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How to Find the Right B2B Partner for Your Business
By Nicole Fallon | October 09, 2015

Looking for the right business-to-business (B2B) vendor or partner to work with? Here's how to evaluate potential vendors and find the right one for you.

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Slow and Steady? 4 Smart Ways to Maintain Business Growth
By Nicole Fallon | September 15, 2015

Many startups aim to achieve rapid expansion, but slow, steady growth might actually be more beneficial to your business in the long run.

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Does Your Business Need a New Direction? Start Here
By Nicole Fallon | September 11, 2015

Does your company need to head in a new direction to continue growing? Here's how to tell and what to do next.

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5 Money-Saving Tips for Choosing Small Business Insurance
By Nicole Fallon | August 17, 2015

Business insurance is a necessary expense, but you don't have to spend a fortune. Here's how to save money on your insurance as a small business owner.

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Making the Most of Yelp: A Small Business Guide
By Sara Angeles | July 01, 2015

From managing your account to getting more reviews and handling negative feedback, here's how to use Yelp as a small business.

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Why You Should Grow Your Startup in Denver
By Business News Daily Editor | July 01, 2015

The mile high city offers great opportunities for work, play and growth.

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10 Tools You Need to Start a Small Business
By Chad Brooks | April 27, 2015

If you're thinking of starting a small business, here are 10 technologies you'll need.

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How to Choose the Best Business Entity
By Business News Daily Editor | April 27, 2015

Which one is right for you?

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How to File a Patent
By Business News Daily Editor | April 27, 2015

You can do it on your own or you can get an attorney.

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Why Best Practices Aren't Always Best for Your Business
By Ned Smith | April 26, 2015

Is there a difference between creativity and innovation?

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3 Steps to Bringing Your Invention to Market
By Business News Daily Editor | April 26, 2015

Coming up with an idea is only the beginning

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Startup or Corporate? Choosing the Right Company to Work For
By Nicole Fallon | March 03, 2015

Whether you're new to the workforce or just looking to change jobs, choose and apply to the type of company that suits your personality and career goals.

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LLC? S Corp.? Which Business Structure Is Right For You?
By Nicole Fallon | July 22, 2014

Not sure how to legally structure your business? Here are a few tips to help you decide what's best for your company.

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S Corporation vs. LLC: Which is Best for You?
By Chad Brooks | April 18, 2014

Figuring out how to structure your company will be one of the most important decisions you make. Here's the difference between the two.

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What is a C Corporation?
By Chad Brooks | February 06, 2014

These business structures are usually publicly traded companies owned by shareholders. They differ from other structures in the way they are taxed.

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Business Incubators and Accelerators: Here's the Big Difference
By Business News Daily Editor | February 06, 2014

Despite being lumped together, accelerators and incubators have a number of big differences.

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The Pros and Cons of Sole Proprietorship
By Business News Daily Editor | July 30, 2013

What you need to know about a sole proprietorship.

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How to Know What Business to Start
By Nicole Fallon | July 03, 2013

Some people know what kind of business they want to start long before they're ready to call themselves entrepreneurs. For others, it's not that easy. Here's how to figure it out.

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8 Essential Questions Your Elevator Pitch Should Answer
By Business News Daily Editor | December 05, 2012

Crafting the perfect elevator pitch does not need to be cringe-inducing endeavor.

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6 Steps to Take before Starting a Business
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011

Step one…get a job.