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Mobile payment options encourage shopping locally
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How to Create a Disaster Plan for Your Business
Careful planning can help you minimize losses and emerge relatively unscathed from a disaster. Here are seven steps that can help you develop an emergency plan and ensure that your business is as prepared as possible for the next calamity.
How to Take Advantage of Online Training Tools
As options for learning online continue to expand, a growing number of entrepreneurs are using them to keep their staff on the cutting edge.
Full Force Innovator
Tim Pickens’ innovation engines have been on warp drive ever since a Rocket City childhood spent conjuring from the Amateur Scientist’s Handbook. Now he’s deep into medical inventions, as well as aerospace.
Watching the Skies
Bob Baron's turn to meteorology as a second career led to storm tracking, providing real-time weather warnings to those in the path of the storm.
The Apple Effect
When Apple introduced its Newsstand feature, this startup was poised to provide the digital content magazine subscribers wanted.
6 Steps to a Successful Business Launch
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Six Tips to Turn Your Passion into Profit
Follow this advice to turn what you love into a viable business.
How to Become Your Own Boss
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Using Credit Checks to Help in Hiring
Joining the (Reverse) Family Business
These days, Mom and Dad often work for their kids' businesses, not the other way around.
ESOP plans let founders cash out and employees cash in
More business owners are finding that an ideal retirement plan allows them to share the wealth—and the risk—of ownership with their employees.
Four Ways to Catch up on Your Retirement
Wanted: Fully Engaged Employees
Years of layoffs and cutbacks have taken a toll on the workforce. Here’s how to get everyone back on track.
Auditors crack down on independent contractors
If your business uses independent contractors, get ready for new scrutiny. Hoping to boost tax revenue, the IRS and many state governments are cracking down on how companies classify their workers.
Build a Better Business with Outsourcing
When Laura Lee Sparks left her job as a law firm manager to launch her own business, she knew from the beginning that there were certain tasks she didn't want to handle.
The Best-Kept Tax Secret for Small Businesses
A unique defined-benefit plan offers business owners the opportunity to make hefty, tax-deferred contributions toward their retirement savings
Retirement: What’s That?
Though you may never stop working, here are 5 tips to ensure financial stability.
How to provide a flexible work environment when telecommuting won’t work
5 Ways to Ease the Pain of Layoffs
In January, David Johnson realized that all of his budget cuts weren’t going to be enough to keep his business profitable. As CEO, he had no choice but to lay off a third of his workforce at Summitville Tiles, an Ohio-based tile factory that Johnson’s family has owned for nearly a century. To make the announcement, he gathered all of his employees on the factory floor and blasted the news through a bullhorn.
How to Raise $1 Million in a Year
Venture capital and IPO options may have all but disappeared, but a Nevada registered offering program gives entrepreneurs a chance to raise up to $1 million.
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