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5 Mistakes Every Failing Company Makes

At some point, many business owners find that their organizations are no longer thriving. When this happens, it's important to carefully analyze your organization so you can determine what types of mistakes you may be making. Below you'll find five mistakes that could be causing your…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on April 20, 2017 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Helpful Tips to Save Money for a Small Business Startup

Some small businesses are launched on a shoestring budget of a few hundred dollars, but many others require thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars more to get established. Substantial funds may be required for product development, equipment or…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on April 14, 2017 at 2:23pm — 2 Comments

Is Purchasing a Company Car a Good Idea for Your Business?

Being an entrepreneur means having to make many important decisions on a daily basis. To make the right decisions on questions regarding serious investments, you have to do an exhaustive cost benefit analysis.…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on April 7, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

How to Transition into Owning Your Business

If you are thinking about starting a small business, you are in good company. There are tens of millions of small businesses across the United States, and the Small Business Administration estimates that 54 percent of all sales in the country are derived from small…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on March 22, 2017 at 4:04pm — 1 Comment

Three Easy Ways to Conquer Your Goals in 2017

It seems that setting a goal is easy but actually achieving a goal can feel impossible at times. Millions of Americans try - and fail - to reach certain goals throughout each year. Fortunately, certain tips can make it easier to accomplish your goals and be successful.

Whether you…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on March 21, 2017 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Tax Deductions Every Small-Business Owner Should Use

Being a small business owner is no simple task. In fact, the vast majority of small businesses don’t last for long. According…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on March 21, 2017 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Challenges to Expect When Starting a Food Truck Company

Corporate America can wear down its workers and inspire them with entrepreneurial ideas such as starting a food truck company. If you have a passion for food and for running your own company on your terms, this is an appealing idea. However, there are challenges to be aware of when…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on March 20, 2017 at 3:38pm — 1 Comment

Pros and Cons of Allowing Employees a Company Car

A company car is usually a vehicle that is provided by a firm for both the business and personal use of the employee issued the car. The company car is issued to employees whose jobs require constant traveling such as a sales manager who moves from one region to another to capture the…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on March 10, 2017 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Roughing Out the Edges of Your Start Up

If you are planning to start a business, you are probably aware of the rather daunting statistics for launching a successful startup. The difference between success and failure is often a few years of hard work, timing, vision, and sometimes luck. At one point, the vast majority…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on February 23, 2017 at 6:07pm — No Comments

5 Must Haves for Starting a New Small Business

While many people dream of achieving entrepreneurial success, being a successful small business owner can be an incredibly difficult task to accomplish. According to Forbes, new businesses have an extremely harsh…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on February 9, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Streaming The Sky: Connecting Your Small Business With the Masses

As a child, I remember all the comic strips and cartoons heralding an era in the future where communications would connect people together no matter where you lived. Internet users have increased to over 3 billion people, nevertheless, in many countries, only a small percentage have access, with penetration…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on February 9, 2017 at 8:53pm — No Comments

It Is Time for Series B Funding: What You Need to Know

If you think back to when you launched your startup business, you probably relied heavily on the old-fashioned method of funding, which financial experts call "bootstrapping" or seed money funding. A bootstrapped company is one funded by family, friends, your own savings…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on February 3, 2017 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Starting a Social Platform? Here’s How To Find Developers

A new social platform can be an exciting place to work. Who doesn’t want to get in early at the next potential Facebook? Still, talented developers are in high demand. No matter how exciting you think your company is, the right developer won’t just fall in your lap, especially in the early stages of your company when you’re relatively unknown.

 

Here’s how…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on January 27, 2017 at 3:06pm — No Comments

How to Find Partners for Your Business Startup

Starting a business is difficult, but going it alone can make it more complex. Many entrepreneurs find it appropriate to launch their businesses with partners who have the ability to help lighten the load. If you need a business partner but are wondering how to go about it, here are ways you…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on January 18, 2017 at 6:51pm — No Comments

Starting a company? 5 Steps to Getting Started

There is not much else like the thrill of launching a new business venture. With increasing job instability and desire for…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on January 18, 2017 at 6:03pm — 2 Comments

How To Find Good Developers at Good Cost For Your Next Coding Project

If you're starting a business, then you should know that hiring a developer for code or coder is one of the biggest decisions you'll make. Besides that, if you're all thumbs when it comes to code and don't know things like, the difference between Python and PHP; hiring the wrong…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on January 17, 2017 at 12:38pm — 3 Comments

Finding an Overseas Manufacturers for Your Startup: Why and How

The process of production of products starts with a great idea, but an idea alone does not guarantee success. When searching for overseas manufacturers, you need to have in mind that bigger picture to overcome challenges such as cultural barriers and language and communication barriers. Here are…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on January 12, 2017 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Three Effective Ways to Stick with Your Goals in 2017

New Year's is an exciting time to set goals. The start of a brand new year can feel like a fresh start, and a wiping away of the old. Whether you are looking to lose weight, boldly go for a promotion, or finally take that trip you have thought about for years, there is…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on January 9, 2017 at 3:02pm — No Comments

7 Big Money Saving Tips for Your Small Business in 2017

Any person in the planet would gladly take the option of saving money over spending more. No one in the right mind would pay a higher amount for something than what is possible. For small business owners, this sheer will to actually save money is amplified tenfold not only because of the desire to widen profit margins but the need to do it as well. In order to survive as a business long enough for them to realize gains, a small business must be able to ride the volatile…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on December 21, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

4 Ways to Cut Business Expenses With Technology

No matter how the current level of productivity of your business, there are things you can do to cut your business expenses and maximize your profits. Technology makes it possible to do this in many ways. Here are four major ways you can cut your business costs with technology.

Opt for the Cloud…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on December 15, 2016 at 5:05pm — No Comments

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