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Why Cutting Corners Hurts Your Business in the Long Term | Founder's Guide

Whether you’re an established business or a fledgling startup, the pressure to generate new efficiencies and reduce costs is always present. There …

Small Business

5 Tips for Starting a Business Later in Life | Investopedia

Some people are born to be entrepreneurs. Colonel Sanders of KFC fame apparently wasn’t one of them. Although he had a lifelong skill for cooking, he …

Key

Tax season is upon us and many consumers – particularly homeowners -- across the country are filing their tax returns and anticipating a refund. …

Marketing: The Beginners Guide to Making Money Online with Social Media for Small Businesses

How You Can Get Paid By Starting Your Own Social Media Marketing Agency<p>How To Make Money Online For Beginners (Affiliate Marketing) – In PLAIN …

The Holiday Survival Guide For Small Business Owners And Freelancers

How to balance work and life over the holidays without going crazy or losing out to a competitor.<p>Shutting off during the holidays can be much harder when you’re a small business owner or freelancer. Not only is your work wherever you are; there’s the fear that if you do try to scale back on work …

Small Business

5 ways small business owners can close out the year strong

As we reach the final months of this year, it's hard to believe 2016 is almost over. If you're a small-business owner, you might feel as if you're up to your neck in end-of-year tasks: financial reports, payroll, and inventory.<p>So many things need attention that it can be easy to forget some …

Small Business

5 Things You Absolutely Need to Do Before You Start Your Business

As long as you have a drive to succeed, your inexperience won't be an issue.<p><i>How do I start a new business with no experience? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Alexandra Isenegger, who runs a</b> …

Small Business

If You Think You're Too Broke to Start a Business, Think Again

Get someone to pay you for something, and you have a business. Repeat that process and make it scalable with sales and marketing and you have a successful business.<p><i>What can I do if I can't afford to start a startup? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling</i> …

Business Strategy

21 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Worry About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to know the secret to success, which is why we all look up to role models such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. But one of the biggest lessons you can learn from them? It’s simply to worry only about the …

Motivation

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

Time Management

These 5 Tips Will Set You (and Your Business) up for Success

Starting a business comes with all sorts of learning curves, and no matter how prepared or qualified you feel, there’s no avoiding them. But talking …

Entrepreneurship