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Keith Lowe

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Finding the Perfect Business Idea

Finding the Perfect Business Idea

You know you want to start a business. Now what? Try searching these sources for ideas.
February 3, 2006 in Finding Ideas

Answers to Your Startup Legal Questions

Don't let red tape boggle your mind. Here's how to handle some common legal dilemmas.
December 3, 2005 in Legal Basics For Startups

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.
July 7, 2005 in Payments & Collections

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?
November 23, 2004

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.
November 16, 2004

Smart Ways to Manage Your Cash Flow

Figure out where your money is going so you can avoid a cash crunch--and business failure.
November 16, 2004

Prepare for the Unexpected

When events take you by surprise, you need to be able to handle them properly. How prepared are you?
June 2, 2004 in Insurance

Managing Your Cash Flow

Figure out where your money is going so you can avoid a cash crunch--and business failure.
December 3, 2003 in Cash Flow & Money Management

Start-Up FAQs

Tax deductions, pricing, scoping out your competition and more answers to some of your common questions
August 4, 2003 in 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.
April 7, 2003 in Startup Basics

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.
March 3, 2003 in Customer Service

Creating a Fair--and Successful--Partnership

What's the best way to divvy up your company among partners? There's no easy answer.
January 6, 2003 in Choosing a Business Structure

Why You Need Key Man Insurance

Even if you're just starting out, it's important to protect your business with the right insurance.
October 7, 2002 in Insurance

Setting Clear Goals

Don't launch that start-up until you examine why you really want the business.
August 5, 2002 in Startup Basics

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.
July 1, 2002 in Evaluating Your Idea

Your Top Start-Up Questions Answered

You've got questions. We've got answers. What could be more divine?
July 1, 2002 in Self-Assessment

Why You Need an Accountant

Our startup expert explains how to work with one of the new professionals in your business life.
June 3, 2002 in Accounting Basics

Developing a Solid Relationship with Your Attorney

The second in a three-part series on dealing with the new professionals in your business life
May 6, 2002 in Legal Basics For Startups

Keep Your Banker Informed

Here's how to establish a good working relationship with your banker from the start.
April 1, 2002 in Cash Flow & Money Management

The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing

Should you outsource business functions or is it better to keep them in-house?
March 4, 2002 in Hiring Center

The Relevance of Employee Titles

CEO, CFO, VP: Are these acronyms even important in the early days?
February 4, 2002 in Human Resources

Continuing Your Education

Improve yourself and your business by committing to lifelong learning.
January 7, 2002 in 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.
October 1, 2001 in Startup Basics