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Government Grants for Small Business—Think you Qualify?

Government Grants for Small Business—Think you Qualify? Avatar Posted by Caron_Beesley under Finance
From https://www.sba.gov 5 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on March 1, 2015 10:31 pm
Looking for “free money” from the government to start your small business? Then you’ve come to the right place, because I’m here to tell you that – for the most part – there isn’t any.

To explain more, here are answers to the most frequently asked questions about small business grants. Read More

6 ways to fund your new business

6 ways to fund your new business Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Finance
From http://smartblogs.com 4 days ago
Made Hot by: ObjectOriented on March 1, 2015 11:41 am
"You may have written a business plan, done your market research, and discovered everything you need to know to start your business, but without some cash in the bank, getting up and running can be a real challenge."
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9 Ways to Reduce Small Business Taxes

9 Ways to Reduce Small Business Taxes Avatar Posted by Caron_Beesley under Taxes
From http://blog.fundbox.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: businessluv on February 28, 2015 1:33 pm
Is your small business paying more in taxes than is necessary? The answer is probably yes.

Here are nine strategies to help you reduce your taxes this year. Read More

How to Get Creative Financing Without Going to a Bank

How to Get Creative Financing Without Going to a Bank Avatar Posted by tuckerleroy under Finance
From http://smallbiztrends.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on February 27, 2015 8:27 am
Are you having a tough time finding financing for your small business or just don’t know where to turn? Today there are more financing opportunities out there than ever before — if you know where to look. Read More

LinkedIn Group Started On How To Buy A Franchise

LinkedIn Group Started On How To Buy A Franchise Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 4 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on February 27, 2015 8:24 am
I decided to create a LinkedIn Group focused on how to buy a franchise because I wanted to have a central place for people interested in franchise ownership to meet, ask questions, and share their experiences. Please join if you're going to buy a franchise someday. Read More

2015 Retirement Tax Planning For Small Business Owners - Forbes

2015 Retirement Tax Planning For Small Business Owners - Forbes Avatar Posted by Exit Promise under Taxes
From http://www.forbes.com 4 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on February 27, 2015 8:11 am
Learn what a small business owner may do to reduce income taxes during the earning years and increase cash flow during retirement. Read More

Before the Business Loan: Questions That Must Be Asked

Before the Business Loan: Questions That Must Be Asked Avatar Posted by TomGazaway under Raising Capital
From http://www.business.com 10 days ago
Made Hot by: Digitaladvert on February 25, 2015 3:02 am
So you need financing to get your business to the next level? One of two things has probably happened: you either went to a bank and they denied your loan request, or you know you don't want to waste your time because the banks rarely approve small business financing requests. We all know what happ Read More

Why Use a Business Credit Card? Here are the Top Reasons

Why Use a Business Credit Card? Here are the Top Reasons Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Finance
From http://smallbiztrends.com 13 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on February 19, 2015 12:11 pm
When first starting a business, many entrepreneurs begin using a personal credit card for expenses. It’s the path of least resistance. However, once the business starts to thrive, you will garner tangible benefits from using a good business credit card. Read More

Should You Look At Buying An Existing Franchise Business?

Should You Look At Buying An Existing Franchise Business? Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 14 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on February 18, 2015 11:13 am
One idea-if you're going to buy a franchise someday: Buy an already-operating franchise business. It’s one way to go, and there are definite advantages. Check them out. Read More

A Step-by-Step Guide to Financing Options for Your SMB

A Step-by-Step Guide to Financing Options for Your SMB Avatar Posted by blogexpert under Finance
From http://blog.bigcommerce.com 17 days ago
Made Hot by: luvhealthcare on February 18, 2015 7:42 am
Every day, we talk to entrepreneurs who are excited about growing their companies, but unsure if taking out a loan is the right decision for their business. As entrepreneurs and former investors ourselves, we understand the right path is not always obvious. In this two-part series, we’ll provide a 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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Multiple Marketing Channels Increase Sales

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