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  • If you’re like nearly 18 million people in the US, you’re operating your business as a solopreneur. That means you’ve been doing everything, from making sales to refilling the printer paper. But what happens when your business grows beyond what you can do on your own?It’s...
    September 18, 2014 - 4 comments
  • It may end up being the most important phone call you’ll ever have as it relates to your decision to become your own boss.The phone call I’m referring to: your first call with a representative from franchise headquarters of the franchise concept you’re interested in learning about...
    September 16, 2014 - 3 comments
  • Even though a business may be non-seasonal, it can still experience significant swings in the amount of revenue it takes in; sometimes things are very busy, while at other times things may be slow. Businesses that have dramatic work reductions often terminate members of their staff in order to make...
    September 11, 2014 - 7 comments
  • One of the trickiest pieces of the startup puzzle can be to figure out, how will all of this actually work? The logistics, that is! You’ve got a great idea for a product or service, brilliant ideas for marketing it, but how exactly will everything actually get from point A (creation) to point...
    September 04, 2014 - 7 comments
  • As small businesses and the media focus on online marketing, SEO and social media, print marketing materials are often an afterthought to a small business’ marketing campaign—but they shouldn't be. Traditional marketing collateral isn’t dead, and if you’re smart, you...
    September 02, 2014 - 7 comments
  • If you’re like pretty much every person who uses content marketing to grow a business, you probably run into some creative challenges from time to time. After all, isn’t there a finite number of topics to cover? Occasionally you’re bound to run dry when it comes to ideas for...
    August 28, 2014 - 12 comments
  • Way too often, you can add up the percent of ownership in the heads of the partners and discover between them they think they own 200% of the company. That’s because one thinks the idea was worth 50% or more of the ownership, the other thinks the day-to-day work was worth 50% or more of the...
    August 26, 2014 - 3 comments
  • New taxpayers, such as recent graduates who’ve just entered the job market, probably have a clean tax slate. But seasoned taxpayers have a history that can impact their taxes going forward. Due to limitations and restrictions, some tax breaks cannot be fully used in the year in which they are...
    August 21, 2014 - 3 comments
  • It can be pretty overwhelming to find a franchise business opportunity that you feel is right for your town, your investment level and your skills. There are so many choices these days, with new franchise opportunities appearing all the time. Lucky for you I have some steps you can take to help you...
    August 19, 2014 - 12 comments
  • This Monday, SCORE kicked off our annual National Leadership Conference in Washington, DC. This conference is a chance for the leadership of our 320+ chapters around the country to come together to share their experiences, best practices and new skills all for the betterment of our small business...
    August 14, 2014 - 8 comments

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