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5 Business Ideas That Inspire
By Business News Daily Editor | October 30, 2017

Want to start a business, but don’t have an idea? Look no further. Here are five business ideas we think might help inspire you to start your own.

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Is a Co-Working Space Right for Your Small Business?
By Jennifer Post | October 13, 2017

Are you thinking about running your business out of a shared office? Here's what business owners should know about co-working spaces.

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How to Start (and Maintain) a Vlog
By Sammi Caramela | October 11, 2017

Got a lot to say and feel comfortable on camera? Start a vlog to share your thoughts and interests. Here's how to do it.

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Shopping on Social Media: The Future of Social Commerce
By Adam Uzialko | October 10, 2017

Social networks are integrating e-commerce directly into their platforms. This means big changes for brands and their social media marketing strategies. Here's what you need to know about this...

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6 Steps to Becoming an Uber or Lyft Driver
By Saige Driver | October 03, 2017

Employees increasingly value flexibility at work, and Uber and Lyft drivers can work whenever they want. Here are the six steps to become a rideshare driver.

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50+ Franchises For Every Budget
By Saige Driver | September 22, 2017

Want to run a business but don't want to build one from scratch? Try investing in one of these franchises.

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Customer Self-Service Do's and Don'ts for Your Business
By Nicole Fallon | August 09, 2017

In addition to regular customer service operations, today's businesses are also offering ways for customers to help themselves. Here's how to introduce self-service into your business.

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Food as Medicine: How Ethos Health Marries Organic Produce with Healthcare
By Adam Uzialko | July 17, 2017

Ethos Health is redefining medical care by combining professional physician care with an on-site organic farm that grows its patients' diets. Could the unique business model be replicated and...

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Selling On Amazon? 4 Steps to Success
By Sammi Caramela | July 06, 2017

Amazon is a leading contender in the third-party marketplace industry. Here's how to find success by selling through the company.

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How to Become an Event Planner
By Sammi Caramela | July 06, 2017

Are you an organized creative with a love for planning parties? Event planning might suit your talents and interests. Here's how to thrive in the industry.

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How to Protect Your Trademark Internationally
By Business News Daily Editor | July 06, 2017

Everything you need to know about international intellectual property protection.

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Business Ideas to Capture the Rapidly Growing Senior Citizen Market
By Business News Daily Editor | May 17, 2017

Looking to find a way to market to the growing population of senior citizens? Here are a few business ideas to get you started.

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The College Degrees Most Likely to Land You a Job
By Chad Brooks | May 03, 2017

New college graduates with business and engineering degrees are most in-demand by employers.

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12 Unique and Useful Pet-Inspired Businesses
By Shannon Gausepohl | April 12, 2017

These wacky but successful animal businesses are proof that sometimes your pets are your best sources of inspiration.

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Find Your Dream Business: Ideas to Inspire You
By Adam Uzialko | February 02, 2017

Looking for a great business idea? Take some inspiration from these unique companies.

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9 Handmade Business Ideas for Budding Artisans
By Nicole Fallon | January 27, 2017

Even if arts and crafts aren't your thing, you can still launch a great handmade business. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

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Writing a Business Plan: Tips from the SBA
By Marci Martin | January 21, 2017

A business plan is one of the most important documents for any company. We spoke with a Small Business Administration representative about writing a business plan.

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10 Crafty Culinary Businesses
By Shannon Gausepohl | January 05, 2017

From canine cuisine to bacon envelopes, these unique, inspiring and somewhat strange businesses take the foodie trend to the next level.

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How to Start a T-Shirt Business
By Pamela S. Stevens | November 17, 2016

Thinking about getting into the T-shirt industry? Here's what you need to know about starting your own online business.

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Women Seeking Mentors: Empowerment for Success
By Shannon Gausepohl | September 15, 2016

A trusted mentor can provide an advantage for any professional at any stage of his or her career, but female leaders can especially benefit from strong mentorship.

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6 Ways to Turn Your Pop Culture Obsession Into a Business
By Nicole Fallon | September 09, 2016

You don't need to be a film executive to make money on popular entertainment media. Here are six types of businesses based on pop culture.

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The Business of Death: 10 Killer Business Ideas
By Elizabeth Peterson | September 06, 2016

From afterlife preparations to unique burial methods and memorials, here are 10 interesting death-related businesses you didn't know existed.

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6 Smart Business Ideas for Retirees
By Business News Daily Editor | August 26, 2016

Now that you've retired from your job, are you ready to seize the challenge of starting a new business? Here are six ideas that could be right for you.

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5 Change.org Petitions That Worked
By Business News Daily Editor | July 12, 2016

Who doesn't love a good underdog story?

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10 Insightful Company Culture Questions to Ask Your Interviewer
By Nicole Fallon | March 17, 2016

When you're looking for a new job, the company culture can be as big a factor as the work itself. Here's how to get a clearer picture of a potential employer's environment.

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11 Strange (But Successfully Funded) Kickstarter Products
By Brittney Morgan | March 02, 2016

These Kickstarter campaigns may have started as weird ideas, but they evolved into successful businesses.

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Switching Gears: 6 Startups That Successfully Reinvented Themselves
By Nicole Fallon | February 25, 2016

These entrepreneurs guided their companies through a business model shift and came out stronger on the other side. Here's how they did it.

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13 Cool Vegan-Friendly Businesses That Inspire
By Brittney Morgan | February 19, 2016

Are you a vegan or considering becoming a vegan? Then you need to check out these awesome animal-friendly businesses.

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How to File a Patent for Your Product
By Business News Daily Editor | February 13, 2016

Have an idea for an invention? Here's what you should know about patenting it.

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The 10 Best Business Ideas of the Year
By Chad Brooks | February 01, 2016

We’ve covered lots of new business concepts throughout the year, but these 10 rank among our favorites.