Explore This Business Cycle to Uncover Great Niche Market Ideas

They say fashions go in a 20-year cycle. It’s the same way in business – although I’m not exactly sure how long the cycle is. During...

My Advice to Startups Seeking Angel Investment

Over the weekend I was asked what advice I’d give to founders of a startup seeking angel investment. Here’s my list. First, make sure...

10 Strategies for Building a Business with Influence

Successful entrepreneurs often start with a “random” idea, but they quickly focus their efforts and follow a “system” to organize their startup and maximize...

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If you’re starting your own business, or even if you’ve been in business for a while, you may be wondering what your options are...

5 Name Branding Lessons from Unicorns

Unicorns definitely exist in two places: on elementary school kids’ back packs and among startups. It’s the second category that I’m most interested in, and...

5 Tips for Small Business Startups

Quick Books Community for Self-Employed is a fun place for me to hang out and to hear everyone’s stories. What a great crowd. If...

Want to Stop Trading Time for Money? Avoid This #1 Mistake!

“Stop trading time for money.” Thanks to the Tim Ferrisses of the world, that has become the rallying cry of people who are stuck in...

Is Dropshipping Still a Viable Business Model in 2018?

As you may already know, in recent years many online businesses have been closely tied to the dropshipping business model, using it as a...

Partnerships and Pass-through Entities: What Do You Do?

Question: Jane is a Partner in a partnership with a July 31 year end. What information does she use to calculate the Sec. 199A deduction...

Raising Your Total Startup Capital in 5 Steps

You’ve got the next billion-dollar idea and you are looking to make the big jump into the “fairytale” journey of an entrepreneur. You have...

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