Small Businesses

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Why More Baby Boomers Are Looking to Franchise
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Why More Baby Boomers Are Looking to Franchise

Twenty-two percent of boomers have less than $100,000 of retirement savings.
David Nilssen
Why Equity Crowdfunding Matters to Small Business
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Why Equity Crowdfunding Matters to Small Business

Equity crowdfunding can supply needed capital for equipment, growth capital or for strategic hires.
Richard Swart
6 Ways to Make Your Business Look Big While You're Still Growing It
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6 Ways to Make Your Business Look Big While You're Still Growing It

If customers are more comfortable thinking they are dealing with a larger business, make them comfortable.
Lucinda Watrous
3 Ways to Take Charge of Your Schedule
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3 Ways to Take Charge of Your Schedule

They aren't making days with more hours, so you need to do more with the hours you have.
Michelle Van Slyke
The Big Deal About Big Data for Small Business
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The Big Deal About Big Data for Small Business

Follow these strategies to harness the power of big data for your business.
Carol Roth
Millennial Small-Business Owners Are Optimistic Risk-Takers (Infographic)
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Millennial Small-Business Owners Are Optimistic Risk-Takers (Infographic)

Young small-business owners are motivated for the long haul, a recent study reveals.
Rose Leadem
Good Surprises Are Likelier When You Plan for Them
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Good Surprises Are Likelier When You Plan for Them

Don't be so focused on what can go wrong that you aren't ready to seize the opportunity when things go better than anticipated.
Haijian Hu
Dotting the I's: Why Intuit QuickBooks Is a Role Model for Serving Small Business
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Dotting the I's: Why Intuit QuickBooks Is a Role Model for Serving Small Business

Everyone looking to serve the small business market can study Intuit's three key principles for success.
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5 Ways Small-Business Owners Can Improve Customer Retention
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5 Ways Small-Business Owners Can Improve Customer Retention

Applying these five tips can help mold your daily business routines as well as build your brand image.
Stephen Sheinbaum
Small Business Gets a Voice on Regulations -- Finally!
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Small Business Gets a Voice on Regulations -- Finally!

Coalition and advocacy campaign to work with lawmakers to do something about reversing the tide of increasing regulations.
Susan Solovic
Budget Strategies for Maximizing Big Data
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Budget Strategies for Maximizing Big Data

You can use big data without going broke if you follow the advice of Scott Martineau, cofounder of Infusionsoft, a small-business software provider.
Mikal E. Belicove
The State of Courage in American Business
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The State of Courage in American Business

Courage is alive and well in American business, and business owners are showing incredible resilience in the face of this rapidly changing landscape.
Ben Walter
5 Must-Know Lessons About the Small Business World
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5 Must-Know Lessons About the Small Business World

Common sense strategies will grow your tribe, if you're consistent.
Katherine Keller