Each week, OPEN Forum's editors round up the most compelling entrepreneurial news and advice from our contributors and others. Here are this week’s highlights.
If your business has been damaged by Hurricane Sandy, you may be able to reclaim some of your losses. Here's how. Plus: There's nothing like a once-in-a-century superstorm to remind you that your small business needs to be prepared
Learn how to bounce back from any disaster–be it natural, economic or personal. Plus: The images that say it all about Sandy's devastating effect on America's small businesses.
Why co-working could make sense for you during Sandy recovery. Plus: If you don't let your staff work-from-home because you're worried they'll slack off, you're in danger of much bigger losses in productivity.
Toss the "Help Wanted" sign. You'll fill your next vacancy faster and find a better fit if you spend a little time on LinkedIn and Facebook. Plus: A startup is giving small businesses the same recruiting power as major companies with their innovative cash award
Here's the inside scoop on applying some scientific method to building a Facebook following. Plus: Here are four things
to look for to determine whether a review of your small business is legit or the work of a competitor.
Never miss a bill payment, a birthday gift or a project deadline using these tricks on Google's free calendar application. Plus: The mall may have parking, but you can lure in holiday shoppers
with a charming or cutting-edge window display.
If your small business does–or dreams of doing–business overseas, you'll want to make sure you you're globally competent. Plus: We can learn a thing or two
about how to better conduct business by watching Governor Romney and President Obama duke it out in the debates.