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Alternative Sources of Funding for Small Business

Article Language: English
June 13, 2019
QUESTION:  I have limited resources and need financial help in starting a new business venture. What programs are available to low income, women and minorities? ANSWER: To be... Read more
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One-Page Business Model for a Start-up Business

Article Language: English
May 29, 2019
QUESTION: I have been encouraged to develop a detailed business plan for a new business I am considering. The plan outlines I have found online are quite detailed. Is there a more... Read more
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Prospecting Made Easy with Library Tools

Article Language: English
April 28, 2019
QUESTION: I am relatively new to the sales business. Can you offer any insights how to locate potential customers? ANSWER: Prospecting for customers is a daunting process for... Read more
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The Power of Compound Interest

Article Language: English
April 14, 2019
QUESTION: I am a small business owner and have established a SEP IRA retirement account. How do you suggest I invest my contributions? ANSWER: Let me begin by stating upfront that... Read more
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Getting Your Business Through a Recession

Article Language: English
March 27, 2019
QUESTION: The economy is improving but I remember the devastation caused by the 2009 economic meltdown. How can one best position their business to withstand another business... Read more
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So, You Want to Start a Business

Article Language: English
March 15, 2019
Question: I have an idea for a new business. Where do I start to develop a strategy? Answer: A business, whether commercial, retail, not-for-profit, or non-profit is “your baby”... Read more
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Things to Consider When Starting a Second Career

Article Language: English
February 24, 2019
 QUESTION: I am 55 years old and am considering a career change. What advice can you offer me? ANSWER: The Bureau of Labor Statistics state that if you are over fifty you’re in... Read more
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SCORE Naples Helps Collier Small Businesses Succeed

Article Language: English
February 12, 2019
Question: I have been encouraged by another local entrepreneur to seek out a mentor to help develop a viable business strategy. Please tell me what the SCORE organization has to... Read more
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What is the Wisdom in Buying a Failing Business?

Article Language: English
January 24, 2019
QUESTION: I am considering buying a local business that is losing money. Other than acquiring it at a bargain price, what other factors should I consider? ANSWER: The major factor... Read more
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Business Must Anticipate Change, It’s Inevitable

Article Language: English
January 5, 2019
QUESTION: My business is doing well but experience has taught me that I should not become complacent. How can one stay competitive and ahead of the competition? ANSWER: It has... Read more

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