Startup Basics

Naming Your Business

Changing Your Business Name

Before you undertake a serious decision like changing your business name, consider these four factors.
Startup Basics

Put Your Focus on Startup

You may feel like you have a million things to do when starting a business, but there are really only 7 main areas that deserve your undivided attention during startup.
Legal Basics For Startups

Writing a Basic Vendor Contract

Protect your business with a strong contract.
Money Basics

Lowering Startup Costs

Control your startup costs with a few simple measures.
Startup Basics

6 Secrets Millionaires Know That You Don't

Ever wonder what it takes to build a million-dollar business? Get the scoop on how successful entrepreneurs do it, and you may soon be one of them.
Startup Basics

Word From the Wise

There's a lot to learn on the road to the top. Here, 5 highly successful entrepreneurs reveal what the journey has taught them.
Startup Basics

Dealing With Startup Change

Even a solid business plan can't stop the inevitable. How will you deal?
Startup Basics

The 11 Pitfalls of Starting a Business

The road to startup doesn't have to be rocky: Being aware of these all-too-common mistakes can help you avoid them.
Choosing a Business Structure

Choosing the Right Business Structure

LLC or S corporation? We'll help you figure out the differences.
Location

Moving to a New City

Is it time for you to uproot and move your business to another city? Take these issues under consideration.
Money Basics

Setting Competitive and Profitable Prices

Answer these five questions, and setting the right price will be easier than you think.
Startup Basics

Get Your Business Off the Starting Block

Here are 10 ways to get your startup in shape and off to a great start in the race for entrepreneurial success.
Startup Basics

Do You Need Help With Your Startup's Finances?

How to choose a financial advisor
Startup Basics

Small-Business Myths Busted

The truth as you know it about starting a business may really be a lie. Let us help you sort the myths from the realities.
Startup Basics

Launching Your Mompreneur Business

These tips will help you determine just what type of business to start and offer a few "first steps" to get you going.
Naming Your Business

How to Name Your Business

What's in a business name? Plenty. Not only must your name reflect your brand and be memorable, there are also a host of legal issues to consider. Here's how to choose a name that'll best suit your business.
Startup Basics

Stop Procrastinating!

Are you burying yourself in busywork to avoid really starting your business? These 10 tips will help you change your attitude--and get going.
Startup Basics

Startup Smarts

The recipe for success: Keep it simple.
Startup Basics

MBA to the Rescue

Need help growing your business? Go back to school.
Startup Basics

Partnering With a University

Universities have long been centers of innovation. Now, many are partnering with entrepreneurs to commercialize their ideas.
Location

Choosing a Location for Your Business

Deciding where to set up shop is a crucial business decision.
Startup Basics

What's Your Entrepreneurial Personality Type?

Anyone can start a business! The secret is picking a venture that fits your entrepreneurial personality. Here's how to determine yours.
Choosing a Business Structure

The Legal and Tax Implications of Nonprofit Corporations

If you decide to classify your business as a nonprofit, make sure you understand the legal and tax consequences.
Startup Basics

Free Up Your Daily Grind

Create a detailed operations manual and start letting others do your nitty-gritty work for you.
Startup Basics

Keep It Up!

Need some motivation? Someone to show you the ropes? A business coach can help you push your startup to its limits.
Startup Basics

The Best Research Tools for Entrepreneurs

Visit the library or hop online, and the information you need is right under your nose.
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