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4 Best Practices for Making a Business Offer

Our expert says when making an offer to buy a business, it's essential to understand the seller and the business.
Ryan Himmel
What Separates Entrepreneurs From Mere Mortals: The Ability to Take Risk
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What Separates Entrepreneurs From Mere Mortals: The Ability to Take Risk

Raj Peter Bhakta launched WhistlePig whiskey in the middle of a recession, and there were some cold, lonely nights where he felt alone in his mission. But he kept on.
Catherine Clifford
What City Topped the Chart for Helping Small Businesses Succeed?
Starting a Business

What City Topped the Chart for Helping Small Businesses Succeed?

A new report highlights specifics and outlines strategies for local governments to follow to improve their strategies targeted towards small businesses.
Benjamin Kabin
9 Expert Secrets for Making Your Personal Training Business a Success
Startup Kit

9 Expert Secrets for Making Your Personal Training Business a Success

Get the skinny from existing business owners on the things you need to do to make your personal training business a success.
Why Startups Should Still Care About Things That Don't Scale
Growth Strategies

Why Startups Should Still Care About Things That Don't Scale

Valuable insights can come from the little things that don't help a company grow.
Ryan Caldbeck
Why Word-of-Mouth Advertising Will Make Your Fitness Business Strong
Startup Kit

Why Word-of-Mouth Advertising Will Make Your Fitness Business Strong

Customer referrals and referrals from healthcare professionals are a gold mine for personal trainers seeking new clients. Find out how to get these two groups to refer their friends, family and patients.
6 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Astronauts
Growing a Business

6 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Astronauts

Launching rocket ships and new businesses require great skill to guide the projects into an unknown realm. Here are some pointers to help you get your startup off the ground.
Beth Kuhel
How to Get Customers Talking About Your Fitness Business
Startup Kit

How to Get Customers Talking About Your Fitness Business

Here's how to use Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms to market your business online.
Find Your Event-Planning Niche
Startup Kit

Find Your Event-Planning Niche

Specializing on just one target market -- corporate or social events -- then narrowing your focus within that market will help you become the event planner everyone seeks out.
Want a Huge Boost in Efficiency? Make Some Small Changes.
Growth Strategies

Want a Huge Boost in Efficiency? Make Some Small Changes.

Use this method for identifying, testing and optimizing shifts at your business.
John Meyer
Looking for a Partner? Learn These 8 Essentials First.
Partnerships

Looking for a Partner? Learn These 8 Essentials First.

First, figure out why you're taking a partner, then work out these details how you will do so.
Doug and Polly White
The Event Planning Recipe for Success
Startup Kit

The Event Planning Recipe for Success

Here are some key tips to help you learn from the mistakes of others and make your event planning business a success.
Why Vendors Can Make or Break Your Event
Startup Kit

Why Vendors Can Make or Break Your Event

Here's how to find the best vendors for your needs and negotiate with them to get the best prices.
How to Attract (and Keep) Your First 100 Customers
Starting a Business

How to Attract (and Keep) Your First 100 Customers

If you're launching a new product, you'll need early adopters and experts to help you shape future versions and spread the word about your brand.
Eric Siu