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Your First Step Toward Business Growth: SWOT Analysis

Should you perform a SWOT analysis regularly? This planning technique can help you identify what your business is doing well and what it needs to improve. Read more

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Strategically and Successfully Grow Your Small Business

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Accounting and Budgeting Favorite Links

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Accounting and Budgeting Not properly managing a company's cash flow is the single largest cause of business failure.  Many "profitable" companies have failed because they ran out... Read more
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Business Operations Favorite Links

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Business Operations Business Operations for Dummies which holds a lot of very basic information. As you may all imagine, operations covers a very wide range of topics.  The basics... Read more
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Budgeting FAQ

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What do I do about establishing a budget, recording sales, costs and other financial aspects of my business including tax preparation and cash flow and operating statements?... Read more
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Insurance FAQ

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Will I need insurance for my business; if so, what kind, where do I get it and how much should it cost? Every business requires insurance, at least commercial general liability... Read more
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Marketing on the Internet FAQ

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Would my business profit from having a presence on the World Wide Web; if so, how can it be done most effectively from a functional as well as a cost standpoint? Increasingly,... Read more
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Advertising FAQ

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How do I use advertising to attract quality customers at the least cost? Advertising is one of the key elements of your Marketing Plan.  The strategies you develop here will... Read more
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Grants, Loans and the SBA FAQ

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How do I get money to start my business such as grants, bank loans, and money from SBA programs; what information do I have to provide, how much interest will I have to pay and... Read more
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Getting Started FAQ

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How do I get started, what initial contacts do I need to make, who should I get to advise me and what preliminary steps do I need to take financially, legally and governmentally... Read more
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Growth Strategies for Veteran Entrepreneurs

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October 31, 2022

While survival was the name of the game for many small business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s entrepreneurs see a brighter future ahead. In Meta’s most recent Global State of Small Business report, small business owners in North America feel confident about surviving for at least another six months under present conditions. That’s good news for veteran-owned businesses strategizing how to grow to the next stage of success.

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SWOT Analysis Worksheet

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Download this worksheet to identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for your business. This information can help you outline goals and strategies for your... Read more

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Job Analysis Worksheet

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Download this template to help you determine the responsibilities you will delegate and the essential qualities you need in your first employee. Read more

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How To Do Market Research

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In order to reach, connect with and sell to your target market, you need to have a firm grasp on who they are. Conducting market research will help you develop a fuller picture of... Read more

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