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Your Guide to Starting Your Own Business

All of the topics, tips and resources that will help you start a business from the ground up.

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How to Build a Great Employee Benefits Package
By Andreas Rivera | December 03, 2020

Developing an enticing benefits package is a key aspect of attracting and retaining top employees.

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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.

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How to Find a Factory to Manufacture Your Product
By Bennett Conlin | November 25, 2020

Finding the right ma manufacturing facility to produce your products is a critical component to your company's success.

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Market Research Guide for Business Owners
By Adam Uzialko | November 20, 2020

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

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How to Choose the Right Franchise for You
By Marci Martin | November 20, 2020

If you want to open your own franchise business, the key is to find one that fits your long-term interests.

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How a Bookkeeper Became a Successful Reseller
By Skye Schooley | November 20, 2020

Learn how this bookkeeper's hobby became a passion project and then a full-time reseller business, and get her seven tips for success.

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Your Guide to Choosing Small Business Insurance
By Skye Schooley | November 18, 2020

Learn about business insurance and how it can protect your business financially and legally.

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20 Businesses That Make Gift Giving Easier
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 18, 2020

Use this list to help you find the perfect gift for your boss, employees or co-workers this holiday season.

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The Best Small Business Government Grants in 2021
By Skye Schooley | November 17, 2020

Find out how you can take advantage of these government grants to start or grow your business.

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What Business Startup Costs Should You Consider?
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 17, 2020

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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25 Types of Insurance Your Small Business Should Consider
By Skye Schooley | November 17, 2020

Learn what business insurance options are available and how they can protect your business.

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15 Business Ideas That Don't Require Employees
By Sean Peek | November 16, 2020

Starting a business that doesn't require employees keeps overhead expenses low. Here are 15 great business ideas that don't require employees.

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How to Write the Perfect Mission Statement (With Samples)
By Patrick Proctor | November 13, 2020

Learn what a mission statement is, why you need one and how to write the perfect mission statement for your business.

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How to Get a Bank Loan for Your Small Business
By Andrew Martins | November 10, 2020

Need funding? A small business bank loan can be a good option, if you qualify for it. Here are some tips to make it easier to get a bank business loan.

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Online Business Laws Your Small Business Needs to Know
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 09, 2020

There are many rules and regulations that govern e-commerce. These five, in particular, could significantly impact your small business.

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How to Start an LLC: A Step-by-Step Guide
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 06, 2020

An LLC is a safe, flexible business structure option for small business owners. Here's what you need to do to set up an LLC.

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11 Things to Do Before Starting a Business
By Stella Morrison | November 04, 2020

It's important to research your industry, find competitors, understand risk and map out your finances before starting your business.

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11 Secrets for Growing Your Business Quickly
By Business News Daily Editor | October 27, 2020

There's no surefire formula for instant success, but you can boost your business's growth with these tips from startup founders.

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What Is a Business Microloan?
By Andrew Martins | October 22, 2020

If your new small business needs a short-term, low-interest infusion of funds, a microloan could be exactly what you're looking for.

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What Business Expenses Do You Need to Track?
By Adam Uzialko | October 22, 2020

To better manage your cash flow and maximize your tax deductions, it's important to carefully track business expenses. Here are the expenses you need to track.

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Small Business Resource Guide for Veterans
By Julianna Lopez | October 22, 2020

Are you a veteran looking to start your own business? Here are several tools you can use to get started.

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What Funding Can You Get for Franchises?
By Andrew Martins | October 22, 2020

Franchising can be an expensive proposition, but there are some business loans and alternative financing options that can help you get the funding you need.

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What Is Statistical Analysis?
By Chad Brooks | October 19, 2020

Statistical analysis is, according to one service provider, "the science of collecting, exploring and presenting large amounts of data to discover underlying patterns and trends."

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How to Start Selling Online
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 15, 2020

Selling products online is more popular than ever. Here's how you can get on the e-commerce bandwagon.

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10 Things to Do Before Opening a Food Truck
By Brittney Morgan | October 14, 2020

Thinking about putting your restaurant on wheels? Here are 10 tips to help your food truck run seamlessly.

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Everything You Need to Know About E-Commerce
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 12, 2020

E-commerce is booming during the pandemic, presenting a big opportunity for entrepreneurs to set up shop and start selling. Here's what you need to know about this type of business.

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Bond Insurance for Business Owners
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 09, 2020

Surety bonds are a necessary part of business if you're working with a government agency or bidding for construction jobs.

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How to Market to Gen Z
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 30, 2020

Recurrent is a hygiene company specifically created for Gen Z. Its founders say marketing to Gen Z isn't that hard. Here are their top five tips for appealing to this new group of consumers.

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9 Ways for New Businesses to Survive the Pandemic
By Skye Schooley | September 25, 2020

Get expert advice to help your new business survive the pandemic.

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How to Create a Unique Customer Experience That Drives Repeat Business
By Adam Uzialko | September 21, 2020

Old World Shaving Parlor in Red Bank, New Jersey, offers traditional, personalized service in an old-timey atmosphere that keeps customers coming back.