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crypto
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5 Ways to Leverage Crypto to Scale Your Business

For businesses to grow and scale, they need to find new and innovative ways to improve their products and services and make their business processes more efficient. One way that many businesses are achieving these goals is by tapping into the world of cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency adoption among businesses and consumers has never been higher. It...
home office
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What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the Home Office Deduction

You may see your home office as the place you take important business calls, the place you meet new clients, the place you focus best on crafting your products -- but what about the place you save money on your taxes? The home office deduction can save entrepreneurs a significant sum on their taxes. Here,...
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WJR Business Beat: Spending on Services Remains Strong (Episode 399)

Consumers are willing to pay more for essential services than they are for products. On today's Business Beat, Jeff Sloan explains why this is important.   Tune in to today's Business Beat to learn more: Tune in to News/Talk 760 AM WJR weekday mornings at 7:11 a.m. for the WJR Business Beat. Listeners outside of...
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WJR Business Beat: The Best Cities to Start a Business (Episode 398)

In today's Business Beat, Jeff reveals the best U.S. cities to base a startup, according to a Wallet Hub survey. Tune in to today's Business Beat to learn where Detroit ranked:   Tune in to News/Talk 760 AM WJR weekday mornings at 7:11 a.m. for the WJR Business Beat. Listeners outside of the Detroit area...
metaverse e-commerce
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How the Metaverse Is Going to Revolutionize Retail Business

Most of the population has come across the term "metaverse" after Facebook’s revelatory move to change its name to Meta. Little did we know that the term was born in the early '90s through the fiction novel “Snow Crash” and has been used to describe an alternate reality since then. The buzz around the topic...
side hustle
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How to Channel Your Skills and Find Your Best Side Hustle

Are you ready to test the waters of entrepreneurship? Start with a side hustle. Having a side hustle gives you security, reassurance, diversity of income, and most importantly, it gives you the possibility for something more than just the mindless 9 to 5. Since a side hustle is really a business at it’s core, I’m going...
problem solving
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Why You Should Start a Business to Solve a Common Problem

Silicon Valley is known for its revolutionary ideas, grandiose statements and ability to challenge the status quo. By now, we’re all familiar with the classic persona of the Bay Area-located, hoodie-wearing techie, who tells their team to “move fast and break things” in order to “disrupt” entire industries. However, what those promising to change the...
content strategy
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6 Steps to Build a Content Strategy for Your Startup

Content serves many business purposes. High-quality, useful content can help potential customers find a solution to their problem and can increase brand awareness. A content strategy allows startups to create and share pieces of content with the intent of achieving a specific business goal. As an entrepreneur, your goal should be to produce and publish...
women angel investors
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6 Tips for Entrepreneurs to Successfully Pitch to Women Angel Investors

The stats for women in investing are somewhat bleak. Only 11% of VC partners are women, and as a whole, women angel investors have only reached 22%. On the entrepreneur side, things look better, with over 40% being women. However, things are starting to look up even more. According to the Angel Capital Association (ACA),...
video
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6 Videos Your Small Business Should Make

Videos are gradually becoming the favorite content format for small and big businesses because of their engaging nature and ability to drive traffic.  According to the recent studies conducted by MarketWatch, the global video streaming market is expected to increase by 18.96% by the year 2030. That is why including videos in your marketing strategy...
rewards-based or equity crowdfunding
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Rewards-Based or Equity Crowdfunding: Which is Best for My Business?

One of the most popular methods of fundraising for a startup is the use of crowdfunding platforms. With crowdfunding, people choose to make a donation through an approved funding platform to help raise money for a specific venture or project. If you're considering crowdfunding, it's important to have an understanding of the various models available...
entrepreneur
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5 Vital Traits You Must Have to Thrive as an Entrepreneur  

You are finally ready to go out and launch the business of your dreams. Congratulations! That is so exciting that you are on the course to be your own boss. Now, just like how certain traits (such as self-driven, goal-oriented, and accountable) help employees thrive while working for companies, there are a number of traits...