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Can I start an online business without having an office?
By Pradeep Kumar Jha | 11 Answers | Last Activity on February 17, 2021

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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How can I make sure the business ideas shared are protected and not copied by others?
By Sarfraz SA | 67 Answers | Last Activity on February 17, 2021

Hello, I'm planning to do startup but I'm not sure whom to share the ideas with or how to make sure my ideas are not stolen or copied by others. How do I know who to trust? Is this even something I...

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The best way to ensure office security?
By Greg Bjorg | 8 Answers | Last Activity on February 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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Which food delivery clone app is the best for a startup?
By Anonymous User | 11 Answers | Last Activity on February 16, 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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How do I start my own company?
By Carike Klokow | 70 Answers | Last Activity on February 16, 2021

I would like to open a water purification company. I have my own capital but need to know where to start. What are some of the obstacles most of you missed when opening your own company and only...

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Does anyone have experience with local/regional Chambers of Commerce as a networking source?
By Glen Fraser | 72 Answers | Last Activity on February 14, 2021

I'm regularly approached to join either local or state CoC's and I'm wondering if their fees are justified for the volume of business they might produce. I'm particularly interested in Sydney and...

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Is cold calling too old school or is it still appropriate in today's marketplace?
By Deborah Glass | 75 Answers | Last Activity on February 14, 2021

I've been in the insurance business for 27 years and it keeps changing. I do direct mailings for outreach on behalf of my company but, I am also open to new ideas. What are your thoughts?

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How can I structure our employee meetings to keep everyone aware and on task of what we're working towards?
By Jason Waite | 77 Answers | Last Activity on February 14, 2021

Recently, there has been miscommunication between my team members and management on the best practices for our company and where our resources should be spent. I don't want to waste any more time and...

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How do I manage a fear of loss?
By Anonymous User | 84 Answers | Last Activity on February 14, 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 | 96 Answers | Last Activity on February 14, 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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Is a business coach worth the investment?
By Kate Strickler | 43 Answers | Last Activity on February 14, 2021

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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I would like to open my own restaurant; what should I study in college?
By Aneena Andrews | 7 Answers | Last Activity on February 11, 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...

Advice
How much does it cost to build an online rental marketplace?
By William James | 5 Answers | Last Activity on February 11, 2021

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

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What is the easiest most inexpensive business I can start for $500 ?
By Willie Bonner | 4 Answers | Last Activity on February 11, 2021

I cannot work physically and I'm looking for a business that I can start and manage online from my phone and home . A business easy to start up maintain and run will be ideal and a business that is...

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Would you consider accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment for your business?
By Rob Elbaz | 18 Answers | Last Activity on February 09, 2021

Would love to get your thoughts about Bitcoin, whether or not you like it, whether you think it has real potential or if it's just a gimmick. Do you have any experience with Bitcoin? Have you...

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Do you use Neuro Linguistic Programming?
By Arthanari Chandrasekaran | 9 Answers | Last Activity on February 08, 2021

What are your favorite and most frequently used NLP statements? How do you find new NLP statements, and to what extent do they alter your flow of thinking?

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Should i add trademark along with copywrite on my cards?
By Linda Lagomarsino | 3 Answers | Last Activity on February 08, 2021

I have submitted a trademark name for greeting cards with my photos/personal greeting/and designs. Should i add copywrite to them along with trademark?

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Why do so many people hate statistics?
By Prashant Chaudhari | 6 Answers | Last Activity on February 07, 2021

Most of the students/people perceive statistics as difficult and boring. What?s a reasonable explanation for this?

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Would you consider outsourcing?
By Taisser Moustafa | 4 Answers | Last Activity on February 05, 2021

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

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Financing Your Construction Business
By Karina Fabian | February 03, 2021

Construction businesses demand significant overhead for labor and materials. Funding them can be difficult, but these loan options and financing products make it easier.

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The Best GPS Fleet Tracking Services of 2021
By Skye Schooley | January 28, 2021

Our team of experts has compared the best GPS fleet tracking services for 2021. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and costs for the top-rated services.

Advice
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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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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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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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...