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How to Get a Patent Have you invented the next big thing? If so, you've got to get a patent. It protects your invention and gives you exclusivity. Read this article by Steve Strauss to understand why patents are critical to your success and how you can get one for your business. View
How to Get Started As A Government Contractor Becoming a contractor or sub-contractor for the U.S. government can bring in lucrative, ongoing revenue to your small business. But doing business with the government is very different than typical business-to-business selling. View
Twitter Startup Tips for Small Business Owners If you’re giving tweets a try, let Daniel Kehrer give you some vital tips and strategies. View
Measuring the Success of your Social Media Efforts Q: Like so many small business people these days I suppose, I am getting my feet wet with social media. I have a Facebook account and am getting involved in LinkedIn which I like a lot. That all said, I am not sure it is worth all of the effort. How can I tell? View
Money is Available for Small Businesses, But It Takes Work Q: I hear that there is more money available these days for Small Business Administration loans. Is that true? If it is, how do I apply to the SBA to get one? View
Plan and Prepare to Make the Most of Media A television appearance. A radio interview. An article in a magazine. Every business owner understands the value of positive media coverage. There’s no better way to build your brand. View
Protect Your Trade Secrets The use of nondisclosure agreements has become almost ubiquitous in the high-tech field, particularly for Internet and computer companies. View
Ways to Structure your Business: Corporation? LLC? Partnership? Based on their needs and intended business activities, entrepreneurs may choose from a variety of legal structures. View
What Makes a Great Leader? Rieva Lesonsky shares her thoughts on what it takes to be a great leader. View
Business Incubators Steve Strauss gives you the scoop on business incubators. View