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The Veteran’s Guide to Starting and Growing a Successful Small Business
Have you been considering a start-up business yourself? If you are a veteran, this guide will provide you with everything you need to kick-start your next big idea in order to grow a successful business. It's time to show everyone what you're made of — and further support the theory that veterans make excellent business owners.
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At RapidAdvance, we know the value of a good education. And we want to help budding entrepreneurs and business professionals during their college years. With the RapidAdvance Business Plan Scholarship Contest, we’re giving away $1,000 in cash to put toward tuition costs.
RapidAdvance Business Plan Scholarship Contest - Official Rules
RapidAdvance Business Plan Scholarship Contest – Official Rules
While you may have already learned the lesson of task delegation, you need to go one step beyond that. Business automation streamlines processes, looks for ways to reduce the hands-on input required to accomplish tasks and helps you do a lot more with your resources.
Should I Get an MBA?
An MBA is often held up as a must-have qualification in the business world. Some organizations position it as the most important thing that they look for out of their professionals, but is it really worth it? Pursuing an MBA because it's "what everyone does" ignores the reality that it's not an easy button that automatically produces success. Before you enroll in an MBA program, you need to look at the pros and cons as carefully as any business investment.
Weird Tax Deductions for Small Businesses
Legitimate deductions aren’t always that straightforward – in fact, some of them are just downright strange and funky. Here are some super weird tax deductions for small businesses that are totally legit and you might want to consider this year.
Give Yourself a Break – Mini Vacations and Where to Find Them
Small business owners understandably feel the need to be on hand and put as much time as possible into making their company a success, but a vacation actually helps you achieve this goal.
10 Businesses You Can Start for Under $1,000
Do you stop yourself from starting a business because you worry about the start-up costs? You don't need millions of dollars or a trust fund to become an entrepreneur. You can start these ten businesses for under $1,000 and put all of your profits toward expanding it into your dream company.
How to Go Global With Your Small Business and Why You Should
The globalization of the economy provides many opportunities abroad, whether you want to market in new regions or move your headquarters there.
CRM Software for Your Small Business: What You Need to Know
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software is an integral component in any digital business. It can automate sales, manage customer data, handle leads, improve responses and response times, track marketing campaigns and much more
Grow Your Small Business By Improving Your Negotiating Skills
Any small business owner who is successful has become, through experience and time, an expert negotiator. The process of becoming an expert is so subtle that small business owners don't even realize they have these skills until they start trying to negotiate everything from the cost of a cup of coffee to the plane tickets for an upcoming family vacation.
Spring Cleaning Tips for Restaurants: How to Declutter Your Small Business
When it comes to running a small business, getting ready for warm weather often means doing some serious spring cleaning and sprucing up. While no one actually likes to roll up their sleeves for a major chore session, a spring cleanup can breathe fresh life into a business and lead to a more beautiful place to work.
U.S. Presidents That Were Also Small Business Owners
As others celebrate the long weekend with a trip to the mall or by sleeping in on Monday, small business owners and entrepreneurs might do well to remember the presidents that were one of them. At least seven former presidents also ran their own small businesses, and that experience surely influenced their time in the Oval Office.