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From ideation to starting your own business, this section provides expert advice and solutions from entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.

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4 Keys to Building a Growing Customer Base for Your Hobby-Turned-Business
By Nathan Sheets | August 29, 2019

Turn your hobby into a thriving and growing business.

Is Your SMB Prepared for Back-to-School Season?
By Siri Hedreen | August 29, 2019

Here are five tips to get ready for the second-largest retail season of the year.

How to Start a Business From Scratch
By Elijah Masek-Kelly | August 28, 2019

Building a business without upfront investment is tough, but not impossible.

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Why Your Small Business Needs an IT Partner
By Tiffany Bloomer | August 28, 2019

Without an IT partner, small businesses may face numerous technology-related problems.

6 Automation Trends for Every Business in 2019
By Ashish Deshpande | August 27, 2019

Automation is the way of the present as well as the future.

3 Tips for Choosing a Warehouse Space
By Jonathan Keyser | August 23, 2019

Should you buy or lease your warehouse space? Here are three points to consider.

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MLMs Are Preying on the Dream of Entrepreneurship
By Mona Bushnell | August 22, 2019

Multilevel marketing companies target women, immigrants and low-income minorities.

How to Write Product Descriptions That Lead to More Sales
By Chris Christoff | August 21, 2019

Writing enticing product descriptions is critical for e-commerce sites.

The Best States for Starting a Business in 2019
By Travis Crabtree | August 20, 2019

Here are four states where you should consider starting a business.

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How to Sell Your Business in 6 Simple Steps
By Bruce Hakutizwi | August 19, 2019

If you've decided it's time to sell your business and you'd love to start the next chapter of your life by Q1 of 2020, don't despair. You absolutely can sell your business by 2020.

How to Create an Effective Survey
By Tom Britton | August 19, 2019

Don't spend hours building customer surveys that no one cares about. Here’s what you’re doing wrong.

Why Kids Should Be Taught to Have an Entrepreneurial Mindset
By Siri Hedreen | August 18, 2019

An entrepreneurial mindset promotes innovation, positive life skills … and sure, profit.

4 Reasons Why Texas Is a Hot State for Starting a Business
By Deborah Sweeney | August 16, 2019

Why are so many startups heading to Texas?

How To Raise Your Kids While Leading A Corporation
By Guy Sheetrit | August 13, 2019

Being a good parent isn't always as easy as being a good boss.

15 Things to Remember When Preparing to Negotiate with a Larger Company
By Scott Gerber | August 13, 2019

Research, and the right attitudes, can help you find success

Language Barriers Are Limiting Your E-commerce Customer Base
By Sean Hopwood | August 12, 2019

The language barrier could be holding back your e-commerce business.

The Role of Location Data in Fueling Business Decisions
By Anand Srivastava | August 12, 2019

Learn how location data is the next step in marketing.

How to Take a Vacation as a Small Business Owner
By Laura Spawn | August 09, 2019

These seven tips will help business owners prepare to take some much-needed time off.

Pro Tips for Working From Home
By Moazzam Kamran | August 07, 2019

A five-point guide to how you need can build multiple income streams working from home.

How to Become a Full-Time Airbnb Entrepreneur
By Sam Zuo | August 07, 2019

A guide for entrepreneurs to turn the average Airbnb side hustle into a full-time business

A Step-By-Step Process for Making the Right Business Decisions
By Skye Schooley | August 06, 2019

Learn how to make important business decisions using these strategies.

16 Things to Know When Expanding to a Second Location
By Scott Gerber | August 05, 2019

Growth can be a wonderful thing, but it brings with it its own set of challenges.

What the Current Economic Environment Means for Your Small Business
By Amber Colley | August 01, 2019

These tips can help you safeguard your business against an economic downturn.

Is It Too Late to Change Your Business Structure?
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 28, 2019

Changing your business structure may seem daunting, but it is possible.

How to Turn Your Small Business Into a Successful Franchise
By Luke Fitzpatrick | July 24, 2019

Franchising your business can be a rewarding experience when done right.

4 Things to Know Before Becoming a Freelance Writer
By Chris Christoff | July 23, 2019

Before ditching your job to become a freelance writer, here is what you should know.

Should Your Business Customize Its Products?
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 21, 2019

As customer data becomes widely available, many companies are customizing products.

3 Steps to a Successful Small Business Partnership
By Amber Colley | July 19, 2019

Partnering with other businesses can be beneficial, but you have to know what to look for

The 4 Entrepreneur Personality Types
By Michelle Arbeau | July 15, 2019

Are you a pioneer, leader, practical or visionary?

3 Leadership Podcasts You Should Be Listening To
By Angela Koch | July 15, 2019

Looking to level up your leadership skills? Check out these leading podcasts.