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How Much Capital Should I Invest in My Business?

How Much Capital Should I Invest in My Business? Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Raising Capital
From http://articles.bplans.com 11 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on November 20, 2014 8:27 pm
To help you figure out how much capital you’ll need, we’ve teamed up with business consultant Anna Olson to give you the tools to crunch the numbers. Read More

Why Are Fewer Small Business Owners Feeling Successful?

Why Are Fewer Small Business Owners Feeling Successful? Avatar Posted by steeldawn under Finance
From http://smallbiztrends.com 12 days ago
Made Hot by: businessgross on November 18, 2014 2:00 pm
Fewer small business owners perceive themselves as successful now than did at the start of the economic recovery, a Wells Fargo-Gallup survey of a representative sample of 601 small business owners reveals. In 2009, 43 percent of small business owners reported feeling “extremely” or “very successfu Read More

My Competitors In Franchising Are Driving Me Cray-Cray

My Competitors In Franchising Are Driving Me Cray-Cray Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 13 days ago
Made Hot by: mikehartman1 on November 16, 2014 3:02 pm
The reasons they’re driving me crazy have nothing to do with how talented my competitors are. (Or aren't) The reasons they’re driving me crazy have nothing to do with their breathtaking websites. Read this post to see why I'm going crazy. Read More
If you’re getting really close to what I call, “Decision Day,” and you’re not having second thoughts about becoming the owner of a franchise, you may not be normal. After all, buying a franchise is a big deal. Read More

Franchise Ownership: Are You Having Second Thoughts?

Franchise Ownership: Are You Having Second Thoughts? Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 17 days ago
Made Hot by: MasterMinuteman on November 13, 2014 3:36 pm
If you’re getting really close to what I call, “Decision Day,” and you’re not having second thoughts about becoming the owner of a franchise, you may not be normal. That's because buying a franchise is a big deal. Read More

Why Freelancers Should Embrace Dwolla

Why Freelancers Should Embrace Dwolla Avatar Posted by thursdayb under Finance
From http://www.thursdaybram.com 18 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on November 12, 2014 10:42 am
Payment processing is something of a pet peeve for me. Getting paid through a site like PayPal is very convenient, but I have to give up 2.9 percent of my income (plus an added 30 cent fee) on every transaction. Read More

The 5 Biggest Tax Differences Between an LLC and Corporation

The 5 Biggest Tax Differences Between an LLC and Corporation Avatar Posted by CateCosta under Taxes
From http://www.entrepreneur.com 24 days ago
Made Hot by: kingofcontent92 on November 6, 2014 4:06 am
Here we’ll break down the five key differences between how an LLC and corporation are taxed. While these pointers can be a great starting point, you should consult a tax advisor if you have any questions about how these differences apply to your particular situation.
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Franchising’s Place on the Forbes 400 & Global 2000

Franchising’s Place on the Forbes 400 & Global 2000 Avatar Posted by franpro under Finance
From http://www.franchisedirect.com 25 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on November 5, 2014 10:42 am
How do franchise operations stack up against the titans of the business world? We dissect two of Forbes' top lists to see. You won't believe what we found. Amazing numbers. Read More

McDonald's Is Moving Way Too McSlow For Its Franchisees

McDonald\'s Is Moving Way Too McSlow For Its Franchisees Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 27 days ago
Made Hot by: robinandy58 on November 1, 2014 1:04 pm
McDonald's is having problems. Some of them have to do with speed..or lack of it. Franchisees of this fast-food empire have been complaining loudly for a while now about the lack of speed, and other things. If I was a McDonald’s franchise owner, I’d be complaining loudly too. Read More

4 things small business owners NEED help doing

4 things small business owners NEED help doing Avatar Posted by devan under Finance
From http://www.enmast.com 32 days ago
Made Hot by: businessgross on October 28, 2014 1:50 pm
Stop trying to be super man/super woman! You need help with some parts of your business -- especially the ones that deal with numbers and analyzing data... Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …
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Tom Watson Cleans Up With Startup Guide

When it comes to starting a business, Tom Watson advises other entrepreneurs to do what he says, not necessarily follow … More
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