What will it cost to start that business? Although of course you can’t be sure, you can still estimate realistic startup costs. You can do this either by using a startup worksheet that stands alone, or by including all pre-launch spending and pre-launch financing in your initial projections.

Starting a Business

Estimating Realistic Startup Costs

What will it cost to start that business? Although of course you can’t be sure, you can still estimate realistic startup costs. You can do this either by using a startup worksheet that stands alone, or by including all pre-launch spending and pre-launch financing in your initial projections.

By Tim Berry |

The Difference Between Cash and Profits

Never forget: Profits are not the same as cash, and understanding the difference between the two is an important part of running a successful business. Brush up on the crucial difference between cash and profits with this guide.

By Tim Berry |

How to Start Your Own Business While You’re Still Employed

Do you dream of quitting your job to become an entrepreneur? Before you take the leap, consider starting your business while you still have your day job. Here's why this is a good idea, and how to make it work for you.

By Pratik Dholakiya |

Are You Cut Out to Run a Kennel or Pet Boarding Business?

Opening or buying a dog kennel or pet boarding business can be rewarding far beyond the potential profits. Here's how to determine if it's a smart business move for you.

By Bruce Hakutizwi |

How to Create a Successful Crowdfunding Video for Your Startup

Crowdfunding can be an effective way for startups and entrepreneurs to raise funds and to test the market for new ideas, but there are a few secrets to organizing a successful crowdfunding campaign to keep in mind. Here's how to create a crowdfunding video that will help better the chances of reaching your crowdfunding goals.

By Emily Ludolf |

How to Write a Business Plan for a Fix-n-Flip Real Estate Company

If you’re thinking about starting a business that buys up homes, fixes them up and then re-sells them at a profit, the first step is to write a business plan. This guide will walk you through the steps of how to write a full business plan for your real estate company.

By Sarah Hovet |

5 Pieces of Bad Advice That All Entrepreneurs Should Ignore

Starting a new business is always daunting. There are just so many balls to juggle. But, not all the advice that you hear or read is good advice to follow as you start a business. Here are 5 pieces of advice given to new entrepreneurs that you should definitely avoid.

By Henry Cazalet |

7 Must-Dos Before Starting a Company

You’ll make mistakes when starting a company, no matter how many articles and books you read, but you’ll make fewer of them if you learn from those who came before you. Here are seven key things to do before starting a business.

By Andrew Deen |

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What will it cost to start that business? Although of course you can’t be sure, you can still estimate realistic startup costs. You can do this either by using a startup worksheet that stands alone, or by including all pre-launch spending and pre-launch financing in your initial projections.