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Ensuring Success: Have You Done the One-Page Business Audit?

Posted In BUSINESS PLANNING

If you're looking to build a successful business that has long-term potential, ask yourself these 10 questions to see what state your small business is in.
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10 Questions You Need to Ask Before Buying a Business

Posted In AM I READY?

Buying an existing business? Wait! Before signing the agreement, consider the business' profitability, client lists and more. Start here with what you need to know.
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4 Pressure Points in Your Business (and How to Keep From Blowing Your Top About Them)

Posted In BUSINESS PLANNING

Running a business can be frustrating, but it doesn't have to. Whether it's a cash crunch or underperforming employees, you have solutions. Learn about them here.
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Know Your Value To Determine Your Price Point

Knowing what to charge your customers shouldn't come from spreadsheets and data alone. Learn how Sara Falugo accurately priced her services at Yoga Nest Venice.
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The Beginners’ Guide to Selling on Etsy

Posted In BUSINESS PLANNING

Do you produce unique items that would be perfect for Etsy? Read how to start an Etsy store and set up a successful online shop that can generate money from day one.
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How to Incorporate a New Business Out of State

Posted In STRUCTURING

When it comes to incorporating your business, not all states are created equal. Find out which ones are business friendly and what you need to do to incorporate.
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How to Set Up Shop and Sell Products on eBay

Posted In BUSINESS PLANNING

Unfamiliar with selling on eBay? Find out what you need to succeed at selling your products on eBay, from signing up to shipping.
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How to Make Sure You’re Not Infringing on a Trademark

Posted In PROTECTING YOUR IDEA

Want to know if you're infringing on a trademark? It's all about conducting the right searches and knowing how infringement works. Learn about the process here.
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