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10 Tips for Being Prepared as an Entrepreneur - Small Business Trends

Being a successful small business means you need to be prepared. You can’t necessarily prepare for every potential situation you’ll run into. But …

Russian cosmonauts packed some serious heat with this pistol

The Russians have been packing heat in low Earth orbit for decades.<p>Along with fishing gear and a first aid kit, the Granat-6 survival kit in every Soyuz spacecraft has a Makarov PM semi-automatic pistol and plenty of ammunition.<p>Presumably available to hunt game or provide a self-defense option, the …

What's the best bank to use? These 5 top choices for 2016-2017 will grow your savings.

When you were little, you learned banks are where your money grows. But as an adult, it feels more like banks are where your money disappears — with …

Personal Finance

Secret Nazi Military Base Code-named 'Treasure Hunter' Discovered in the Arctic

Moscow, Russia – A secret Nazi-era tactical base has been discovered by Russian researchers on the island of Alexandra Land in the Arctic Circle, …

6 Tips to Increase Small Business Profits without Spending Extra Resources

Do you want to increase your small business profits? Well, doing so is easier than you think. There are a number of things you can change about your …

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3D Printer Returns: Will MakerBot’s Replicator+ Suit Small Businesses?

MakerBot started shipping 3D printer kits in 2009, and since then the company has been having its ups and downs as the market continues to define …

Ever wonder how that shop stays in business? You’re right to wonder.

You know that little boutique around the corner that never seems to have any customers? Or the frozen yogurt store that sits lonely in February? Or the little café that seems empty most of the time? C’mon, you probably think to yourself: How do these places stay in business? How many …

The First Wave-Powered Generators Are Online Near Hawaii

It could still be five to 10 years before wave energy technology can provide an affordable alternative to fossil fuels, experts say.<p>Off the coast of Hawaii, a tall buoy bobs and sways in the water, using the rise and fall of the waves to generate electricity.<p>The current travels through an undersea …

Elon Musk: SpaceX Mars Spaceship Can Go Well Beyond Mars

SpaceX founder Elon Musk used an offhand tweet yesterday to reveal — and possibly humblebrag — that his company’s Mars Colonial Transporter, the ship …

Space Travel

Space travel in stasis is coming sooner than you think

Once again, the stuff of science fiction becomes reality. Deep space travel could take a number of years to reach a far off destination, and humans …

Using these 13 words will help salespeople close deals faster and make tons of money

They say selling is more art than science.<p>And according to marketing-software maker HubSpot, there are certain words salespeople should use to boost their chances of closing more deals.<p>Using the 13 words below can help you significantly sell more and make a boatload of money.<p>Read the full HubSpot …

The Ultimate List of Small Business Ideas

The Ultimate List of Small Business Ideas<p>Updated on November 11, 2016<p>Whether you've always dreamed of starting a business of your own, or you've …

Small Business

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Why Am I Seeing This?<p>A 404 error means that the requested file cannot be found. This can be due to an incorrect URL, a misnamed file, an improper …

Five must-read business books for ambitious entrepreneurs

Members of the Small Business Connect community suggest the best books for entrepreneurs and describe the lessons they took away from each.<p>1. <i>The E Myth</i>, by Michael Gerber<p>“As a chef who’s set up a business, for me this book brought home the importance of realising that having a passion for doing …

Make It Yourself: Lowe's Tests Profit Potential Of 3D-Printed, Personalized Products

Do-it-yourself home improvement? More like make it yourself. Lowe’s new 3D-printing stations at a New York City store mark the chain’s bid to unlock the profit potential of products that reflect a shopper’s distinct imprint and tastes.<p>Dubbed Bespoke Designs, the 3D-scanning and printing service …

The giraffe is not one species but four, scientists discover

Scientists have stuck their necks out and decided that the giraffe is not one species, but four.<p>Until now, only a single species of giraffe made up of several sub-species had been recognised.<p>But new DNA evidence shows that four distinct species of the animals exist - and they are genetically at …

Facebook Is Giving Small Businesses a Marketing Boost Through New, Easy-to-Use Tools

The social media giant wants to help entrepreneurs find new customers in foreign markets.<p>More than 60 million small businesses are using Facebook to grow their sales, some three million of which are deploying advertising. Now, the social media giant wants to help those companies reach new customers …

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Costa Rica has gone 76 straight days using 100% renewable electricity

Costa Rica is pulling off a feat mostcountries just daydream about: For two straight months, the Central American country hasn’t burned anyfossil fuels to generate electricity. That’s right: 100 percent renewable power.<p>This isn’t a blip, either. For 300 total days last year and 150 days so far this …

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Back to School Means Back to Business: Your Must-Do Small Business Startup Checklist

Summer is a time when many startup entrepreneurs tend to ease up on the intensity of their work. Vacations...kids home from school...it's easy to fall behind in moving your business forward. But now that school's back in session, it's time to get back on track.<p>If you're just starting your business, …

Business Planning Process: Launch Your Small Business Startup With Success - OLBlog

Business planning is one of the most important steps towards building a successful startup business, and you can use some specific strategies to …