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Low-cost franchise opportunities — those with an average investment of $150,000 or less — are among the most popular and sought-after.
The small business owner possess the engagement skill in spades — and can use it to grow their business. It's called Engagement Marketing.
The modern company has a split personality: Its conscience is partly internal and partly external. And that could affect the reputation, and longevity, of your business.
Franchise brands go belly up for many reasons. But not all bankrupt restaurant franchises deserve such a fate. In fact, some brands have enough mojo to revive themselves.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has announced that he's starting a business and is on the hunt for a CEO to run it.
Small businesses in states that were hit hardest by the collapse of the housing market — including Nevada, New Mexico and Florida — are having an especially hard time getting access to the capital they need to grow and hire.
Small business would be well-served to adopt a benefit corporation structure. Companies that seek to establish sustainable principles as part of their business and marketing strategy and, more importantly, their corporate DNA, are positioned for long-term success.
Retired military veterans, Mark and Dawn Kelly, have looked embarked on a franchising opportunity through TeamLogic IT to start a business after ending their service.
Sponsoring niche sports costs less, but can stıll pack a marketing punch.
A young entrepreneur, short on cash, decides to make the AOL campus in Palo Alto his temporary living space while working on his start up.
It comes as no surprise that 75 percent of employees in a survey said that having a Summer Friday policy would be an effective tool for increasing productivity. But did anyone think to ask their bosses what they thought about Summer Fridays?
Small-business owners are leaning right leading up to the U.S. presidential election. Forty-nine percent of business owners plan to vote for presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
Many confuse crowdfunding campaigns as fundraising efforts, because they call on the general public for support. Here's why they are more akin to consumer marketing efforts.
Companies need to look within at factors such as underfunded onboarding programs or a lack of training and mentoring to understand why they are hemorrhaging employees.
More and more American firms are bringing those operations home — and while it might be a little premature to call this "re-shoring" effort a movement, it's certainly starting to become a trend.
After squeezing nearly 50 different pairs onto his head, Rico Elmore didn't walk into the desert sunshine with a new pair of sunglasses. But he did walk out with an idea for a business.
A new study found that three-quarters of businesses in Nevada reported they were unable to grow due to difficulties in obtaining financing.
You're not pitching the upside--you're alleviating fears about downside risk. Make sure you know the difference.
The core lessons learned at Google translate readily to any business to create agility, employee engagement, and ultimately, stronger business results.
Tax codes, employment regulations and retirement security are the top three election issues for small business owners, according to payroll service provider Paychex.