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Definition: A pension plan that lets business owners contribute a certain
portion of their profits or a predetermined annual contribution to
a tax-sheltered account, where the funds grow until retirement
Definition: Life insurance on a key employee, partner or proprietor on whom the
continued successful operation of a business depends. The business
is the beneficiary under the policy.
Definition: A small, enclosed stand from which merchandise is sold, often
placed in the common area of a shopping center or public concourse
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Don't mistake daydreaming for following your dream. Set a goal, make a plan, follow it. Nothing else works.
There is no secret to success, unless you've never heard of hard work, clear goals and continuous learning.
Franchisor, contractors and franchisees worked together to help create MilliCare Textile and Carpet Care franchise.
It's all about market research, of course, according to 'Bar Rescue' host Jon Taffer.
Access to Capital
Some 50 percent of small businesses that applied for financing in 2014 haven't yet received it.
'This is unacceptable and we're not happy about it,' said Twitter's interim CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey.
You need to be active on all three fronts to drive traffic to your website and increase sales.
It really does matter who we spend our time and engage in conversation with.
Sometimes you have to trust your gut. Online marketing is not one of those times.
From biometric-tracking headphones to water-resistant electronic parts, we'd be into a lot of these products. Get on it, Apple.
Starting a Business
A company that writes and publishes books for its clients has already seen big growth.
Be the "matchmaker" who encourages mentoring efforts at your workplace.
The tech giant is teaming up with big-name accelerators and VC funds to help entrepreneurs 'launch, market and distribute their products.'
More than 7,000 campaign backers have already contributed $550,000 to the preservation project.
Customers can complain anonymously but you have to respond publicly. Be nice and patient.
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