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How to start a new online business with potential for growth

The e-commerce market is growing exponentially. Online sales have grown by approximately 0.2% every quarter for the last eight years – so it’s no wonder many new entrepreneurs want a slice of the action. However, despite the fact that…

5 ways to make sure your business scaling strategy is profitable

A successful business scaling strategy is essential to sustainable revenue. However, before developing your scaling plan, it is important to understand the subtle difference between scaling and growth. Business growth is where revenue generation and overhead spending remain in equilibrium.…

How to start your business from home and make it a success

If you need more flexibility, you might be wondering how to start your business from home. There are lots of reasons you might want to start a new business from home. It might be because you’ve had a new…

Small business accounting 101: A no-nonsense guide to bookkeeping

Alongside the excitement of starting a new small business, it’s important to grips with some practicalities – in other words, you need to do your small business accounting 101. It’s certainly true that owning your own business comes with…

Minority business funding: The loans and grants available to you

Minority business funding is for business owners from disadvantaged groups, such as ethnic minorities or women. A number of different government agencies, nonprofits, and private lenders provide this type of capital funding for small business. While there are various types…

10 free business management tools you should be using

It’s one of the oldest sayings in business – you have to spend money to make money. Consequently, running your own business can be expensive. Unless you’re that rare species of entrepreneur that can always afford to take risks,…