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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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4 Secrets to Grow Your Business Independent of Your Role

This webinar shares simple and easy steps to reduce your business's reliance on your personal production and get you the time back needed to grow your company. Read more

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Strategically and Successfully Grow Your Small Business

This session will provide you with key aspects you should consider that will assure you have everything covered as you develop a plan for growth. Read more

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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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Select References for Entrepreneurs

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These web pages provide links to general business information that can be helpful in understanding business options available and working through business issues and questions.  ... Read more
FRANNET-Business Types and Models that are Recession Resistant
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September 20: Business Types and Models that are Recession Resistant

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September 20, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar, our expert presenter will look at past recessions to determine business trends, types, and models best suited to resist future economic downturns. Read more

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August 23: Three Key Principles to Help Your Business Work for You

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August 23, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

What do you do when your business takes over your time and money? In this webinar, you will learn how to make your business work for you. Read more

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Ask an Expert - Solutions to the Challenges of Rural Business Ownership

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July 19, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

Join us for this hour-long session solely dedicated to answering your questions about rural business ownership. Read more

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