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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. 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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Turning Your Hobby Into A Business

If you are not among those blessed with a job you enjoy, you may consider making a business out of your hobby.  Entrepreneurs often make a living doing what they enjoy.  However yo Read more

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Buying a Small Business

The risks of business failure are greatest with a start-up business. They should be somewhat less if the start-up business is part of a proven franchise. Read more

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Buying a Franchise

The growth of fast-food enterprises, convenience stores, and a myriad of small businesses over the past 50 years is testimony to the effectiveness of franchising. Read more

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