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Depending on your business, location can be key to connecting with a market, funding and a customer base. These articles help guide you through the process of finding the perfect location for your needs. 

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After the Protests: What It Takes to Start Up in Turkey

After the Protests: What It Takes to Start Up in Turkey

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Before protesters engulfed Turkey's Taksim Square, the country had become a rising star for businesses and entrepreneurs.
June 17, 2013 in Startup Basics

Choosing a Retail Location: 3 Priorities You Might Be Forgetting

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Often the cost of rent is a top consideration when choosing a retail space. But focus on the dollars and you might be missing out on essential ways to grow your business.
June 6, 2013 in Location

6 Ways Your Startup's Location Can Boost Your Bottom Line

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Choosing an office space in a strategic locale can help grow your business. Here are six factors to keep in mind when considering where to base your business.
May 30, 2013 in Startup Basics

Brooklyn Flea's Innovative Take on an Old Idea

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A flea market as restaurant incubator, hipster destination and, yes, great place to find a lamp.
May 25, 2013 in Business Ideas
The 10 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs to Live After Graduation (Infographic)

The 10 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs to Live After Graduation (Infographic)

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With graduation day just around the corner, find out the best places for new grads to live.
May 6, 2013 in Startup Basics
Photos: A Peek Inside Houston's Startup Scene

A Peek Inside Houston's Startup Scene

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A low cost of living, diverse population, and deep ties to energy and life sciences are just a few of the perks for new ventures blowing out of H-town.
February 18, 2013 in Location
5 Companies to Watch in the Silicon Prairie

5 Companies to Watch in the Silicon Prairie

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Who says tech startups can't succeed outside Silicon Valley? Check out these new companies that are on the rise in Middle America.
January 19, 2013 in Profiles
5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Know About Real Estate

5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Know About Real Estate

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Angel investor and real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran shares her tips for entrepreneurs looking to rent an office, retail space, or even a restaurant.
December 20, 2012 in Location
3 Types of Rent-Free Workspaces for Entrepreneurs

3 Types of Rent-Free Workspaces for Entrepreneurs

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Take advantage of these free workspaces offered by chambers of commerce, universities and the community-at-large.
December 13, 2012 in Starting a Business
Which State Is Best for Small Business? (Infographic)

Which State Is Best for Small Business? (Infographic)

Thinking of starting up? Find out which states are the best (and worst) for small business.
November 8, 2012 in Growth Strategies
Entrepreneurs Take Lead in Building Vibrant Startup Communities

Entrepreneurs Take Lead in Building Vibrant Startup Communities

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A long-term commitment and philosophy of inclusiveness are critical to sustainability and growth.
October 26, 2012 in Starting a Business
Photos: 9 U.S. Cities You Wouldn't Think Are Hubs for Tech Startups

9 U.S. Cities You Wouldn't Think Are Hubs for Tech Startups

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Beyond Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley, these are the places you'll find financial and other support for your business ideas.
September 27, 2012 in Your Website
7 Low-Cost Design Ideas for Small Retail Spaces

7 Low-Cost Design Ideas for Small Retail Spaces

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Consider these unique ways to design a compact store to look bigger and accommodate more merchandise.
September 4, 2012 in Management & Operations
Creating Shops from Shipping Containers

Creating Shops from Shipping Containers

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How small retailers are building new kinds of stores.
August 15, 2012 in Location
How Small Shops Economize by Sharing Space

How Small Shops Economize by Sharing Space

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Retailers can learn about such opportunities from brokers, matchmaking services or simply word-of-mouth.
June 13, 2012 in Management & Operations
Eyeing a HUBZone? Hold Onto That Status

Eyeing a HUBZone? Hold Onto That Status

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When it comes to landing federal procurement contracts, getting certified under various set-aside programs can improve your chances. But a HUBZone status can easily slip away as an area changes.
May 23, 2012 in Management & Operations
Rating the Best -- and Worst -- States to Do Business

Rating the Best -- and Worst -- States to Do Business

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Find out how your state and county compare to the rest of U.S.
May 10, 2012 in Management & Operations
Six Design Mistakes to Avoid in Your Store

Six Design Mistakes to Avoid in Your Store

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Careful planning can head off potential problems with your retail space before it's too late.
March 20, 2012 in Retail Center
Five Signs an E-tailer Is Ready to Open a Storefront

Five Signs an E-tailer Is Ready to Open a Storefront

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Some retailers find they need a bricks-and-mortar store, not just an online site, to thrive.
March 12, 2012 in Retail Center
Your Franchise Could Be Here

Your Franchise Could Be Here

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Aiming to fill vacancies, shopping centers partner with franchise companies to pre-approve space for new chain locations.
February 27, 2012 in Franchises
Designing a More Work-Friendly Workspace

Designing a More Work-Friendly Workspace

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A company ditches its traditional office for a cost-effective space that better reflects the way it does business.
February 21, 2012 in Management & Operations
What to Do When You've Built It and No One Comes

What to Do When You've Built It and No One Comes

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When you have something to sell, being stuck in one place isn't always a winning idea. Fortunately, there is an alternative.
January 30, 2012 in Location
Entrepreneurs Risk All On 'Gold Rush Alaska.' Would You?

Entrepreneurs Risk All On 'Gold Rush Alaska.' Would You?

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If you'd like to see other entrepreneurs take high-stakes business gambles, nothing beats Discovery Channel's hit Friday-night show 'Gold Rush Alaska.'
November 17, 2011 in Evaluating Your Idea
Artopolis: The State of the Creative Nation

Artopolis: The State of the Creative Nation

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Arts entrepreneurs won't save the day for every city, but in some spots, they're the new oil (paint) barons.
October 25, 2011 in Starting a Business
Why Artists Are Buying into Chattanooga

Why Artists Are Buying into Chattanooga

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Artists gave Chattanooga's Southside a new life--and the neighborhood returned the favor.
October 25, 2011 in Location

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