Why Crowdfunding Can Be a Minefield of Challenges

When entrepreneurs desire to convert their innovative ideas into business startups, one of the first realities to confront them is the need for funding. Without sufficient finances, no business can get off the ground. One of the available options...

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How to Finance Equipment for your New Business

When a business needs equipment, it is a common move to turn toward equipment financing—that is, taking out money to purchase the equipment. This article looks at the steps that go into the process. Step 1: Determining Your Needs The first...

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Charm New Customers and Retain Them 

Much has been written about the cost and the difficulty of acquiring new customers, and all of that literature contains some basic truths of business. That's why it's so important to do everything possible in the way of customer...

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How You Can Increase Cash Flow with Accounts Receivable Financing 

Any small business which is looking to grow and achieve greater success must first be able to manage its cash flow, so that a positive bottom line is achieved. There are two great ways that this can be accomplished...

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Are Profitability and Cash Flow the Same Thing? 

Profitability and cash flow are not at all the same thing, although obviously they are related areas in business operations and financing. Your cash flow budget can provide some very accurate insights into financial forecasting, whereas profitability is strictly...

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Business Growth Can Plateau if You Believe These Myths

Running a business is a constant process of gathering information and making decisions. That can lead some business leaders to rely on assumptions that hurt business growth. This article highlights three assumptions, or myths, to avoid. Myth 1: It's Safe to...

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Painless Changes to Becoming a Better Manager

If you're reading this article, congratulations! You have already shown a desire to improve, which is a great trait for managers—no matter how successful—to have. Keep reading for concrete, painless ways to improve your management skills. Respond Quickly If a coworker...

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Making These Mistakes Might Make You Lose Your Best Employees

No business wants to lose their best employees--yet there are avoidable mistakes that many business make that lead to just that. To help your business with employee retention, this article lists several behaviors that drive star performers away. Mistake 1:...

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The Different Options for Small Business Financing 

If you are a small business owner, you have a number of options available to you for trying to secure financing to keep your operation going, and improving it. Here are some of the best options to pursue, and the...

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Build and Maintain Your Network as an Entrepreneur 

There are a great many advantages to establishing and building a business network, so there's really no excuse for a businessman to be going it all alone. Here are some of the best ways to grow your business network and...

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