Here are this week’s links to a few good stories that we found and selected because we feel they might add valuable insights and perspectives for small to medium size businesses.

• If you own a business, be it seasoned or start-up, chances are you will need to address financing needs at some point. Susan Payton, writing for Small Business Trends posted 4 Killer Sources of Small Business Funding, which include tips for success for the options listed below:
o Crowdfunding
o Angel Investors
o Venture Capitalists

• And of course, as new trends emerge, so do the detractors. Jeff Ifrah writing for JS Supra, speaks to the legal concerns over Crowdfunding in Broken Promises: A Glimpse at the Dark Side of Crowdfunding. Let the buyer beware!
• The cost of employee turnover is often difficult to accurately calculate but we all know that it considerable. Mel Kleiman, writing for TLNT gives a quick punch list to address the challenge in Hiring Wisdom: Top 10 Ways to Avoid Costly Employee Turnover. I particularly like the first (Hire tough so you manage easy) and the last (Make work FUN!), but all are worth considering.

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