The passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act extended a number of tax deductions which could benefit small businesses.
You know entrepreneurship is for you. But what are the steps to starting a business -- and what's the best business to start? We've got answers to all your questions, including how to find great small business ideas, choose a name and write a business plan, in our startup basics library.
As business prototypes have changed with the advent and growth of the internet, so have the unique issues encountered by women in business. Below are five of these challenges and solutions to overcome and achieve success.
Since entrepreneurship isn’t a cookie-cutter career, everything is pretty much learned along the way. However, I really wish I knew — and accepted – these three things from the very beginning.
We’ve searched the web, reviewed the sites and discovered some great free tools to help you develop, launch, and even grow your business.
You have your business idea, the motivation, the energy and the wherewithal to launch a successful company. The only thing left is your business plan. Here are some good questions to help you craft your business plan.
Whether you’re a startup or a Fortune 500 company, every business needs to communicate effectively with their clients, employees and vendors.
Victoria Colligan, author of Dream It! Launch It! Live It! offers some tips on how to improve your well-being and shares an excerpt from her book.
It’s National Small Business Week, a time when the US Small Business Administration recognizes entrepreneurs and their companies.
At a recent event hosted by Asian Women in Business, a new generation of CEOs gathered to discuss their experiences of starting a company and provide advice to aspiring entrepreneurs.
Nola Andaya-Milani, a Filipina entrepreneur and founder of the Migrentrepreneur Woman Blog is a guest blogger for The Story Exchange. She will be exploring topics related to immigrant women entrepreneurship.
With the online masses crying out against the PIPA/SOPA bills this week, it couldn’t be a better time to do an assessment of your business, and make sure you are protecting your intellectual property, and not infringing on anyone else’s!
Women 2.0, the platform for women founders and innovators, admits that it could be harder for women with tech start-ups to prosper in such male-dominated industry.
The National Women’s Business Council, which provides advice to the President, Congress and the SBA about women’s business issues, has a new website with some handy links for women looking for help starting and expanding their businesses.
Times have been hard recently – especially for start-up businesses trying to get funded. Whether trying to find investors in your company or secure a loan from a bank, these days, just getting through the front door can be a challenge.
The U.S. government’s new program to bring in more women-owned business as federal contractors has begun awarding contracts and is looking for more women.