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expenses
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Don’t Let These 5 Sneaky Startup Expenses Break Your Budget

The budget is one of the most important components of your startup's business plan. An in-depth knowledge of your cash flow and expenses will allow you to make more informed decisions and manage your business more effectively. But, the only way your budget can help you is if it’s realistic. A good budget will include...
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Starting a Business? 5 Ways to Stay on Budget

Whether you are pursuing a lifelong passion, have a unique product idea with income potential, or want out of the corporate rat race, there are many reasons why you may be looking to start a business in the new year. Self-employment does have some downsides, and starting a business isn’t always a cheap affair. You...
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How to Staff a Strong Culture on a Shoestring Budget

Founding a successful startup is one of the hardest things an entrepreneur can do. Money is tight, talent is limited and competition is fierce. Time is money. It can be a vicious cycle, which explains why more than 50 percent of startups fail within four years. So, what does it take to survive? The right...
brand
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How to Develop Big Brand Impact on a Small Budget

Today’s marketing landscape looks an awful lot like a war zone. Consumers are barraged every moment of their waking hours with brands logos, taglines and jingles, all amidst the struggle to stand out. Companies masquerade their advertisements as social media posts, articles or infomercials. This brand bombardment has consumers hiding, driven to pay for premium...
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5 Hacks for Startup Marketing on a Budget

If you’re operating a startup, nothing’s more critical than getting your name out there and grabbing attention. The expense of marketing means many startups are effectively dead in the water before they get a chance to sail. Do you know how to pursue marketing efficiently and effectively while you’re on a tight budget? The challenge...
Budget
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5 Steps to Budget Smartly for Your Small Business

Smart budgeting is one of the most crucial indicators of small business success. Determining where funds must be allocated and where they must be cut creates the entire blueprint for growth. It isn't easy, but there is a very simple, very sobering trick to good budgeting: plan for the worst. The worst will rarely happen,...
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4 Legal Duties for Your Startup to Complete Before January

The new year is always a busy time, but it is especially busy if you own a startup or small business. When January rolls around, what are some necessary housekeeping tasks and legal duties that you need to take care of? Review your finances and plan your budget Make a diligent effort to collect on all...