2010 Small Business Jobs Act – What it Means to Your Business

December 16, 2010 7:41 am0 comments

The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (SBJA), signed into law in September, adds or renews several attractive tax incentives for small business, and makes other important tax changes you need to be aware about. 100% Exclusion of Gain on Sale of Qualified Small Business Stock: Historically, 50 percent of […]

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Why Businesses Fail

November 30, 2010 6:00 am0 comments

According to Dun and Bradstreet, the single, most important reason for the failure of businesses in America is lack of sales. Our research shows that 95% of businesses struggle when it comes to attracting customers. So your company’s job is to create and keep a customer, and your job is […]

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How to Write a Business Plan That You’ll Actually Use

October 19, 2010 4:44 pm0 comments

The best-laid plans are the ones you’ll actually use. Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, authors of Rework, say lengthy, abstract business plans are destined for a filing cabinet—filed away and never looked at again. Here are resources to help you craft a business plan that you’ll actually use: Score.org—This […]

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A Board of Advisers to Help Your Business

October 12, 2010 6:28 am2 comments

How to set up a board of advisers to help you run your small business

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Senate Passes Bill to Aid Small Businesses

September 16, 2010 2:37 pm0 comments

By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN Published: September 16, 2010 WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday approved a multi-billion dollar package of tax breaks and government-backed loans for small businesses, as Democrats surmounted months of opposition by Republican leaders. Backers say the bill could spur business growth and new hiring. “Small businesses […]

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Small Biz Stats & Trends

July 14, 2010 5:00 am0 comments

Original Story The small business marketplace changes rapidly. The information included on this page represents the most current information. When discussing a “small business,” this site uses the definitions provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy. Read their FAQ sheet. Small Business Impact on the Economy The […]

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Six ways for small-business owners to save money

June 30, 2010 4:28 pm0 comments

By Marty Orgel SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — In these tough economic times, owners of businesses small and large are coming up with unexpected ways to save money. The University of Wisconsin at Green Bay said it will save $10,000 annually by changing its font type. The university switched from Arial […]

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Michael Jordan – Becoming Legendary

June 29, 2010 8:02 am1 comment

Michael Jordan provides the ultimate motivation with a journey through his legacy that challenges you to look beyond your limits and rise to your potential.

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