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“Innovation is not a rare quality inherent in a lucky few — it’s a way of thinking and behaving that comes naturally.” That’s according to Lisa Buckley, director at... MORE
100 Tips to Writing A Killer Business Plan That Gets Funded business-plans Startups Laurie Sluser
Mar 19

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100 Tips to Writing A Killer Business Plan That Gets Funded

Why should you write a business plan? The very process of writing out your thoughts and organizing them will help you define the type of company you are creating.... MORE
Don’t Let Innovation Kill Your Company business-plans Startups When Innovation Kills Your Company Jesse Torres
Mar 16

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When Innovation Kills Your Company

Don’t Let Innovation Kill Your Company

It’s every entrepreneur’s dream to develop the next killer app, the next game changer — the one innovation that turns an industry on its head. But, while most entrepreneurs... MORE
Is It Time to Change Your Business Model? business-plans Startups Is your business model right for you? David Tang
Feb 11

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Is your business model right for you?

Is It Time to Change Your Business Model?

The business model is at the core of your small business’s strategy.  It defines how your company creates, delivers, and captures value. Most tech startups fail, because they lack a viable... MORE
Is Market Research Necessary for Small Businesses? business-plans Startups Yes, and you can do it yourself From the Editor's Desk
Jul 29

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Yes, and you can do it yourself

Is Market Research Necessary for Small Businesses?

Initial and ongoing market research is integral to every effective business plan. No matter how brilliant you think your product may be, its brilliance is irrelevant if you do... MORE
The 10 Day Startup Launch business-plans Startups Of course it will take longer... Nina Zipkin From the Editor's Desk
Jan 30

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Of course it will take longer...

The 10 Day Startup Launch

Establishing your new business might sound like a time-consuming, overwhelming project and one that could stretch out way too long. To snap you out of procrastination, Nina Zipkin wrote an... MORE
DIY Business Launch business-plans Startups Helpful resources to get started James Kirk From the Editor's Desk
Jan 27

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Helpful resources to get started

DIY Business Launch

Just looking at the to-do list for launching a new business is exhausting. You have to determine a business structure and register, come up with a company name, logo... MORE
True Story: Why You Don’t Want a Business Plan Writer business-plans Startups You should "own" your business plan. Tim Berry From the Editor's Desk
Jan 27

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You should "own" your business plan.

True Story: Why You Don’t Want a Business Plan Writer

It’s been years since I was making a real living off of business plan consulting (I migrated to business plan software instead), but I had an exchange last week... MORE
How to Write a Company Overview business-plans Startups Make the most of it Angelique O'Rourke From the Editor's Desk
Jan 19

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Make the most of it

How to Write a Company Overview

You want to be able to proudly present your business plan. A company overview (also known as company information or a company summary) is an essential part of a... MORE
Tools Make Creating Business Plans Easy business-plans Startups You don't have to do it alone From the Editor's Desk
Jan 15

Business Plans

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You don't have to do it alone

Tools Make Creating Business Plans Easy

If creating a business plan from scratch sounds overwhelming, you’re not alone. A variety of helpful business plan tools have been created to help you get those brilliant concepts out... MORE