4 Ways to Differentiate Your Business in a Saturated Market

If you’re looking for ways to hone in on what makes your small business unique, consider looking to these four differentiating factors for ideas. Continue reading

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Industries That Remain Profitable, Even in the Most Difficult Economic Times

If you’re considering opening your own business or expanding into new territory, think about doing business in one of these industries. Continue reading

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How to Survive Your First Year in Business

The first year in business can be a precarious and trying time for entrepreneurs. Here are some tips for making it through the other side. Continue reading

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Getting Out of the Rut – Creative Promotional Ideas for Your Business

As a small business owner, it can be difficult to find time to be creative with your promotional efforts. Here are some tips. Continue reading

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3 Tips for Conducting Excellent Employee Interviews

Use these tips to help sift through the applicants and find the perfect candidate for your next open position. Continue reading

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How the Affordable Care Act Works for Small Business Owners

The Affordable Care Act is seen by many as a hindrance to small business owners. Here’s how to make it work for – not against – you and your business. Continue reading

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Effectively Market Your Business, Even Without a Marketing Department

Many small business owners don’t have the bandwidth to hire an entire marketing department, but this doesn’t mean marketing should be thrown out the window. Continue reading

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5 Ways to Improve Your Business’ Credit Score

Your small business’ credit score constitutes the single most important factor in the lending decisions of banks. A subprime credit score (less than 650) can make it next to impossible for small business owners to receive adequate funding from traditional lenders. Continue reading

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8 Common Challenges New Business Owners Face in Their First Year of Ownership

If you’re currently a small business owner or thinking of starting up your own enterprise, you’ll likely face some challenges along the way. Continue reading

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3 Tips for Creating a Marketing Budget

A well-designed marketing budget is a must-have for any small business owner, here are some great tips for building one that works. Continue reading

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