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[ 0 ] Nov. 2, 2013

Startup Saturday: 10 Service Professionals Who Can Help You Start Your Business

In launching your business, you can work alone as a sole proprietor but you will need to call on help from key individuals from time to time. Make a checklist to see how many of these ten service-providing companies you’ll need to call on as you get ready to start your own business: 1. Attorney […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 1, 2013

5 Tips To Help You Hire The Right Person

Looking to hire a worker for your small business for the holiday season or long term? Follow these five simple tips to make sure you get the right person for the job: 1. Take some time to write out a job description. Putting down a list of what you want this person to do for […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 31, 2013

ABC TV’s Shark Tank : Jump Start Your Business

From the ABC hit show “Shark Tank,” this book by Michale Parrish DuDell- is filled with practical advice and introductions from the Sharks themselves. It’s a good resource for fans of the show. Full of tips for navigating entrepreneurship, the book will intersperse words of wisdom with inspirational stories from the show. On sale: November […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 31, 2013

9 Tips To Avoid Becoming An Email Marketing Zombie This Halloween

Are your email campaigns getting a flat, zombie-like response? Campaigner®, the email marketing and CRM brand of j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQGS: JCOM), issued a warning that it has detected an increase in flat-lined email marketing campaigns that are similar to those that are executed by email marketing zombies.If the increase holds steady, it’s likely that […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 28, 2013

Need Help Buying Your Building? Let The Government Show You How

By Alexander Cohen, CEO of Liberty SBF While the U.S. economy is beginning to recover, many are worried that job growth – a necessary factor in getting many Americans back on their feet – has stalled.For small business owners, there is a little-known government program that can help create jobs to stimulate the economy, at […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 28, 2013

Postini Users: How To Prevent Spam From Flooding Your Email

By Julie May CEO of bytes knowledge Take yourself back to 1999. Remember when Y2K symbolized the death of the technological world as we knew it? Well, this time the technological threat is real and 26 million people could lose their email security as a result. By the end of the year, Google will retire […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 28, 2013

How Holiday Gift Cards Can Impact Your Bottom Line

By Michael Hursta Vice President of First Data Prepaid Solutions As temperatures drop, shopping season heats up, making now a critical time for small businesses to ensure they leave no stone unturned when planning their business strategy for the holiday season. According to First Data’s 2012 U.S. Gift Card Consumer Insights Study, more than 88 […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 25, 2013

3 Basic Steps To Your Business Plan

Business plans comes in every shape and size from a 2 page document to a PowerPoint presentation with a 55 page printout. Basically, there are three things you need to understand to prepare your business plan: 1. What is the concept? What type of business are you about to start and how will you present […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 24, 2013

5 Businesses You Can Start For $100 Or Less

Looking to start a business quickly with little money? Consider one of these five. You can start right away for $100 or less. 1.Boat/Car Detailing: Car owners are fanatics about their vehicles and so are boat and plane owners. Investigate the products and start your own detailing biz. Check out Bill Rancic’s book, “You’re Hired” […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 24, 2013

10 Businesses That Make $1 Million The First Year Out

The following businesses have the potential to make $1 million the first year of operation. Location and dedication play a part in the success. 1.Cash in Collectibles: The franchised Vintage Stock stores sell new and vintage music, DVDs, comics, game cards and more. Many frnachisees exceed sales of $1 million. See vintagestock.com to learn more. […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 24, 2013

7 Questions To Consider When Starting Your Mail Order Business

You’ve decided to start a mail order business from home. What will you sell? The types of items and services sold by mail order run the gamut–from hand-crafted items to advice-giving newsletters to antiques.But how do you pick something that stands a chance of success?As you look for a product to sell, factor these seven […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 22, 2013

How To Make Extra Money For The Holidays: Sell Online

Want to make extra cash for the holiday season, but aren’t quite ready to launch a fulltime business? Start selling online. According to the National Retail Federation, the average American family spent $752 on holiday gifts in 2012. With no reason to expect that amount to decrease in 2013, many might be wondering how they’ll […]

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