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Managing Personal Finances When Starting a Business

As an entrepreneur, you know saving money is crucial. It can be tempting to throw all of your money into your newest venture, but doing so can risk heavy losses if it doesn’t take off. Even if your startup becomes an international success, you should still be keeping an eye on your funds. Managing your...
financial pitfalls
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Keep Your Startup Growing by Avoiding These Financial Pitfalls

You put a lot on the line when you start your own business. You’re committing yourself to long hours, hard work and a great deal of uncertainty. And if you’re expecting to brave the shark tank with a huge influx of cash from investors, think again. Venture capitalists account for only 0.05 percent of startup...
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When Should You Incorporate Your Business?

Starting a business involves a lot of decisions, one of which is when to incorporate and form a legal entity. Do you wait until you start making real money? When should a small business incorporate? “Right away,” encourages small business attorney, Garrett Sutton. He’s seen firsthand the problems that can arise when small business owners...
financial success
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5 Ways to Ensure the Financial Success of Your Startup

Running a startup isn’t easy, but having the right attitude makes a huge difference. Embracing change and seeking out good advice allows an entrepreneur's chances of financial success to skyrocket. Entrepreneurs encounter more than a few obstacles when putting a business idea into motion, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Every setback offers the chance...
Checklist
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Stay on Top of Business with This 10 Step Checklist for Your Startup

For entrepreneurs, July is a great time to assess how the year is shaping up, make adjustments that boost revenue or reduce expenses and take advantage of new opportunities. But how do you get started and what should you focus on? Here is a step-by-step checklist that can help you stay on top of your...
Solopreneur
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How to Build a Strong Safety Net as a Solopreneur

Running your own business is invigorating. You’ve got ultimate flexibility, and there’s no limit on what you can do, or how much you can earn. However, it goes without saying, being a solopreneur also means you must have a certain degree of comfort with the unknown. Where traditional employment brings some level of job security with...
Personal brand
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4 Elements of a Great Personal Brand

I’ve been in the online marketing space in some way since 2010. I had a blog before it was cool to have one, so I’ve seen the transition online from people having personal blogs to creating a personal brand. I’ve also gone through this transition myself. I’ve spent much of the last couple of years...