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I would like to open my own restaurant; what should I study in college?
By Aneena Andrews | 6 Answers | Last Activity on January 26, 2021

Hi, I am currently a college student interested in starting my own business. I would like to start my own restaurant but I am unsure about what I should study in college. What are your...

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How much does it cost to build an online rental marketplace?
By William James | 5 Answers | Last Activity on January 25, 2021

I want to build an equipment rental marketplace. What is the best solution to get started with this?

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Which food delivery clone app is the best for a startup?
By Anonymous User | 7 Answers | Last Activity on January 23, 2021

With many restaurants relying on takeout/delivery during COVID, food delivery has become a necessity. With that being said, I want to start a food delivery business but don't know where to start....

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What is your company policy for dating in the office?
By Kayla Desmond | 21 Answers | Last Activity on January 22, 2021

I work for a corporate organization that frowns upon relationships within the workplace. I recently have met an amazing man through my work that I would like to continue seeing. I am also very happy...

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I would like to expand my business to offer grocery delivery. What key features should I offer?
By Anderson Shelton | 3 Answers | Last Activity on January 19, 2021

Hi, I currently have a food delivery business. Due to the current situation we're in and my customer's needs, I want to expand my business to offer grocery delivery as well. What are some...

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What should I do to earn 1 million dollars in a year?
By rajneesh bharti | 10 Answers | Last Activity on January 17, 2021
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The best way to ensure office security?
By Greg Bjorg | 5 Answers | Last Activity on January 16, 2021

Hello, dear experts. My question is about ensuring the security of offices. Due to the pandemic, it was decided to let night shift employees work from home. So, in the daytime, there are a couple of...

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What are the most important skills to being a successful entrepreneur?
By Jeff Harris | 20 Answers | Last Activity on January 15, 2021

Is it your knowledge, your ability to manage time, perseverance? There are a lot of things I am working on to be successful, but I cannot do it all. What are a few key personal development areas I...

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How do I manage a fear of loss?
By Anonymous User | 83 Answers | Last Activity on January 12, 2021

I fear loss twice as much as I relish success. What is needed to get that bigger gain to compensate for the loss? In business: It's not good enough to sell just one case, I want to get referrals,...

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How can I turn an angry customer into a loyal customer?
By Becca Richards | 95 Answers | Last Activity on January 12, 2021

I do not deal well with confrontation. My first instinct when I get a customer complaint is to ignore it and let them go. (Terrible approach, I know!) This is something I need to work on, and the...

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Would an MBA better prepare me to start a business?
By Barbara Ciosek | 101 Answers | Last Activity on January 12, 2021

I have been debating about whether to go to business school or just start my own business. I am wondering if business school is worth the time and money. I know I would make great connections and...

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What are the different types of e-commerce business models?
By karim ravi | 3 Answers | Last Activity on January 12, 2021

I am looking to start an e-commerce business. In order for me to decide what type of business I should start with and which one is best for me, I would like to know the different types of e-commerce...

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Does passion fuels your career or does your job fuel your passions?
By Marzena Kmiecik Engagement Strategy | 8 Answers | Last Activity on January 08, 2021

When you ask anyone: are you happy with your life, is it the way it should be, do you do what you love etc, the standard answer is "YES" yet majority aren't but are afraid to admit it as if they...

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What are the top benefits of outsourcing web development services to India?
By Bimal Patel | 3 Answers | Last Activity on January 05, 2021

Why is outsourcing to India growing and what are the benefits of outsourcing?

Advice
Online Store?
By Trisha Jimmy | 4 Answers | Last Activity on December 27, 2020

Which is better for an online store amazon or shopify. I'm concerned about traffic getting to a new online store. I want to make money, and have always wanted an online store.

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How much would it cost to make a website similar to Netflix?
By Eric Manger | 5 Answers | Last Activity on December 23, 2020

I want to create streaming platform similar to Netflix. It's a very profitable business now. Does anyone have any experience creating a platform like this? Any suggestions on steps I can take or...

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Is your business open for the holidays?
By Zander Davis | 31 Answers | Last Activity on December 23, 2020

I work for a non-profit to stop animal abuse so realistically we never shut our doors, even for the holidays. Is this something we can capitalize on? I'm curious to hear if you slow down business...

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How effective is an email blast?
By Sean M. | 16 Answers | Last Activity on December 22, 2020

I'm looking for ways to expand our current client list outside of direct sales and cold calling. With a focus of building web design and paid search results, we have a list of a couple 1,000 emails...

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How can I improve my oral english to help me better communicate with clients?
By Nora Lin | 11 Answers | Last Activity on December 17, 2020

I am a foreign trade salesman in China and I generally communicate with my clients online. My English isn't good enough so I usually use Google translator to help communicate with English-speaking...

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What features should an online vendor marketplace include?
By Vendorbazaar Marketplace | 13 Answers | Last Activity on December 15, 2020

Interested to know if there is a vendor bookmarking website or vendor marketplace online. We are looking to start a vendor marketplace, a full fledged directory with tips and advice for the vendor...

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What are your favorite small business products that would make for good gifts?
By Haley C. Hanlon | 6 Answers | Last Activity on December 14, 2020

Comment a link to your favorite small business products below (or tell us about your own product if you are a business owner!) This holiday season, it's more important than ever to shop small. We...

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Can I start an online business without having an office?
By Pradeep Kumar Jha | 10 Answers | Last Activity on December 12, 2020

I want to start an interior design consultancy and service business. I have friends who are experts in interior design and I want to take the orders, and then give them to my friends to fulfill. I am...

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Is a business coach worth the investment?
By Kate Strickler | 41 Answers | Last Activity on December 07, 2020

I think a business coach might be valuable to help me stay focused on my goals and accomplish more to move my business forward. However, with limited funds, I could also use that money to hire...

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How do we improve the quality of customer service?
By Armando Ortiz Valencia | 44 Answers | Last Activity on December 07, 2020

How do we get better results around customer service? Is this something that is more about the training or about our hiring? Can good customer service be taught or is a certain personality a...

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How to increase traffic to my photography blog?
By Priya Sharma | 4 Answers | Last Activity on December 04, 2020

Hello, I have a photography blog and I want to know what I can do to increase traffic. Thank you in advance for any advice!

Article
Differences Between an Angel Investor and a Venture Capitalist
By Will Jiang | December 03, 2020

In order to know which financing option is right for your business, it is important to understand the differences between the two.

Article
How to Attract International Investors
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 03, 2020

International investors can add value and scope to your business.

Advice
What advice do you have for other small businesses to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic?
By Haley C. Hanlon | 11 Answers | Last Activity on December 02, 2020

What can small businesses do during the COVID-19 shutdown on such short notice? What are tips for keeping revenue coming in during a time when they may have to close brick-and-mortar retail locations?

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Would you consider outsourcing?
By Taisser Moustafa | 3 Answers | Last Activity on November 26, 2020

Would you consider outsourcing for your business? If so, what would you outsource and what will you be looking for in the outsourcing companies?