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Small Business

Remote Staffing, the New ART of Business Success

How do you measure success? People use various parameters to determine their personal success. It really depends on what you hold most important; it could be your family’s welfare, the model of car you drive, the amount of money in … Continue reading

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First Person: Does Your Small Business Need a Lawyer?

  By S. H. Wallick There are many times when every small business needs the assistance of a good corporate lawyer, including during its start-up phase and when it hires its first employee, must protect intellectual property or needs an … Continue reading

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Top 10 Rules for Small Business Success

Marketing Guide Target You are not all things to all people. Decide on your niche–narrow your focus and broaden your appeal. Be Different If your competitors are doing it, don’t. Stand out from an overcrowded marketplace where so much of … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Fear of Failure Stop You From Starting a Small Business

  By Susan Ward, Now fear that saves you from physical harm, such as the fear you feel when you see a huge slavering dog standing in your path or the fear that prevents most of us from shooting over … Continue reading

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Should You Incorporate Your Small Business?

  By Susan Ward, Every small business person considers whether or not to incorporate his business at some point. The form of a business isn’t immutable; you can change the legal structure of your business as it grows. A common … Continue reading

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A Financial Plan for a Small Business

  by Charmayne Smith, The business financial plan commonly appears in the overall business plan for a small business. However, the financial plan is a self-supporting document intended to support and direct the actions of the business. It explains what … Continue reading

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10 Best Small Business Ideas for Students

By Susan Ward, When you’re choosing a small business idea for your summer job replacement, there are two approaches you can take. You can plan to start a seasonal business that you can pack up and close down at the … Continue reading

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Your small business marketing strategy made easy

  by Deb Pilgrim, This system allows you to be flexible and responsive. You’ll know exactly where you’re going, but if something comes up unexpectedly, you’ll be able to evaluate its impact on your overall business goals, and then decide how … Continue reading

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5 Essentials of Small Business Investing

  by Ryan Caldbeck, This list is not intended to be all-inclusive; it’s intended only to serve as a starting point.  Valuation and deal structure, for example, are critical (likely an entirely separate post).  The principles behind this list could apply … Continue reading

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2013 Small Business Trends: Known Unknowns Ahead

  By: John Rossheim, Monster Senior Writer As we head into 2013, small business trends in recruitment and hiring are decidedly mixed. Candidates are out there, in great quantity. But competing for top talent is difficult. Both seasoned professionals and bright college … Continue reading

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