National Small Business Week shines a spotlight on our nation’s 30 million small businesses. More than half of all Americans either work for or own a small business. Through awards ceremonies, media interviews and community events, the SBA honors entrepreneurs whose achievements stand out.
Business owners decide it’s time to sell for many reasons. Some of the standard tips for how to get the most for your investment when selling a business are less obvious than others. Here are some of the less obvious tips available.
Small towns have undergone dramatic change, from being the central meeting place for farms and villages, to becoming isolated bedroom neighborhoods of larger cities. One of the most successful support structures for small business growth have been business incubators.
If you have a skill you’re ready to sell, now’s the time to jump in and get started. Nearly 550,000 people start businesses each month. Read these tips to start your entrepreneurial journey on the right track.
In recent years, more and more people have become interested in working for, supporting, or even starting nonprofits. If you have a strong passion for a cause and want to turn it into your life’s work, here are some things to consider before you try to start a nonprofit organization.
Women’s History Month is the perfect time to highlight the achievements of women in business. We’re profiling four successful women business owners who are also SCORE clients. We’re also sharing resources to help you navigate the challenges of running a company as a woman.
One of the first and most important decisions a new business owner will make is developing a name for the business. It can also be a costly mistake if you fail to do your legal homework. You need to research if the name and trademark are available.
Startup businesses that took on debt are more likely to succeed (as long as they use business debt as opposed to taking on personal debt). They’re also more likely to achieve higher revenues. On the flip side, the study found, taking on personal debt to start a business is something to be cautious of.
Being a successful Millennial entrepreneur requires not only a good idea, but also the grit and the courage to execute that idea -- regardless of any tough times that may come your way.
Doing some pre-startup homework and crafting a business plan now will make your life post-startup so much easier. The real reasons to write a business plan have nothing to do with other people: They have to do with you.
Having a hobby can help you unwind, energize you, be a conversation starter, and yes - even earn you some cash. Exactly how you can make money with your hobby can vary depending on exactly what your hobby entails.Here’s how to use your woodworking hobby to make money.