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If you want to successfully start a business, you'll need a financial plan. Here are the key financial elements you'll need and how to put them together.

The Key Elements of the Financial Plan

By Trevor Betenson

If you want to successfully start a business, you'll need a financial plan. Here are the key financial elements you'll need and how to put them together. Read more »

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Poor cash flow can be a death trap for businesses. So what steps can you take to prevent cash flow problems and improve your cash position overall?

How to Prevent Cash Flow Problems

By Carl Faulds

Poor cash flow can be a death trap for businesses. So what steps can you take to prevent cash flow problems and improve your cash position overall? Read more »

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Start your food truck the smart way and build a solid business plan. You’ll reduce your risk and make more money. Free template included.

How to Write a Food Truck Business Plan

By Noah Parsons

Start your food truck the smart way and build a solid business plan. You’ll reduce your risk and make more money. Free template included. Read more »

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If you've adjusted to remote work and are considering it as a long-term solution, you're going to need the right tools to succeed. Here's our favorites.

10 Tools to Help You Manage Your Remote Team

By Makenna Crocker

If you've adjusted to remote work and are considering it as a long-term solution, you're going to need the right tools to succeed. Here's our favorites. Read more »

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Poor cash flow can be a death sentence for your business even when it appears profitable. Here are ten proven methods to help you improve cash flow.

How to Improve Cash Flow

By Brandon Chu

Poor cash flow can be a death sentence for your business even when it appears profitable. Here are ten proven methods to help you improve cash flow. Read more »

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Want to start an online business but aren't sure where to start? Read on for our 5 step process to starting a successful online business.

How to Start an Online Business in 5 Steps

By Briana Morgaine

Want to start an online business but aren't sure where to start? Read on for our 5 step process to starting a successful online business. Read more »

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Estimating Realistic Startup Costs

By Tim Berry

What will it cost to start your business? It’s hard to know for sure. Learn how to accurately estimate startup costs and get your business off the ground. Read more »

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Profits are not the same as cash, and understanding the difference between them is a vital part of running a successful business.

The Difference Between Cash and Profits

By Tim Berry

Profits are not the same as cash, and understanding the difference between them is a vital part of running a successful business. Read on to find out why. Read more »

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One of the most valuable things a business owner can do before launching is determine demand. Read on to learn how to validate your product idea.

How To Validate Your eCommerce Product Idea

By Kat Solukova

One of the most valuable things a business owner can do before launching is determine demand. Read on to learn how to validate your product idea. Read more »

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To gauge the health of your business you need to understand your cash flow statement. Get a complete explanation of the cash flow statement with examples.

What Is a Cash Flow Statement?

By Noah Parsons

To gauge the health of your business you need to understand your cash flow statement. Get a complete explanation of the cash flow statement with examples. Read more »

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Have a business idea you're sure is a winner? You'll want to test it first. Find out how to test if your idea is viable and if you should start a business.

Should You Start a Business? Test Your Idea First

By Tim Berry

Have a business idea you're sure is a winner? You'll want to test it first. Find out how to test if your idea is viable and if you should start a business. Read more »

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how to write a mission statement

How to Write a Mission Statement in 5 Easy Steps

By Tim Berry

Your company’s mission statement is your opportunity to define your goals, ethics, culture, and norms for decision-making. Here are the steps to writing a great mission statement. Read more »

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Your business may be profitable, but it can still fail if you run out of cash. Learn how to forecast cash flow to avoid unforseen cash flow problems.

How to Forecast Cash Flow

By Tim Berry

Your business may be profitable, but it can still fail if you run out of cash. Learn how to forecast cash flow to avoid unforeseen cash flow problems. Read more »

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Your dream of owning a retail clothing boutique, can become a reality. You already have the style, all it takes now is a little planning. Let's get started.

How to Write a Business Plan for a Retail Clothing Boutique

By Sarah Hovet

Your dream of owning a retail clothing boutique can become a reality. You already have the style, all it takes now is a little planning. Let's get started. Read more »

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Understanding your potential market, competition, and customers is necessary for business planning, but how do you conduct a market analysis in a crisis?

How to Conduct a Market Analysis in a Crisis

By Tim Berry

Understanding your potential market, competition, and customers is necessary for business planning, but how do you conduct a market analysis in a crisis? Read more »

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The Ultimate Guide for Starting and Running a Business at Home

The Ultimate Guide for Starting and Running a Business at Home

By Makenna Crocker

Looking to start a business from your home, but aren’t sure where to start? Check out our step-by-step guide to successfully start your new at-home business. Read more »

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If you want to successfully grow your business, you must have a proactive recruitment strategy in place. Here are some best practices to secure top talent.

6 Recruiting Best Practices for Finding and Closing Top Talent

By Matt Shealy

If you want to successfully grow your business, you must have a proactive recruitment strategy in place. Here are some best practices to secure top talent. Read more »

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Working from home can be both beneficial and incredibly challenging. Here are 5 common misconceptions about remote work and how it may affect your team.

5 Greatest Myths About Working From Home and Are They True?

By Kelly Gurnett

Working from home can be both beneficial and incredibly challenging. Here are 5 common misconceptions about remote work and how it may affect your team. Read more »

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Writing a business plan for a nonprofit organization is a bit different than writing a traditional plan. Learn the differences and build a successful business plan.

How to Write a Nonprofit Business Plan [Updated for 2020]

By Angelique O'Rourke

Writing a business plan for a nonprofit organization is a bit different than a traditional plan. Learn the differences and build a successful business plan. Read more »

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Scenario analysis is about looking at what might happen and then coming up with a plan for how you might act in that situation.

Turn What-if to What-Now: The Importance of Scenario Analysis

By Tim Berry

Scenario analysis is looking at what might happen and developing a plan for how to act. Find out why this is so vital and how you can do it your business. Read more »