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Supply Chain Management: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Jill Bowers | September 22, 2017

For product-based businesses, supply chain management is a critical part of operations. Here's what you need to know about properly handling your supply chain.

Product Liability: Why Your Marketplace Business Needs Coverage
By Sammi Caramela | August 04, 2017

Selling on sites like Etsy might seem like a simple side project to earn extra cash. But without proper coverage, you could pay a hefty price for your hobby.

What's the Best Legal Structure for Your Freelance Business?
By Adryan Corcione | February 03, 2017

Thinking about making your freelance business a legitimate legal entity? Here's how to decide which structure is right for you.

Embracing 'Startup Culture' at Any Business Size
By Shannon Gausepohl | May 26, 2016

You may be past the "startup" phase, but maintaining that startup culture can keep you on the right path to growth and innovation. Here's how to do it.

Becoming a Benefit Corporation: Is It Right for Your Business?
By Nicole Fallon | January 23, 2016

Becoming a benefit corporation means that social responsibility is in your business's DNA. Here's what it means to join the ranks of B Corps.

5 Unusual (But Important) Job Interview Questions to Ask
By Nicole Fallon | August 09, 2015

Every employer knows how challenging it can be to evaluate and interview job candidates.

Father Knew Best: Entrepreneurs Tell How Dad Inspired Them
By Business News Daily | June 18, 2015

Sometimes father does know best. At least that is what the entrepreneurs we asked had to say.

4 Tips for Business Success From Entrepreneur Elon Musk
By Business News Daily Editor | May 01, 2015

At 39, entrepreneur is at the top of two very different companies that quite possibly could change the world.

How to Choose the Best Business Entity
By Business News Daily Editor | April 27, 2015

Which one is right for you?

How to File a Patent
By Business News Daily Editor | April 27, 2015

You can do it on your own or you can get an attorney.

3 Steps to Bringing Your Invention to Market
By Business News Daily Editor | April 26, 2015

Coming up with an idea is only the beginning

LLC? S Corp.? Which Business Structure Is Right For You?
By Nicole Fallon | July 22, 2014

Not sure how to legally structure your business? Here are a few tips to help you decide what's best for your company.

S Corporation vs. LLC: Which is Best for You?
By Chad Brooks | April 18, 2014

Figuring out how to structure your company will be one of the most important decisions you make. Here's the difference between the two.

Business Incubators and Accelerators: Here's the Big Difference
By Dave Mielach | February 06, 2014

Despite being lumped together, accelerators and incubators have a number of big differences.

Smart Leadership: Delegate, Prioritize and Simplify
By Nicole Fallon | October 25, 2013

Being the boss has its perks, but it isn't always an easy job. There are a lot of decisions to make and responsibilities to deal with.

Mark Zuckerberg's 5 Secrets to Success
By Ned Smith | January 17, 2013

If, after he dropped out of Harvard, Mark Zuckerberg had found fame and fortune as a major league baseball player, sportswriters would have had a field day writing about the college dropout.

For NJ Resort Entrepreneur Summer Is High Season
By Business News Daily Editor | May 26, 2012

Curtis Bashaw thinks that success in business is all about two things. Find out what they are and what other entrepreneurs can take away from his story.

Christmas Trees Are a Big Small Business
By Ned Smith | December 16, 2011

Christmas trees are big business. Last year, consumers in the U.S. bought 27-million farm-grown Christmas trees that rang up nearly $1-billion at the cash register.