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Nov 12, 2014, 08:07 ET

Small Business Survey: Pass Spending Bills, Extenders During Lame Duck

The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released a brief survey, "Lame Duck Session Priorities" outlining small-businesses opinions on...

Aug 27, 2014, 00:01 ET

NSBA Economic Report: Small-Business Hiring Improves

The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released the 2014 Mid-Year Economic Report which shows positive gains in revenues and hiring...

Jun 23, 2014, 12:30 ET

Pennsylvania's Brian Stein Named Small Business Advocate of the Year

 The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today announced Brian Stein of S&S Intersource, a refractory business serving the steel...

Jun 20, 2014, 00:01 ET

NSBA Survey: No Party Owns Small-Business Vote

 The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released the 2014 Politics of Small Business Survey which provides detailed insight on...

Jun 04, 2014, 08:57 ET

NSBA Announces Finalists for Advocate of the Year Award

NSBA today announced the finalists for the 2014 Lewis Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year Award. The award winner will be announced...

Apr 09, 2014, 00:01 ET

NSBA Survey: Tax Complexity A Major Problem for Small Firms

The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released the 2014 Small Business Taxation Survey which provides detailed insight on how...

Apr 04, 2014, 11:41 ET

NSBA Seeking Involved Small-Business Owners for Award

The National Small Business Association is currently seeking active and involved small-business owners for the 2014 Lewis A. Shattuck Small...

Mar 25, 2014, 16:41 ET

NSBA Calls on Lawmakers to Support National Regulatory Budget

The National Small Business Association (NSBA) is urging lawmakers to register their support for the National Regulatory Budget Act of 2014,...

Feb 28, 2014, 00:01 ET

NSBA Economic Report: Small-Business Outlook Continues to Improve

 The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released the 2013 Year-End Economic Report which shows continued gains in economic...

Feb 25, 2014, 12:20 ET

10th Annual National Small Business Federal Contracting Week Includes Session on FedBid Reverse Auctions

 The 10th Annual National Small Business Federal Contracting Week prepares small businesses to compete in the Federal marketplace through...

Feb 06, 2014, 00:01 ET

New NSBA Health Care Survey: Costs Are Issue #1

The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released its 2014 Small Business Health Care Survey which shows how America's small businesses...

Jan 29, 2014, 08:30 ET
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The National Association of Small Business Professionals Poised to Emerge as "Best Value" with its Accredited Business Program for Start-ups

 Today, the National Association of Small Business Professionals (NASBP) introduced key upgrades to its member benefits with the addition of...

Dec 03, 2013, 17:08 ET

Small Business Urges Lawmakers to Oppose Innovation Act

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on a bill which stands to inhibit small-business innovation in the U.S. NSBA is urging...

Sep 30, 2013, 08:35 ET
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The National Association of Small Business Professionals Introduces Sponsorship Opportunities in Advance of 2013 Membership Drive Kick-off

 The National Association of Small Business Professionals (NASBP) announces the pre-launch of its 'Stronger Together' membership drive...

Sep 17, 2013, 00:01 ET

New NSBA Survey Shows IT Cost, Security Major Concerns for Small Business

 The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released its 2013 Small Business Technology Survey which provides detailed insight on how...

Aug 29, 2013, 08:35 ET
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NASBP's Accredited Business Center Warns that Smaller Businesses' Marketing Efforts Being Hampered by Increased Marketplace Fraud and Email Scams in Light of Recent Data Compiled by the FTC

 As the Federal Trade Commission continues to report an alarming increase in the number of business scams and fraud complaints being filed,...

Aug 06, 2013, 00:01 ET

NSBA Survey Shows Small-Business Economic Outlook Improving

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released the 2013 Mid-Year Economic...

Jul 30, 2013, 08:30 ET
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The National Association of Small Business Professionals Launches New Content Marketing Platform to Help Start-ups, Smaller Businesses Build Marketplace Credibility

 The National Association of Small Business Professionals is adding a free marketing tool to its member benefits arsenal to help smaller...

Jun 18, 2013, 08:30 ET
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The National Association of Small Business Professionals Recognizes National Small Business Week with Launch of Small Business Spotlight Award to Honor Smaller Businesses and Start-ups

 As the National Small Business Week festivities kick off in Washington, DC this week, the National Association of Small Business...

Jun 13, 2013, 00:01 ET

New Survey on Exporting Shows Small Business Export Growth

The National Small Business Association (NSBA) and its international trade arm, the Small Business Exporters Association (SBEA) today released...