Hiring new employees is one of the most exciting—and important—parts of running a startup. To help you get it right, this article looks at several techniques for finding the best employees. Hire Carefully Before you hire anyone at all, it...
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If you own a business which is seasonal, you are probably well acquainted with the lull in sales activity which follows the holidays. Unfortunately, that can also mean a serious lull in incoming revenues, which leaves your business short on...
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Making your business more environmentally sustainable is beneficial in numerous ways. It impresses clients, which is good for your bottom line. Additionally, it makes for a healthier and more productive workplace. With the upcoming Earth Day in mind, here are...
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If you haven’t done much sales, here’s a little secret: just about anyone can do it. Sure, it takes a lot of effort to always be excited about a  product or service, continually look for new prospects and deliver great...
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Think you’ve got the best product? Time to protect it. The U.S. government provides a wide range of protections for businesses that offer unique products or services. This goes beyond the item itself, such as how it is marketed and...
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Time is one of your most precious resources, and once it’s spent, you can’t get it back. The decisions you make regarding your routine time profoundly affect your productivity on the job, so it’s imperative that you focus your efforts...
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A steady and sufficient cash flow is vital to the success of any small business. Having a line of credit gives you the assistance you need to manage your cash flow, and when it is unsecured, you don’t need to...
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As an entrepreneur, you make many decisions. While many of those decisions won’t affect you long-term, the corporate structure of your business may have a huge impact on your organization from now until you close the doors or sell out....
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Most entrepreneurs are aware of the importance of keeping up with small business accounting at tax time. However, diligent accounting also has numerous other benefits, such as enabling you to assess the efficacy of your products and services, and increasing...
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Although many new entrepreneurs look to major cities as the most suitable locations for their startups, research shows that smaller cities may provide benefits that make them much more desirable. Many states offer incentives to lure business owners to establish...
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