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Resources to Increase the Impact of Your Nonprofit

by Angelique O'Rourke

It’s never a bad time to look into increasing the growth and positive impact of your nonprofit business. These resources will help you begin that process. Read more »

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Proven Strategies to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Revenue

by Candice Landau

We've created a list of strategies that will help you increase your nonprofit’s revenue so that you can not only stay in operation, but thrive. Read more »

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4 Tips for Choosing a Credit Card Processor for Your Retail Store

by Sarah Blanchard

One of the most important aspects of opening a new business is selecting a credit card processor. However, this process can be overwhelming. To help you out, this guide will show you how to choose the credit card processor that is right for you. Read more »

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How to Start a SaaS Business

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Software Company

by Candice Landau

SaaS industry revenue is projected to grow eight percent by 2018. If you want a slice of the pie, there isn’t a better time to get involved. To give you a better idea of what entrepreneurs in this industry are thinking about during each phase of the startup process, we created this guide. Read more »

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Resources to Help You Start and Run a Successful Bakery

by Angelique O'Rourke

When it comes to starting or running a bakery, the sky is the limit. From articles to video tutorials, here are a few of our favorite resources to help your bakery achieve success. Read more »

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9 Tips for Increasing Revenue in Your Bakery

by Briana Morgaine

To make more money for your bakery, it's important to tune into the trends. Here are nine research-backed strategies to help you grow your bakery business. Read more »

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The David S. Rose Reading List for High-Growth Startups

by Candice Landau

Reading lists are dime a dozen, but reading lists that focus on rapid-growth startup businesses? Not so much. Here is David Rose's list of essential startup books. Read more »

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Use Milestones and Metrics to Turn Planning into Business GPS

by Tim Berry

I often use steering as a metaphor for business planning. Even when you have a steady highway, steering takes attention and constant small corrections. So too will running your own business, or starting a new one. Read more »

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How to Start a Home Health Care Business

by Tony Sekulich

Do you love looking after people? Do you want to start a business that makes a real difference in the world? A home health care business might be right up your alley. Here's the complete guide to starting one. Read more »

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Handy Resources to Help You Start and Run a Successful Cafe

by Angelique O'Rourke

Stay abreast of what's going on in the coffee shop industry using these handy resources. From networking sites to educational magazines, there's sure to be something you haven't read before. Here are our favorite resources. Read more »

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6 Tips to Maximize Your Coffee Shop’s Revenue

by Candice Landau

From putting the focus on more expensive “special drinks” to adding branded merchandise to your cafe, there are a number of things you can do to increase your revenue. Read more »

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The Startup Checklist for High-Growth, Scalable Businesses

by Candice Landau

When it comes to finding a complete guide on how to start a scalable, high-growth business, entrepreneurs have been short on options. That is, until now. Read more »

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Don’t Just Describe Problem and Solution in Your Business Plan; Make People Care

by Tim Berry

Your business plan should clearly articulate the problem that your business solves. But, don't just describe the problem and solution. Make people care. Read more »

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How to Start a Construction Company

by Anthony St. Clair

Construction companies have their ups and downs, but the construction industry will always have demand—and where there’s demand, there’s opportunity. Here's how to start your very own construction business. Read more »

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Our Resource List to Get Your Photography Business Up and Running

by Angelique O'Rourke

Maybe you've just started your photography business, or are considering starting one. Either way, these resources will help you get up and running. Read more »

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How to Attract Clients to Your Photography Business

by Briana Morgaine

If you want to become a professional photographer and get paid to sell photos, it’s time to strategize. Here are 10 of our favorite strategies to help you make more money. Read more »

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Completely Understand Cash Flow with This Free eBook

by Jonathan Michael

Download our free eBook, and you’ll learn cash flow basics, how to build a Cash Flow Statement for your business, and the best ways to manage your cash flow. Read more »

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How to Start Your Own Gym

by Michele Richardson

Starting a gym or fitness center is not easy, but it can be extremely rewarding if you’re willing to put in the hard work. Read more »

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Formatting a Business Plan: Best Practices

by Noah Parsons

The format of your business plan will help you achieve your goals, so it’s important to think about the plan’s structure as you build it. Read more »

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57 Resources to Help You Celebrate National Small Business Week 2016

by Jonathan Michael

At Bplans, we’re happy to celebrate National Small Business Week by giving you access to the best resources and advice we have for small businesses. Read more »