By Rieva Lesonsky

Did you miss any of my posts from around the Web this week? Read on to see what’s on my mind.

Small business owners have complained for decades that “government regulation” is ruining their businesses. Now government is taking steps to cut the red tape–will it make a difference? Learn more in my post on Anita Campbell’s Small Business Trends.

Targeting affluent consumers is a smart strategy for small businesses. But do you know where to advertise to reach this hot market? Find out in my post on Network Solutions’ GrowSmartBusiness Blog.

It’s no surprise to me that small business is leading the way for big business once again–but this time, it’s in adoption of cloud computing. Find out who’s got their heads in the clouds and more in my Survey Says column on AOL Small Business.

Letting your employees work from home is a great way to keep them happy–and hiring virtual workers is a smart way to cut your business costs. Find out if a virtual workforce could work for you in my column on

Commercial rents are still pretty low, but as the economy heats up, they’ll rise. That makes now a good time to check out new locations. Learn how to spot a good one in my post on the SCORE Success blog.

And be sure to check out the latest on mobile marketing, hot demographics and more in my posts on AT&T’s SmallBusinessInSite.