Starting a Business

How to Define Your Target Market

What’s my target market? What should it be? How would I know? Here’s a list of five things that will help you figure it out.

By Tim Berry | Share This

From Food Cart to Award-Winning Restaurant: A Secret to Success Story

One entrepreneurial couple's story of going from food cart owners to opening an award-winning brewery. Want to open a restaurant or a food cart? Read on.

By Anthony St. Clair | Share This

How to Build a Brand in 5 Days

You've validated your business idea, you've done your market research, and hopefully you've registered your business name. Now it's time for a bit of fun. It's time to build your brand!

By Candice Landau | Share This

How to Apply for a Federal Tax ID Number

If you're starting a business, you're going to need a federal tax ID number (EIN). The application is easy and free. Here's how to do it.

By Angelique O'Rourke | Share This

Should Entrepreneurs Attend Business School?

Should entrepreneurs attend business school? One MBA describes the benefits and why he'd do it again.

By Ashrit Kamireddi | Share This

How to Pitch, Plan, and Track Your Business with LivePlan [VIDEO]

Sabrina Parsons, CEO of Palo Alto Software, explains how LivePlan can help you pitch, plan, and track your business.

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How to Open a Business Bank Account

Wherever you decide to open an account, you’ll likely use that bank for years to come. It’s not just a place to hold your money; it’s a business partner that you’ll establish a relationship with and likely turn to for help.

By Lisa Furgison | Share This

How to Really Protect Your Business Idea

How do I protect my business idea? How can I find investors without giving it away? Here’s the hard truth about protecting your business ideas.

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