Startup Basics

Having a great business idea is not enough to ensure the success of your new business. Starting a business involves having the right mindset and attitude to work on the business. It also involves planning, understanding what you need to do, making key financial decisions, completing a series of legal activities, and making all the necessary preparations to ensure your success.

Read our articles, tips and information on the basics of starting a business. Get our basic planning guide and checklist for startup businesses. Download our Checklist for Starting a Business ebook.

Five Old-school Rules You Can Break When Starting Up A Business

March 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Five Old-school Rules You Can Break When Starting Up A Business

New entrepreneurs starting up businesses have followed the same rules. You don’t have to. Here’s a list of 5 old-school rules that can be broken when starting up a business.

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How to Launch a New Product Successfully

October 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
How to Launch a New Product Successfully

Launching a new product is a big gamble, especially if your whole business rests on it.  Here are some of the best strategies you can use to launch a new product successfully

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All Fortunes Begin With an Idea!

May 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
All Fortunes Begin With an Idea!

A new idea is merely the combination of two or more old ideas. The creation of a new idea is the critical first step in establishing any business.

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How to Limit Your Risk and Minimize Cost When Starting a Business

January 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
How to Limit Your Risk and Minimize Cost When Starting a Business

If you start a new venture without first thinking about and limiting risks, you can put your finances—and worse yet—your relationships in jeopardy. Learn how to limit your risk and minimize cost when starting a business.

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6 Common Startup Stumbling Blocks

December 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
6 Common Startup Stumbling Blocks

Starting a business is always accompanied by an initial flurry of excitement, enthusiasm and thrill of what the business can accomplish. However, these feelings can disappear quickly if you fail to tackle some of the most common initial business blocks.

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5 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Business

November 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
5 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Business

Becoming a business owner is the new American Dream. Know the five questions to ask before making the big leap from a steady paycheck to business owner

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How to Start a Business Without Big Startup Loans

September 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
How to Start a Business Without Big Startup Loans

Starting a small business or home business without startup loans is not only possible – but extremely smart. I mean, why would anyone want to incur major debt from a mountain of BIG bank loans if they didn’t need to — or rack up high interest credit card debt as a means of cash flow […]

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How to Get that Perfect Business Name

July 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
How to Get that Perfect Business Name

Creating a good name for your business or products is crucial to long term success. Learn 7 tips to getting that perfect business name an make you stand out.

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Small Business Legal Checklist

July 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Small Business Legal Checklist

Legal requirements vary in each country, state, and municipality. Here is a legal checklist of rules that you need to be concerned about for your small business.

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Business Start-Up Advice for the City Girl Who’s on a Budget!

May 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
Business Start-Up Advice for the City Girl Who’s on a Budget!

What are the first steps you need to take when starting a business? Here are crucial steps that will help guide you in the right direction for your startup.

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Business

May 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Top 5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Starting a Business

If you are just starting out on your own small business, research is your secret to success. Learn the questions you need to ask when starting a business.

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Small Business Survival: 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid

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Small Business Survival: 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid

We have listed the most common stumbling blocks that small businesses fall prey to. Learn the 5 common mistakes to avoid to ensure the survival of your small business

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