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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

Employees are your most valuable asset
Q: I have an employee turnover problem, and morale is a concern of mine. It's hard to please everyone. What do you suggest?
[More from Gray Poehler]

Ron Stein on Sales and Marketing

How an 1862 law fostered UF's Innovation Station in Sarasota
Erik Sander, the Founding Director of the University of Florida's Engineering Innovation Institute, was tasked with establishing a state-wide network to support tech workforce and business development.
[More from Ron Stein]

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