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These are heady days to be an aspiring entrepreneur in the U.S. Even the risk-averse with an idea might want to consider jumping into...

Enter the $50B Wedding Market by Setting Up a Wedding Barn

The wedding market is a $50-billion industry. The duration of the average engagement in the US is 15 months, and during this period, couples...

10 Business Plan Myths That Hurt Your Business

The need for good business planning is as strong as ever, and the potential benefits are as important as ever. Every business owner ought...

Small Business Tips: How to Expand Your Business

Congratulations on successfully starting your business! If you’re ready to take the next step, but don’t know exactly how to go about that, here...

Most Surprising Hidden Costs of Opening a Business

If you’ve ever started a business, you know it involves some clear-cut costs. Office space or storefront rentals, equipment, initial inventory, license fees, legal...

3 Things Entrepreneurs Forget When Launching Their Startups

They say that 96% of all businesses fail during their first 10 years, and this incredible statistic highlights the universal challenging facing commercial ventures...

Business Development by the Numbers

Last week we started to identify some key financial metrics that you need to have a handle on as you plan your business development...

Business Plan Events and Why They Matter

(Note: I posted this earlier this week on the SBA Industry Word blog. It’s reposted here for your convenience.) What do you think of when you...

3 Basic Recipes to Improve Your Restaurant Without Breaking the Bank

Running a restaurant business is by no means an easy task. The food and beverage industry is not only rife with heavy competition, but...

How to Use a Checklist to Build an Innovative Startup

A common request I get while mentoring entrepreneurs is for a copy of the startup checklist they need to follow, in order to build...

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