Robert Moskowitz

Robert Moskowitz is a business writer for Intuit and is passionate about solving small business problems.

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    Ramon Alvarez Takes On Detroit with Electric Vehicles

    by on December 26, 2012

    Fascinated with cars all his life, Ramon Alvarez is finally realizing one of his longtime dreams: bringing affordable electric vehicles to the masses.

    “My conviction and my passion … fuel me every day,” he says.

    On Nov. 1, Alvarez Electric Motors Co. b…

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    Protecting Your Small Business's Intellectual Property Internationally

    by on December 4, 2012

    As the economy becomes increasingly global, protecting your company’s intellectual property from theft is becoming increasingly important.

    Small-business owners often think it’s only the Big Boys who have to worry about these issues. But IP theft can do m…

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    How Hurricane Sandy Brought Big Business to New York Bars

    by on November 30, 2012

    During a hurricane — particularly one as dangerous as Sandy — most people have the no interest in venturing out. To encourage more of them to weather the storm inside their establishments, at least two intrepid New York City bar owners extended their hours…

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    "Local Bucks" Systems Circumvent the Dollar

    by on November 19, 2012

    It takes only one or two economic crashes like the Great Depression or the Great Recession for some people to start crying for an alternative monetary system. Over the years, these cries have been heard. Today, many alternative currencies exist around the worl…

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    Accelerators, Incubators, and More: Which Is Best for Your Small Business?

    by on November 15, 2012

    The image of the strong, silent, go-it-alone entrepreneurial hero is rampant in the media right now. But don’t believe it. Almost every budding entrepreneur needs a wide variety of help to get a company properly launched and set on a path toward growth and p…

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    How to Persuade Investors to Fund Your Small Business

    by on November 8, 2012

    Although many investors claim they fund fewer than one percent of the deals they consider, they obviously must say “yes” to some, right? To improve your odds of getting funding for your small business, follow these simple guidelines.

    Honestly Value Your C…

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    Preparing to Pitch Your New Invention

    by on November 5, 2012

    Entrepreneurs with inquisitive and lively minds often come up with ideas for inventions, but they don’t always know whether the concept is worth developing — or how to develop it.

    One option is to submit the idea to a so-called “inventor service firm,…

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    How to Get More from Setting Goals

    by on October 25, 2012

    “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark.” —Michelangelo (via Toastmasters)

    We’ve all heard that we should set more and better goals, and there’s…

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