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Small Businesses Must Export East to Maintain U.S....

Cosigned by former SBA Administrators Karen G. Mills , Steve Preston, Hector Barreto, and...

March 23, 2015


NSF SBIR/STTR - Notes from the Road

Hello from the open road, the southeast leg of the #SBIRRoadTour. Small Business...

March 27, 2015

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Starting a Business

Small Business Development Centers – Get Help Starting and...

Need help getting your business off the ground? Baffled by the steps involved? Looking to break into new markets or take advantage of the...

March 11, 2015

Managing a Business

4 Ways to Better Manage Irregular Income

Dealing with an inconsistent income is one of the hardest and most stressful aspects of being a solo entrepreneur. One minute it’s a feast,...

March 25, 2015


How to Improve Your Chances of Getting a Loan With a...

One of the three essential financial statements for your small business – a profit and loss (P&L) statement – is useful for analytical...

March 09, 2015


How to Become a Small Business Government Contractor of Choice

So you think you're ready to sell to the government, but is the government ready to buy from you? Government buyers are a discerning group....

March 18, 2015

Health Care

Changes to Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

Editor's note: this post first appeared at IRS.gov/aca. Small employers should be aware of changes to the small business health care tax...

February 26, 2015

Industry Word

Use Lean Planning to Optimize Management

If you own a business then you have a lot to gain by adopting lean business planning to help you manage better. Don’t bother to do a full...

March 24, 2015

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