Starting Up


How to create a process & procedures manual

Learn why a procedures manual can help you work more efficiently and prevent theft. Read about how you can work with your staff to write a procedures manual.

The Realities of Self-Employment

In a recent study conducted by QuickBooks Self-Employed, titled “The Realities of Self Employment,” we surveyed 500 self-employed individuals, age 18- 54+ to get a clearer picture of how working for yourself can impact daily life.

The Military Servicemember’s Guide to Starting a Business

Read our guide on starting a business as a veteran or enlisted servicemember. We highlight a number of military resources available to help you start out.

How to Get More Foot Traffic to Your Store

Most business owners are eager to get more foot traffic, as more customers in the store can lead to more sales. But, how can you get people through the door? Put these six tips to work.

Your Financing Options

There are many different ways to get funding for your business. We go in-depth into each one so you can figure out which is best for you.

Decode the Finance Game

Figure out how much money you need, what's the best option to get it, and then prepare like your business depends on it, because it does.

Close the Gap with Education

Whether you need private business consulting, online classes, or want a business accelerator for your startup, we have you covered.

Create a Support Network

Entrepreneurs with larger & more diverse networks grow their businesses bigger. We go over the many options you have to grow your network.

100 business blogs that you need to start reading

If you want to increase your business savvy, these insightful business blogs can give you the information you need to run a company — MBS not required.

10 mistakes to avoid when starting a small business

Running a small business has its ups and downs. Get expert advice for how to stay clear of some of the most costly mistakes you can make as a small business owner.

Key Legal, Tax and Accounting tips to help Start Your Business

Learn how to start your business successfully. Read about how to set up the legal, tax and accounting, so that your business can grow profitably.

Considering Self-Employment? Here Are 4 Conversations You Need to Have

There are a lot of business elements that go into becoming self-employed, but there's a personal side to that decision too. Here are four important conversations you need to have with the people that matter to you.

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