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Financial Tips for Small Business Owners

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Family Business: Backbone of U.S. Economy

Some of the world’s most famous businesses have been family-owned. Think about it: the Morgans, the Fords, the Guggenheims, the Waltons, and the Rockefellers, for example, all created and managed companies that are integral parts of America.

Infographic: Veteran-Owned Businesses

Many veterans have established lucrative and fascinating second careers as entrepreneurs. And they’re thriving: They produce $1.22 trillion in annual sales and employ 5.8 million people. In fact, a higher percentage of veterans than non-veterans are self-employed.

How to Start a Business from Home

Ever thought about starting your own business? What if you could start one from your own home? Whether you’re just looking to make a little extra income from a hobby, want to be your own boss and live on your business’ income, or are hoping to found the next billion dollar tech company, here are some basic steps to get your home-based business up and running.

Why Rich People Wake Up Early

Perhaps the most common complaint is the number of hours in a day. We use it as an excuse for why we don’t exercise enough (there’s just never enough time) and it’s also a go-to excuse for why we can’t seem to get ahead in life or in work.

Infographic: Increase Customer Satisfaction and Make Customers Happy

More than half of small businesses fail within the first five years, according to the Small Business Administration. Make customers happy and beat those odds.



New Tips for Businesses

    23 Frozen Yogurt Industry Statistics That Will Delight You

    December 13, 2014 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Business
    Frozen yogurt shops have cropped up everywhere, with fans crowding in wanting to fill their cups with some yummy goodness and candy toppings. But did you know the tasty treat has been around since the 1970s? We have 23 interesting facts about the frozen yogurt phenomenon, so read on.

    Best Small Business Website: Wordpress vs Squarespace vs Weebly vs Wix

    December 12, 2014 - By Sarah Greesonbach - Reviews for Business
    Weebly, Wordpress, Wix or Squarespace have their pros and cons, so how do you choose a small business website builder? Here is a comparison to help small business owners build their first site.

    Why Chamber of Commerce is Important

    December 3, 2014 - By Sheryl Nance-Nash - Tips for Business
    While just about every city or town has a McDonald’s and Starbucks, there’s something else you’ll typically find — a chamber of commerce. It’s one of the first stops you may want to make after you start your business (maybe after you’ve grabbed that cup of coffee).

    8 Types of People at a Chamber of Commerce Event

    December 2, 2014 - By Tammy K - Tips for Business
    People join their local chamber of commerce partly to forge relationships and promote their business but mostly to meet people. And you will meet a wide range of people when you attend any event.

    23 Ways to Remember Names

    December 2, 2014 - By Cassy Parker - Tips for Career Advice
    How good does it feel when someone you barely know remembers your name? And how bad do you feel when you forget their name? Never forget again. Learn the 23 tricks to remembering someone's name here.

    Chase Ink: 10 Reasons to Get This Deal

    November 24, 2014 - By Leah Norris - Reviews for Business
    Before you apply for the Chase Ink, read this expert review of the 10 reasons to get the credit card and 6 reasons to avoid it. Is the Ink Cash and Ink Plus worthwhile? The answer may surprise you.
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    Why Rich People Wake Up Early

    November 8, 2014 - By Josh Durso - Tips for 7 Money Tips from the Rich
    Perhaps the most common complaint is the number of hours in a day. We use it as an excuse for why we don’t exercise enough (there’s just never enough time) and it’s also a go-to excuse for why we can’t seem to get ahead in life or in work.

    Study: Best Place to Buy School/Office Supplies

    August 27, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Reviews for Student
    Though it might be a bit of an exaggeration, office and school supplies are essentials — for some people, their pens and paper are right up there with food and water. Still, the move toward a paperless society and the rising costs of ink and paper have made stores dedicated to these “essentials” struggle.

    Study: Best Cities for New Business

    By Tracy Jones - Tips for Business
    The economic climate has inspired both the unemployed and employed to branch off their own and start their own companies, either because they’re tired of searching, they are of tired of not moving up the corporate ladder, or they just have a great idea. This trend will likely continue in 2014. While there are many factors to contemplate when beginning a new business endeavor, location is one of the top issues to consider. If you set up a new retail business in a city without true customer ...

    Employee Theft Statistics: Why Entrepreneurs Should Worry

    By Livia Gershon - Tips for Business
    For entrepreneurs and small business owners, employee theft can be a difficult subject. No one wants to think the people they’ve chosen to help make their vision a reality could have their hands in the cash drawer. And no boss wants to have to confront a subordinate about grabbing too many pens from the supply cabinet.

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