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Property Leases: What SMBs Need to Know
By Jennifer Post | March 17, 2021

Commercial leases are complicated. These tips will help you sort through the legal jargon.

How to Start a Business: A Step-by-Step Guide
By Joshua Stowers | March 16, 2021

Starting a new small business? Find out where to begin and how to achieve success.

How to Find Business Loans for Veterans
By Andrew Martins | February 01, 2021

Learn about the loan options for veteran entrepreneurs who need funding for their small businesses.

What You Should Know About Company Mergers
By Skye Schooley | December 18, 2020

Learn about the different types of company mergers and their benefits.

Inspirational New Year's Resolution Quotes for Businesses
By Mona Bushnell | December 14, 2020

Entrepreneurs share their favorite New Year's resolution quotes.

25 Affordable Gifts for the Entrepreneur in Your Life
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 02, 2020

Entrepreneurship can be tough. Show the entrepreneur in your life you care with one of these 25 gift ideas.

Cannabis Industry Growth Potential for 2021
By Adam Uzialko | September 16, 2020

The cannabis industry is poised to expand into several new markets in 2021. Could this be your opportunity to launch a new business in the space?

Entrepreneurs Define the Meaning of Business Success
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 09, 2020

Here's what success looks like according to other business owners.

Tips Black Women Business Owners Have for Black Female Entrepreneurs
By Simone Johnson | July 24, 2020

Black female entrepreneurs are leading the way in starting businesses, and the right advice and resources are key to their continued success.

Is It Ethical to Start a Business While on Company Time?
By Andrew Martins | July 07, 2020

Like many Americans, you may dream of being your own boss. But if you're working full-time, starting a business could ethically be problematic. Here's what you need to know to do it right.

20 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Business
By Skye Schooley | May 22, 2020

Learn what small business experts say are the 20 biggest mistakes that startups make.

How to Start a Business in Arizona
By Paula Fernandes | May 18, 2020

What is it like doing business in Arizona? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

Doing Business in Michigan
By Katharine Paljug | May 13, 2020

Starting a business in Michigan means understanding the challenges you'll face and the opportunities you can take advantage of. This guide explains the basics of doing business in Michigan.

What Is an Elevator Pitch?
By Business News Daily Editor | May 10, 2020

An elevator pitch sums up unique aspects of your business or personal brand and gets a conversation started.

10 Signs You're Addicted to Being an Entrepreneur
By Business News Daily Editor | May 07, 2020

Feel like you're addicted to entrepreneurship? Experts say it's a real problem. Here are some warning signs.

How to Start a Business Before Age 25
By Business News Daily Editor | May 05, 2020

The inventor of a streaming music app gives his best advice.

Entrepreneurship Defined: What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur
By Max Freedman | April 22, 2020

What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? It's more than being a business owner; it's a perspective and a lifestyle.

Grit: The Elusive (But Essential) Entrepreneurial Trait
By Business News Daily Editor | April 21, 2020

Many entrepreneurs talk about having and needing "grit" to succeed, but what does this trait really entail? Here's how one author defines it.

5 Major Pitfalls That Stop Entrepreneurs by Year 2
By Joshua Stowers | April 08, 2020

What causes startup failure? Find out why many entrepreneurs fail by their second year.

Male vs. Female Entrepreneurs: How Are They Different?
By Business News Daily Editor | March 09, 2020

Bank of America's spring 2014 Small Business Owner Report found some interesting differences between male and female entrepreneurs.

Why Creativity Matters Most for Entrepreneurs
By Business News Daily Editor | March 05, 2020

Don't forget the importance of creativity in your entrepreneurial journey. Here's how to harness it in your business.

Entrepreneur or Small Business Owner: Which One Are You?
By Business News Daily Editor | March 05, 2020

A new study finds that the difference between being an entrepreneur and a business owner lies in your company's legal status.

Entrepreneurs Say Business Ownership Requires These 3 Sacrifices
By Business News Daily Editor | March 04, 2020

While there are plenty of reasons entrepreneurs love owning a small business, it isn't all glamorous. The sacrifices of running a business are considerable.

Social Accountability: The Business World's New Role in Social Change
By Business News Daily Editor | March 03, 2020

Consumers and employees have high expectations for modern companies to drive social change through their culture and values. Here's how this new ecosystem works.

How to Start a Business in Colorado
By Julianna Lopez | March 02, 2020

Are you considering starting a business in Colorado? Keep an eye on these challenges and opportunities in the state.

How to Start a Business in Ohio
By Julianna Lopez | February 25, 2020

If you're looking to start a business in Ohio, you need to understand the opportunities, challenges and requirements. This guide offers everything you need to know about starting a business in Ohio.

Family and Friends Provide a Key Lifeline for Entrepreneurs
By Business News Daily Editor | February 24, 2020

Many business owners get by with a little help from their friends. Bank of America explored how they feel about it.

25 Entrepreneurs on the Celebrities Who Inspire Them
By Matt D'Angelo | February 24, 2020

From singers and actors to athletes and reality TV stars, here are 25 celebrities entrepreneurs find inspiring.

The No. 1 Reason Most Entrepreneurs Start Businesses
By Business News Daily Editor | February 20, 2020

Entrepreneurs are not motivated by what you may think when starting their own business.