Starting a Business

Top 4 Crowdsourced Logo Design Sites for Small Businesses

Your new business needs a logo, but finding the perfect designer can be difficult. So, we've made it easier. In this guide, you'll find our reviews, top picks, and recommendations.

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How to Launch an Awesome Kickstarter Campaign

Make no mistake: Starting a Kickstarter campaign isn't a guaranteed easy funding route. However, it can prove successful if you approach it correctly—and we'll walk you through the process.

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14 Resources to Help You Start a Home-Based Business

Home-based businesses are a perpetually popular choice for entrepreneurs. Covering everything from home-based business myths to helpful checklists, these resources will help you successfully start a business from your own home.

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Expert Advice: 10 Tips and Tricks for a Successful Opening Day

There are few days more crucial to your small business success than your opening day. We asked the experts at the YEC for their top tips on how to open your business with a bang.

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Market Research: A Curated List of Our Best Resources

While vital, conducting market research can feel like a huge undertaking. So, here are our favorite resources to help make the process easier—and less intimidating!

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SaaS and Subscription Businesses: A Curated List of Our Top Resources

Interested in starting a SaaS or subscription-based business? We've compiled a list of our top articles on the subject to help you start and run one successfully.

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Building a Lifestyle Business in a Startup World

Sometimes it seems like a "unicorn" startup is the only type of business worth pursuing. But what if a "lifestyle business" is more your speed?

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Becoming Your Own Boss: A Bplans Guide

You're ready to ditch your office job and become your own boss. But how do you start—and what if you don't have an idea or a plan? This guide is for you.

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