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Pro Tips for Writing About Your Cash Flow in Your Business Plan
Starting a Business

Pro Tips for Writing About Your Cash Flow in Your Business Plan

Get the lowdown on how to prepare the cash flow section of your business plan
8 Factors That Determine the Financial Health of a Business
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8 Factors That Determine the Financial Health of a Business

Here are all the things to take into consideration when looking at the value of a business you want to buy.
Answering the Million-Dollar Franchise Question
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Answering the Million-Dollar Franchise Question

The appeal of a franchise is that it is a "proven'' business concept but the reality is much less certain.
Starting a Business

Blending Mature Business Thinking With Startup Zeal Makes Success More Likely

Entrepreneurs often don't realize that even though they have just begun, they are already in it for the long run.
Should You Head to the East or West Coast to Launch Your Startup?
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Should You Head to the East or West Coast to Launch Your Startup?

The cultures are different on each coast with VCs placing priorities on different areas when analyzing the funding of prospect.
11 Startups That Will Let You Enjoy a Life of Leisure
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11 Startups That Will Let You Enjoy a Life of Leisure

These budding companies can make you feel like a king without ever leaving home.
2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About
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2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About

You will find yourself answering "I don't know" to two questions. And that's quite OK.
4 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch
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4 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Certain films have made a significant impression on me, directly impacting and shaping my business philosophy.
Expert Advice: 5 Questions That Create a Strong Management Section for Your Business Plan
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Expert Advice: 5 Questions That Create a Strong Management Section for Your Business Plan

A business plan pro reveals his best tips for developing a management section that shows readers exactly why your business will succeed.
What to Ask When Evaluating a Business for Sale
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What to Ask When Evaluating a Business for Sale

Ask yourself these 30 questions to determine if this business is the right one for you to purchase.
How One Man Brought Health Care to India's Poorest Populations
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How One Man Brought Health Care to India's Poorest Populations

Sevamob offers vital services for the equivalent of just $4 to $9 a month.
How Opportunistic Investors Shine: They Might Even Enter the Glitter Bomb Business
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How Opportunistic Investors Shine: They Might Even Enter the Glitter Bomb Business

Find out the quick path to launch of a daring cadre of startup leaders, including the owner of the new company, SparkleSlap.com.
How History and Adversity Pushed an Entrepreneur to Shark Tank Success
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How History and Adversity Pushed an Entrepreneur to Shark Tank Success

The creator of a tool that teaches people to play guitar took advantage of a moment of creativity that resulted from hard circumstances.
Don't Let the Fear of Your Idea Being Stolen Hold You Back
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Don't Let the Fear of Your Idea Being Stolen Hold You Back

Instead, focus your efforts on protecting yourself with these seven strategies.
To Investors, Startups Without Business Plans Are Expensive Hobbies
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To Investors, Startups Without Business Plans Are Expensive Hobbies

One of the quickest ways to kill your credibility and your startup is to offer a poorly written business plan, or none at all.
The 8 Target Audiences for Your Business Plan
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The 8 Target Audiences for Your Business Plan

It's not just investors or bankers who'll want to see your business plan. Find out exactly who may be looking it over.
The Basics of Buying a Franchise
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The Basics of Buying a Franchise

If you're thinking about becoming a franchisee, find out what you're getting yourself into by reviewing this quick guide.
You Have the P.O.W.E.R. to Start a Business While Working Your Day Job
Starting a Business

You Have the P.O.W.E.R. to Start a Business While Working Your Day Job

Professional football is a grinding job but Israel Idonije started his business while still playing in the NFL.
9 Factors That Helped Me Make My First $1M in Profits
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9 Factors That Helped Me Make My First $1M in Profits

Making a million dollars in revenue is hard. Making a million dollars in profit is even harder.
6 Tough and Timeless Startup Lessons
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6 Tough and Timeless Startup Lessons

Success requires the confidence to begin and the humilty to listen when trustworthy people tell you what isn't working.
Considering an Online Business? Read This First.
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Considering an Online Business? Read This First.

Your odds of being successful in any Web-enabled field are much lower than you realize, especially if you conform to all the popular groupthink.
4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Break Into the Drug Industry
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4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Break Into the Drug Industry

Many opportunities exist for those willing to explore this large and growing field.
The Best Ways to Do Market Research for Your Business Plan
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The Best Ways to Do Market Research for Your Business Plan

Showing that you know the state of the market and understand what you need to do to succeed is critical in a business plan. Here's how to gather the facts you need.
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The Basics of Buying a Business Opportunity

If you're thinking about buying a biz opp, this quick guide will tell you what you're getting yourself into.
Starting a Business

How to Develop and Evaluate Your Startup's Value Proposition

It's not enough to be able to do, make or provide something: It must be worth something to potential customers
What Makes You Better? Business Plans and Highlighting Strengths.
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What Makes You Better? Business Plans and Highlighting Strengths.

As you examine your industry and competitors, identify your competitive edge.
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