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Do You Need an LLC for Your Small Business?

There are many different stages of starting your own business, so after you’ve come up with an idea, received some funding, and even gotten a few clients, you may be wondering what’s next. You may want to consider structuring your business into a legal entity like an LLC. Legal entities like sole proprietorships, corporations, and…

6 Reasons To Use Live Chat Support Software

The following is a guest post by JT Ripton, a business consultant and freelance business and marketing writer out of Tempe, AZ. You can follow him on Twitter @JTRipton. Although today’s enterprises use various ways to market products, the utilization of active communications applications provide particular advantages to small businesses. Among these technologies, live chat…

How to Put Your Business Through a Financial Detox

The following is a guest post by Nick Rojas. Nick combines 20 years of experience working with and consulting for small to medium businesses and a passion for journalism to help readers grow. Health is wealth – this saying is often construed to mean that being healthy is just as important, if not more important,…

How to Avoid the 7 Deadly Mistakes of Owning a Small Business

The following is a guest post by Nick Rojas. Nick combines 20 years of experience working with and consulting for small to medium businesses and a passion for journalism to help readers grow. While small businesses have a positively big impact on the U.S. economy, a lot of small business owners fall by the wayside…

Salary Calculator for Startup Founders, WeWork for Chefs & More Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from our expert curators.   1. A Salary Calculator for Startup Founders By Marty Spargo Digest: Startup Curator: Zubin Chagpar “The second box of the salary calculator is where you should enter the return on investment your business sees…

Cofounder Disputes, How To Build A Brand In 5 Days & More Reading List Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from our expert curators.   1. Cofounder Disputes and Making Something People Want By Jessica Livingston Digest: Startup Curator: Zubin Chagpar In this excerpt from Jessica’s talk at the 2014 Female Founders Conference, she discusses the two most common reasons…

The Dangers of Offline Card Processing (and What to Do Instead)

The following is a guest post by Tiffany Rowe. Tiffany is a Marketing Administrator at Seek Visibility, where she assists clients in contributing resourceful content throughout the web. Thanks to Square, Paypal Here, Intuit GoPayment, and a handful of other mobile payment processors, small sellers everywhere have the ability to accept card payments at all times.…

Scale or Fail: Critical Tools for Agile Growth

The following is a guest post by Sara Parker, an experienced writer and editor. Sara has made her career in content and social media marketing. It’s a hard market for startups and small businesses. Not only do you have to compete with the big corporations, but you have to compete against your fellow small businesses. Even if…

The Fine Art of Negotiation and 5 Ways to Be a Good Negotiator

The following is a guest post by Ty Kiisel. Ty is a contributing author focusing on small business financing at OnDeck, a technology company solving small business’s biggest challenge: access to capital. The ability to negotiate a business deal is an important part of running a small business. It’s not uncommon for a business owner to regularly negotiate with both…

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