Yellow Pages Bankruptcy, Lobbying Controversy, Tax Season Stress: March 19by
Two of the largest U.S. yellow pages companies have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, hoping to emerge as a single, consolidated company. The modern-day yellow pages business is about “transforming into a digital ad company that sells marketing services to small and medium-size business owners,” reports Karen Weise. [Bloomberg Businessweek]
Robb Mandelbaum delves into the ongoing controversy surrounding the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, which some critics have charged with lobbying on behalf of big business. [The New York Times]
Jonah Berger, a professor at the Wharton School of Business and author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On, explains his thesis to Nadia Goodman. [Entrepreneur]
Brian Sutter has five tips to help small business owners limit their stress levels during tax season. [The Washington Post]
Eric Ries, author of Lean Startup, and 4-Hour Workweek author Timothy Ferris served as mentors for Shopify’s Build-a-Business competition. Drake Baer shares their advice. [Fast Company]
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