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Why College Is a Great Entrepreneurial Incubator

College is a great place to learn the necessary skills you need to start a business, but it also serves as a great incubator. Here's how to take advantage of the opportunities college offers for young entrepreneurs.

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When Does Invoice Financing Make Sense?

Are you plagued by late-paying customers? It's a common problem for many small business owners. However, invoice financing can help alleviate this worry—and prevent future cash flow issues.

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5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Traveling the World

Traveling doesn't just provide a wealth of great life experiences; it can also help prepare you to start your business. Here are five things entrepreneurs can learn from traveling—as if you needed another excuse to plan a trip.

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Have the Best Opening Day Ever: A Bplans Checklist

Your opening day has finally arrived, and the last thing you want is for it to go unnoticed. Use our checklist to plan an unforgettable opening day for your new business.

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Even Branding Should Be Agile: An Interview With Base Creative’s Matthew Kinsman

An agile strategy is all about brand flexibility. Find out how to implement agility into your small business branding with Base Creative's Matthew Kinsman.

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How to Identify Your Strengths and Weaknesses

Whether you're just now starting a business or are a seasoned entrepreneur, it's important to know yourself. Have you taken a good, hard look at your strengths and weaknesses?

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How to Start a Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Business—and Get it Right

You've sourced your product. You've had it shipped to you. Now what? A fulfillment by Amazon (or FBA) business can be a great route to consider—and here's how to get it right.

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Becoming Your Own Boss: A Bplans Checklist

You've always wanted to work for yourself, but you're not quite sure how to make it happen. Sound familiar? If so, keep reading. This checklist will walk you through the process of becoming your own boss.

By Briana Morgaine | Share This

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