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How I Started a Gluten-Free Cookie Company: With Josh Fegles of Jude’s Foods

by Angelique O'Rourke

Josh and Bethany Fegles started a gluten-free cookie company after their child developed an allergy. This is the story of their successful enterprise. Read more »

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Your Small Business News Roundup 7.31.15

by Michael Hiligenstein

Bringing you the latest news on small business and more—this week it's minimum wage, lion hunters, and the (supposedly) 10 billion dollar man. Read more »

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Why Your Business (and Personal) Credit Matters [VIDEO]

by Jonathan Michael

Did you know that there's a difference between personal credit and business credit? Watch this one-hour video with Creditera's Tim Graczewski to learn proven tactics for building a stronger business credit profile, and why it matters. Read more »

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8 Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Are Balancing Their Business with Their Day Job

by Briana Morgaine

So, you’re ready to start your business, but not quite ready to give up your day job. Maybe you’re planning to use your income from your day job to help fund your new business, or are simply relying on that income to sustain your living expenses until your business can generate a profit. Read more »

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Selling Your Goods In-Store Versus Online: Legally, What’s the Difference? [Part 1]

by Leah Hamilton

Not only are there legal considerations involved in setting up your storefront; when you set up the online arm of your business, there are additional considerations that you need to keep in mind as well. Read more »

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19 Funding Resources for New and Existing Businesses

by Lisa Furgison

To help you secure the capital you need for your business, we’ve compiled a list of the funding resources that every entrepreneur should look into. Read more »

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Starting a Business with a Young Family and a Day Job

by Angelique O'Rourke

Find out how one entrepreneur balances starting a business, a full-time day job, and a family. Read his advice for staying focused and finding growth. Read more »

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10 eBooks You Need to Read Before Crowdfunding

by Alesia Hsiao

Reading this list of books should give you nearly everything you need to know about crowdfunding. I believe that you’ll have a massive advantage over your competitors by following these tips and tricks. Read more »

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34 Educational Resources for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

by Lisa Furgison

When you’re ready to launch a startup, the name of the game is research. Here is our list of 34 great educational resources for startups to get you started. Read more »

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Your Small Business News Roundup

by Michael Hiligenstein

Grab some coffee, kick back, and catch up on the latest in small business. Read more »

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Want to Grow Your Business? Here Are 8 Creative Ways to Get More Customers

by Briana Morgaine

You’re eager to expand and grow your business. But, growing your customer base is easier said than done. How do you get more customers for your business? Read more »

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Practical Market Research Resources for Entrepreneurs

by Tim Berry

Are you starting a business? One of the first things you'll need to do is market research. Here are a few top resources to get you going. Read more »

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How and Where to Obtain Business Licenses and Permits

by Angelique O'Rourke

Everyone has to deal with the nitty-gritty details of starting a business; no matter your industry, getting started safely and legally involves at least a little red tape. Read more »

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Tired of Bland, Boring Facebook Ads? How to Create an Engaging Facebook Ad Campaign

by Cidnee Stephen

Facebook ads are challenging for marketers. You're not only competing with other ads for attention—you're competing with a user's entire newsfeed. Read more »

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Cash Flow 101: Building a Cash Flow Statement

by Anna Eschenburg

To stay on top of things, many business owners—or at least their accountants—produce cash flow statements at monthly, quarterly, or even yearly intervals. Here's how to do it. Read more »

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Your Small Business News Roundup

by Michael Hiligenstein

Grab some coffee, kick back and catch up on the latest about small business. Read more »

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20 Business Laws Every Entrepreneur Should Know in 2015

by Lisa Furgison

To make your life a little easier, we’ve scoured a number of government websites and compiled a list of laws and regulations that affect every business. Read more »

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A Guide to Funding a Business in the U.K.

by Emily Trant

Different organizations and companies will always have their own specific financial demands and pressures to contend with, but for the most part, the key to success is retaining a healthy degree of financial flexibility wherever possible. With that in mind, in this guide we will be looking at the potential routes to finance open to businesses based in the U.K. Read more »

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One Little Ice Cream Cart That’s About to Have Big Growth

by Anthony St. Clair

Since its founding in 2010, Red Wagon Creamery has made significant leaps with its from-scratch, local-ingredient, artisanal ice cream. Beginning as a small red cart in Eugene, Oregon, today Red Wagon Creamery has a downtown storefront, local retail distribution, and online ordering. Read more »

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Are You Wasting Your Marketing Budget?

by Cidnee Stephen

Get essential tips on making the most of your marketing budget. You'll learn how to stretch a thin budget and get the marketing results you're looking for. Read more »