The following article from Patricia Schaefer at Business Know-How looks at the top seven reasons why businesses fail. Though statistics from the U.S. Small Business Administration show new small businesses fair much better than often believed, some very clear problems may contribute to their downfall. Though not all of the points in the attached a Read More
This HUGE resource from the U.S. Small Business Administration contains article after article and link after link of food for thought when considering how to go about starting your business. From writing a business plan to performing due diligence, this link provides a wealth of information and is a good bookmark for any would-be or existing entre Read More
Invesp Consulting presents this great list of the top 100 small business blogs via blogrank and includes Google ranking and other details. The list also includes a large smattering of blogs taking the topic of small business from every conceivable angle. This is a great resource if you happen to need to beef up your blogroll with some high quality Read More
These are just a few of the reasons to consider bringing in a consultant. Many consultants will provide a free initial consultation so that you can determine if a consultant is right for you. Read More
Small business failure is worth considering. Though by definition here at bizSugar we often share small business success stories, tips and encouragement for those either in small business or considering entering it, the other side of the coin must always be considered. In this post, the Small Business Labs blog looks at the inherent bias of small Read More
Small business should work where ever possible to get its piece of the economic stimulus package. Read the attached story from the Santa Monica Mirror about a workshop held in Southern California to keep local small business aware of what's available. Economic stimulus money in the billions is circulating to fund various projects. Contact your st Read More
The online freelance community Elance has introduced "The New Way to Work" contest and the passing of Labor Day here in the U.S. seems the perfect time to mention it. In fact, it seems only fitting to thank John Jantsch of Duct Taping Marketing who first drew my attention to this cool contest with a post on his blog also found here on bizSugar e Read More
This small business plan guide from the Small Business Center Network, maintained by the North Carolina Community College System, gives a realistic view of the business plan. Especially in the case of businesses that won't be seeking outside funding, the plan functions best as a road map for your business to be changed when necessary based on cus Read More
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) has finalized a $150,000 loan participation with the owners of a Roselle Borough restaurant under a new program established by Governor Jon S. Corzine and the state Legislature to help New Jersey businesses cope with the effects of a national economic downturn. Read More
Here are seven tips to minimize small business risk. From Yahoo! Finance, these tips can help you to reduce risk in a field fraught with uncertainty. Though entrepreneurs are used to taking chances, the article says, it's important to do what's necessary to protect yourself in the event that some gambles don't end up paying off. Though the arti Read More

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