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How To Create A Basic Business Plan

A good business plan should be simple and straightforward. Learn how to create one so your business has a blueprint for success.

02/24/2014

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The Pros & Cons Of Opening A Franchise

Starting a franchise is a big investment. Consider the pros and cons of franchise ownership before cutting your first check.

02/24/2014

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Survey Suggests Midwest Economy Losing Steam

An economist says a survey of bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states suggests the regional economy is losing steam. The Rural Mainstreet Index dropped below growth neutral in the February survey, hitting 48.4, compared with 50.8 in January and 56.1 in December.

02/20/2014

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Hiring: Easy Tips For Conducting An Effective Interview

Asking questions about a potential employee’s work history is only one piece of the puzzle. Find the right fit for your company by digging deeper.

02/17/2014

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Access Files Anywhere: The Benefits Of Cloud Storage

Laptops can be lost. External hard drives can be damaged. Protect your business by learning about cloud storage.

02/17/2014

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Famous Dave’s CEO Resigns After 18 Months

After 18 months, Famous Dave’s CEO John Gilbert has resigned, according to a press release issued by the company on Monday.

02/10/2014

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Hiring: How To Find Candidates Without An HR Department

A key component to building a business is finding and hiring the right people. Don’t waste your time looking in the wrong places.

02/10/2014

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Hiring: How To Find Candidates Without An HR Department

A key component to building a business is finding and hiring the right people. Don’t waste your time looking in the wrong places.

02/10/2014

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Buyer’s Guide: What To Look For In An All-In-One Printer

If you run a small business, an all-in-one printer is often the way to go. Find one that fits the needs of your business.

02/10/2014

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Buyer’s Guide: What To Look For In An All-In-One Printer

If you run a small business, an all-in-one printer is often the way to go. Find one that fits the needs of your business.

02/10/2014

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January Economic Survey Suggests Growth In Midwest

A new survey of business leaders released Monday signals the economy should continue growing in nine Midwestern and Plains states in the months ahead. The monthly economic index for the region rose to 57.7 last month, compared with 53.2 in December. That puts the index well above a neutral score of 50 and into positive territory.

02/03/2014

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Creating A Business Website From The Ground Up

Setting up a small business website doesn’t have to be time consuming or costly. Creating one will make it easy for new customers to find you.

02/03/2014

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Creating A Business Website From The Ground Up

Setting up a small business website doesn’t have to be time consuming or costly. Creating one will make it easy for new customers to find you.

02/03/2014

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Tips For Designing A Dynamic Business Card

A well-designed business card can make a huge impact. Consider these design tips before you place your first or next order.

02/03/2014

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3M 4Q Profit Climbs More Than 11 Percent

3M says its fourth-quarter earnings jumped more than 11 percent, fueled in part by a revenue gain from the Post-it note maker’s industrial business. Its earnings topped expectations, but its revenue was short, and its shares slipped in midday trading Thursday.

01/30/2014

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