Starting a Business
Starting a Business

Interested in starting a small business? Looking for training on how to start your own business? Get started right here.Read More

Starting a Business
Starting a Business

Interested in starting a small business? Looking for training on how to start your own business? Get started right here.Read More

Checklist For Starting A New Business
Checklist For Starting A New Business

Want to start a business and need help organizing the first steps? Use this checklist for all the tasks you should complete before opening a new business.Read More

Checklist For Starting A New Business
Checklist For Starting A New Business

Want to start a business and need help organizing the first steps? Use this checklist for all the tasks you should complete before opening a new business.Read More

Create Your Marketing Plan
Create Your Marketing Plan

Whether your company provides products or services, your marketing plan is essential to your success. Use this marketing plan template with our expert advice.Read More

Create Your Marketing Plan
Create Your Marketing Plan

Whether your company provides products or services, your marketing plan is essential to your success. Use this marketing plan template with our expert advice.Read More

Budgeting & Forecasting

From pricing strategies to gross profit margin calculators, our budgeting and demand forecasting tools help you estimate your business’ revenues and expenses.

Compliance & Policies

policies

Sample compliance policies and recommendations for managing employees’ behavior at work, including smoking, telecommuting and occupational safety. Read More

E-Commerce

ecommerce

E-commerce is the sale of products and services over the Internet. It is the fastest growing segment of our economy. Is an e-commerce website right for you? Read More

Financial Management & Reporting

Financial Management & Reporting

Are you a small business owner without a dedicated financial manager in the company? Here you can educate yourself on financial management and reporting issues.Read More

Customer Service

Customer Service

Providing excellent customer service is essential for the success of your business. Free tips, tools, and templates to improve your business's customer support.Read More

Email & Web Marketing

Email & Web Marketing

Learn the ins-and-outs of effective email and web marketing, and equip your business with brand new sales channels.  Read more

 Renting vs. Buying Home 

What is best for you - to buy or to rent a home? This video tutorial will help you make this decision by comparing and analyzing two options.

Cash versus Accrual Accounting  

The cash basis and the accrual basis are the two primary methods of tracking income and expenses in accounting. This video tutorial will explain the difference.

Advertising

Learn copywriting basics and effective advertising techniques, and help you evaluate the success of your advertising campaigns. Read More

Find Your Highest Potential Customers

customers

The 80/20 rule - that 80 percent of your sales come from the top 20 percent of your customers - applies to most small businesses. Read More

Fair Value Accounting 

This video tutorial explains the difference between historical cost and fair value accounting.

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Buying a Business or Franchise

Not sure how to go about buying a business or a franchise? Follow this step-by-step process to be successful in your small business endeavor.

Set Goals for Your Business

Goal-setting is crucial to any business's success. Review this article to help you set short-term and long-term business goals and successfully achieve them.