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Starting a nonprofit similar to starting a business

Starting a nonprofit similar to starting a business

Nonprofit and for-profit organizations share many similarities in administration.

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Mentors boost chances for business success

Only half of all small businesses survive more than five years, the SBA says.

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Veterans can make great franchise owners

Veterans can make great franchise owners

Focus and an ability to follow the rules make many veterans a good fit for franchise businesses.

January 05, 2015 12:00 amLoading…

5 reasons to build your business credit

You credit score can make growing your business harder or easier.

December 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Small firms have array of funding options

Small firms have array of funding options

Online lending and crowdfunding are new sources of capital.

December 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Sound advice on getting funding for your startup

Sound advice on getting funding for your startup

Understanding process is key to raising capital or winning loans.

December 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
More to pricing than slapping on a tag

More to pricing than slapping on a tag

Properly pricing your goods or services is key to profitability. 

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How to write a good job description

How to write a good job description

By communicating clearly what's expected, you'll attract the right applicants.

November 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Essentials for using interns in a small business

Essentials for using interns in a small business

Internships can be mutually beneficial with some key steps for success.

November 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Hiring an intern can be a win-win for small firms

Help for experience benefits students, small companies.

November 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Start your holiday marketing plan now ...

Start your holiday marketing plan now ...

Why even small businesses should embrace a holiday marketing strategy early. 

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Resources abound for business funding in Tucson

Financing a startup business can be difficult but various programs can help.

October 19, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

HR apps aid compliance with health-care law

Software, apps can help assure transparency and compliance.

October 05, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

What health-care reform means to your business

Part one of a two-part column looks at who needs to comply and how.

September 28, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Three essential financial statements for your business

A balance sheet, a profit and loss statement and cash flow analysis are critical.

September 14, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
How to talk to the media like a pro

How to talk to the media like a pro

Getting the media’s attention is only half the battle. 

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Loan help available for women business owners

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 30 percent of the firms in Pima County are owned by women.

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To enjoy vacation, train a strong backup manager

You been slaving away for a year or two, and it appears that your business is going to survive. Customers, expenses and employees have stabilized. Maybe it's time for a break. Suddenly you are confronted with an entirely new range of issues. Who can you put in charge while you are away?

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Use time wisely to play up your strengths

Pro athletes know what their strongest skills are, and they learn to play to them.

June 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Some options for small-business owners who want to cash out

Most small-business owners are consumed by the daily challenges of running their business - satisfying customers, managing services and products, tracking finances and suppliers, and personnel scheduling.

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