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How to get contracts for my fleet business?
QUESTION | BY Shubham SHARMA | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/15/20

I am a fleet owner from India. I have trucks and I am ready to provide service but I am struggling on how to land contracts. Is there any one who can suggest some tips for securing new customers and...

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How did you reopen during COVID-19?
QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/15/20

For small business owners who were able to reopen after temporarily suspending (or pivoting) operations. What is your business and where is it located? When did you first close and/or pivot...

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How do I get funding for a business startup?
QUESTION | BY Onke Makalima | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/15/20

I want to sell purified water to supermarkets and garages. Also sell to walk ins but I do not have capital. I will also supply functions

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I need help incorporating an existing business?
QUESTION | BY Al Theberge | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/13/20

My business includes flipping and renting homes. I think I need an S corporation. I have searched online but I need some help figuring out next steps.

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Buying a Business: The Pros and Cons of Seller Financing
BY business.com editorial staff

Buying a business through seller financing is an overlooked option. How does it work? How do both parties get a good deal?

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What is the difference between a merchant cash advance and working capital loan?
QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/12/20

I'm currently working on an article for business.com about the difference between a merchant cash advance and a working capital loan. I am looking for community members with experience, either as...

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Ready to Reopen Your Retail Locations? Do These 3 Things First
BY Bobby Marhamat

If you own or manage a retail business, keep these tips in mind as you reopen to the public.

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How Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing Manufacturing
BY business.com editorial staff

Manufacturing has begun a new reality as next-generation VR and AR become available.

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Small Business COVID-19 Diaries: Part 4
BY Adam Uzialko

COVID-19 upended economic activity and disrupted small business owners' lives. Here are stories from real entrepreneurs about how the novel coronavirus pandemic is impacting them.

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How Companies Can Change Their Culture to Attract (and Retain) Millennials
BY business.com editorial staff

Do you want more millennials to join and remain loyal to your company? Here's how to recruit and keep this age group.

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What are the 3 biggest concerns faced by restaurant owners?
QUESTION | BY Heather Donovan | 9 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/11/20

I'm curious to hear from other restaurant owners or managers on what they feel are their 3 biggest concerns when it comes to their business. My husband and I opened our own healthy cuisine food truck...

Article
Focus: The Most Important Tool for Navigating Uncertainty
BY Andrew Hoag

It’s important to focus on your customers, the features required to attract and retain them, and your team during tough times.

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What can I charge for private labeling my product?
QUESTION | BY Jenifer Mckee | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/10/20

I have been approached by two companies who wish to private label my product line. I would appreciate some direction as I am ready to move forward

Article
Is Wholesale Over? The Death of the Middleman
BY business.com editorial staff

Companies like Warby Parker are changing the game.

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7 Quick Tips for Negotiating a Business Lease
BY business.com editorial staff

Get the office of your dreams within your budget.

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5 Telltale Signs You're a Chronic Procrastinator
BY business.com editorial staff

Chronic procrastination can have a huge impact on a business. Here's how to recognize it in yourself and overcome it.

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The Best Business Loan and Financing Options of 2020
BY Simone Johnson

Many small businesses need funding to get started. Learn about the different financing options to decide which would work best for your small business.

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Business as Usual No More: How Companies Are Adapting and Innovating Amid Disruption
BY Nancy Harris

Companies have also been forced to not only rethink norms when it comes to their employees but also to embrace a new vision of what a collaborative and productive workforce truly looks like.

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Weirdest Things Caught on Security Camera
BY business.com editorial staff

Security cameras catch more than thefts. Here are eight weird things caught on camera.

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Share Your Story: How has COVID-19 affected you?
QUESTION | BY Haley Hanlon | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/08/20

Hi everyone, I'm Haley, the Community Manager here at business.com. As the spread of Covid-19 has turned the world upside down and posed a particular challenge to small business, we?re working to...