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TEDxBayArea Global Women Entrepreneurs event 2012

The role of an accountant varies hugely depending, again, on the complexity of your business. There are many different kinds of accountants, from simple bookkeeper or tax preparer to accounting associate to certified public accountant (CPA)....

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Things to know before starting a business:

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This is part 2 of a series about financing your business excerpted fromThe Entrepreneur's Starter Kit:50 Things to Know Before Starting a Business. Read Part 1:...

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Things to know before starting a business: Personal solvency is critical to starting a business. Lenders and investors will be evaluating your financial acumen. A bank loan is good, but equity is better. There are many ways to finance a business...

This article is the third in a series on crafting a business plan. Read  part 1 and...

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Part 2 of a series on crafting a business plan, excerpted from The Entrepreneur's Starter Kit:50 Things to Know Before Starting a Business, by Paul J. Christopher.  See "...

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Things to know before starting a business:

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The big question is to decide what type of business or combination of business styles fits your vision and your skill set.

TEDxBayArea Global Women Entrepreneurs Event December 1, 2012

Businesses are often classified into two types: those that service other businesses and those that sell to consumers. There are certainly businesses that sell to both consumers and other businesses—many technology and computer companies,...

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Being grounded means that you understand that a business does not turn on a dime. It takes time, and the willingness and ability to stick to it are extremely important. The fact is, it takes time to build a business, for a reputation to be...