Starting a Business

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Traveling the World

Traveling doesn't just provide a wealth of great life experiences; it can also help prepare you to start your business. Here are five things entrepreneurs can learn from traveling—as if you needed another excuse to plan a trip.

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Have the Best Opening Day Ever: A Bplans Checklist

Your opening day has finally arrived, and the last thing you want is for it to go unnoticed. Use our checklist to plan an unforgettable opening day for your new business.

By Briana Morgaine | Share This

How to Identify Your Strengths and Weaknesses

Whether you're just now starting a business or are a seasoned entrepreneur, it's important to know yourself. Have you taken a good, hard look at your strengths and weaknesses?

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How to Start a Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Business—and Get it Right

You've sourced your product. You've had it shipped to you. Now what? A fulfillment by Amazon (or FBA) business can be a great route to consider—and here's how to get it right.

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Becoming Your Own Boss: A Bplans Checklist

You've always wanted to work for yourself, but you're not quite sure how to make it happen. Sound familiar? If so, keep reading. This checklist will walk you through the process of becoming your own boss.

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Going Beyond the Napkin: How Do You Know If Your Idea Is Any Good?

How do you know if your business idea is a good one? Is it worth pursuing now, or does it need to be refined and improved—or maybe forgotten about entirely? Here's how to find out.

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Money-Making Subscription Services (That You Can Start Too!)

Subscription service businesses are growing in popularity, and it seems like every industry imaginable is getting in on the subscription business model. Get inspired by these great subscription services, and maybe consider starting one of your own!

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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.

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