Google Search Refresher, Indiegogo's New Features, Sequestration 2.0: Oct. 9

Illustration by André da Loba

Eilene Zimmerman has the skinny on how Google’s new search algorithm affects small businesses. [New York Times]

Startup DocStoc has spent the past two years building an array of Web products for small business owners, including document templates and instructional videos, writes Michael Carney. [PandoDaily]

Crowdfunding site Indiegogo rolled out new features to make it easier for users to track donations, writes Kurt Wagner. [Mashable]

Small business optimism slipped in September, according to a survey of National Federation of Independent Business members, reports Kathleen Madigan. [Wall Street Journal]

Sequestration is the new normal, says Nela Richardson. Congress will soon have more discretion regarding which agencies will face budget cuts (video). [Bloomberg Television]

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