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8 Popular Crowdfunding Websites For Your Business by Kenison Fatal

      Nowadays, it’s getting harder and harder for small businesses to qualify for financial assistance from lenders as approval rates for funding businesses grows scarce. Fortunately, business owners have more options than ever when it comes to getting money for their...
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Digital Finance: Empowering the Poor via New Technologies by Michael Rizzo

http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2014/04/10/digital-finance-empowering-poor-new-technologies Digital solutions and new technologies offer great potential to overcome massive development challenges and will contribute toward the World Bank Group achieving the goal of universal access to financial services by 2020, according to several speakers at a seminar...
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The top 5 small business mistakes by Pat Kiernan

http://www.cnbc.com/id/100731741 Nearly half of all new businesses don’t make it past their fifth anniversary, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. That makes it crucial for mom and pops to get basic strategies right from the get-go. Even though economists...
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Top 10 tips for starting a food business by GAYLE BRYANT

http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/small-business/9129024/Top-10-tips-for-starting-a-food-business The continuing popularity of reality television cooking shows highlights the dream of many to work in the food business. But there’s more to it than just being a good cook. It’s what you put in place before any food...
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12 Sure Signs You Shouldn’t Trust a Business Partner or Vendor by The Young Entrepreneur Council

12 Sure Signs You Shouldn’t Trust a Business Partner or Vendor When working with an outside company, there are only so many factors you can control. But based on their behavior, you should know when it’s time to back out....
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The Basics of Using Credit Cards to Fund Your New Business contributed by Entrepreneur

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228193 What it is: Credit cards can provide easy money for young, growing companies. But they also come with serious dangers. How it works: There are personal credit cards, and there are cards tailored toward small businesses. Each come with...
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4 Bond Investing Strategies to Prepare for Rising Rates by Kate Stalter

http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/mutual-funds/articles/2015/01/05/4-bond-investing-strategies-to-prepare-for-rising-rates Armchair and professional pundits alike have been predicting rising interest rates for the past few years. Thus far, those predictions haven’t panned out. Since the global financial crisis of 2007 and 2008, the Federal Reserve has kept a lid on...
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7 Big Things A Start-Up Must Have To Succeed contributed Newtek

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thesba/2014/01/21/7-big-things-a-start-up-must-have-to-succeed/#4eea5e111877 Starting a new business in this economy may be tough, but it’s not impossible. We broke down the top 7 things you should consider and prepare before you jump into launching your startup. 1. A good sense of timing...
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How to Turbocharge the Launch of Your Corporate Blog by Jeff Foster

https://www.entrepreneur.com/author/jeff-foster While launching a new corporate blog can be daunting, it can pay dividend when it comes to branding and marketing.  But doing it successfully really comes down to two things. First, you have to create great content that your...
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5 Steps To Take If Your Loan Is Denied By: Rene Graebe

http://www.streetdirectory.com/travel_guide/151655/debts_loans/5_steps_to_take_if_your_loan_is_denied.html   Well, to suit the particular situation of their applicants, some lenders may offer a different program. Your lender may have done something similar or gave you a counter offer that in their opinion suits you better. Or, alternatively,...
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3 Tips For A Successful And Lasting Career In Finance by Justin Mathews

http://talentegg.ca/incubator/2014/10/13/3-tips-successful-lasting-career-finance/   While it may take a little hard work to hatch your career in the financial services industry, that effort will be met with great rewards throughout your career. Here’s a quick list of some steps you can take...
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Ethical Issues In Business by Admin

In the life there are a number situations that we can find ourselves in that would sometimes requires us to make unethical decisions. This reality can’t be any more true in the world of business where unethical actions ranging from financial misconduct...
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10 Foriegn Business Customs From Around The World by Kenison Fatal

      For those who travel out of country often you may be more than familiar with the term culture shock that is that disoriented feeling you get when you’re exposed to an alien culture or environment without adequate preparation. While...
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7 Tips for Investing in Your First Company by MURRAY NEWLANDS

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236275   Investing in your very first company can be exhilirating. It’s a new challenge, a new learning opportunity and a new experience that’s unlike any other. However, successful investing isn’t easy. If you’re not careful, a poor investment opportunity can eat...
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12 Things Your Business Loan Application Must Include by ENTREPRENEUR STAFF

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/244988   When you’re applying for a loan, it’s important to know what you’ll need to provide and what lenders are looking for. Think of your loan application as a sales tool, just like your brochures or ads. When you...
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How Merchant Cash Advances Is Changing The World Of Online Lending by Admin

        There have been a couple of changes in the domain of business lending and small businesses are taking advantage of this. The biggest of those changes being the rising popularity of alternative forms of funding that do not carry the...
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Use These 3 Analysis Tools to Prepare a Killer Business Plan by JEFF BOSS

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/246865   Mission planning in the SEAL Teams always took one of two routes: deliberate or hasty. Deliberate planning assumed a longer term approach (greater than 48 hours) whereas hasty planning was for anything within a 24-hour period — with some missions...
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7 Tips for Staying Balanced in Business and Life by LEWIS HOWES

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/244286   As an entrepreneur, one of the most important things you can do for your success is establish an effective life-business balance. When I started my business I ate, slept and breathed work. From my career as an athlete...
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How To Make Your Business Socially Responsible by Admin

As an owner, there can be many reasons why you may have chosen to start a business. One of them could be because you like the idea of being your own boss or that you prefer to work on your...
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7 things you absolutely must know about corporate taxes by Jeanne Sahadi

http://money.cnn.com/2014/08/14/news/economy/corporate-taxes-inversion/Want to sound smart at your next Washington cocktail party when everyone is talking about “inversions?” Read on … Politicians are hopping mad because a spate of big U.S. companies are trying to escape higher tax bills by proposing mergers...
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15 Business Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know by STEVE TOBAK

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/253143   The biggest problem founders and small business owners have is that they’re experts in their field and novices in what it really takes to effectively run a business. That’s what usually trips them up, sooner or later. Don’t...
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Small Business And Snow Days by Admin

       Just when we think winter is just about over all of a sudden we’re hit with another snow storm that seems to cover the entire East coast in 2 feet of the slippery white nuisance.  At this time while...
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What Is A Blog And Why Should Small Business Care? by Jim Blasingame

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jimblasingame/2014/03/03/what-is-a-blog-and-why-should-small-business-care/#29f745107317   At this point in The Age of the Customer, many people would think that defining a blog is an elementary task tantamount to explaining the wheel. But here in the real world, where Main Street small businesses live,...
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How to write a successful blog that also promotes your business by Abidemi Sanusi

https://www.theguardian.com/small-business-network/2013/apr/30/how-to-write-a-business-blog   A business blog is one of the most cost-effective and easiest ways to promote your business. Done right, it can drive traffic to your website, increase your sales, establish you as an authority in your industry and also...
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How Can Seeking Consultation Help Your Business by Admin

        Every now and then when it comes to making decisions that are important when it comes running your small business you may begin to feel overwhelmed and lose confidence in what you’re doing or not know what to do...
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The Skinny on Corporate Inversions By Alexandra Thornton

https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/economy/reports/2014/09/25/97827/the-skinny-on-corporate-inversions/ Corporate financial accounting and taxation are complex subjects. For this reason, many people tune out when issues that involve corporate tax practices rise to the level of public debate. Unfortunately, many legislators shy away from these issues for similar...
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SMS is key to business communication in a ‘mobile first’ world By Ian Barker

https://betanews.com/2015/10/15/sms-is-key-to-business-communication-in-a-mobile-first-world/   The switch to mobile devices has brought about a change in the way people communicate and consume media, moving away from the desktop PC and TV. This shift toward ‘mobile first’ or in some cases ‘mobile only’ needs...
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7 Marketing Trends That Are On The Rise In 2017 by Admin

  It can be very difficult trying to predict what will be the trend in next 6 months to a year yet there are tons of people in the world business who make it their job to analyze the market and see...
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KPMG Corporate Finance Adds Energy Practice By Sean McCabe

https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/kpmg-corporate-finance-adds-energy-practice A subsidiary of Big Four firm KPMG, KPMG Corporate Finance LLC, has added a team of professionals from Ewing Bemiss & Co., a middle-market boutique investment bank that provides transaction advisory services to companies in the energy, power and utilities...
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Choosing a Business Model That Will Grow Your Company by Will Housh

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/243237   Scalability is one of the most important factors for entrepreneurs considering starting a new business or hoping to take a current business to the next level. Successful business growth depends on a scalable business model that will increase...
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