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7 Trends in 'Green' Business, Not Just for Tree-Huggers

7 Trends in 'Green' Business, Not Just for Tree-Huggers

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Environmental responsibility is a hot trend for companies, whether or not they target the granola set.
February 21, 2013 in Going Green
Defining Your Market in 7 Steps

Defining Your Market in 7 Steps

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No business can be all things to all customers, especially a small business. Here's how to find a niche to set up your company for success.
February 13, 2013 in Targeting Niche Markets
Five Ways to Find Your Business Fit

Five Ways to Find Your Business Fit

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If you're looking at getting into a new business, first make sure it suits your needs. Here's how.
August 10, 2011 in Finding Ideas
Five Creativity Exercises to Find Your Passion

Five Creativity Exercises to Find Your Passion

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Want to start a business, but not sure what to pursue? Here's how to discover what you love.
June 3, 2011 in Startup Basics
The Top 10 Commercial Cleaning Franchises

The Top 10 Commercial Cleaning Franchises

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These franchisees have discovered how cleaning up other people's messes can become big business.
May 20, 2011 in Franchises
How to Find Hot Franchises in a Cold Market

How to Find Hot Franchises in a Cold Market

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What buyers look for when shopping for a franchise if a famous brand name doesn't top their list.
April 29, 2011 in Franchising Your Business
The One-Paragraph Start-Up Plan

The One-Paragraph Start-Up Plan

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Use these five steps to write a practical business plan to launch a new company quickly.
December 7, 2010 in Young Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business: The Idea Phase

Starting a Business: The Idea Phase

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You know you want to start a business, but what do you do next? Here's how to find the perfect idea for your business.
September 1, 2010 in Business Ideas

Are You Ready to Buy a Business?

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5 questions to consider before you take the leap
March 15, 2010 in Leadership

Is Now the Right Time to Buy a Business?

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Make sure to do your research and due diligence before making the purchase
October 13, 2009 in Selling Your Biz

Why You Should Buy a Business

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It'll cost you more upfront, but you get what you pay for.
March 17, 2009 in Cash Flow & Money Management
How to Research a Franchise

How to Research a Franchise

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One of the most important parts of buying a franchise is doing your homework. So get out there and grill the people who know the franchise best.
December 18, 2008 in Franchise Buying Guide
Buying a Franchise Versus a Business Opportunity

Buying a Franchise Versus a Business Opportunity

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How to tell the difference between a franchise and biz opp and determine which is the better fit for you.
July 6, 2007 in Franchise Buying Guide

What's Your Entrepreneurial Personality Type?

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Anyone can start a business! The secret is picking a venture that fits your entrepreneurial personality. Here's how to determine yours.
April 1, 2006 in Startup Basics
How to Buy a Business

How to Buy a Business

Starting from scratch isn't the only way to get started. Buying an existing business can help you hit the ground running. Here's what you need to know to find a great deal.
September 6, 2005 in Startup Basics

Are You Franchisee Material?

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The 9 traits of a successful franchisee
Do You Really Have What It Takes

Do You Really Have What It Takes

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A new look at the classic question of whether you are cut out to be an entrepreneur
April 21, 2003 in Startup Basics

Idea Overload

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What to do when your entrepreneurial brain is working overtime
December 16, 2002 in Evaluating Your Idea

Mystery to Me

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Is that a business opportunity you see or just another attempt to grab your cash and run? With a little sleuthing, you can separate the money-makers from the money-takers.
April 28, 2000 in Presentations
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