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How to Really Start Your Own Business eBook A workbook from The Company Corporation and SCORE that helps detail all the steps necessary to successfully start your own small business. View
The First Question To Ask In Successfully Commercializing A New Product Every year new successful products hit the market and we commonly see and know about those successful products.  While these successful few are the result of effort and focus, these products and many failed products all started with good ideas.  As a product innovator, you may believe... View
Turning Art into a Business Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, gives tips to artists looking to enter the business world. View
What I’ve Learned About Pricing Part of pricing is trial and error. As your business grows, learn from your experiences and discover what works and what doesn't. Entrepreneur and small business expert Rieva Lesonsky shares three things she's learned about pricing. View
6 Things You Need Before Starting a Small Business Starting a small business is a smart, bold thing to do, regardless of the economic climate. The conventional wisdom may be to wait and kick off your venture when times are flush, credit is flowing, and consumers are eager, but there are actually a number of very convincing reasons why starting... View
Passion, Reality and Starting a Business Starting a business is not easy.  An entrepreneur needs to understand and express his/her passion. To do so means developing a mission statement and a plan. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  Starting a business also requires enthusiasm, energy, and persistence to market... View
Hot Demographic Trends: Digital natives, Millennial, Baby Boomers and more Demographic trends are important, because they predict current and emerging buyer behavior. (One of the best places to find demographic data is the US Census Bureau website - it’s free and there's tons of information there.)  View
Expert Tips for Non-Profits Learn the Basics - Tips for Non-Profits Many people find that the best outlet for their entrepreneurial spirit is to improve the quality of their communities and their world by starting a non-profit organization. But while non-profit and for-profit organizations share many similarities, there... View
Failure to Launch: 6 Mistakes That Can Doom Your New Business During my years of working with business owners, I’ve seen a lot of companies fail — and fail quickly. In fact, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration, nearly half of all businesses shut down within their first five years.  View
Six Steps to Starting a Business While Still Employed Starting a small business can be scary. And if you’re trying to do it while still holding down a full time job, it’s all the more difficult on top of scary.  View