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How to Create Your First Business Budget

By | Business Strategy

Although creating business budgets for the first time can seem challenging, rest assured that it will soon seem like second nature to you. In the meantime, we hope the tips below will have you feeling confident in creating the first budget for your small business. Decide Your Budget Goal A budget goal is the amount of money you’re willing to spend just to launch your…

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Small Businesses Also Help Themselves by Giving Back to Their Communities

By | Small Business

When a community supports your business and helps make it profitable, it’s only natural that you as a business owner want to give something back in return.  While that’s an admirable thing to do, supporting your community and getting behind one or more important causes also can help you connect with customers in ways that you might not have been able to otherwise. This can…

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How to Successfully Start a Business with a Friend

How to Successfully Start a Business with a Friend

By | Entrepreneurship, Small Business

Starting a business with a friend can either bring success beyond the wildest dreams of both of you or a nightmare that breaks up the friendship to the point you never speak to each other again. For most people, the success of this arrangement falls somewhere between these two extremes. Before either of you forges ahead with forming a business partnership, we encourage you to…

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9 Great Ways to Help Your Small Business Grow

9 Great Ways to Help Your Small Business Grow

By | Uncategorized

  Success. Every small business owner wants it. Your desire, your passion is to see your small business grow and succeed. Success seems to require a combination of attitude and persistent effort. Said noted business leader and television personality, Oprah Winfrey, “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” Noted hotel industry leader Conrad Hilton once said,…

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