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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

To increase your odds of a successful business startup, download this step-by-step business plan template you can use to plan for your new business. Read more

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Startup Expenses

Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this... Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. You will learn whether business ownership is right for you. Read more

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7 Signs It's Time to Give Up Your Day Job and Start Your Own Business

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Entrepreneurship isn't for everyone, but for the few of us who have caught the bug, it can be an amazing, roller coaster of a ride. If you're feeling like you need a career change... Read more
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How to Start a Business in Ten Days

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By David Fish  With an executive staffing venture about to open, a business loan from the in-laws gnawing at her conscience and a new baby to care for, Michelle Fish was already... Read more
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When Starting a New Business, These Six Things Can Wait

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By David Port, From Entrepreneur Magazine.   Hunting sales whales "It may be best not to go for the home-run account right away," suggests Michelle Fish of Integra Staffing, "... Read more
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7 Entrepreneurial Lessons from "Shark Tank"

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By Amber Mac, Author, TV host, speaker, and owner of  MGI Media Shark Tank --the prime-time feeding frenzy where successful entrepreneurs fight over promising startups, and... Read more
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7 Tips for Naming Your Business

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By Yanik Silver, excerpted from a book entitled “Maverick Startup: 11 X-Factors to Bootstrap from Zero to Six Figures and Beyond from Entrepreneur Press Entrepreneurs fret over... Read more
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How to Overcome Start-Up Fears

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By Ron Koss, Ron Koss is coauthor of The Earth's Best Story: A Bittersweet Tale of Twin Brothers Who Sparked an Organic Revolution Here’s a question to consider if you’re... Read more
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Transitioning to Entrepreneurship - Top 7 Mistakes to Avoid

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By Marilyn Thorp, Success Business Coach, Trainer, and Consultant, www.coachnexphase.com Mistake 1 - Uncertainty of reason Jumping into business ownership because of dislike for... Read more
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Starting A Business

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By Mark Rosenzweig, Score NE Mass Accredited Counselor Every week or so, a client comes into SCORE wanting to start a new business but is not sure how to begin.  They often have... Read more
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Pre-Launch Business Plans are Always Wrong

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Josh Kopelman,  Redeye VC , www. redeye.firstround.com As a seed-stage investor, First Round Capital typically funds Power Points.  Not only are the majority of our investments... Read more
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6 Steps to Small Business Success

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By Paul Kopelcheck is the Past Board Chair of Score 1. Start Smart. Identify a niche. Don’t compete to be the lowest cost provider. Look for what makes your product or service... Read more

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