Starting a Business

Finding Customers

Taking Customers With You When You Start a Business

If you've decided to break off on your own and launch a business that's competition to your former employer, heed these words of wisdom from a business law expert.
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.
Your Business Plan

The Plan for a Consulting Business

Even if you're already an expert in your field, a business plan can help keep you on track.
Product Development

Warehousing and Fulfillment Solutions

Ship-shape strategies for supplying the goods to your customers
Success Stories

Risking It All to Tell a Story

This filmmaker's bold documentaries don't shy away from big issues.
Mompreneur

Famous Mompreneurs Speak Out!

Get insider tips from three successful mompreneurs on launching and growing your own business.
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.
Your Business Plan

Planning for a Restaurant

Get a business plan in place before you open a restaurant.
Inventing

Business Booby Traps

Are you just starting to sell your new product? Don't get caught making these new-business blunders.
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Yin and Yang

The secrets behind achieving a balance between work and home
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Finding a Balance

You want to start a business, but you're not sure how to do it while raising a family. We'll help you juggle both responsibilities.
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Keep Your Head

How to keep your homebased business running strong in the middle of a personal crisis
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At Home With a Home Remedies Biz

A home contracting problem led these entrepreneurs to launch a part-time business that now brings in a full-time income.
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Wanna Be a Mompreneur?

More and more moms are starting their own successful businesses. Find out if you have what it takes to join their ranks.
Your Business Plan

Executive Summary

This is the place for you to share your business goals. Make it short and sweet to quickly draw in your business plan's readers.
Your Business Plan

Business Description

Let readers of your business plan know exactly what type of business you're in.
Your Business Plan

Competitive Analysis

How will your business compete? Explain it well in your business plan's competitive analysis.
Your Business Plan

Design & Development Plans

This section covers goals, procedures and resources needed for product development.
Business Ideas

Delicious!

Turn a secret family recipe into a not-so-secret success.
Loans from Friends and Family

Tap Into Your Network for Business Funding

Looking to raise capital for your new business? Start by approaching the people who know you best.
Insurance

Get It Covered

Insure your business from the start.
Business Ideas

Start a Business Abroad

Love to travel? Look abroad for new entrepreneurship opportunities.
Business Ideas

Cash In on Sudoku

An addictive brainteaser can beget entrepreneurial gold.
Your Business Plan

Why You Need a Business Plan

Just because you think you know where you want to take your business, it doesn't mean you shouldn't put it down in writing.
Your Business Plan

Market Strategies

This section of your business plan is where your hard market research work will pay off.
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