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As a nonprofit business, finding partnerships can be a struggle, but it's not impossible. Here are 4 tips to secure partnerships with for-profit businesses.

4 Tips for Nonprofits to Secure Business Partnerships

By Greg Deline

As a nonprofit business, finding partnerships can be a struggle, but it's not impossible. Here are 4 tips to secure partnerships with for-profit businesses. Read more »

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Estimating eCommerce shipping and fulfillment costs is a difficult but necessary step for success. Read on to find out how to calculate your startup costs.

How to Estimate Realistic eCommerce Shipping and Fulfillment Costs

By Will Schneider

Estimating eCommerce shipping and fulfillment costs is a difficult but necessary step for success. Read on to find out how to calculate your startup costs. Read more »

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Lean Planning unlocks faster growth and increases your chances of success. Learn how to create a modern, one-page Lean Business Plan in under 20 minutes.

Fundamentals of Lean Planning: How to Plan Less and Grow Faster

By Noah Parsons

Lean Planning unlocks faster growth and increases your chances of success. Learn how to create a modern, one-page Lean Business Plan in under 20 minutes. Read more »

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Starting a business can lead to a difficult post-partum period early on. Learn how to keep yourself and your business thriving in those early months.

How to Prepare for Startup “Postpartum”

By Beau Peters

Starting a business can lead to a difficult post-partum period early on. Learn how to keep yourself and your business thriving in those early months. Read more »

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Your business plan can be used for far more than starting a business. Learn how to use yours to help make expansion decisions and avoid costly mistakes.

How to Plan a Business Expansion Using Your Business Plan

By Rob Stephens

Your business plan can be used for far more than starting a business. Learn how to use yours to help make expansion decisions and avoid costly mistakes. Read more »

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If you've been struggling to find small business financing due to COVID-19, read on for insight into alternative options and how to prepare to apply.

Financing Your Business During COVID-19

By Ty Kiisel

If you've been struggling to find small business financing due to COVID-19, read on for insight into alternative options and how to prepare to apply. Read more »

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An impressive pitch deck is a key part of your fundraising toolkit. Use this detailed guide to figure out exactly what you need to include in your pitch deck to get the attention of investors.

The 11 Slides You Need to Have in Your Pitch Deck for 2020

By Noah Parsons

An impressive pitch deck is a key part of your fundraising toolkit. Use this detailed guide to figure out exactly what you need to include in your pitch deck to get the attention of investors. Read more »

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A coming soon website is a great opportunity to build excitement around your business. Read on to learn how to build interest with an effective teaser site.

How to Create an Effective Coming Soon Website for Your Business

By Mikel Bruce

A coming soon website is a great opportunity to build excitement around your business. Read on to learn how to build interest with an effective teaser site. Read more »

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Starting a business is challenging. Continuing to grow your business is just as difficult. Here are 10 proven methods to help grow your business.

10 Proven Ways to Grow Your Small Business

By Kody Wirth

Starting a business is challenging. Continuing to grow your business is just as difficult. Here are 10 proven methods to help grow your business. Read more »

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If you want to successfully start a business, you'll need a financial plan. Here are the key financial elements you'll need and how to put them together.

The Key Elements of the Financial Plan

By Trevor Betenson

If you want to successfully start a business, you'll need a financial plan. Here are the key financial elements you'll need and how to put them together. Read more »

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Poor cash flow can be a death trap for businesses. So what steps can you take to prevent cash flow problems and improve your cash position overall?

How to Prevent Cash Flow Problems

By Carl Faulds

Poor cash flow can be a death trap for businesses. So what steps can you take to prevent cash flow problems and improve your cash position overall? Read more »

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Start your food truck the smart way and build a solid business plan. You’ll reduce your risk and make more money. Free template included.

How to Write a Food Truck Business Plan

By Noah Parsons

Start your food truck the smart way and build a solid business plan. You’ll reduce your risk and make more money. Free template included. Read more »

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If you've adjusted to remote work and are considering it as a long-term solution, you're going to need the right tools to succeed. Here's our favorites.

10 Tools to Help You Manage Your Remote Team

By Makenna Crocker

If you've adjusted to remote work and are considering it as a long-term solution, you're going to need the right tools to succeed. Here's our favorites. Read more »

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Poor cash flow can be a death sentence for your business even when it appears profitable. Here are ten proven methods to help you improve cash flow.

How to Improve Cash Flow

By Brandon Chu

Poor cash flow can be a death sentence for your business even when it appears profitable. Here are ten proven methods to help you improve cash flow. Read more »

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Want to start an online business but aren't sure where to start? Read on for our 5 step process to starting a successful online business.

How to Start an Online Business in 5 Steps

By Briana Morgaine

Want to start an online business but aren't sure where to start? Read on for our 5 step process to starting a successful online business. Read more »

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Estimating Realistic Startup Costs

By Tim Berry

What will it cost to start your business? It’s hard to know for sure. Learn how to accurately estimate startup costs and get your business off the ground. Read more »

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Profits are not the same as cash, and understanding the difference between them is a vital part of running a successful business.

The Difference Between Cash and Profits

By Tim Berry

Profits are not the same as cash, and understanding the difference between them is a vital part of running a successful business. Read on to find out why. Read more »

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One of the most valuable things a business owner can do before launching is determine demand. Read on to learn how to validate your product idea.

How To Validate Your eCommerce Product Idea

By Kat Solukova

One of the most valuable things a business owner can do before launching is determine demand. Read on to learn how to validate your product idea. Read more »

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To gauge the health of your business you need to understand your cash flow statement. Get a complete explanation of the cash flow statement with examples.

What Is a Cash Flow Statement?

By Noah Parsons

To gauge the health of your business you need to understand your cash flow statement. Get a complete explanation of the cash flow statement with examples. Read more »

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Have a business idea you're sure is a winner? You'll want to test it first. Find out how to test if your idea is viable and if you should start a business.

Should You Start a Business? Test Your Idea First

By Tim Berry

Have a business idea you're sure is a winner? You'll want to test it first. Find out how to test if your idea is viable and if you should start a business. Read more »