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What’s the Bright Idea?! Here’s How to Get a Patent

Did you know that there were over 3 million patents filed in 2017? That’s over 3 million new and fresh inventions on how to change the world.  From big impact idea to small scale suggestions, it is the inventions that come from them that keep our world developing. If you have an idea, however big […]

Ready for Tomorrow: Why You Should Start Your Business Succession Planning Today

Did you know over half of small business owners are between the ages 50 to 88 years old? It’s only a matter of time before they reach retirement. By then, they should already have a plan regarding how they’ll turn over their business or close it. However, many of these individuals don’t have a succession plan in place […]

5 Common OSHA Violations: Is Your Workplace Guilty?

Did you know the most common worksite safety issues show up over and over across the country and the world? The National Safety Council (NSC) team conduct safety audits in many companies. But the fact is, they see the same hazards almost everywhere they go. Is your workplace guilty of these violations?  Safety pros can get […]

How to Launch a Business: 8 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your First Small Business

240,000 new businesses — that’s how many started up in the United States back in the third quarter of 2016. Thanks to them, employment seekers had 872,000 new job opportunities. Today, the US is now home to 30.2 million small businesses, making up 99.9% of all businesses in the country. They continue to generate new […]

The 10 Best Part Time Jobs When You Need Some Extra Cash

Have you been thinking about getting a part-time job to boost your income? You’re not alone. According to a Bankrate study, four out of ten Americans have a side job. And whether you’d prefer a second job where you come face-to-face with other people or you’re seeking a legitimate work from home gig, there are […]

One Man’s Treasure: Why You Should Invest in a Storage Unit Franchise

Are you looking to invest in a storage franchise but not sure whether it’s the right move? For starters, the storage and warehouse leasing industry generated $37 billion in 2018. It has over 58,000 established businesses, employs over 142,000 people and, importantly, recorded a 3.7% annual growth. Clearly, now is a good time to break […]

5 Startup Tips the Smartest Entrepreneurs Follow When Starting a Business from Nothing

Approximately 627,000 new businesses are started each year. But the reality is, many of those businesses will fail within five years. What does it take to succeed as an entrepreneur? How can your startup thrive?  It won’t be easy to succeed, but starting a business from nothing is possible if you have the right mindset […]

5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Be Using Data Science for Business Growth

If digital technology powers a large portion of your business, there’s a good chance you’re sitting on a lot of valuable data. But, if you don’t know how to analyze this data, then it’s worth almost nothing. Fortunately, with the help of data science, generating insights from your data is pretty easy. This post will explore 5 […]

Weighing the Options: Should You Buy a House or Start a Business?

You have a decent stash of cash, but you’re split between buying a house and starting a business. First of all, that’s a nice problem to have. In an economy where 63 percent of aspiring entrepreneurs lack startup capital and many people rely on mortgages to finance their home purchases, you’re among the lucky few. […]

How to Prepare For Retirement When You’re a Small Business Owner

When you launched your own business, had you already started considering retirement? Sure, it probably came up, but launching a business is so time-consuming and fraught with challenges. Anything that’s not an immediate concern can wait for later. Besides, most entrepreneurs would be satisfied with running their business that long, let alone retiring off of […]