Candice Landau

Managing Editor

Candice is the Managing Editor of Bplans. With a background in writing and digital marketing and an interest in technology, business, creativity and just about everything else, she aims to find the best answers to your questions. Follow Candice on Google+.

Recent Articles Published by Candice Landau


How to Write a Business Plan: Use This Checklist to Keep Yourself on Task

Business planning isn't just a one-time event, and it doesn't have to be overly complicated. We've created a checklist to help make the process easier—no matter what kind of business plan you need. Read more »


Online Business Ideas You Can Start With No Money

You know you want to start an online business, but you don't have much startup capital. If that sounds like you, consider one of these free (or very low-cost) online business ideas! Read more »


The Ultimate Work From Home Checklist

There are certain tasks inherent when it comes to starting any business. But, if you're starting a home-based business, your list of to-do's is going to look a little different. Here is a checklist to simplify the process. Read more »


17 Eclectic Businesses That Let You Work From Home

Working from home doesn't have to mean shutting yourself in a home office day after day. These unique, offbeat business ideas will spark your creativity and inspiration—greeting card writing business, anyone? Read more »


A Bplans Checklist: How to Tell If You Have a Good Business Idea

So, you've got an idea for your new business. But, how do you determine if it's actually a good idea? Our idea validation checklist will help you figure out if your business idea is a winner—or if it could use a little work. Read more »


10 Ways to Make Sure You Get Work Done in Your Home Office

Working from home can be wonderfully flexible, but it can also spell productivity disaster. How can home-based entrepreneurs keep from falling prey to distraction? Here are 10 strategies. Read more »


Cultivate an Olympic Mindset to Achieve Success

Small business owners and entrepreneurs can learn a lot from the success of Olympic athletes. Find out how you can adopt their motivation, work ethic, and inner drive, and cultivate an "Olympic mindset" in your own business endeavors! Read more »


8 Essential Resources If You’re in the Construction Industry

If you've recently started a construction company, it's important to keep up on your industry and set your new business up for success. These resources will help you do just that. Read more »


9 Invaluable Resources If You Want to Start a Gym or Fitness Business

Don't let the prospect of growing your gym or fitness business intimidate you. With these resources, you'll be able to learn about the industry, bring in new clients, and build a successful brand. Read more »


Research-Backed Strategies to Boost Your Gym’s Revenue

Your gym needs customers to be successful—but how do you get them to come back time and time again? Turns out, it's more intuitive than you'd think. Read more »


Profoundly Strange Subscription Businesses (That You Could Start Too)

Ongoing revenue, cash in the bank (and not just on account), and a popular business model...why wouldn't you start a subscription business? Here are some creative, unexpected subscription business offerings (that may inspire you to start your own subscription business). Read more »


Resources for Small Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts

Before you get your hands dirty in the business side of things, you probably want to know as much about the hotel and bed and breakfast industry as possible. Here are 10 excellent resources that will help you learn more and grow your business. Read more »


Strategies Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts Can Use to Increase Profit Margins

If you're starting a hotel or bed and breakfast business, it's time to strategize. How can you ensure that your rooms stay full, your customers stay happy, and that your business continues to grow? These tactics will help you do just that. Read more »


Resources to Help You Start a Successful Real Estate Agency

Do you know where to go to learn more about the real estate industry? We know it’s difficult to set aside the time to find the most valuable resources, so we’ve collated the sites, tools, and blogs that come highly recommended by agents and brokers alike. Read more »


6 Clever Strategies to Grow Your Real Estate Business

Are you looking to grow your real estate business? From becoming a broker to flipping houses, you're sure to find a strategy that will help take your real estate business to new heights. Read more »


6 Strategies Guaranteed to Boost Revenue for Your Hair Salon

Use our research-backed advice to increase your revenue. From picking a niche to implementing a "frequent flyer program," here are six winning strategies! Read more »


Resources to Help You Start and Grow a Food Truck

We found the best resources for starting and running a food truck business, including the sites you should be reading regularly as well as where to buy or lease a food truck, and how to get hands-on experience. Read more »


Proven Strategies to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Revenue

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 »


How to Plan, Start, and Grow a Successful SaaS Company

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 »


Want Your Slice of the Venture Capital Pie? Read These 15 Books

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 »