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How to Change your Business Name

Changing your business name made easy

Changing a business name is a costly and disruptive process, especially for established businesses. You can’t just start calling it something different. Print and online marketing materials and bank accounts will have to change, websites adjusted, domain names registered, email addresses updated, and so on. This is all assuming your ...

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Pitching Ideas to Secure Venture Capital Funding

Pitching ideas

If you go in knowing your numbers cold, you are more than halfway there. Securing venture funding for a startup is undoubtedly a challenging process for a young entrepreneur. With only .05 percent of startups funded by VCs, every entrepreneur is likely to experience a healthy dose of rejection. The experience can ...

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How to Stay Focused on Your Business Strategy


Sometimes folks can lose sight of what their building.  It’s important to keep focus on the original problem you set out to solve. As entrepreneurs we can easily get distracted and lose sight of what we had originally set out to do. Julia Haines’ article “The Ritual of Lean” recently got ...

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10 Steps to Start a Business


10 Steps to Starting a Business Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business. Click on the links to learn more. Step 1: Write a Business Plan Use these ...

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Advice on Starting your own Business. Don’t get intimidated.


  Starting a business can feel intimidating at times.  You need to be persistent and don’t let the challenges discourage you.  That is one key charactersitic all successful entreprenuers posses. Here are some questions answered by some successful entrepreneurs: Question: What is one part of starting up that was easier ...

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