Reads of the WeekWe know you’re busy, so we pulled together the most interesting reads of the week from around the web of topics affecting small business owners. Feel free to add your own favorites that we may have missed in the comments.


Google launched a new Inbox with the goal to help you gain more control and make your life easier. Should you try to score an invite? Here’s a review from someone who gets 700 emails a day.

Entrepreneurs have long been thought of as primarily male. Why don’t more Women get Venture Funding? A Q&A with a VC.

Less than 2/3 of business projects meet their goals and 17% fail outright. How do you get your business project off the ground? 5 Easy tips to be more successful including being flexible.

Your credit score can have long reaching impact on your ability to get a loan, a merchant account, or even a lease — but what does the new Fico Score 9 mean for you? Lisa Hephner breaks it down.

There was another reported Ebola case in the US. Can you catch the virus in the Subway? No. Here’s why.

You are on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, but what metrics should you be looking at and how? A good break-down of the things to better understand from your social media.

Finally, a great chart of how smart (or dumb) your favorite bands make you.


Kristin Piccirillo

Kristin Piccirillo

Kristin is the Director of Acquisition on the Marketing team at PaySimple responsible for the development, strategy and management of channels like Search, Display, and other acquisition initiatives. When she's not working 'on the google' she is probably skiing in the winter or running/biking crazy distances training for Triathlons and other endurance events. You can find her on Google+

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