Keith Lowe

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Finding the Perfect Business Idea
Finding Ideas

Finding the Perfect Business Idea

You know you want to start a business. Now what? Try searching these sources for ideas.
Legal Basics For Startups

Answers to Your Startup Legal Questions

Don't let red tape boggle your mind. Here's how to handle some common legal dilemmas.
Payments & Collections

Get People to Pay You Quickly

Make it easy for customers to pay your invoices, and you'll see your money sooner rather than later.

First Steps to Starting a Business

You have a can't-miss business idea and you're ready to become an entrepreneur. So, now what?

Finding the Perfect Biz Idea

You know you're ready to start your own biz, but what biz is best for you? Try searching these sources for ideas.

Smart Ways to Manage Your Cash Flow

Figure out where your money is going so you can avoid a cash crunch--and business failure.
Insurance

Prepare for the Unexpected

When events take you by surprise, you need to be able to handle them properly. How prepared are you?
Cash Flow & Money Management

Managing Your Cash Flow

Figure out where your money is going so you can avoid a cash crunch--and business failure.
Startup Basics

Start-Up FAQs

Tax deductions, pricing, scoping out your competition and more answers to some of your common questions
Startup Basics

Tips for Handling Stress

Pulling your hair out won't help you deal with the stress of running your business. Try these tactics instead.
Customer Service

Customer Service: Your Best Shot at Standing Out

Provide the best service in town, and many customers will want to give you their business--regardless of the cost.
Choosing a Business Structure

Creating a Fair--and Successful--Partnership

What's the best way to divvy up your company among partners? There's no easy answer.
Insurance

Why You Need Key Man Insurance

Even if you're just starting out, it's important to protect your business with the right insurance.
Startup Basics

Setting Clear Goals

Don't launch that start-up until you examine why you really want the business.
Evaluating Your Idea

What's My Business Idea Worth?

By itself, not much. But if you have the ability to build a successful company around it, then you're in business.
Self-Assessment

Your Top Start-Up Questions Answered

You've got questions. We've got answers. What could be more divine?
Accounting Basics

Why You Need an Accountant

Our startup expert explains how to work with one of the new professionals in your business life.
Legal Basics For Startups

Developing a Solid Relationship with Your Attorney

The second in a three-part series on dealing with the new professionals in your business life
Cash Flow & Money Management

Keep Your Banker Informed

Here's how to establish a good working relationship with your banker from the start.
Hiring Center

The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing

Should you outsource business functions or is it better to keep them in-house?
Human Resources

The Relevance of Employee Titles

CEO, CFO, VP: Are these acronyms even important in the early days?
Startup Basics

Continuing Your Education

Improve yourself and your business by committing to lifelong learning.
Startup Basics

Finding a Business Mentor

Meeting someone who can show you the ropes may be the best thing you ever do for your business.

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