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Renting Your First Office? What You Should Know About Leasing
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

If you're ready to rent your first commercial space, here's what you need to know about the leasing process.

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How to Get a Business Phone Number
By Jeff Hale | June 29, 2022

This guide explains the benefits of a business phone number and walks you through the steps to obtain a phone number for your company.

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Tech Startup Challenges (and How to Overcome Them)
By Nicole Fallon | June 29, 2022

Learn the challenges your tech startup may encounter so you can overcome them and achieve success.

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Tips on Choosing The Right Location for Your Business
By Matt D’Angelo | June 29, 2022

If your business relies of foot traffic, your business's location is crucial to success. Get tips on how to choose the right location for your company.

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Your First Commercial Lease: How to Prepare and What to Expect
By Dock David Treece | June 29, 2022

This guide helps first-time commercial lessees understand what to look for before signing a lease on the place where they hope their business will thrive.

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Retailing on a Budget: 8 Brick-and-Mortar Alternatives
By Nicole Fallon | June 29, 2022

Want to start a retail business but can't afford an expensive commercial storefront? Here are a few budget-friendly alternatives.

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What’s the Difference Between a Tax ID Number and a Corporate Number?
By Simone Johnson | June 29, 2022

There are several types of tax ID numbers you might need to run your business. Check out the differences between them.

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What Is a C Corporation?
By Sean Peek | June 29, 2022

C corporations are usually publicly traded companies owned by shareholders. Learn how they differ from other structures and how to start one.

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How to Write a Business Proposal
By Sammi Caramela | June 29, 2022

Writing a business proposal for your clients? Here's everything you need to know.

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How to Trademark Your Business Name
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

Protecting your business's brand is just as important as creating it. Find out how to apply for a trademark.

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What Is B2B, and How Does It Differ From B2C and DTC?
By Mark Fairlie | June 29, 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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The Best States for Small Businesses in 2022
By Andrew Martins | June 29, 2022

Where to set up shop is a crucial decision for entrepreneurs. Learn which states have the most SMB-friendly policies for starting and running a business.

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10 Things to Do Before Opening a Food Truck
By Brittney Morgan | June 29, 2022

From choosing the right location to investing in the right technology, here are 10 things you must do before you start a food truck.

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Opening a Restaurant? Here’s Your Equipment Checklist
By Kiely Kuligowski | June 29, 2022
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Can Online Legal Services Really Help Your Business?
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

Find out what online legal services offer their clients, and what they don't.

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Business Bank Account Checklist: Documents You’ll Need
By Kiely Kuligowski | June 29, 2022

Before you apply for a business bank account, you need to gather your business licenses and identification documents. Get the full list here.

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How to Create an Invoice
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

Creating an invoice is a simple way to bill your customers and keep track of your accounts receivable. Here's what you need to know to create an invoice.

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How to Register a Business Trademark
By Simone Johnson | June 29, 2022

Registering your business trademark is a form of protection for your brand. Here's how to do it right.

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What Is C2B?
By Marisa Sanfilippo | June 29, 2022

C2B businesses aim to generate value from their customer base, such as by crowdsourcing ideas or soliciting customer feedback. Learn how a C2B model works.