Open a Business

Aside from planning the business and determining your business structure, there are a number of things that you need to start your business.

Have you chosen a location for your business? Do you have experts and professionals lined up for your business needs — e.g. lawyers, accountants, mentors? Have you decided on your business name? These are but some of the things that you will need when you decide to start a business.

Learn what you really need to start a business. Read articles, tips and advice on how to find all the things you need to successfully open your business.

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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How to Sustain Your Business in the First 6 Months

April 9, 2014 | By | Reply More
How to Sustain Your Business in the First 6 Months

Starting a business is a tough endeavor, and every day is full of challenges. Learn how you can sustain your business in the first 6 months.

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Finding the Right Location for Your Small Business

March 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Finding the Right Location for Your Small Business

Location can make or break your business. It all depends on what your business is and what you intend to do in that location. Learn some of the factors that you need to consider when choosing a location for your business.

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Why Now is a Great Time to Start Your Own Business

December 21, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Why Now is a Great Time to Start Your Own Business

These tough economic times have many Americans looking for work—and looking for more ways to make ends meet. Authors Ed Hess and Charles Goetz have some advice you might not expect to hear right now: Start your own business!

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How to Find Wholesale Sources for Your Home Business

December 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
How to Find Wholesale Sources for Your Home Business

An important element to creating a long-lasting profitable business is finding good wholesalers willing to work with you. Learn how to find wholesale sources for your home business.

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How a Publicity Virtual Assistant Can Help Your Business

August 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
How a Publicity Virtual Assistant Can Help Your Business

If you’re looking to ramp up your marketing campaign but you are short on time, consider hiring a publicity virtual assistant to help with all your PR needs.

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Impact of Neighborhood Quality on Small Business Growth

July 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Impact of Neighborhood Quality on Small Business Growth

Small business owners may be more likely to invest in the growth of their businesses if they see their surrounding neighborhoods thriving as well.

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Choosing the Right Location for Your Business

July 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Choosing the Right Location for Your Business

The main benefit of starting a business is the chance to be where you want to be instead of where a job would require you to live. Choose the right location.

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Buying Liquidation Merchandise and Closeouts to Sell

May 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Buying Liquidation Merchandise and Closeouts to Sell

One way to find products to sell is through the liquidation of wholesaler’s and retailer’s stock. Learn the benefits of liquidation merchandise and closeouts.

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Bootstrapping 101: How to Start a Business on a Shoestring Budget

April 26, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Bootstrapping 101: How to Start a Business on a Shoestring Budget

Learn some principles and practices in bootstrapping your business in this excerpt from the book “The Startup Garden” by Tom Ehrenfeld.

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How to Select the Right Professional Help for Your Home Business

March 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
How to Select the Right Professional Help for Your Home Business

Your business may need the help of lawyers, accountants and other outside specialists. Learn how to select the right professional to work with your business

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How to Open Your Business

October 8, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
How to Open Your Business

You now have a business plan, funding, and you’re ready to roll. But wait: there are still a number of things to be done. Here are 10 tasks that you need to do prior to putting that “Open for Business” sign

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