Check out the small business and franchise business news updates for May. They’re listed below.
Small Business News
A report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and MetLife suggests a majority of small business owners are optimistic about their businesses and are looking to hire. Read more
It looks like the Trump administration will try to dismantle part of the Affordable Care Act that created online insurance marketplaces for small businesses and tried to foster a greater choice of health plans for their workers. Why? Writers at The Washington Post explain.
In social media and mobile marketing news, small business owners are dragging their feet when it comes to taking advantage of those two digital marketing opportunities. A new report from Netsertive examines how small businesses are lagging behind when it comes to social media marketing/mobile marketing.
Do you have a Twitter account? If so, are you active on it? Do you share interesting small business tidbits? Do you Re-Tweet articles and information that your followers will enjoy?
Here’s one I just Re-Tweeted:
A gentle tip from The Franchise King®:
Do not buy a franchise until you know EXACTLY how to do thorough research.
Learn how here
— Tim Berry (@Timberry) May 26, 2017
Some of the best small business accounts on Twitter share and Re-Tweet a lot. Here’s a list of the best Twitter accounts in business.
***Please Follow Me On Twitter @FranchiseKing
Franchise Business News Updates
Some people in Kiawah Island just opened a franchise business. This one
The Irish Franchise Awards 2017 took place recently at the Radisson St Helen’s Hotel in Dublin. Check out this years winners in franchising.
Teamlogic IT, a technology franchisor with more than 120 managed IT services locations, has set a record in Q1 network-wide revenue. They also saw 22% comp sales growth along with a record number of franchises sold in any one quarter.
The passing of the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act aims to streamline and improve the regulatory process for American small business-including franchise businesses. Read more about this bill on Anita Campbell’s award-winning small business website.