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How to Start a Small Business | An Overview of SmallBusiness.com Resources

A comprehensive overview of information found on SmallBusiness.com and the SmallBusiness.com/WIKI that is helpful to those considering starting a business.

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How to Start Your First Business

You can look far and low for a better advice on how to start your first business but we don’t think you’ll find an answer any better than this one from Seth Godin.

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Thinking of Rolling Out a Food Truck? Here Are 5 Tips From the Pros

Thinking of starting a food truck? We’ve rounded up tips from successful food truck veterans to help get you rolling.

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Tips From Craft Breweries On Starting a Business

Craft brewers have developed a good head for business and learned some basic lessons that helped them bottle success.

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Jason Fried Explains Basecamp’s Slow Grow, Stay Small Strategy

Steady growth producing a great product for customers and a secure, quality life for employees is what Fried seeks for his 40-person company, Basecamp.

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Gallup’s Ten Ingredients for Business Success

A mix of these ten ingredients is found in the profile of people who successfully start and grow businesses.

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All 50 State Agencies That Issue Small Business Licenses and Permits

Links to state agencies that issue various types of business licenses and permits

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Links to Trademark Information in All 50 States

Reasons a small business might prefer a state trademark over a federal trademark and where to register one.

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Small Business Basics: Trademarks and Copyrights

The topic is confusing and important but all small business owners need to know the basics of trademarks and copyrights.

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Side-by-Side Comparison of C Corp, S Corp, LLC, Partnership and Sole Proprietor

Choosing the right legal structure for your new business should include talking with your trusted business advisors.

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Bookkeeper, Accountant or CFO: Which Does Your Small Business Need?

With powerful software and the professionals to help you use them, you can manage a small company’s finances with big-company professionalism.

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Overview of Small Business Online Accounting Software | 2016

A side-by-side comparison of features in ten online accounting software solutions for small businesses.

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How Businesses Start: The Founder’s Fear of Failing is Replaced by the Fear of Failing to Try

In the end, what people regret is not the failure but the failure to act

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How Much Investment Does it Take to Start a Small Business?

The internet, cloud computing and the general cost declines associated with technology have made it much cheaper and easier to start a business than in the past.

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4 Things You Must Include in Any Business Plan

No matter what type of business your plan is for, there are certain universal parts that must be included.

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3 Top Ranked Free Online Courses on Starting and Growing a Small Business | 2017

Two great words (“free” and “learning”) for current and prospective business owners.

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How Small Businesses Are Succeeding in Very Small Towns

Examples of small town small businesses who are working together with big results.