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20 Businesses You Can Start on the Cheap
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 01, 2022

You don't need a ton of cash to get a business up and running. Opportunities abound to become a business owner with less than $500. Here's a look at 20 of them.

Can You Make a Profit and Be Socially Responsible?
By Stella Morrison | February 01, 2022

Can you be socially responsible and make money while doing so? The short answer is yes, and we’ll show you how to amplify both.

Business Loans for Veterans: What You Need to Know
By Meredith Wood | February 01, 2022

Here's a rundown of the loan programs and lenders for veteran-owned businesses.

How to Tell If Your Business is Growing Too Quickly (and What to Do About It)
By Adam Uzialko | February 01, 2022

If you notice these signs, it could be time to slow down.

What a Bill of Materials Is and Why You Need One
By Sean Peek | February 01, 2022

Here are some tips to create a bill of materials.

How to Become a Freelancer
By Arjun Kohli | February 01, 2022

Freelancers have a ton of freedom in their careers. Here are seven steps to take to become a freelancer.

8 Keys to Upscaling Your Business
By Asim Rais Siddiqui | January 31, 2022

Risky decisions come with the territory of running and growing your business, but you can minimize the risks with a sustainable business growth strategy.

13 Things to Consider Before Starting a Restaurant
By Max Freedman | January 31, 2022

There are several crucial factors that must be planned for and taken into account when you're considering opening a restaurant.

5 Surprising Ways To Work Smarter (And Not Harder) As An Entrepreneur
By John Morabito | January 31, 2022

Don't burn out. Learn 3 surprising ways to work smarter (and not harder) as an entrepreneur. The first tip guaranteed be your favorite.

How to Make Money in Retirement: A Guide to Turning a Hobby into a Side Business
By Chad Brooks | January 25, 2022

Many retirees turn side interests into income. Learn how to make money in retirement.

Industries That Take Full Advantage of the Subscription Business Model
By Anna Johansson | January 05, 2022

Not every business can work with a subscription service, but these industries are doing it right.

Get Smart: What is Business Intelligence and Why Do You Need It?
By Tom Drake | January 05, 2022

Business intelligence allows small, medium and large businesses to make better decisions by accessing big data.

Managing Resources: ERP Industry Trends That Impact Bottom Line
By Aaron Continelli | January 05, 2022

Businesses of all sizes can benefit from a well-integrated ERP software through noticeably simplified and enriched business interactions.

Elevating Expectations: 6 Ways Product Quality Affects Your Brand
By Sammi Caramela | January 04, 2022

Improve your customer retention, build brand trust and boost your ROI by focusing on your product quality.

Movin' On Up: Why Relocating Offices Doesn't Have to Suck
By editorial staff | December 22, 2021

Office relocations can be the catalyst for giving your entire company a make-over.

Business Employee Benefits & Insurance Plans
By editorial staff | December 21, 2021

Our experts have reviewed the best health insurance providers for 2022. See up-to-date comparisons on features and the best prices for the top rated providers.

Which Government Loans Are Available to Entrepreneurs?
By Adam Uzialko | November 08, 2021

The SBA and USDA offer loans to assist entrepreneurs and business owners who need funding.

5 Statistics That Prove Gamification is the Future of the Workplace
By Tim Pickard | October 15, 2021

What motivates employees at work? Recognition, rewards and a sense of competition are all strong motivators.

The Game of Pricing: How The Number 9 Affects Purchase Behavior
By Mark Anderson | October 15, 2021

What does the number 9 have to do with pricing? A lot. Are you using it right?

PayPal 1099: How to Report Self-Employment Income to the IRS
By Jamie Johnson | October 12, 2021

If you earn money from selling products or services through a third-party provider, like PayPal, you must report that money to the IRS. Learn how to fill out a PayPal 1099.

How to Print Postcards at Home With Word Processing Software
By Max Freedman | July 13, 2021

You can create your own customized, professional postcards at home.

Resources for Veteran-Owned Businesses
By Chad Brooks | March 09, 2021

For veterans who are starting a business, there are dozens of resources to help with funding, mentoring and becoming a government contractor.

Small Business Guide to Energy Conservation
By Chad Brooks | March 09, 2021

Your small business can reap a host of benefits by implementing these green strategies.

From COVID-19 to Hurricane Season: Disaster Preparedness for Small Business
By Chad Brooks | March 09, 2021

Natural disasters – whether a hurricane, tornado, or outbreak like COVID-19 – can have a disastrous effect on small businesses, but they don't have to. Here's how to weather a disaster successfully.

Turn Your Genealogy Hobby Into a Side Business
By Chad Brooks | March 09, 2021

Learn how to turn your genealogy hobby into a home-based business.