How Can Customers Find Your Business?

This year, Intuit released The Intuit 2020 Report in a close partnership alongside Emergent Research. This report unveiled 20 trends which will shape the next decade throughout the entire world. Everything from the continued rise of small businesses across all demographics to the advantage of collecting more data was analyzed in the report. I was […]

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Amazon Storefronts: What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Platform

A couple of months ago, I blogged about how entrepreneurs can become Amazon Sellers. That post covered the platform’s two categories, Fulfillment by Amazon and Fulfillment by Merchant sellers, and addressed the question of whether Amazon Sellers should incorporate their businesses. This September, Amazon has taken another major step forward for small businesses with the […]

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The 4 Best Ways to Maintain a Business Partnership

Starting a business all on your own can prove to be one of the more difficult occupation paths to take on. Thankfully, new entrepreneurs will find that the more people they add to their team from investors to employees and partners, the easier it is to run a business. Partners make for a wonderful business asset for […]

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Do I Need to File For a Foreign Qualification?

Maybe you’ve heard the term foreign qualification before, but aren’t exactly sure what it means. How does your business qualify to file as a foreign qualification? What do you need to do in order to foreign qualify? If you’re not sure, you’ve come to the right place—here’s a look at what you need to know […]

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Which 5 Cities Are Best For Small Businesses?

This August, Fios by Verizon released a study on the 10 best cities for entrepreneurs to start a small business. The data gathered by the company examined factors from nearly 300 cities across the country including population, higher education levels, income per capita, loans per capita, and the state’s tax environment. The cities and states […]

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Business Licenses 101

Starting a business involves a great deal of filling out and filing the appropriate paperwork to get up and running. A lot of it is fun to work on—picking a business name, logo, color scheme and location—but there’s also plenty of legal work that new small business owners need to think about, including deciding whether […]

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What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Becoming Amazon Sellers

This July, Amazon revealed in its Small Business Impact Report that more than one million small and medium-sized businesses based out of the United States are selling through Amazon. The report also disclosed that half the items purchased through the website come from—you guessed it—small and medium-sized businesses. As more individuals migrate over to the […]

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The Right Way to Go into Business with a Partner

Starting a business up with a partner is a great idea—not only does a business partner effectively halve the staggering amount of work that comes with forming a new company, but having a partner also means having someone to talk to and bounce ideas off of. For many sole-proprietorships, the only employee on the payroll […]

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