Startup Basics

Startup Basics

Optimism Knows No Slowdown

Small business owners say they're too busy thriving on Main Street to worry about the gloom and doom on Wall Street.
Startup Basics

Thanks, Mom

5 simple lessons from the women who raised them helped these entrepreneurs succeed.
Startup Basics

8 Tips for Increasing Your Average Sale

Getting a few more dollars out of each customer can put startups on a fast track to success.
Startup Basics

Spirit of the Entrepreneur

These 5 characteristics will take you far as you start your business.
Startup Basics

Differentiating Your Business

7 tips for creating a unique selling proposition that helps cut through the competitive clutter to drive sales
Startup Basics

Start a Kidcentric Online Business

Building a kidcentric online startup? Here's what you should know.
Money Basics

TurboTax Premier

TurboTax is our top online tax service choice, but the competition isn't far behind.
Startup Basics

3 Ways to Get Expert Advice

Consultants, business coaches and even seminars can nip problems in the bud.
Startup Basics

The Realities of Being an Entrepreneur

It's not all rosy, but it's certainly rewarding.
Startup Basics

If They Could Turn Back Time

9 entrepreneurs take a look back at their startup days and reveal what they would have done differently if they knew then what they know now.
Startup Basics

Small Town, Hot Idea

Just because you don't live in Manhattan, doesn't mean your trendy business can't succeed.
Startup Basics

10 Fraud-Prevention Resources

Think someone's trying to pull a fast one on you? Check out our resources for validating their credibility.
Startup Basics

Virtual Classroom

SBA Small Business Classroom on the Web
Choosing a Business Structure

Putting Inc. To Paper

How to incorporate? Follow these steps.
Choosing a Business Structure

Limited Liability Company

Hybrid entity brings together some of the best features of partnerships and corporations.
Choosing a Business Structure

ABCs of LLCs

Tax ramifications of forming an LLC
Startup Basics

Business Licenses

Make sure you have the appropriate state and federal licenses.
Startup Basics

Born Free

Start freelancing what you used to do as a full-time job.
Startup Basics

Good Buy

What to find out before buying an existing business
Startup Basics

New Business Burnout: Don't Be a Victim

How to keep stress at bay before your startup grinds you down.
Choosing a Business Structure

Choosing a Business Structure

Learn what to take into consideration when deciding among corporations, LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships and other structures.
Money Basics

Keeping Your Costs Down

Paring down expenses at startup and beyond can put your business on a firm foundation.
Startup Basics

Playing by the Government's Rules

Don't be scared by government regulations--just be prepared.
Starting a Business--and Not a Legal Battle
Legal Basics For Startups

Starting a Business--and Not a Legal Battle

How to quit your job, compete with your old boss and not get sued in the process
Startup Basics

For Your Information

Check out these resources that any startup can use.
Startup Basics

Think Your Startup's Destined to Fail?

Debunking the myth that most startups crash and burn.
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