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51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

Small Business

10 Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs - Small Business Trends

There are so many different things that go into running a business – it can be easy to get distracted. So sometimes it can help to get back to …

Small Business

The Upwardly Mobile Barista

Starbucks and Arizona State University are collaborating to help cafe workers get college degrees. Is this a model for helping more Americans reach the middle class?
<p>Mary Hamm was in pain, though it was hard to tell. She bustled around the Starbucks, pouring drinks, restocking pastries, and …

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6 Ways “Shark Tank” is Changing Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

It's an age-old question, "Does life imitate art or does art imitate life?"<p>Because I help run a service that matches upstart entrepreneurs with seasoned mentors, I've seen the explosion of entrepreneurship in the past handful of years--both in the number of people in the entrepreneurship eco-system …

Entrepreneurship

Southern California is hotbed for wage theft in garment industry

At P & Young Apparel Inc. in the Los Angeles garment district, the clock keeping tabs on sewing workers' hours was regularly unplugged.<p>Company time cards showed more than a dozen employees all clocked in within two minutes of one another — a telltale sign of payroll falsification, according to …

Black Friday Is Fading Away and Customers Are Noticing

With promotional sales already dominating media attention for holiday best buys, customers can’t help but wonder if Black Friday is worth the fuss it use to be. And can you blame them?<p>Black Friday isn’t as important as it use to be because retailers made it that way. Specials now start on the …

5 Social Media Tips For Small Business

Social media is a great way to get the word out about your business. But if it’s not delivering results, take a step back and see if you’re following these best practices.<p><b>1. Communicate your uniqueness</b><p>Too many businesses are trying to be too many things. Instead, focus on what makes you unique and …

16 Easy Ways to Save $100 This Month

What would you do with an extra $100 in your pocket? Think of a good answer fast, because if you follow the below tips this month, that's exactly …