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10 “Must Have” Tools and Resources for Your Business

Start Your Business with these 10 Tools and Resources One of the most difficult things you will ever do, but also one of the most rewarding things, is starting your own business. It is difficult because getting started is tough, especially if you aren’t using all of the tools and resources that are available to...
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Zenovia Andrews Helps You ‘MaxOut’ Your Business

Let Zenovia Andrews help you 'maxout' your business potential! Zenovia Andrews knows the business strategies needed to increase income, maximize productivity, and overcome workplace hardships, and she wants to share her methods with other entrepreneurs to turn their distant hopes into plans of action. Andrews, 39, is a business coach, motivational speaker, television personality, and...
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Former Microsoft blogger Robert Scoble has got it goin’ on

Uber blogger Robert Scoble announced last month that he was leaving the "comfy?" corporate world of Microsoft to join a startup - mentioned us in his blog Scobleizer. Now here's a great example of an extremely smart and talented business person who is striking out into the startup world and he's looking for valuable resources....
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Why more people will start up

Have you read the most recent BLS report? If you're like most people, you don't even know what a BLS report is! BLS stands for "Bureau of Labor Statistics," and this government office puts out a quarterly report on trends in labor in the U.S. The big news from this quarter's report isn't the expected...
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Midterms

My Intro to Buddhism midterm was a few weeks ago, and this week I have my American Business History midterm. No, I'm not buried in Fluid Mechanics equations, but I'm no less stressed juggling the demands of a growing business and the demands of my professors. When your new business is making money, you'll begin...
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An eBay Businesswoman Takes Care of Her Son

One of my favorite “start your own business stories” is of Brandi Ramos in southern Illinois. An army veteran, single mom with an autistic son, Brandi was motivated to start an eBay business so that she could earn a living while spending time at home with her son. But what to sell? She simply started...
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Your Niche May Be Right Under Your Nose

Many people possess an undying entrepreneurial spirit, even if they aren't officially in business. The night before trash day, I encountered a man surveying my trash--specifically an old sliding screen door we discarded. “Do you mind?” he asked. Of course I didn't, but I was curious about when he planned to do with it. “Scrap...