Starting a Business

Choosing Essential Equipment for Your Small Farm Business

With mechanization representing 25 percent of operating costs on a farm, choosing the appropriate agricultural equipment is a key factor for successful farming. A profitable business simply cannot function without machinery! Here's a primer on farm equipment.

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Restaurant Startups! Hold a Soft Opening Your Customers Won’t Forget

If you're holding a soft opening, you’ve probably got some questions. How long should I run my soft opening? What type of things should I be doing? What must I have for a soft opening versus a real opening for my restaurant?

By Todd Edman | Share This

How to Start a Bed and Breakfast

Have you always dreamed of starting a bed and breakfast? Here is the step-by-step information you need on what goes into launching your own B&B business.

By Tony Sekulich | Share This

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

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.

By Sarah Blanchard | Share This

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Software 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.

By Candice Landau | Share This

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

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.

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How to Start a Home Health Care Business

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.

By Tony Sekulich | Share This

How to Start a Construction Company

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.

By Anthony St. Clair | Share This

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