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Don't Buy A Franchise Because You Can't Find A Job

Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From https://youtu.be 2 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on March 31, 2015 8:13 pm
You should never consider buying a franchise because you can't find a job. It's the wrong reason. You should become the owner of a franchise business because you want to...because you want to be the boss. Read More
Taking a look at 10 up-and-coming franchises that embody current trends in the always evolving food franchise industry. As always, performing in-depth research and due diligence are a critical part of determining if an investment opportunity is right for you. Read More
When it comes to taxes one of the biggest challenges for a small business is navigating the complex landscape of what taxes are owed where. One of the top complaints that small business owners had against their accountants in the 2015 Small Business Accounting Report, was a lack of guidance. Read More

Exposed: Why This Franchisee Went Out Of Business

Exposed: Why This Franchisee Went Out Of Business Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: problogger78 on March 26, 2015 9:24 am
Neil-the franchisee, brought a lot to the table. He was entrepreneurial, smart…well-rounded-he even attended law school. And, he was (is) really personable. All the things you’d want to see in a business coach. The executives at franchise headquarters must have loved him. Read More

Why My Crowdfunding Campaign Failed

Why My Crowdfunding Campaign Failed Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Raising Capital
From http://articles.bplans.com 11 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on March 24, 2015 10:02 am
"Why do more crowdfunding campaigns fail than succeed? What can you learn from a crowdfunding failure? I talked to entrepreneurs who’ve made crowdfunding mistakes and got their perspective on what went wrong with their initial campaigns, and what eventually led them to success." Read More

Investor and Startup. Why? When?

Investor and Startup. Why? When? Avatar Posted by karolzielinski under Raising Capital
From http://karolzielinski.com 13 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on March 23, 2015 3:10 pm
Why do we build companies? For money. What’s the goal of every business? Earning money.

Not raising money from investors. But earning. Read More
As tax season looms again for small business owners, it’s time to think about those deductions.
But wait!
Though common sense may tell you to take as many as you can, that could be a bad strategy long term.
That’s especially the case if you plan to sell your business.
Why?
Because experts say Read More
Even if you know next to nothing about credit card processing, you know it’s a subject that every business need to touch upon at some points. I hope that this guide provides answers to some of the questions you've always wanted to ask... Read More

Mobile Payments: 5 Reasons Your Business Should Get On Board

Mobile Payments: 5 Reasons Your Business Should Get On Board Avatar Posted by smpayton under Finance
From http://blog.corpnet.com 18 days ago
Made Hot by: MarketWiz on March 17, 2015 8:48 am
Mobile payments can open up your business to more revenue. Here are five reasons you should start accepting them. Read More
A few things for you to ponder.
1. You've spent a lot of money on your franchise website, right?
2. You've spent a lot of time getting it to look just right. Correct?
3. You've spent a lot of time crafting the right words…the right message. Right?
4. You may have even hired 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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Hurray Jenny How: BizSugar Contributor of the Week

Hurray for Jenny How, our BizSugar "Contributor of the Week." If you haven't stopped by her cool and informative … More
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