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If you follow me at all, you know that I am a huge proponent of bootstrapping your business if at all possible. While raising outside investment from a venture capitalist or an angel may be the glitziest way to go, it’s not right for the vast majority of businesses. Read More

Cities using Crowdfunding for Community Projects

Cities using Crowdfunding for Community Projects Avatar Posted by sjekic under Raising Capital
From http://www.crowdclan.com 1 day 9 hours ago
Made Hot by: sundaydriver on April 24, 2014 3:06 am
Crowdfunding has become an extremely effective way of raising money for startups, but now even cities and communities are using it to fill a current funding gap. Budget cuts and slow decision making can often leave important programs and initiatives unfunded. With crowdfunding, the community can de Read More

Yes, Top Performing Businesses Pay More in Taxes

Yes, Top Performing Businesses Pay More in Taxes Avatar Posted by airabongco under Taxes
From http://smallbiztrends.com 2 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on April 23, 2014 2:47 am
Here is an article that will show you how top performing businesses pay the most taxes. It is not that bad really because they get to make more money in the first place. Read More

Crowdfunding and Social Media

Crowdfunding and Social Media Avatar Posted by sjekic under Raising Capital
From http://www.crowdclan.com 11 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on April 22, 2014 5:11 pm
At this time, businesses use the terms social media and marketing synonymously. Social media has become an integral part of brand promotion, which is to say that crowdfunders must also engage with thriving channels like Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest, and YouTube. If you want your campaign Read More

Engineering For Kids Franchise?

 Engineering For Kids Franchise? Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.franchisebizplans.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on April 22, 2014 3:49 am
Engineering for Kids is an after-school program for ages 4 to 14 that teaches engineering skills to kids through hands-on experiences with robots; airplanes and rockets; solids, liquids and solutions; plants; toys; roller coasters; LEGOS; and even video games, in hopes that they might begin thinking... Read More

What is a Debt Service Coverage Ratio?

What is a Debt Service Coverage Ratio? Avatar Posted by Exit Promise under Finance
From http://exitpromise.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: AmyJordan on April 21, 2014 1:50 pm
The debt service coverage ratio is a measurement used by lenders to determine if a business is able to meet its debt servicing obligations through its operating income during a given period of time. In most cases, a lender wants the operating income to exceed the debt servicing costs by some measu Read More

To Shred or not to Shred: Holding on to Tax Records

To Shred or not to Shred: Holding on to Tax Records Avatar Posted by benchaccounting under Finance
From https://bench.co 7 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on April 21, 2014 7:00 am
Taxes were due yesterday, which means today many business owners are breathing a big sigh of relief. Now that your return has been filed, you may be wondering what to do with all of the receipts and records that you dug up for your return. Read on for what to keep and for how long so you’re never w Read More

Making the Most of the Home Office Deduction

Making the Most of the Home Office Deduction Avatar Posted by benchaccounting under Finance
From https://bench.co 6 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on April 18, 2014 6:33 pm
The world of entrepreneurship can be a very expensive place to live. Fortunately, there are tax breaks that can offset the investments you make to run your own business. Learn how to make the most of the home office deduction. Read More

How To Promote Your Crowdfunding Campaign

How To Promote Your Crowdfunding Campaign Avatar Posted by sjekic under Raising Capital
From http://www.crowdclan.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: ObjectOriented on April 18, 2014 6:21 pm
A crowdfunding campaign requires the same amount of planning, marketing and promotion as any other successful business venture. As a successful crowdfunding campaign is often the launching pad for future success, it’s important that project creators know the importance of creating a marketing plan Read More

How NOT To Start A Business

How NOT To Start A Business Avatar Posted by Amenda under Finance
From http://lstoilov.com 7 days ago
Made Hot by: MarketWiz on April 18, 2014 2:31 pm
In this article I’m going to talk about how NOT to start a business and some of the most common mistakes that entrepreneurs make at the beginning. Read More

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