, helping keep costs down as you’re starting out.

5 Reasons to Invest in Consumer and Retail Businesses – Ryan Caldbeck, Forbes

A list of five reasons investors should finance in consumer and retail businesses.

This post was authored by Founders Workbench.

 
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