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What Is a Business Microloan?
By Andrew Martins | April 14, 2022

For a quick monetary boost that could help you launch your new small business, consider obtaining a microloan.

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How to Run a Business in Florida
By Adam Uzialko | April 14, 2022

Understand the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Florida, including the tax laws, access to capital, cost of living, and labor market. 

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6 Questions Every Business Plan Should Answer
By Adam Uzialko | April 14, 2022

Investors, mentors and advisers all look for different things when listening to a business plan. Here are 6 questions they feel every successful pitch should answer.

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10 Things to Do Before Opening a Salon
By Sammi Caramela | April 14, 2022

Considering opening a salon? Here's everything you should know before proceeding.

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Business Plan Tools for Startups and Small Businesses
By Sara Angeles | April 14, 2022

There are many ways to create a business plan. Here are business plan templates, software, apps and services to help you get started.

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The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Getting an SBA Loan
By Matt D’Angelo | April 14, 2022

SBA loans have low rates and long terms. Learn which types of SBA loans are available and how to apply for one.

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How to Start a Food Truck Business
By Sean Peek | April 14, 2022

Want to operate your own food truck? Here's an overview of everything you'll need to get started.

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5 Business Tips from Albert Einstein
By Adam Uzialko | April 14, 2022
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Startup Costs: How Much Cash Will You Need?
By Sammi Caramela | April 14, 2022

Before you search for funding for your business, you have to know how much you need. Here's how to know what your startup will cost you to launch.

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How to Get a Bank Loan for Your Small Business
By Andrew Martins | April 14, 2022

Applying for a business loan from a bank takes multiple steps to ensure your approval. This guide will help you understand how bank business loans work.

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Loan FAQs: Common Questions About Getting Business Loans
By Adam Uzialko | April 14, 2022

Business News Daily spoke with finance experts to answer these nine FAQs about small business loans.

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8 Factors That Keep You From Getting a Small Business Loan
By Simone Johnson | April 14, 2022

Getting a small business loan is challenging, especially if your business is new or very small. Here are eight factors that may be blocking your funding.

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How to Find Business Loans for Veterans
By Andrew Martins | April 14, 2022

Veteran business loans are available to help former service members grow their businesses. Find out if you qualify.

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The Best Small Business Government Grants in 2022
By Skye Schooley | April 14, 2022

There are many government grants available for small businesses. Find out how you can use them to start or grow your business.

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How to Start Selling Online
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 14, 2022

Discover what online selling is and how to do it.

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How to Start a CBD Business
By Sammi Caramela | April 13, 2022

The CBD industry is experiencing booming growth. Here is how to start a CBD business and enter the industry.

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Survey Finds Most Americans Want to Start a Business Rather Than Retire
By Andrew Martins | April 12, 2022

More Americans would like to own a business rather than fully retire, according to the Inside Small Business Survey.

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8 Steps to Bankroll Your Business While in Personal Debt
By Nicole Fallon | April 11, 2022

You don't have to put business ownership on hold if you carry personal debt. Learn how to take a strategic approach to bankroll your venture.

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What Is B2B, and How Does It Differ From B2C and DTC?
By Mark Fairlie | April 06, 2022

B2B companies offer products and services for other businesses and organizations. Learn how B2B works, and how it differs from B2C and DTC models.

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Steve Jobs Biography
By Sean Peek | March 21, 2022

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs revolutionized the computer industry. Read Steve Jobs' biography, quotes and an analysis of his leadership style.

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6 Steps to Become an Uber or Lyft Driver
By Saige Driver | March 18, 2022

The barriers to entry are relatively low to drive for Uber or Lyft. Follow these six steps to become a rideshare driver.

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You Do What?! 7 Businesses You Didn’t Know Were Legal
By Jeanette Mulvey | March 07, 2022

Some unusual businesses may seem illegal or unethical but are actually fully lawful. Explore some examples of dicey businesses that are aboveboard.

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The Pros and Cons of Financing a Startup With Credit Cards
By Erica Sandberg | March 07, 2022

This guide explains the advantages and disadvantages of financing a small business with a credit card.

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Self-Employment: A Guide to Working for Yourself
By Jamie Johnson | March 04, 2022

Self-employment is a dream for many, but its stability challenges often dissuade people from choosing this path. Learn the ins and outs of self-employment.

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Should You Skip College to Start a Business?
By Skye Schooley | March 04, 2022

Read expert advice on whether you should continue college or drop out to start a business.

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Make Sustainability Part of Your Business Model
By Kiely Kuligowski | March 03, 2022

Learn how to embrace planet-friendly business practices while still doing great business.

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Shark Tank Survival: Investment Tips for Entrepreneurs
By Sean Peek | March 02, 2022

Looking for an investment? These tips should help you survive the shark tank.

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The Importance of Healthy Business Relationships
By Siri Hedreen | March 01, 2022

New businesses may be short on cash, but quality business relationships are a valuable resource. Learn business relationship types and how to nurture them.

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How to Choose the Right Franchise
By Sean Peek | February 25, 2022

Thinking about buying a franchise? Here's how to pick one that's right for you, your budget and your business goals.

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Guide to Creating a Business Plan With Template
By Skye Schooley | February 25, 2022

To make your business idea a reality, you need a business plan. Check out these simple business plan templates to get started.