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Why You Should Be Working On Your Business Rather Than In It

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Running a business is no cakewalk. Every business has certain unique challenges given its nature, viability, scope of operations, the present circumstances and the ability of the owner. How you run your business will determine its fate. Most business owners start a company and then work in it instead of on it. You should be working on your business rather …

Buying A Franchise Vs Starting Your Own Business

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Choosing between a franchise and your own startup can be quite difficult. There are pros and cons of both and you have to seriously weigh the differences to make the right choice. There is no straight or simple answer here. You have to figure out what’s best for you. Begin with an assessment of the realities, the possibilities and the …

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A Comprehensive Guide To Different Types Of Business Insurance

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A business needs to have certain types of insurance in place. Some of these insurances are imperative and some are mandated by law. Some are however not a legal requirement but it is better to have them to protect against unforeseen expenses and jeopardy. Here are the different types of business insurance that you would have to consider. The most …

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Best Commercial Gym Equipment

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When you consider the best commercial gym equipment brands, you don’t have to worry about the quality or durability. There are a dozen or so brands that have global popularity and make equipments which are very similar. The kind of technology used, the materials, the interface and the overall quality are almost similar. There could be some patented technology in …

Registering your business with the government yourself

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Registering your business and opening a bank account There are 2 very basic steps to legally opening a business in most states.  First is to register your corporation (C-Corp) or Limited Liability Company (LLC) with the Secretary of State.  Second is to apply for an EIN for your business from the IRS.  An EIN (Employer Identification Number) is like a Social …

Crowd Financing VS Small Business Loan

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Crowd Financing or Small Business Loan? When it comes to your small business, do you want to go with the traditional small business loan, such as an SBA Loan or Bank Loan, or do you want to consider the increasingly popular option known as crowd financing? Crowd Financing vs Small Business Loans It certainly isn’t news that small businesses need money …