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NAVIGATION

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

Nothing happens until a sale is made
Q: I have developed a unique software package that will be a hit if I can just find a way to locate and convince the client of its value to their operation. However sales and marketing are not my strong suits. What can you suggest?
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Ron Stein on Sales and Marketing

Don't let FOMO ('fear of missing out') hold your business back
Have you ever had that queasy feeling in your stomach that says your business is somehow missing out?
[More from Ron Stein]

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