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The Best Small Business Government Grants in 2021
Find out how you can take advantage of these government grants to start or grow your business.
Skye Schooley
Skye Schooley
How to Write a Sales Plan
Writing a sales plan for your business doesn't need to be hard. These tips will help you write an effective sales plan.
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Business News Daily
How to Start a Sole Proprietorship
Looking to start your own business? A sole proprietorship may be the perfect fit.
Simone Johnson
Simone Johnson
What Is Telematics?
Telematics gives businesses that operate a fleet of vehicles unique insight to their vehicles and drivers.
David Gargaro
David Gargaro
What Is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO)?
PEOs partner with small businesses to provide payroll, benefits, and human resources support, and they can be a game-changer for your business.
Matt D'Angelo
Matt D'Angelo
Choosing a Business Phone System: A Buyer's Guide
Find a phone system that's right for your business.
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Chad Brooks

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The Best PEO Service Providers of 2021
By Skye Schooley | November 16, 2021

Here are the best professional employer organizations (PEOs), which allow small businesses to lease employees and outsource administrative jobs.

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Hometown Girl Turned Cupcake Diva
By Business News Daily Editor | November 16, 2021

At a most unlikely moment, a Pennsylvania mom transforms herself into a successful cupcake entrepreneur.

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Best Business Loans for 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 16, 2021

Here are the best business loans and financing options available to small businesses. We highlight the best lenders for SBA loans, conventional loans, as well as the best alternative lenders.

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10 Business Ideas for Sports Lovers
By Matt D'Angelo | November 16, 2021

If you're a sports lover, you can profit from your passion. Here are 10 sports business ideas to inspire you.

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Crowdfunding for Startups: 10 Kickstarter Alternatives
By Nicole Fallon | November 16, 2021

Kickstarter isn't the only crowdfunding platform to finance a business. Here are 10 sites you can use to raise money for your startup.

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The Basics of Franchising and Today's Top Opportunities
By Bennett Conlin | November 16, 2021

Want to own a business that's part of an established brand and market? Franchising might be the right option for you.

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Are Technology Entrepreneurs The New Rock Stars?
By Business News Daily Editor | November 16, 2021

Cutting-edge tech leaders weigh in

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5 Change.org Petitions That Worked
By Business News Daily Editor | November 16, 2021

Who doesn't love a good underdog story?

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Carving Out a Niche in the Furniture Business
By Nicole Fallon | November 16, 2021

Sometimes, all it takes is someone noticing your talents for a great small business idea to form.

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Big Profits: 7 Companies Cashing In on Americans' Obesity
By Chad Brooks | November 16, 2021

The "plus-size" market has expanded to include all manner of lifestyle and home products aimed at making life easier for those considered obese

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Meet the Man Who Keeps Microsoft Safe and Secure
By Jeanette Mulvey | November 16, 2021

 

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11 Business Ideas for Travel Lovers
By Lauren Wingo | November 16, 2021

If you love traveling and want to do so for business, these 11 business ideas are for you.

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4 Ways to Effectively Market Your Equity Crowdfunding Campaign
By Adam Uzialko | November 16, 2021

Equity crowdfunding is a great way to raise capital and generate interest in your startup, but a campaign's success hinges on the marketing efforts behind it.

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What Is Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Lending?
By Jamie Johnson | November 15, 2021

P2P lending, where individuals borrow directly from investors, can be a great option for many small businesses.

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The Best States for Small Businesses in 2019
By Andrew Martins | November 12, 2021

Annual study examines SMB owners' perceptions of business policies around the U.S.

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The Best Employee Monitoring Software for 2021
By Skye Schooley | November 12, 2021

We've researched and reviewed the best employee monitoring software for businesses in 2021.

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Best Online Tax Software for 2021
By Andrew Martins | November 12, 2021

Tax software can help you meet compliance requirements and get bigger refunds. We analyzed dozens of companies to find the best tax software for small business.

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Best Online Reputation Management Services of 2021
By Skye Schooley | November 12, 2021

We researched and analyzed the best online reputation management services for individuals and small businesses. Read our reviews to discover which company has the right features for you.

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Best Business Plan Software of 2020
By Chad Brooks | November 12, 2021

Starting a business takes much more than just a good idea. These are our picks of the best business plan software programs of 2020.

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Lightspeed Review
By Skye Schooley | November 12, 2021

Lightspeed is the best iPad POS system because its pricing is competitive, the system is fully mobile, and you have a choice of integrated payment processors.

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AdvancedMD Review
By Adam Uzialko | November 12, 2021

Check out, AdvancedMD, a medical practice management software that offers convenient appointment reminders, plus paperless faxing and prescribing.

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What Is B2C?
By Business News Daily Editor | November 12, 2021

B2C, or business to consumer, is the type of commerce transaction in which businesses sell products or services to consumers.

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What Business Startup Costs Should You Consider?
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 12, 2021

Startup costs are a part of your budget that shouldn't be overlooked. Here are the most important costs to know about.

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What Is a Business Consultant?
By Sean Peek | November 12, 2021

Hiring a consultant can help businesses improve performance and make necessary changes to achieve success.

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Want to Be Your Own Boss? 12 Fields to Consider
By Sean Peek | November 12, 2021

The majority of the jobs on this year's rankings of the top jobs for self-employment are in the real estate and skilled trades industries.

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The Power That Small Businesses Wield
By Skye Schooley | November 12, 2021

Small businesses significantly impact big businesses. As a small business owner, learn how to use that influence to your advantage.

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The No. 1 Reason Most Entrepreneurs Start Businesses
By Business News Daily Editor | November 12, 2021

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

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The Best Business to Business Selling Strategies
By Business News Daily Editor | November 12, 2021

 

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Should You Designate Your Business as a Sole Proprietorship?
By Andrew Martins | November 12, 2021

Is a sole proprietorship right for you? Learn more about this business structure.

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Market Research Guide for Business Owners
By Adam Uzialko | November 12, 2021

Market research is an important part of a business plan and should serve to guide your business as it grows.