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Archive for September, 2013

[ 0 ] Sep. 4, 2013

Benjamin Franklin, The Father of Franchising

While he is remembered as one of the founding fathers of the United States, an inventor, a diplomat, a scientist and author, one of the nation’s earliest entrepreneurs has recently been discovered to have also created a business arrangement that could earn him yet another title in the history books. For centuries, Americans have honored […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 4, 2013

Five Pet Businesses You Can Start Today

Love pets? Consider starting a business oriented around these fun, loveable creatures. The pet industry is $55 billion in the U.S. alone. Plenty of room for you to cash-in! 1. PET FURNITURE:If you have a knack for making furniture, you can clean up by making fun furniture items for pets with nice padded cushions for […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 3, 2013

What Type of Small Business Should I Start?

If you start a business you love, you’ll never “work” a day in your life. Look to your hobbies, interests & talents for ideas: In researching the type of business you’d love to start, make a series of lists of what you’re interested in and another list of what you are really good at.  Are […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 3, 2013

How To Become A Bartender: Learn At Home

Local Bartending School of Incline Village has taught bartending lessons at over 1300 locations in the United States. Founded in 2012, it has quickly become the bartending school with the broadest location reach in America. Local Bartending School offers instruction in 50 states and state certification in 42 states. Over 6,000 bartenders have signed up […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 3, 2013

Most Small Business Owners Feel Their Sites Are Secure: Do You?

Newtek Business Services, NASDAQ: NEWT, The Small Business Authority ®, with a portfolio of over 100,000 business accounts, announced the findings of its SB Authority Market Sentiment Survey, a monthly window into the concerns of independent business owners. Based on a poll of over 2,700 respondents, one of the key findings from the August survey […]

[ 2 ] Sep. 3, 2013

6 Steps To Choosing A Name For Your Small Business

1. Think of several business names that might suit your company and its products or services. 2. If you will do business online, check if your proposed business names are available as domain names. 3. Check with your county clerk’s office to see whether your proposed names are on the list of fictitious or assumed […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 3, 2013

Mission 50 Workspaces Hosts Free “Trademark Academy”

Mission 50 Workspaces, Hudson County’s premier coworking space, will host a “Trademark Academy” on Wednesday, September 18, beginning at noon. The free workshop is being presented by Beame & Mencher, LLP, a top NYC law firm specializing in brand development and protection for business startups. Mission 50 is located at 50 Harrison Street in Hoboken, […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 2, 2013

Survey Says Small Biz Challenged To Find Highly Skilled Employees

When it comes to running a successful business, finding a highly skilled team of employees is crucial. But it isn’t always easy. In a recent survey by Robert Half, six in 10 (60 percent) small business owners said the biggest challenge in hiring or managing staff is finding skilled professionals for the job. About one […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 2, 2013

Four Internet Marketing Tips To Drive Growth In Your Business

By Doug and Polly White The Internet, used properly, can be an important part of your marketing mix. Used improperly, it can be a black hole into which you dump tens of thousands of dollars without results. To maximize the return on your internet-marketing dollar, follow these four tips: 1. The Basics Still Matter – […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 2, 2013

“Do Not Call” Federal Registry: Does It Work?

Consumers Are Still Having Their Dinners Interrupted by Telemarketers A Decade After the ‘Do Not Call List’ Was Made Law. September 29th is the 10 year anniversary of the signing of the Do-Not-Call Implementation Act of 2003 and since then the situation has only gotten worse. In 2012 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) received 600,000 […]

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