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It might sound counterintuitive, but your potential investors want you to outline the risks of your business so they know you’re on top it and they can trust you: Read More

Still Climbing Out of the Recession? 8 Tips to Consider

Still Climbing Out of the Recession? 8 Tips to Consider Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From 9 days ago
Made Hot by: justretweet on February 1, 2016 12:02 pm
Eight years after the recession, as many as 93 percent of U.S. counties are still feeling the effects. Only 1 in 5 small businesses have completely recovered. To meet your goals in 2016 and the expectations of a bullish small business market, here are some helpful tips. Read More
I hated several of my bosses. Especially the verbally abusive, hot-tempered ones. I’ll admit I had some pretty sick thoughts about what I wanted to do to them. (Not that I would have ever gone through with any of them of course.) But sick thoughts nevertheless. Here's a healthier thing to do to a m Read More
With year-end and tax time upon us, we asked four successful entrepreneurs for their best money management tips. Here’s what they had to say. Read More

How to Spot an IRS Email Scam Message

How to Spot an IRS Email Scam Message Avatar Posted by lyceum under Taxes
From 16 days ago
Made Hot by: mikehartman1 on January 27, 2016 3:18 pm
It’s the first quarter of the year and that means it’s tax time! It’s also IRS scam time.
This is the time of year when IRS scams increase. Scammers and spammers target taxpayers, tax preparers, and small business owners. The scams include bogus phone calls and IRS email scams purporting to be fro Read More

USPS Shipping Rates (Priority Mail) To Shoot Up by Over 8 Percent

USPS Shipping Rates (Priority Mail) To Shoot Up by Over 8 Percent Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From 20 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on January 21, 2016 11:28 am
The U.S. Postal Service has revised prices for its Shipping Services. The rate changes come into effect on Jan. 17, 2016 and will be the first price increase in more than three years for commercial Priority Mail. Read More

Subscription Business Trend Predictions for 2016

Subscription Business Trend Predictions for 2016 Avatar Posted by kimonos under Finance
From 19 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on January 21, 2016 9:02 am
To summarize our predictions:

*2016 will be the year of customer success
Marketing & advertising agencies shift to the subscription model

*“Surprise” subscription ecommerce offerings will slow & multiple revenue streams will emerge

*More traditional industries & billion-dollar retailers w Read More
Franchise lists are popular this time of year. Big lists…top 10 lists. I've written lots of top 10 lists online, myself. But, this one...I think you'll really like it. Check it out now. Read More
When raising your first round of capital, there are a few common mistakes many entrepreneurs make. To help you become a savvy founder we asked entrepreneurs for their advice in avoiding them. Read More
Your plan just got rejected. Welcome to the club. Reality check: You’re the rule, not the exception. So how do you turn things around?
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This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …

Lisa Buben @Lisapatb Will Inspire Your Business

Lisa Buben knows there's no such thing as a free lunch. But she might never have broken into online marketing without … More
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