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When operating a business it’s vital that you keep your business banking separate from your personal finances. Here are some reasons why you might want to consider a business bank account, and how to go about finding the right one for you. Read More
Social media marketing is still a relatively new domain for large and small businesses alike. In fact, according to a December 2009 survey by research firm, Ad-ology, 46% of small business owners wish they knew more about social media! Here are some of our best articles and guides from across the B Read More
Is public relations an essential part of your small business marketing toolkit? It should be. Because, done well, public relations can help promote your business for the long term in a way that a paid advertisement never will. Here are some tips for promoting your business through public relations. Read More
While there is no such thing as “free money” in business, if you operate a registered non-profit, you might be eligible for a government grant. In which case, you will need to get to know “”. is a freely available, government-operated online portal that helps eligible organizat Read More
As summer draws to a close, for the millions of seasonal business operators across the country so does another peak selling period. If you are you are interested in starting, or already own a seasonal business, read our tips for getting the most out of your business year-round. Read More
Most of us are aware of common business licensing laws – whether it’s a license to sell alcohol and food, or a permit to expand your business premises. But business licensing is a lot more complex and broad than it first appears. For example, did you know that if you choose to quit your day job an Read More
State and local government contract opportunities are abundant and, since most states “set-aside” a certain amount of contracts to small business each year, the opportunities can often be a good fit for small business. Here are seven tips for getting started in the state and local government marke Read More
“Going it alone” in business doesn’t have to be about “going it alone”. During the first few years of being a start-up, perhaps more than any other time in your working life, you actually need someone to turn to for advice, guidance, and support – you need a mentor.

Here are some tips Read More
Starting a business is no simple feat. From the moment you become a business owner you have to navigate a series of legal and regulatory hurdles.

So what aspects of business law can you take care of yourself, and when should you turn to a lawyer for help? Here’s some guidance on how you can navigate many of the legal needs of your start-up with a variety of self-service tools, and when you really should turn to a lawyer Read More
This week is Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week and many government agencies are using the month of August to showcase the wealth of resources that they offer to help minorities get started and succeed in business.

Here’s a breakdown of some of the comprehensive resources and mentoring services offered for minority and Hispanic business owners across the “.gov” domain and in your community Read More

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