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What You Need to Know Before Pitching a Product Idea to Investors
By Dima Venglinski | July 31, 2020

Follow these proven strategies to create a successful investment pitch deck – with recommendations on how to avoid missteps when introducing an idea to a funding organization or angel investor.

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Startups vs. Small Businesses: What Should You Build?
By Jared Atchison | July 24, 2020

Understanding the differences between startups and small businesses will impact your success. Find out what the best type of business is for you.

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3 Future-Readiness Ideas All Small Businesses Must Embrace
By Ian Khan | July 22, 2020

There are several steps entrepreneurs can take to overcome disruptions while growing business from the ground up.

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The Pros and Cons of a Payroll Card
By Matt D'Angelo | July 22, 2020

Paycards are a growing trend among small businesses. Find out their pros and cons.

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What's the Difference Between Exempt and Nonexempt Employees?
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2020

Learn the difference between exempt and nonexempt so you can properly classify your employees.

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How to Create a Sustainable Business Model
By Drew Hendricks | July 14, 2020

Why should your business be sustainable, and how can you achieve this model?

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Tech and Equipment to Jump-Start Your Catering Business
By business.com editorial staff | July 13, 2020

There is a lot of technology and other equipment you should invest in before you begin.

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Business Plan Basics: A Simple Formula for Highly Successful Startups
By business.com editorial staff | July 12, 2020

A well-crafted business plan forms the cornerstone of your business.

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Why You Should Develop a Relationship With a Business Lawyer
By Doron Hafner | July 10, 2020

The facets of launching a company can be overwhelming. Getting the help of a business lawyer is crucial to your success.

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How to Start a Telehealth Business
By John Riddle | July 09, 2020

The market and demand will only grow, but will the rules prove too difficult to overcome?

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How to Start a 3D Printing Business
By business.com editorial staff | July 07, 2020

Profit from your expertise in 3D printing and start your career in this growing industry.

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Expert Advice on Setting Up a Forex Trading Business
By business.com editorial staff | July 01, 2020

We spoke to Casey Stubbs, the founder of Winners Edge Trading, to learn about foreign exchange trading.

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How to Create a Partnership Agreement
By Sean Peek | June 29, 2020

If you are entering a business partnership, it's important to understand the rules of a partnership agreement and how to create one. Here's what you need to know about partnership agreements.

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Should I Start My Own Business During Retirement?
By business.com editorial staff | June 26, 2020

Retirement doesn't always mean not working. Sometimes, it means pursuing entrepreneurship.

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How to Set a Price for Your Service
By business.com editorial staff | June 26, 2020

Are you properly valuing the services you provide?

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5 Common Pitfalls of Entrepreneurship, and How to Avoid Them
By Deborah Sweeney | June 25, 2020

Creating a proper work-life balance keeps you running smoothly, which in turn allows the business to run smoothly.

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Avoid These Mistakes While Starting a Business in a Risky Economy
By Dustin Ray | June 25, 2020

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur trying to get your business idea up and running during this tumultuous year, pay attention to these key mistakes to avoid.

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How to Transition From Your 9-to-5 Job to Full-Time Franchise Ownership
By Nathan Resnick | June 24, 2020

Does your day job leave you exhausted at the end of the workweek? If so, franchising might be a good opportunity for you to be your own boss.

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Vacationing from Your One-Person Business: 7 Tips to Unwind Without Worry
By business.com editorial staff | June 19, 2020

As a hard-working entrepreneur, you deserve a break like everyone else.

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8 Home-Based Business Ideas You Didn't Think Of
By business.com editorial staff | June 17, 2020

These home-based business ideas probably weren't on your radar until now, but there are many opportunities for starting a business from your home.

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How Writing a Book Might Help Your Small Business
By business.com editorial staff | June 16, 2020

Writing a book can build trust and foster a more genuine connection with your consumers.

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Business and Product Names: A Guide to Choosing or Changing Them
By business.com editorial staff | June 16, 2020

Your business name is more than just a catchy phrase. Here's how to choose the right one.

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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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Company Culture: Defining, Building and Maintaining It During a Crisis
By Nick Bogacz | June 12, 2020

Businesses that have a well-defined and sustained company culture will be the ones to survive the COVID-19 crisis – and others that may arise.

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An Uncharted Path to the New Normal for Venture Capital Firms
By Louis Lehot | June 10, 2020

COVID-19 has thrown economies into disarray. Data shows that a global recession, and maybe even a global depression, is now upon us.