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Research, Starting A Business

So You Want to Start a Seasonal Small Business

starting a seasonal Business

Some businesses, often called seasonal businesses, offer products or services that are primarily used during a certain time of the year, like atRead More

Research, Starting A Business

Taking the Plunge: Starting a Small Business After a Layoff

Taking the Plunge: Starting a Business After a Layoff

Getting laid off from a job can be stressful and discouraging – but some people decide to use this time of stress asRead More

Research, Starting A Business

When Is the Right Time to Launch Your Business?


Timing is everything. This is certainly the case in affairs of the heart, but it may equally be true when it comes toRead More

Equipment, Research, Starting A Business

The Most Important Pieces of Business Equipment to Always Buy New

equipment to buy new

Owning the right business equipment is an essential cost of doing business for many small companies.  Having good business equipment can make theRead More

Research, Starting A Business

Small Business Equipment: Lease or Buy?


Investing in equipment for your small business is one of the costs of doing business – no matter what industry you’re in, theRead More

Finance & Accounting, Research, Small Business Loans, Starting A Business

7 Places to Look for Start-Up Capital

You have a killer idea, a great business plan, and an inspirational vision statement, now all you need is the money to getRead More

Business Plan, Research, Small Business Tools, Starting A Business

Starting a Business This Year? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Are you thinking about starting a business in 2015? If so, you are in good company – and this might be a greatRead More

Local Marketing, Marketing, Research, Small Business Tools, Starting A Business

Competitive Analysis on the Local Level: How to Size Up Your Neighborhood Competition

      Whether you’re starting a new business or just re-evaluating your marketing plan for your existing business, one of the mostRead More

Business Plan, Cash Flow, Finance & Accounting, Research, Starting A Business

How To Become An Entrepreneur

  How To Become An Entrepreneur Owning and effectively running your own business has become the American Dream since the Rockefellers and KennedysRead More

Research, Starting A Business

Key Tips for Starting a Business

So you want to start a business? It almost sounds like the beginning of a joke. But taking that huge leap of faithRead More