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Entrepreneurship

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

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How to Change Your Business Structure
By business.com editorial staff | June 15, 2020

Is your original business structure no longer a good fit for your company? Change it.

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Small Business COVID-19 Diaries: Part 4
By Adam Uzialko | June 12, 2020

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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Focus: The Most Important Tool for Navigating Uncertainty
By Andrew Hoag | June 10, 2020

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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7 Quick Tips for Negotiating a Business Lease
By business.com editorial staff | June 10, 2020

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 | June 09, 2020

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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Weirdest Things Caught on Security Camera
By business.com editorial staff | June 08, 2020

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

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How to Use Data Science to Get Ahead in Business
By business.com editorial staff | June 08, 2020

If you know how to use it, big data could be the key to even a small business's success.

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9 Ways to Improve Your Office Workflow
By business.com editorial staff | June 05, 2020

Does your daily workflow feel hectic or like there's never enough time? Here are some ways to make it smoother.

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When and How to Plan an Exit Strategy for Your SMB
By business.com editorial staff | June 04, 2020

It's better to be prepared for the end of your business ownership than risk coming up empty-handed.

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6 Tips to Reclaim 10 Hours of Your Time
By Timothy Carter | June 03, 2020

What would you do with an extra 500 hours per year? With these time management strategies, that's how much extra time you could find in your schedule.

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When Should You Buy New Office Furniture?
By business.com editorial staff | June 01, 2020

Should you buy new furniture for your office or repurpose your old furniture? Here are the benefits of either approach and some places to buy.

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Self-Directed Work Teams
By business.com editorial staff | May 29, 2020

Here's how to make self-directed teams work for your company.

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Leading by Example: How to Model Effective Time Management as a CEO
By Angela Koch | May 28, 2020

The art of time management might seem like a myth, but CEOs are tremendously skilled at it. Here are three tricks I use to manage my time effectively and live a better life.

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10 Lessons in Corporate Ethics From the GM Recall
By business.com editorial staff | May 28, 2020

The GM recall reminded the American car giant that with great power comes great responsibility. Learn from its mistakes with these 10 tips.

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Construction Project Management Software Buying Guide
By business.com editorial staff | May 23, 2020

Construction project management software streamlines tasks and helps you keep track of projects and personnel. See how to find the right program for your company.

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Small Business COVID-19 Diaries: Part 3
By Adam Uzialko | May 22, 2020

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 to Start a Business With an Invention
By Mona Bushnell | May 20, 2020

Learn how entrepreneur Grace Eleyae created a product that she wanted and couldn't find elsewhere, and how it led her to start a successful business in the beauty and hair care industry.

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Expanding Distribution Channels
By business.com editorial staff | May 12, 2020

Increase sales and brand awareness while reducing risk.

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Tips on Getting a Business Loan If You Have Bad Credit
By Chad Otar | May 12, 2020

Don't let bad credit hold you back from obtaining funding for your business.

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40 Inspiring Quotes From Trailblazing Women We Admire
By Derek Walter | May 11, 2020

These inspiring quotes from trailblazing women serve as a reminder to us all that we can overcome daunting challenges, both personal and professional.

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How to Create an Alexa Skill for Business
By business.com editorial staff | May 10, 2020

Amazon Echo can help you run your business, but you'll need to start with skills.

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4 Incredible Things That Happen When Women Entrepreneurs Prioritize Community
By Kim Lawton | May 08, 2020

Women entrepreneurs face unique obstacles, from a lack of networking opportunities and mentors to the challenge of balancing work and family. But amazing things can happen when they come together to...

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10 Need-to-Know Tips for Selling Your Business in 2020
By business.com editorial staff | May 06, 2020

It's important to follow certain steps to ensure the sale of your business is successful.

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Scaling Up: The Economics of Your Home Delivery Business
By Marc Kuo | May 01, 2020

If you're scaling your home delivery business, monitoring and lowering your cost per delivery is key to profitability.

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Should You Buy an Existing Franchise?
By business.com editorial staff | May 01, 2020

There's an alternative to launching a new franchise: Buy an existing one.

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How Small Businesses Thrive in a Big-Box Economy
By business.com editorial staff | April 30, 2020

By creating a fantastic customer experience, small businesses can hold their own against the big chains.

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5 Reasons Your Business Should Have Strategic Partnerships
By business.com editorial staff | April 30, 2020

Strategic partnerships have mutual benefits and can lead to long-term profits.

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How to Help Small Businesses Navigate Copyright Law
By Andrew Martins | April 30, 2020

Copyright law makes it tricky for business owners to broadcast music at their stores. Find out how Feed.fm helps SMBs pump out the tunes without landing in hot water.

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How to Build a Resilient Business: Lessons From the Last Pandemic
By Mona Bushnell | April 29, 2020

What economics lessons can we learn from the 1918 pandemic, and what are successful businesses doing to survive the 2020 pandemic?