Category Archives: News

Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week May 20, 2017

Running a Business is not Rocket Science, but These Key Competencies Will Keep You Ahead of the Pack

Inc. By: Martin Zwilling
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Running a business is not rocket science. Investors often look for key competencies in the founder(s) before looking at the business. So what [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week May 13, 2017

How Debt and Taxes Can Make Smart Entrepreneurs Rich

Entrepreneur By: Robert Kiyosaki
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My wife Kim and I have hundreds of millions of dollars of debt. We pay little to nothing in taxes. We are very rich, members of the 1 percent that gets crowds screaming about [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week May 6, 2017

17 Things About Business Your Teachers Didn't Tell You

Inc. By: Jordan Kasteler
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Being an entrepreneur is a dream come true. But it may not be the dream you signed up for. Like many entrepreneurs, I knew I wanted to be a business owner since I was [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week April 29, 2017

Business Plans vs. Business Models – When No Plan Survives First Contact With Customers

Inc42 By: Steve Blank Business Model vs Business PlanI was catching up with an ex-graduate student at my favorite coffee place in Menlo Park. These guys had spent 4 months writing a 60-page business plan with 12 pages of spreadsheets. It [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week April 22, 2017

You're Not Crazy: Trading Your Six-Figure Job for Entrepreneurial Freedom Is the Right Move

Entrepreneur By: Jacob Warwick
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Entrepreneurialism defies human instinct, yet it’s addicting. Once you get just a taste of what life can be like with a future built on [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week April 15, 2017

How to Successfully Market Your Small Business on a Tight Budget

Business 2 Community By: Kaitlyn Hammond MarketingTelevision ads, billboards, direct mailers — these are all common ways world-known companies market their products and services. However, if you don’t have thousands of dollars to invest into your marketing budget, how do you engage with [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week April 8, 2017

Freelancing: How Value Propositions Can Work for You.

Business 2 Community By: DeJi Atoyebi
Value Proposition
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Freelancing is no walk in the park; there are tons of difficulties to grapple with. First, is usually the problem of stabilizing income when starting out, followed by difficulties in staying productive, managing finances, [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week April 1, 2017

7 Tax Facts Entrepreneurs Need to Know Before Filing This Year

EntrepreneurBy: Keith Hall
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As the Tuesday, April 18th tax-filing deadline looms ahead, you probably have already started to gather all of your necessary tax documents and are likely spending your afternoons organizing them [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week March 25, 2017

The Gift and the Curse of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneur By: Raul Villacis
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Entrepreneurs are a different breed of human beings. While most people would be comfortable living a normal and secure life, an entrepreneur feels more alive when they are taking risks in life. [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week March 18, 2017

 

Solo Entrepreneurs May Find Loneliness in Business Approach

Business 2 Community By: David Kiger There’s a lot to be excited about for those seeking a small-business adventure. The concept of being your own boss and building something from the ground up are two big examples. The challenges, naturally, can be daunting, and not just [...]

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