Small Business Week in Review

Each week, our editors round up the most compelling entrepreneurial news and advice. Here are this week's highlights.
March 28, 2012

Each week, our editors round up the most compelling entrepreneurial news and advice. Here are this week’s highlights.

6 Ways to Handle Negative Online Reviews
Feel like you're being held hostage by online reviewers? Here, several small-business owners offer their tips for dealing with negative feedback. Plus: Get more tips on how to boost your online reputation.

Do You Need to Have Money to Make Money?
A new poll sheds light on who's most likely to take the entrepreneurial path. Plus: Read more on startups.

3 Easy Steps to Becoming No. 1 on LinkedIn
Matt May gets dozens of business inquiries each week from being a top search result on LinkedIn. Here's how he does it. Plus: Get more social media tips.

Why You Shouldn’t Follow the Rules
Successful entrepreneurs know that breaking nonexistent rules is, in fact, the key to success. Here’s why. Plus: Read more on marketing strategies.

When Can Answering a Work E-mail at Home Lead to a Lawsuit?
If an employee is on leave, can you ask him or her to answer work e-mails or phone calls—or, say, call him or her to ask where something is stored? The answer may surprise you. Plus: Read more on employment law.

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