planning
What's the difference between a business plan, strategic plan, and operational plan? Learn the value of each and how to use them together.

Business Plan Vs Strategic Plan Vs Operational Plan—Differences Explained

By Noah Parsons

What's the difference between a business plan, strategic plan, and operational plan? Learn the value of each and how to use them together. Read more »

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Thinking of starting a business with a friend? Consider these pros, cons, and questions to ask before your friend becomes a business partner.

Should You Start a Business With Friends? Dos and Don’ts Explained

By Karoki Githure

Thinking of starting a business with a friend? Consider these pros, cons, and questions to ask before your friend becomes a business partner. Read more »

managing
Managing business risk doesn't require an accounting expert. Learn how to measure and leverage financial ratios to grow your business.

5 Financial Ratios Used To Measure Business Risk and How To Use Them

By Kiara Taylor

Managing business risk doesn't require an accounting expert. Learn how to measure and leverage financial ratios to grow your business. Read more »

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Yes, it is really possible to write a business plan in one day. Learn about the six steps you'll need to take to successfully write your plan.

How to Write a Business Plan in One Day [2022 Guide]

By Noah Parsons

Yes, it is really possible to write a business plan in one day. Learn about the six steps you'll need to take to successfully write your plan. Read more »

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What does it take to write a good business plan? Read on for 10 characteristics to keep in mind that will ensure your plan is viable.

10 Qualities of a Good Business Plan Explained

By Eleanor Hecks

What does it take to write a good business plan? Read on for 10 characteristics to keep in mind that will ensure your plan is viable. Read more »

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As you begin to bring your team back to the office, or adopt a hybrid model, be sure to keep these 4 security best practices in mind.

4 Security Best Practices to Implement for Your Business in 2022

By Jesse Relkin

As you begin to bring your team back to the office, or adopt a hybrid model, be sure to keep these 4 security best practices in mind. Read more »

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Learn how to prepare your business to attract funding and financing through these key non-traditional methods.

8 Non-Traditional Ways to Attract Financing and Resources for Your Business in 2022

By Nahla Davies

Learn how to prepare your business to attract funding and financing through these key non-traditional methods. Read more »

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Learn how to write a business plan and ensure you include everything to successfully start your online fitness and training business.

How to Create an Online Fitness Business Plan

By Jessica Armstrong

Learn how to write a business plan and ensure you include everything to successfully start your online fitness and training business. Read more »

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Learn why a traditional 5-year business plan is often a waste of time and how to use a Lean Plan to establish your long-term vision. 

How to Write a Five-Year Business Plan [2022 Guide]

By Noah Parsons

Learn why a traditional 5-year business plan is often a waste of time and how to use a Lean Plan to establish your long-term vision.  Read more »

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Female entrepreneur working on her financial statements, worried about funding

How Payday Loans Can Harm Your Business and Ways To Avoid Them

By Lyle Solomon

Payday loans may seem like a simple and easy solution to fund your business. Learn how payday loans work and why it may be best to avoid them. Read more »

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Learn how to write a business plan, with our expert-driven step-by-step guide for 2022. Start writing your business plan today.

How to write a business plan in 7 steps

By Noah Parsons

Learn how to write a business plan, with our expert-driven step-by-step guide for 2022. Start writing your business plan today. Read more »

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Not sure where to start with your business plan? Start with the following 7 sections in this industry-standard business plan outline.

How to Write a Business Plan Outline [2022 Guide & Format]

By Tim Berry

Not sure where to start with your business plan? Start with the following 7 sections in this industry-standard business plan outline. Read more »

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How We Launched a New Saas Brand and Won at SEO

By Daniel Ndukwu

In this guide, learn how we leveraged SEO to grow our SAAS business and how you can use the same tactics to take on massive competitors. Read more »

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Learn why it may be time for you to invest in accounting software for your small business including 5 reasons why it can help you grow.

Do You Need Small Business Accounting Software in 2022?

By David Glantz

Learn why it may be time for you to invest in accounting software for your small business including 5 reasons why it can help you grow. Read more »

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Learn what it takes to establish and leverage an effective SEO strategy that can help improve the presence of your small business website.

How to Create an Effective SEO Strategy for Your Business in 2022

By Sahil Kakkar

Learn what it takes to establish and leverage an effective SEO strategy that can help improve the presence of your small business website. Read more »

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Have you just received or in the process of gaining funding for your business? Learn how to prepare to hire employees after gaining funds.

How to Develop and Speed Up Your Hiring Strategy After a Round of Funding

By Chaitanya Patel

Have you just received or in the process of gaining funding for your business? Learn how to prepare to hire employees after gaining funds. Read more »

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Learn how the OKR framework can help you establish a clear path for your business goals and what it takes to implement them effectively.

What are OKRs? Objectives and Key Results Explained

By JT Ripton

Learn how the OKR framework can help you establish a clear path for your business goals and what it takes to implement them effectively. Read more »

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Considering offering health insurance for the first time? Don’t forget these important factors when consulting your healthcare options.

Important Factors to Consider When Offering Health Insurance to Employees

By Callie McGill

Considering offering health insurance for the first time? Don’t forget these important factors when consulting your healthcare options. Read more »

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What Business Insurance Do I Need for My Startup in 2022?

By Nahla Davies

Learn what types of insurance you may need as a small business owner as well as what to look for when choosing an insurance provider. Read more »

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Learn how to leverage rules of thumb valuation techniques to better understand the potential value of your business.

Rules of Thumb Business Valuation Methods Explained

By Colin McCrea

Learn how to leverage rules of thumb valuation techniques to better understand the potential value of your business. Read more »