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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

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The Three C’s in “Succcess”

Article Language: English
October 27, 2017
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7 Crucial Business Plan Mistakes to Avoid

Article Language: English
January 17, 2017
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Tips for Commercial Tenants

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October 18, 2016

Commercial tenants face multiple issues and need to be in compliance with laws and codes. The authors cover several significant topics to prepare small business owners for negotiations

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Thinking of Starting a Business? Initial Steps

Article Language: English
October 18, 2016

Basic principles of starting a business can be easily overlooked. The author offers a series of blogs related to start-ups and reviews multiple steps from business plan to various costs

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Business Licenses and Permits – What Do You Need?

Article Language: English
October 17, 2016

To keep a small company in compliance with local laws can be time-consuming and expensive. To avoid unnecessary stress, SBA prepared a list of information that serves as a guide for small businesses.

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The Public Library Has Resources to Check out Your Competition!

Article Language: English
October 17, 2016

Libraries offer a database to marketers and entrepreneurs. Using the example of Appleton Public Library, the author demonstrates various tools to explore and to map businesses.

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Research Your Business Purchase and the Closing Checklist (Buying Existing Businesses by SBA Part 2)

Article Language: English
October 17, 2016

How to buy a business? Without a clear understanding of all legal steps of buying existing business, the mistakes are inevitable. The author gives a detailed list of initial and closing stages of buying a business tp avoid serious legal issues in the future. Consider to start with doing a research before anything else.

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Business Model Canvas Gains Popularity

Article Language: English
October 16, 2016

Most entrepreneurs agree that a business plan is an important component in developing and managing a business. Now, with the advent and growing popularity of the business model canvas, the traditional written format is being questioned.

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Borrow Money Locally

Article Language: English
October 16, 2016

In their search for sources of borrowed funds, many business owners don’t consider the Outagamie County Revolving Loan Fund, also known as the Outagamie County Prosperity Fund. 

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Business Plan Change Results in Success

Article Language: English
October 16, 2016

Whistler’s Knoll Vineyard in Hortonville is a case study in coming up with a great business plan, but discovering that the best plan might evolve into an even better plan.

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