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7 Unconventional Business Books Every New Entrepreneur Should Read

by Dan Scalco

True entrepreneurs generally prize creativity. With that in mind, here is a list of unique business books that every entrepreneur should have on their reading list. Read more »

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How to Move on When Your Business Idea Fails

by David Porter

The key to being a successful entrepreneur isn't just coming up with a great business idea. It’s continuing to come up with great ideas, even after failure. Read more »

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How to Position Your Business to Be Acquired

by Mark Daoust

If you're planning on selling your business, it's good to be prepared from the start. Here's how to position your business to be acquired, should you one day hope to sell. Read more »

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You’ve Got Funding: 5 Things to Do With the Money Right Away

by Megan Totka

So, you finally secured funding for your small business—now what? Here's where to spend your money (and where to avoid wasting your hard-earned funds). Read more »

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8 Apps to Help Grow Your Small Business

by Ian Naylor

When it comes to choosing which apps, tools, and software to use to manage your business, do you sometimes feel a bit overwhelmed? Here are 8 recommendations to get you started. Read more »

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5 Lessons Learned Launching a Startup With No Plan, No Cash, and No MBA

by Paul Peters

Find out how one small business owner dove into entrepreneurship head first, with no experience—and take advantage of the lessons he learned along the way. Read more »

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13 Ways to Ensure You Always Hire the Right Person

by Briana Morgaine

Ready to hire an employee for your business? Hiring the wrong person can be a costly, inconvenient mistake—so here's how to find the perfect fit. Read more »

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3 Proven Methods for Women Entrepreneurs to Overcome Funding Gaps

by Alice Williams

Women everywhere are bridging the funding gap—and so can you. Here's how to overcome the funding gap as a female entrepreneur. Read more »

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IRS Audits: 10 Common Myths Debunked

by Jacob Dayan

Many small business owners fear that their limited resources and do-it-yourself bookkeeping are a recipe for an IRS disaster. The solution? Learning the truth behind common myths about audits. Read more »

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10 Things Entrepreneurs Wish They Had Done Before Starting a Business

by Briana Morgaine

What do successful business owners wish they'd done before starting down the path to entrepreneurship? Before you take the plunge and start your own business, consider doing these 10 things. Read more »

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4 Steps to Turn Tweets Into Customers

by Emma Vaughn

Want to leverage Twitter as part of your social media marketing strategy? Simply setting up a Twitter account isn't enough. Here's how to use Twitter to actually get customers in the door. Read more »

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3 Tips on How to Recruit Your First Remote Team

by Natalie Severt

Considering a remote team? You might be unsure of how to proceed with hiring—or even how to find qualified candidates. Here, we'll walk you through the process. Read more »

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7 Ways to Grow Your Startup With Video

by Eugene Mota

Video is one of the best tools to accelerate your business growth, and the time to take action is right now. Here are seven practical ways to integrate video into your marketing and growth strategy. Read more »

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Sales Forecasting: A Curated List of Our Best Resources

by Briana Morgaine

When it comes to starting and managing a business, forecasting your sales is essential. To better understand the forecasting process, check out our must-read sales forecasting resources. Read more »

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5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When We Reimagined Our Business

by Ross Kimbarovsky

Markets and businesses always evolve; what happens if your business can't keep up? Find out how the co-founder of crowdSPRING successfully reimagined his company. Read more »

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How to Set up Payroll As a New Employer

by Rachel Blakely

Most business owners are experts in their industry—not payroll. This guide will walk you through the process of getting payroll up and running for your business. Read more »

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6 Reasons Your Business Fails to Meet Strategic Goals (and What to Do About It)

by Eyal Katz

Do you ever feel like your strategic goals are continuously out of reach, and no matter how hard you try, you’re just not able to meet them? You're not alone—and it doesn't have to be that way. Read more »

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Millennial Entrepreneurs: How to Fund a Business When You Still Have Student Loans

by Beth Kotz

Want to start a business, but still paying off student loan debt? If you have a business idea you believe in, there's no reason to put those dreams on hold. Read more »

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How Traveling Helped Me Prepare for Startup Life

by Paul Peters

Launching a startup means diving headfirst into the unknown. Find out how one entrepreneur used his experience traveling to help prepare for the unexpected. Read more »

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How to Make Profits Serve a Purpose With Your Startup

by Daniel Matthews

It’s time for a startup that benefits the world. It’s time for a purposeful startup, one so indispensable it can’t help but make a profit. Read more »