Every business can benefit from saving money. These tips will help you reduce costs within your business, whether you're established or just starting out.

Angelique O'Rourke

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30 Cost Cutting Tips for Small Businesses and Startups

Every business can benefit from saving money. These tips will help you reduce costs within your business, whether you're established or just starting out. Read more »

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Resources to Help You Start and Run a Successful Bakery

If you're starting a bakery (or currently running one), it's important to keep up on the industry, stay connected, and continue learning. Here are our top bakery business resources to check out. Read more »

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How to Apply for an EIN: Federal Tax ID Number

A federal tax ID number is also known as a federal employer identification number—also called an EIN or FEIN. Here's how to figure out if you need a federal employer identification number, and how to apply for one. Read more »

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What to Say in Your 1, 5, 10, or 20 Minute Pitch (+ Tips From Successful Entrepreneurs!)

Have the opportunity to pitch your business to an investor? How do you know what to include in pitching opportunities for varying lengths? We’ve got you covered, no matter what length of pitch you're working on. Read more »

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Free Invoice Templates to Help You Get Paid Faster

Whether you’re a freelancer or running your own small business or startup, you’ve got to get paid—preferably on time. A simple, professional invoice can make all the difference. Here are some free invoice templates you can use to easily create your own invoices. Read more »

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How to Start a Nonprofit [Updated for 2019]

Starting a nonprofit requires thorough planning and dedication. If you're wondering how to start a nonprofit, read on—we've covered the outline for a nonprofit business plan, and included all the steps you need to go through to start a nonprofit, as well as free nonprofit sample business plans. Read more »

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What Is an Income Statement?

Confused by the income statement, and by your financial statements in general? Learn what an income statement is, including a line-by-line explanation of its components, and view income statement examples. Read more »

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What Is a Balance Sheet?

Learn what defines a balance sheet, the importance of a balance sheet in your business plan, and view some balance sheet examples. Read more »

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How to Write a Nonprofit Business Plan

Starting a nonprofit is a great experience, but it also requires planning to be successful. Here's how to write a solid, effective nonprofit business plan. Read more »

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How to Write a Company Overview

A company overview is essential, and should be exactly what it sounds like—an overview containing all of the most important points about your company. Here's how to write one. Read more »

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Take Time to Pause and Reflect on What You’re Grateful For

Every year has its ups and downs, and small business owners know this better than most. They also know it’s never a bad idea to count your blessings. Read more »

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How to Bring the Holiday Spirit of Giving Into Work

Want to take advantage of the holiday spirit? These activities can help strengthen company culture during the holidays, and contribute positively to people in need. Read more »

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Useful Resources to Maximize the Success of Your Nonprofit

It’s never a bad time to look into increasing the growth and positive impact of your nonprofit business. These resources will help you begin that process. Read more »

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Get Your Cafe Business Up and Running with These Handy Resources

Stay abreast of what's going on in the coffee shop industry using these handy resources. From networking sites to educational magazines, there's sure to be something you haven't read before. Here are our favorite resources. Read more »

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Resources for Your Photography Business

Maybe you've just started your photography business, or are considering starting one. Either way, these resources will help you get up and running. Read more »

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Our Resource List to Get Your Restaurant Up and Running

The key to starting and running a successful business is knowing what you're doing. And, what better way to do that than scour our list of useful (and fun) resources? Read more »

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10 Videos to Watch If You\’re Feeling Uninspired

We've selected ten videos that sum up will jumpstart your drive to make 2016 the best year yet for you and your business. Read more »

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What Are Entrepreneurs Determined to Do in 2016?

Entrepreneurs share new year’s resolutions, so you can get a snapshot into the hive mind of small business, and maybe find some 2016 resolution inspiration. Read more »

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As a Small Business Owner, You’re Leading a Boss Life: Book Giveaway from Author Paul Downs

Author and entrepreneur Paul Downs shares his insights with me on running a long-standing, successful small business. If you enjoyed this article, be sure to enter the book giveaway. Read more »

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Telling a Different Story: Joe Pulizzi Talks Small Business Content Marketing [+ Book Giveaway!]

Joe Pulizzi, founder of the Content Marketing Institute, shares an excerpt from his new book Content Inc. Enter to win a free copy! Read more »

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Every business can benefit from saving money. These tips will help you reduce costs within your business, whether you're established or just starting out.