Candice Landau

Candice is a freelance writer, jeweler, and digital marketing hybrid. You can learn more about her on her personal website or reach out to her on Twitter @candylandau.

Recent Articles Published by Candice Landau


13 Tips to Open a Successful Coffee Shop

Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Our complete guide to starting a coffee shop will help you get up and running, and includes advice from successful coffee shop owners. Read more »


How to Start a Farm: Your Complete Guide to Success

If you're wondering how to start a farm, you've come to the right place. This guide will walk you through every stage of starting a farm, from finding land to financing and beyond. Read more »


Planning Your Exit Strategy for Your Small Business or Startup

Start planning your business’s exit strategy now, whether you want to be acquired, go public with an IPO, or sell to your employees. Read more »


How to Choose a Business Location

Choosing the right business location is more than just picking a nice spot. It's about weighing the competition, understanding local zoning and regulations, considering your target market—and staying within your budget. Here's what to keep in mind when you're considering where to start your business. Read more »


How to Write a Business Plan: Use This Checklist to Keep Yourself on Task

Business planning isn't just a one-time event, and it doesn't have to be overly complicated. We've created a business planning checklist to help make the process easier—no matter what kind of plan you need to write. Read more »


How to Start a Real Estate Business

Wondering how to start a real estate business? If you’re organized, ambitious, goal-oriented, and personable, real estate could be the career for you. Here's what to consider when starting a real estate business to optimize your chances for success. Read more »


How to Come up with Hundreds of Business Ideas

Are you having trouble coming up with business ideas? There are endless creative ways to discover innovative solutions, and we cover many of them here. If you want to start a business, but aren't sure what kind to start, this guide will show you strategies for brainstorming your next great business idea. Read more »


Can’t Decide What Business to Start in 2020? No Problem, We’ll Tell You

So, you want to start a business, but what kind should you start? Here are the most popular business plans on Bplans for 2018, plus our recommendations for what business to start in 2020. Read more »


How to Start a Business in 30 Days: The Complete Guide

How long does it take to start a business? You can be up and running faster than you think. Follow this guide to learn how to start a business in 30 days. You'll get detailed steps to take every day that will help turn your business idea from a dream into reality. Read more »


How to Start an Ebay Business

Interested in learning how to start an eBay business? Our guide will help you get started, and walk you through the process of starting a business on eBay. Read more »


8 Steps to Starting Your Own Business

Starting your own business? Here are 8 steps to get you up and running. The key, regardless of what type of business you’re starting, is to be flexible! Read more »


Raise an Entrepreneur With These Genius Toys

Beyond a good education and brilliant parenting skills, how do you raise little entrepreneurs? Better yet, what does it even take to become an entrepreneur? Read more »


Venture Capital Funding: A Curated List of Our Best Resources

Getting venture capital funding is incredibly difficult. If you think your business is a good candidate, it's important to know exactly what VCs want, and what to expect from the process. Read more »


Angel Investment: A Curated List of Our Best Resources

If your business is seeking angel investment, you're probably wondering what investors will ask, and what they're looking for. Here are our top resources. Read more »


Lean Planning: A Curated List of Our Best Resources

Don't get overwhelmed by an unnecessarily long, complicated business plan. A Lean Plan is faster, flexible, and will remain relevant throughout the life of your business. Here are our essential Lean Planning resources. Read more »


Our Best Resources to Help You Find a Business Idea

Maybe you know you'd make a great entrepreneur, but you're having trouble finding that perfect idea. Whether you're after suggestions, help with the brainstorming process, or tips for validating your idea, this list of great resources can help. Read more »


Online Business Ideas You Can Start With No Money

You know you want to start an online business, but you don't have much startup capital. If that sounds like you, consider one of these free (or very low-cost) online business ideas! Read more »


The Ultimate Work From Home Checklist

There are certain tasks inherent when it comes to starting any business. But, if you're starting a home-based business, your list of to-do's is going to look a little different. Here is a checklist to simplify the process. Read more »


17 Eclectic Businesses That Let You Work From Home

Working from home doesn't have to mean shutting yourself in a home office day after day. These unique, offbeat business ideas will spark your creativity and inspiration—greeting card writing business, anyone? Read more »


A Bplans Checklist: How to Tell If You Have a Good Business Idea

So, you've got an idea for your new business. But, how do you determine if it's actually a good idea? Our idea validation checklist will help you figure out if your business idea is a winner—or if it could use a little work. Read more »

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