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Big Business Helping Small Business: A New Era of David and Goliath?

We have all heard the horror stories of big business pitted against small business.  The classic David and…

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Get the Word Out Now!

I don’t know about you, but I’ve seen an increase in small-business marketing budgets in the last few…

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How to Increase Sales in 3 Steps

If you want to get some new business, here are three quick tips that may help you boost…

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Finding Funding: Goldilocks Approach

These resources can help you learn about and gain access to the right type of funding: The SBA…

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Finding the Right Funding - The Klapmeier brothers' Key Move:

Lots of people would enjoy flying in a small plane if they could be guaranteed a much safer…

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The Small Business Professor Gives Insights on Brother® Small Business Survey

A recent survey conducted by StartupNation's friends at Wakefield Research for Brother® International, http://bit.ly/cIsNF5, indicated that small business…

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Ready to Make Media Contact?

After conducting extensive research and preparing your story ideas (discussed in previous blog entries pertinent to our “7…

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The Art of Getting Buzz in Entrepreneur Magazine

For many small business owners getting a write-up in Entrepreneur magazine is the holy grail of media coverage. …

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How to Start a Business with Other People's Money

Your startup will need a lot of cash if you’re paying for stuff before you sell it. If…

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Can a Consultant Save You Cash...and Heartache?

As a bootstrap entrepreneur, I’ve learned there are just some things you don’t cut corners on. My “golden…

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Surviving Tough Times-Interview with Author, Successful Entrepreneur George Cloutier

Want insider secrets from a highly successful entrepreneur on how to survive tough, economic times? Well, today you’re…

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What Business Owner’s Can Do To Gain Capital

Banks aren’t lending-despite reports the economy is getting better. So, what does this mean for small business owners…

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Why Dell Beats the Hell Out of Threadless

I apologize for the outlandish headline, but I don't really think it's any more outlandish than crowning Threadless…

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Fox Business Network Features Our Elevator Pitch Advice

The three most important things to achieve in delivering an effective pitch to investors are: A sense of…

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The 3 Most Important Elements of an Effective Investor Pitch

You may have heard our Elevator Pitches or have been a voter in one of the Elevator Pitch…

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