Starting a Business

Startup Basics

Licensed To Run

Where to obtain a business license
25 Ways to Save Money in Your Home-Based Business
Home Based Business

25 Ways to Save Money in Your Home-Based Business

Add financial wizardry to your entrepreneurial repertoire with these cost-reduction tips.
Your Business Plan

Let Your Business Plan Tell Your Story

Find out why it's important for your business plan to tell exactly what your business is all about.
Naming Your Business

8 Mistakes To Avoid When Naming Your Business

When choosing a name for your new company, keep these tips in mind to help you find one that will work now--and in the future.
Startup Basics

Weekend Warriors

Maintain your sanity with a weekend business
How to Sell at Craft Fairs and Shows
Business Ideas

How to Sell at Craft Fairs and Shows

Interested in turning your artistic hobby into a business? Find out how you can make money by selling your handicrafts at art shows and craft fairs.
Self-Assessment

31 Tips for Conquering Startup Fears

What's really holding you back from starting your own business? These 31 tips will help you face your fears and finally get the guts to become your own boss.
Home Based Business

Legal Issues

Make sure to answer these three legal questions when starting a homebased business.
Inventing

Top Honors

Winning a contest can catapult your invention into the mainstream.
Home Based Business

8 Ways to Keep Your Homebased Business Running Smoothly

If you're well on your way to home based business success, these management tips will help you stay on top of your game.
Home Based Ideas

Starting a Creativity Consultant Business

Like thinking outside the box? Then perhaps you're suited for a job that helps companies and individuals think and work more innovatively.
Startup Basics

Are You Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur?

Learn what qualities entrepreneurs have in common--and whether you have what it takes to join their ranks.
Startup Basics

What to Do--and Not Do--as a Startup

These seven lessons will help keep you on track during the early stages of your business.
Venture and Angel Investors

Keys to Getting Your Company Funded

Keep these questions and tips in mind when raising money for your business.
Venture and Angel Investors

When Not to Take the Money

There are times where accepting funding just isn't the right move to make. Learn how to recognize and avoid this situation to save your business from making a big mistake.
Venture and Angel Investors

Why Is Debt a Bad Thing?

Learn the reasons why investors could hold some debt against you and what you can do to keep monies owed from hurting your business.
Your Business Plan

Business Plan Essentials

Learn about the elements that every successful business plan must contain.
Setting Up Your Office

Better Safe

Home alone? When you're working and living in the same place, you need to take home security seriously.
Setting Up Your Office

Say Bye-Bye to Work Pain

Follow these ergonomic tips to avoid work-related pain.
How to Forecast Revenue and Growth
Startup Basics

How to Forecast Revenue and Growth

When starting out, financial forecasts may seem overwhelming. We'll help you conquer the numbers with this easy-to-follow guide to forecasting revenues and expenses during startup.
Business Ideas

Choose Your Path

Ready to start a retail business? Don't get stuck at the fork in the road--we've mapped out 3 different retail paths so you can choose the one that's right for you.
Home Based Business

All That Glitters

Dreaming of starting your own jewelry business? Be prepared--it's more elbow grease than glitz and glamour.
Finding Ideas

Go Rural

It is possible to start a business in a small community.
Business Ideas

Inside Job

Turn a little style into a lot of profit by trying your hand at dorm room design.
Your Business Plan

Crafting a Simple Business Plan

Find out why a fully detailed, elaborate business plan may not be your best choice.
Your Business Plan

Business Plan Mistakes to Avoid

Steer clear of these 10 blunders when crafting your business plan.
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