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The Most Common Small Business Questions, Answered

One of the benefits of writing a business column for USA TODAY as I do is that I hear from a lot of small...

What’s Your Story?

What’s your story? What do these stories have in common? At the dawn of the computer revolution, IBM needed an operating system for it’s new desktop...

The Best and Worst Cities to Start a Business

Are you looking for the perfect place to launch your new business?  Then be sure to check out WalletHub’s annual analysis of the best...

Nuts and Bolts: Turn Your Hobby In To a Business

If you're going to turn your hobby into a legitimate business, you need to accomplish a number of tasks to get yourself up and...

Turning a No Into a Yes

How do you turn a no into a yes? The secret is

11 Low Cost Tactics to Find New Customers

If you're looking for a few effective low-cost ideas to increase your customer pool, try one of these eleven tactics
pricing services at the startup level

How to Price Your Services at the Startup Phase

Figuring out how much to charge when you are new to business is not easy. It is a matter of valuing your worth, gauging the market, checking out the competition and more

Top 5 Small Business Money Mistakes

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I practiced law. My practice dealt mostly with small business, and mostly it was...

Does Your Small Business Need an App?

Apps are everywhere. From your phone to your tablet to even your desktop computer, businesses of all types are offering easy-to-download applications to make...

The Ultimate Success Secret: Work Smarter, Not Harder

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. -- Colin Powell The three great essentials...

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