For longtime musician Dave Witham, crafting beer at his new brewery, Proclamation Ale Co., is a creative process that’s equally, if not more, satisfying than
Have you ever knitted a scarf, made jewelry, or sewn clothes for your kids? Can you build a bench, take intriguing photos, or make a picture
Mindset plays a much bigger role in reaching our financial dreams than most of us realize. The good news is, you can work on your
Like so many government endeavors, the Small Business Administration (SBA) can be both incredibly helpful and terribly confusing. Here’s how to use it effectively to help
Anyone who has stayed at a nice hotel in the past decade knows it’s not cheap. When was the last time you stayed in a
A business is a business regardless of where it’s located. That includes home-based businesses, which is why decisions about insurance should be based on need
First off, accept that you are going to make mistakes running your business. Calm down, we all do. And while it’s okay to lose a
Looking for a recession-proof business? Insurance is one of those industries that is largely untroubled by the state of the economy. The reason is that most
If you build it, they will come. Wishful thinking. And unfortunately, it’s the mentality many first-time entrepreneurs have before opening their doors. I, too, fell victim
When I started my own business several years ago, my primary goal was to surpass the five-year mark. I’d heard time and again that the
Ryan is trying to raise money for his startup. His idea is to build a luxury cooler (yes, the kind you store lunch and drinks in) for
All work, no play — at least until you meet your income goals. I used to think this was the surefire way to attain success
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Part 3 of our Small Business Tools Series tackles the best project management software. Previously we covered Best Cloud Storage Providers and Best Email Marketing
A home office is supposed to be a pleasant — maybe even ideal — place to work. But for many, it feels like a cave with four walls
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The best cloud storage providers give you ample room to store your data and easy ways to share it, all at a reasonable price point.
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