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Starting a Children’s Party Entertainment Business
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023
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Management Theory of Henri Fayol
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Learn how small businesses can use Henri Fayol's management theory to improve management and increase efficiency.

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Classical and Scientific Management Theory
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

Enlist classical management theories to boost efficiency and worker productivity.

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Writing a Business Growth Plan
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Writing a growth plan is very similar to writing a business plan. Here's how to do it.

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Starting an Advertising Agency
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

If you have a background in marketing and communications, starting an advertising agency could be a smart startup option. Here's what you need to know.

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Expanding Distribution Channels
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

To increase sales and boost your brand awareness, you should consider expanding your distribution channels. Learn more about your options.

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Management Theory of Edgar Schein
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023
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Management Theory of Frederick Herzberg
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023
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Starting a Business From Home: The Ultimate Checklist
By Julie Thompson | January 23, 2023

Starting a business requires an organized approach to administrative, legal and practical tasks. Follow this checklist to start a business from home.

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The 5 Biggest Challenges to Starting a Business (and How to Overcome Them)
By Dave Thomas | January 23, 2023

The rewards of starting a business are usually worth the challenges. You may encounter these five big challenges, so here's how to overcome them.

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How to Start a Clothing Store
By Dave Thomas | January 23, 2023

When you want to start a clothing store, you must develop a solid plan of action. Read our tips for opening your own clothing store.

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The Pros and Cons of Virtual Offices
By Jennifer Post | January 23, 2023

Virtual offices haven’t lost their popularity but do they have more cons than pros at this point? Here is what you need to consider.

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12 Things You Must Do Before Starting a Business
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Find out what you must do before starting a business, from writing a business plan to getting the proper insurance.

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Fast, Good, or Cheap – Pick Three?
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

Trying to decide between making a product fast, good, or cheap can be difficult. Here is how to accomplish all three.

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The 5 Most Popular Types of 501(c)
By Deborah Sweeney | January 23, 2023

If you plan on forming a nonprofit, it's important to know about the five most common types of 501(c) groups.

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8 Reasons Why the Cash-Only Model Doesn’t Work for Small Businesses
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Customers want payment options, making the cash-only model inconvenient. If your business doesn't accept credit cards, here are eight reasons you should.

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Benefits of Using an Order Fulfillment Service
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Learn how outsourcing your e-commerce business's order fulfillment needs can streamline operations, save time and conserve resources.

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Common Mistakes That Can Lead to Product Failure
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

What pitfalls cause most products to fail? Learn about these common traps so you can avoid mistakes and a failed product launch.

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10 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under 40
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Check out our list of inspiring entrepreneurs under 40 who have paved the way for themselves and many others with successful businesses.

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The Pros and Cons of Co-Working
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Learn what co-working is, its benefits and disadvantages, and how COVID-19 has changed the workplace environment.

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Company Cars: To Buy or to Lease, That Is the Question
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Should you buy or lease the company car? Here are the pros and cons of each to help you weigh which is best for your needs.

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Can You Make a Profit and Be Socially Responsible?
By Stella Morrison | January 23, 2023

Today's consumer is socially conscious, and this awareness influences their purchasing decisions. Find out how to profit and be responsible.

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Do Results-Only Workplaces Really Work?
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Here’s everything you need to know about results-only work environments, and whether it’s right for your business.

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Write Your Way to a Win: Business Proposal 101
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

In some industries, writing business proposals is a crucial way to win new clients. Learn how to write a successful business proposal..

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Risky Business: Protecting Yourself Against Product Liability Claims
By Kimberlee Leonard | January 23, 2023

Find out why product liability claims matter in business and how to protect your company with insurance and other mitigation measures.

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Open for Business: 5 Options for Setting Up an Online Store
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

There are various ways to open an e-commerce store and start selling online. Learn your online store options and their pros and cons.

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What Is Dynamic Pricing, and How Does It Affect E-commerce?
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

Find out how you can use dynamic pricing for your e-commerce business to keep prices competitive.

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From Cubicle to Incorporated: The 6 Benefits of Forming an S Corporation
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

An S corporation helps you avoid double taxation and the self-employment tax. Learn the pros and cons of S corporations and other corporate structures.

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14 Ways to Save Money on Business Insurance
By Kimberlee Leonard | January 23, 2023

You shouldn't cut corners when it comes to business insurance. Here are ways to reduce your insurance premiums without sacrificing coverage.

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The Game of Pricing: How The Number 9 Affects Purchase Behavior
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

What does the number 9 have to do with pricing? A lot. Are you using it right?