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How the U.S. Government Can Help with Your Export Business
Startup Kit

How the U.S. Government Can Help with Your Export Business

Because exports give the U.S. economy a big charge, government agencies are happy to help you sell just about anything to foreign markets. Here are the government resources available to you.
IP Uh Oh? Is Your Startup Really Ready to Go Public?
IPO

IP Uh Oh? Is Your Startup Really Ready to Go Public?

There are 7 big challenges you should be aware of before you attempt to take this major step.
Martin Zwilling
Why This Whiskey Entrepreneur Is Willing to Forgo Easy Cash
Trep Talk

Why This Whiskey Entrepreneur Is Willing to Forgo Easy Cash

Raj Peter Bhakta, the founder of whiskey company WhistlePig, knows that he is losing some cash in the short term by only making a 10-year-old product. But that's part of the plan.
Catherine Clifford
How to Write a Great Mission Statement
Mission Statement

How to Write a Great Mission Statement

Your mission statement can be as important to your success as your business plan.
Nina Zipkin
Why You Need a Marketing Plan
Marketing

Why You Need a Marketing Plan

With your growth strategy in mind, a marketing plan can help your mission.
Nina Zipkin
Brand Licensing Provides More Outlets for Profit and Exposure
Licensing

Brand Licensing Provides More Outlets for Profit and Exposure

By finding a partner, a company can strategically compete with competitors and expand to new products and locations.
Pete Canalichio
Charging the Right Fees For Your Personal Training Services
Startup Kit

Charging the Right Fees For Your Personal Training Services

One of the best ways to keep your company in the black is to charge appropriate fees for your services. Find out how to set the best rates for your personal training business.
8 Little-Known Franchises That Make Millions
Franchise

8 Little-Known Franchises That Make Millions

These franchises have found their niche and are making a big impact.
The Liability Involved in Running a Personal Training Business
Startup Kit

The Liability Involved in Running a Personal Training Business

What's the extent of your liability if a client is injured while under your supervision? Here's how to protect yourself from liability when running a personal training business.

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
Trep Talk

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