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A Quick Guide for 'Solopreneurs' at Tax Time

A Quick Guide for 'Solopreneurs' at Tax Time

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The tax-filing process for a one-person business can be intimidating the first time around. These tips will alert you to some of the nuances.
March 8, 2012 in Tax Center
The Four People You Need on Your Team

The Four People You Need on Your Team

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Forget fantasy sports. This is the real-life team you should have in place for your business to thrive.
March 8, 2012 in Startup Basics
Video: How to Spread the Word About Your BusinessPlay Video

How to Spread the Word About Your Business (Video)

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Serial entrepreneur Jen Groover shares her advice to entrepreneurs about creating product awareness.
March 6, 2012 in Social Media
Is Starting a Business an Art or a Science?

Is Starting a Business an Art or a Science?

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When it comes to launching a business, should you trust your gut or employ a more analytic approach? Professor Steve Blank and behavioral economist Kay-Yut Chen square off.
February 28, 2012 in Startup Basics
How to Make the Move From Big-Business Employee to Small-Business Owner

How to Make the Move From Big-Business Employee to Small-Business Owner

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Follow these six steps to help make the transition from corporate employee to entrepreneur.
February 24, 2012 in Lifestyle
What Are You Willing to Do to Launch Your Business?

What Are You Willing to Do to Launch Your Business?

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Sometimes, it's not a question of how brilliant your startup idea is, but what an entrepreneur is willing to do to get through the tough times.
Three Lessons a Serial Tech Entrepreneur Learned from Bill Gates

Three Lessons a Serial Tech Entrepreneur Learned from Bill Gates

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Naveen Jain shares the insights he gleaned from the Microsoft co-founder, and how he used them when starting his own businesses.
January 31, 2012 in Your Website
A Complete Resource Guide to Start a Business in 2012

A Complete Resource Guide to Start a Business in 2012

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Use this list of free -- or almost free -- tools to turn your business idea into a reality in the new year.
December 15, 2011 in Startup Basics
How to Bootstrap Your Business

How to Bootstrap Your Business

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Starting up a business is a full-time job. So how do you manage it when you already have a full-time job? Here's how a few entrepreneurs juggled both to payoff.
November 22, 2011 in Startup Basics
What I Learned About Entrepreneurship from Richard Branson

What I Learned About Entrepreneurship from Richard Branson

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For young entrepreneurs, having a mentor -- even one you've never met -- can mean the difference between running a successful business and just dreaming about it.
November 22, 2011 in Startup Basics
Richard Branson on How to Avoid Common Startup Mistakes

Richard Branson on How to Avoid Common Startup Mistakes

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The celebrated British business mogul shares what he's learned on his entrepreneurial journey.
November 15, 2011 in Startup Basics
Pros and Cons of New Grads Starting a Business

Pros and Cons of New Grads Starting a Business

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Here's what you'll need to consider before deciding whether entrepreneurship is a good option for you.
November 10, 2011 in Starting a Business
Are Small Businesses Really Big Job Creators?

Are Small Businesses Really Big Job Creators?

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Small businesses create most of the jobs, we've often been told. But is it true? See which two types of businesses have been adding jobs, according to new data.
October 28, 2011 in Startup Basics
Lessons Learned from Scary Business Mistakes

Lessons Learned from Scary Business Mistakes

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Young entrepreneurs often share common stumbles. Here are three tips to avoid making the same startup mistakes.
October 28, 2011 in Startup Basics
Startup Lessons from David Cohen and the TechStars

Startup Lessons from David Cohen and the TechStars

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Though the TechStars program lasts three months, participants say the entrepreneurship lessons will stick with them forever. Here's a snapshot of what they learned.
October 25, 2011 in Startup Basics
Five Simple Tips to Make Co-Working Work for Your Business

Five Simple Tips to Make Co-Working Work for Your Business

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Is a co-working space right for your business? Here are some tips on how to make coworking a nicer experience for you and your suitemates.
October 24, 2011 in Location
Four Common Startup Money Mistakes

Four Common Startup Money Mistakes

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Good financial management is key to startup success. You can get your business off to a sound start if you can avoid these money traps.
October 18, 2011 in Startup Basics
Two Moms Build Buzz for a Boozy Spin on a Classic Drink

Two Moms Build Buzz for a Boozy Spin on a Classic Drink

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A girls' night out inspires a new business for two 30-something moms.
October 17, 2011 in Success Stories
Five Rules for Building Strong Connections

Five Rules for Building Strong Connections

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Having a great product just isn't enough. Ultimately the people you know will make the difference in your business success. Here's how to find them.
October 14, 2011 in Networking
The Myth of the Business Plan

The Myth of the Business Plan

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Don't fall prey to analysis by paralysis. Writing a business plan isn't all it's cracked up to be. If you're agonizing over a written plan, your time might be better spent talking to potential customers.
October 10, 2011 in Your Business Plan
How to Become Your Own Boss

How to Become Your Own Boss

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The creators of natural sleep aid Dream Water share how they ditched corporate life and gained national success.
October 5, 2011 in Startup Basics
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