Starting a Business

Product Development

Run for the Border

Domestics too costly? Look into foreign manufacturing.
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Fast Forward Your Marketing Efforts

Read these tips to get your marketing efforts started today.
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Moving Home

Tired of trekking to an office space to run your business? If your boots weren't made for walking, here's how to take that business home.
Location

Winning in a Losing Town

Your friends smile politely when you tell them where you want to start a business. Your family thinks you're nuts. But you know you've got what it takes--and you're right.
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Big Mistakes

The five biggest blunders you can make in your home-office setup and how to avoid them
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Preparing A Grand Opening

Make a spectacular debut on opening day.
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Find Your Niche Bank

Niche banks can offer your business focused, more personalized service.
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Why Customers Buy

Watching how your customers shop is as important as what they shop for.
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Understanding The Opposite Sex

Improve communications with the opposite sex by understanding what's really being said.
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Video Terms To Know

Five words to know before shopping for video-conferencing equipment.
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The Power Of Incentive Program

Want to jump start sales? Try an incentive program.
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Get Your Employees Trained

How to choose an employee trainer you can count on
Startup Basics

From Employee to Self-Employed

Make that final transition by making your business a full-time gig.
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Starting a Family Business

Not sure where to start when creating your family business policy? Here are the basic essentials included in most.
Startup Financing

The Anatomy of a Financing Deal

First things first: There is no such thing as a typical deal.
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Selling The Dream Part 2

Is your product satisfying your customers' dreams? Here are the last four criteria to test it against to see if it checks out.
Home Based Business

Selling The Dream Part 1

Is your product satisfying your customers' dreams? Here are three top criteria to test it against to see if it checks out.
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Putting On A Seminar

Done correctly, seminars can increase your company's visibility--and even ring up sales.
Naming Your Business

Protecting Your Business Name Online

Someone just registered a domain that's awfully similar to your business name. Are they cybersquatting?
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The Permission Marketing Proviso

The prevalence of permission marketing is rising--do you know how to play by the rules?
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Keep Your Franchise Running Smoothly

Owning your own franchise can be a dream come true. Follow these tips to keep it operating efficiently.
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Company Emergencies

This is only a test . . . but do you know what you should should do in the event of a real emergency?
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How To Look For The Right Manufacturing Rep, Part 2

A good rep can boost your sales and free up your time for other business matters.
Home Based Business

How To Look For The Right Manufacturing Rep, Part 1

A good rep can boost your sales and free up your time for other business matters.
Business Ideas

Behind the Veil

Brides, grooms and their wedding parties are frantically busy and need help fast . . . hey, that's your cue.
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Best Recession-Proof Businesses

Even in a recession, you can start a business. Find out which ones were voted most likely to succeed.
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