By Rieva Lesonsky

small business startup advice

I’m really proud of the “28 Steps to Startup” slideshow my company created for MSN’s Business on Main. Check it out and find out how, by taking it one step at a time, you can be ready to open for business in just one month!

Here’s a quick roundup of my other posts from around the Web this week:

Discover why affluent single women may be the key to getting consumer spending back on track in my post on AT&T’s SmallBusinessInSite.

My company just renewed our health insurance and, thanks to some great work on the part of our insurance agent, Gary Arch at BMR Insurance, our costs actually went down. But most employees at small businesses are facing the opposite problem. Read more in my post on Anita Campbell’s Small Business Trends.

Is a double-dip recession on the horizon? Maybe so, but most small business owners feel confident they can ride it out anyway. Find out more in my “Survey Says” column on AOL Small Business.

SCORE Women’s Success Blog.