With banks tight on loans, alternatives like equipment loans and "crowdfunding" grow.
Internet services, combined with a little forethought, can help you travel on the cheap.
Smartphones have changed how small businesses work. Customers can find a contractor, make an appointment, or order dinner with a few taps.
Sign-ups, social media some ways to grow your client list.
Fitting problems to solutions and markets, careful scaling important.
Common fears about owning a business are no reason not to try.
Consulting can be a great second career, but do your homework.
Things like business losses and deductions for home-office and travel costs can cut tax bills.
Nonprofit and for-profit organizations share many similarities in administration.
Only half of all small businesses survive more than five years, the SBA says.
Focus and an ability to follow the rules make many veterans a good fit for franchise businesses.
You credit score can make growing your business harder or easier.
Online lending and crowdfunding are new sources of capital.
Understanding process is key to raising capital or winning loans.
Properly pricing your goods or services is key to profitability.
By communicating clearly what's expected, you'll attract the right applicants.
Internships can be mutually beneficial with some key steps for success.
Help for experience benefits students, small companies.
Why even small businesses should embrace a holiday marketing strategy early.
Financing a startup business can be difficult but various programs can help.