Small business news from around the web: Oct. 23 – 27, 2017

Written on Oct 26, 2017

No workers' comp for immigrants here illegally, GOP bill in Ohio says
Two Ohio representatives have introduced a bill to prevent immigrants working here illegally from receiving benefits if they are injured on the job.

State may cut jobless benefits, raise employer insurance premiums
Jobless benefits may be cut and employer insurance premiums hiked under a new plan to shore up Ohio’s broken unemployment compensation fund.

Startup growth is back to pre-recession levels. Here's where it stands in cities across the country.
Entrepreneurship is back. According to the Kauffman Foundation’s newly released Index of Growth Entrepreneurship, the rate of startup growth nationally exceeds pre-recession levels for the first time since the economic downturn last decade. The states that experienced the biggest increase in rank were Georgia, Minnesota, New Jersey and Ohio.

What not to do on your Facebook small-business page
You can damage your small business by making mistakes such as posting too often and arguing over negative reviews. Here are five common small-business mistakes to avoid on your Facebook business page.

Tech Corner - The best ways to scan a document using your phone or tablet
“Scanning” documents and photos with your phone is a mixed bag. Thankfully, there are very easy ways to scan items and get reliably good results.

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