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Increase Your Revenue with SEO

This webinar will show you concrete examples and case studies of how small businesses are using SEO to grow their business and how you can too. Read more


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Transform Your Business and Your Life Using Freelancers

Freelancers can help you handle necessary but time-consuming tasks, so you can focus on starting and growing your business. Read more


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6 Ways to Attract Applicants to a Small Business

This article discusses the most important aspects of attracting new applicants to your company. Read more

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Valuing a Business

This free online business workshop will explain reasons to assess your company's fair market value, illustrate the 3 approaches to determining the value of a business, and provide Read more

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6 Steps to Closing a Business While Staying Compliant

August 1, 2018,

If you are currently in the process of ending the business’ operations, take care of these areas to ensure your business is officially terminated with the state.

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Blog

How to Maximize Profit When Selling Your Business

April 25, 2018,

Business owners decide it’s time to sell for many reasons. Some of the standard tips for how to get the most for your investment when selling a business are less obvious than others. Here are some of the less obvious tips available.

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What to Do When You’ve Unexpectedly Inherited the Family Business

January 19, 2018,

You’re not alone if you inherited the family business with no formal succession plan in place. About 64 percent of family companies don’t have a written succession plan, while another 19 percent have one “in progress.” Use these tips to find your footing after you’ve suddenly inherited the family business.

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6 Tips for Managing Multiple Business Locations

You think you’re ready to expand your small business because your loyal customer base is asking for more locations. That’s great news. Read more

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How to Profitably Exit Your Online Business

November 20, 2017,

If you’re one of the entrepreneurs building your business with the intentions of selling it one day, you should start planning for that day now.

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Hot Businesses, Markets & Trends for 2018

November 9, 2017, 4:00pm EST

Learn what types of businesses are going strong, what types are likely to boom, which groups have extra purchasing power, what customers want from your business, and much more. Read more

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Taking Over Your Family’s Business? How to Transition Peacefully

August 25, 2017,

Don’t let the pressure of taking over your family’s business wear on you. Instead, take steps for a smooth transition.

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Top Misperceptions About Franchising

July 27, 2017, 1:00pm EDT

This webinar will cover some of the biggest misperceptions about franchising and help you gain a true understanding of the franchise business model. Read more

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Article

How to Choose the Perfect Location for Your Retail Business

Choosing a location for your retail business is one of the most important startup decisions you'll make. Location can make or break a store. Read more

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Blog

Looking at the History of Business Plans Could Portend a Profitable Future

February 23, 2017,

What's striking about the history of business plans is how little has changed. Sure, the medium we use has changed over the centuries, but the end result – having a written plan that demonstrates to the business owner and possible investors how to make a profit – has remained consistent.

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