Starting a Business

Tips and advice on how to start a small business or home-based business. Learn the essentials of starting a business, starting with choosing the right business. Get tips on how to develop a business plan, starting a franchise, buying and selling a business, and business legal structure. Read articles on the keys to the success of business startups and business roadblocks to avoid.

4 Things Every New Business Must Have in Order to Succeed

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4 Things Every New Business Must Have in Order to Succeed

There are some things that can make the difference between a business that survives and thrives. Learn four specific things every business needs in order to succeed.

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Omnicommerce: What You Need to Know for Your Business

February 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Omnicommerce: What You Need to Know for Your Business

If you’re in retail, one new way to get ahead of competitors and increase your sales and profit is omnicommerce. Learn what omnicommerce is and how it can help your business.

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When You Give an Entrepreneur an MBA…

February 6, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
When You Give an Entrepreneur an MBA…

How important is an MBA degree to the success of an entrepreneur? Learn the benefits you can get from an MBA degree as an entrepreneur.

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Picking a Franchise For Your Investment Potential

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Picking a Franchise For Your Investment Potential

There are plenty of franchise opportunities in the marketplace. Learn the factors to consider when investing in a franchise business.

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The Six Secret Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

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The Six Secret Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

The key to success in business is not a single thing but rather a collection of habits that you can develop and nurture. Learn the six secret traits of successful entrepreneurs.

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Business Websites and Copyright

July 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Business Websites and Copyright

Some websites are held responsible for illegally utilizing images. Learn how to find and use images that will not put you in violation of copyright law.

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How to Do Business with the U.S. Federal Government: A Step-by-Step Approach

May 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
How to Do Business with the U.S. Federal Government: A Step-by-Step Approach

Learn step by step guide on how to do business with the U.S federal government. Know how to find federal business opportunities and win government contracts

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What You Need to Know When Starting a Retail Store: Tips to First-time Retailers

May 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
What You Need to Know When Starting a Retail Store: Tips to First-time Retailers

Are you dreaming of having your own retail store? Here are some tips to first-time retailers and things you need to know when starting a retail business.

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Cost of Opening a Retail Store

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Cost of Opening a Retail Store

How much will it cost you to start the retail store of your dreams? Getting this number right can help you gauge whether you can really afford to start and successfully run a retail store.

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8 Tips on How to Keep Your Home Business Legal

April 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
8 Tips on How to Keep Your Home Business Legal

For many home-based business, one challenge is to keep up with the myriad legal requirements. Here are tips on making sure that your business meets all the legal requirements of your area: 1. Know the rules affecting your business Before you start your home-based business, find out what government regulations specifically apply to your type […]

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Does Your Product Have Repetitive Value?

March 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Does Your Product Have Repetitive Value?

How often does your customer need to buy your products? Do they need it only once, never to buy again, or will they buy it again and again? Check if your products have repetitive value.

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Recession Lessons for Small Independent Retailers

March 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Recession Lessons for Small Independent Retailers

If small retailers want to succeed, they need to manage inventories better. Using the example of the recession, learn how to handle inventories

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