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Small Business Basics

Start Strong
Business Ownership

Pre-Plan to Succeed
Business Plans 101

Organize for Your Best Results
Business Structure • Name • Permits and Licenses • Location

Embrace Technology & Innovation
Technology Tools • Incubators • Tech Transfer • Licensing

Protect Your Assets
Property • Disaster Planning • Cybersecurity • Intellectual Property • Insuring People

Know (and Follow) the Law
Labor Laws • Records and Accounting • Taxes

Beyond Basics

Fund Your Dream
Self-Financing • Loans • Targeted Funding • Opportunities • Venture Capital • Grants

Spread the Word
Branding • Advertising • Media • PR

Expand Your Footprint
Expansion Planning • Government Contracting • Exporting

Small Businesses Advice

How to collect money you're owed
Q: Your recent article about managing one's cash flow emphasized the importance of converting accounts receivables (uncollected money owed to you) into cash in the bank. Can you offer more suggestions how to speed up the collection process without aggravating and risking the loss of the customer?
[More from Gray Poehler]

Ron Stein on Sales and Marketing

How to use 'growth hacking' to build your business
"Growth hacking" is a term that came out of the startup world of Silicon Valley. The idea is that engineers try different things in the market, as fast as possible, until something sticks. That something could be a new feature, the right business model, or the color of the “buy now” button on your website that converts best.
[More from Ron Stein]

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