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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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Communication Failures on 9/11 Pushed Me to Launch a Wireless Networking Startup
By Shannon Gausepohl | September 07, 2016

Robert Schena, CEO and founder of Rajant Corporation, saw a colleague struggle to make contact with a loved one in the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. This inspired him to solve communications...

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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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Clearing Away Self-Doubt Got My Junk Removal Business Out of a Rut
By Shannon Gausepohl | August 30, 2016

Josh Cohen, founder and CEO of Junkluggers, realized that sometimes business is messy. Here's how he overcame his own self-doubt and negative thoughts, and kept his company thriving.

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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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Small Business Snapshot: Chicken Salad Chick
By Shannon Gausepohl | August 25, 2016

Stacy brown, founder of Chicken Salad Chick, shares the story behind her chicken salad franchise and charity foundation.

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The State of Small Business: North Dakota
By Adam Uzialko | August 25, 2016

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

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A Devastating Fire Inspired Me to Give Back with My Marijuana Business
By Shannon Gausepohl | August 11, 2016

Michael Ray, founder of Bloom Farms, is using his marijuana business to destigmatize responsible cannabis use, and give back to his community.

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How to Find the Right Business Partner for Your Startup
By Nicole Fallon | August 08, 2016

With the right combination of people, a business partnership can give a startup a well-rounded leadership team. Here's how to find your ideal partner and make it work.

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4 Startups That Are Changing the Conversation About Women's Health
By Shannon Gausepohl | July 31, 2016

More and more startups are facing women's health issues head-on. Here are four that are positively impacting the lives of millions of women around the world.

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The State of Small Business: Tennessee
By Adam Uzialko | July 29, 2016

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

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'Family Discount'? When and How to Say No to Freebie Requests
By Paula Fernandes | July 25, 2016

When you start a small business, friends and family may feel entitled to free products or services. Here's how to set boundaries without hurting your relationships or your finances.

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The State of Small Business: Indiana
By Adam Uzialko | July 20, 2016

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

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We Walked Away from a Shark Tank Deal and Our Business Grew Anyway
By Shannon Gausepohl | July 20, 2016

Michael Barnett, Co-Founder and CEO of Romp n' Roll and his wife Babz declined the offer of two Sharks on Shark Tank, only to succeed internationally.

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From Fraud Victim to Finance Guru: Family Financial Tragedy Inspired My Business
By Business News Daily Editor | July 14, 2016

Financial adviser Stephen Rischall recounts a story of fraud, which inspired his entrepreneurial nature.

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Kylie Jenner Loved My Lip Balm and My Business Changed Forever
By Business News Daily Editor | July 14, 2016

Brenda Mierzejewski shares how a chance endorsement on Kylie Jenner's Instagram boosted sales for her company, Mizzi Cosmetics.

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A Night Out with the Girls Led Me to Start a Franchise
By Shannon Gausepohl | July 14, 2016

Harriet Mills, Founder and CEO of Wine & Design describes her journey from laid off to successful franchiser after a very inspiring glass of wine.

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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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Entrepreneur Salaries: How Much Should You Pay Yourself?
By Nicole Fallon | July 06, 2016

As a business owner, at what point should you start giving yourself a salary, and how much do you pay yourself? Here's what experts had to say.

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The State of Small Business: Maryland
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2016

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

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Embracing 'Startup Culture' at Any Business Size
By Shannon Gausepohl | May 26, 2016

You may be past the "startup" phase, but maintaining that startup culture can keep you on the right path to growth and innovation. Here's how to do it.

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Behind the Business Plan: Luca + Danni
By Adam Uzialko | May 24, 2016

Fred Magnanimi goes behind the business plan to discuss his handcrafted jewelry manufacturer, Luca + Danni, which he founded as a tribute to his brother, whom passed away after a year-long fight with...

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The State of Small Business: Connecticut
By Adam Uzialko | May 19, 2016

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

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The State of Small Business: Maine
By Adam Uzialko | May 06, 2016

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

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The State of Small Business: Massachusetts
By Adam Uzialko | May 06, 2016

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

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The State of Small Business: Nevada
By Adam Uzialko | May 06, 2016

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

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The State of Small Business: Oregon
By Adam Uzialko | May 06, 2016

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

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The State of Small Business: Vermont
By Adam Uzialko | May 06, 2016

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

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The State of Small Business: Missouri
By Adam Uzialko | May 06, 2016

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