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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 2 - Defining Your Business Concept

In this second module of the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business online course, you will learn how to evaluate your business concept. Read more

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Small Towns as Business Incubators

March 29, 2018,

Small towns have undergone dramatic change, from being the central meeting place for farms and villages, to becoming isolated bedroom neighborhoods of larger cities. One of the most successful support structures for small business growth have been business incubators.

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Make Your Woodworking Hobby into a Business

December 28, 2017,

Having a hobby can help you unwind, energize you, be a conversation starter, and yes - even earn you some cash. Exactly how you can make money with your hobby can vary depending on exactly what your hobby entails.Here’s how to use your woodworking hobby to make money.

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Recorded Webinar

4 Steps to Starting a Successful Part-Time Business

August 3, 2017, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar, learn how to make your side business a legitimate business that's primed to succeed! Read more

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Essential Steps For Turning Your Hobby Into A Business

August 3, 2017,

Transforming your hobby into a profitable business can be accomplished when you do your due diligence and get your legal ducks in a row.

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4 Tips for Aspiring Encore Entrepreneurs

Encore entrepreneurs start businesses for the first time as they near retirement age. Some are already retired, but seek a new path to help them feel reinvigorated in their older years.

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16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time — STEP 12: Manage Your Time

June 26, 2017

With your time split between working full-time and starting your business, you’ll have to make every hour count. Here are some strategies to help you stay focused and make progress.

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16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time — STEP 11: Manage Your Money

May 22, 2017

In step 10 of the “16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time" ebook, learn how to manage your money.

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16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time — STEP 10: Find Your First Customers

April 6, 2017

Customers are the lifeblood of every business. But how do you go about building a customer base from scratch?

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Article

What Tax Deductions Can a Freelancer Take?

If you are a freelancer or considering becoming one, you probably have questions about what kinds of tax deductions you can take. Read more

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Article

Tax Advantages of Incorporating Vs. Sole Proprietorship

There are a lot of decisions to make when starting a new business, but with so much on your plate, your legal business structure may have not made the list. Read more

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