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4 American Cities That Want Your Business

by Cris Burnam

Ask yourself: Does this city support small businesses? If you’re starting a business, this is one questions you must answer before you plant your roots. Read more »

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How to Start a Cleaning Business

by Candice Landau

In this guide, you’ll get a better sense of the industry, what skills you should develop in order to be successful in it, and how to start. Read more »

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10 Unlikely Hobbies That Led These Entrepreneurs to Success

by Briana Morgaine

Even when life gets busy, we should still make time for our hobbies. “All work and no play” is draining and doesn't foster creativity. Read more »

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Surrounding Yourself with Inspirational People

by Anna Lemos

Stop thinking boredom is the norm, and take a chance to get to know people that get your brain working. Here are some great places to start looking. Read more »

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The Ultimate Inventor’s Guide to Inventing Things

by Candice Landau

In this article, we'll walk you through everything from coming up with a great business idea, through validating it, getting it protected, and figuring out whether to manufacture it, or license it. Let's go! Read more »

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Hiring Employees? Here Are Over 70 Must-Ask Interview Questions

by Briana Morgaine

How do you really dig into what makes someone tick as an employee, and how do you determine if they’ll be a good fit for your business? You can compile a great list of interview questions from this master list. Read more »

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Five Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make With Your Nonprofit

by Brad Wayland

A lot of work goes into making a nonprofit run smoothly, and a lot can go wrong. If you want to keep yours afloat, here are five mistakes you need to avoid. Read more »

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Painless Ways to Get Online Reviews, and How to Make the Most of Them

by Natalie Beach

Online reviews have become one of the most important decision-making tools for buyers. How do you make sure your business has a good online reputation? Read more »

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How to Start a Farm: Your Complete Guide to Success

by Candice Landau

If a farming business sounds like your dream lifestyle, this guide is for you. It will walk you through every stage of starting a farm, from finding your niche and finding land, right through financing your farm and marketing your products. Read more »

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6 Ways to Leverage LinkedIn for Success

by Molly Greenberg

Of all the online platforms that can help your business, LinkedIn is perhaps the most beneficial. Here's how to get the most out of it. Read more »

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Free Business Proposal Template

by Candice Landau

In this free downloadable business proposal template, you’ll learn how to structure a business proposal, and what to include within one. Read more »

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How to Hire the Right Leadership Team for Your Startup

by Sean Mallon

The long-term health of your startup could rest on the strength of its leadership team. So, what do you need to consider when hiring? Read more »

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How to Create a Winning Mobile Site for Your Restaurant

by Silvio Porcellana

Many restaurants struggle to maintain a strong mobile web presence. Here are the best ways to make your restaurant’s mobile site as engaging as possible. Read more »

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How to Start a Brewery

by Anthony St. Clair

Want to learn how to start a brewery? This guide will tell you everything you need to know about starting a brewery, from planning, to licensing, and more. with input from expert brewers themselves who've started their own breweries successfully. Read more »

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A Curated List of Our Favorite 20 Marketing Tools

by Noah Parsons

Here’s a list of marketing tools that we've had hands-on experience with and are comfortable recommending to other entrepreneurs. Read more »

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What Small Business Opportunities Does the Future Hold?

by Candice Landau

If you haven't settled on a business idea yet, what about starting a business in an industry that will be in demand in the future? Here's how to find a small business opportunity that's right for you. Read more »

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How to Network When Meeting New People Is Your Biggest Fear

by Sarah Williams

If you follow these tips, even if you’re not comfortable being in public, and if meeting new people is your biggest fear, there’s still a chance for you. Read more »

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The Complete Guide to Starting an Online Boutique

by Briana Morgaine

Wondering how to start a boutique? Our guide to starting an online boutique will walk you through the process, from planning to branding and more. Read more »

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Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Day 1

by Mark Daoust

The decisions you make on day one of your business have a ripple effect that can impact your business for years to come. Read more »

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5 Trademarks of a Bad News Loan Broker

by Meredith Wood

In your quest for the perfect broker, how can you make sure the one you choose will put the interests of you and your business ahead of their own? Read more »