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Thinking of Turning Your Side Hustle Into a Small Business? Here’s How It’s Done

The rise of the "side hustle" represents a new iteration of entrepreneurs who are taking their first steps toward owning a business while still being employed full time.

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5 Best ways to reinvest your business’s profits

Congratulations! Your startup has developed some giddy-up. Sales are robust. Costs are stable. And a steady stream of profit means you have an enviable business problem: what to do with that extra cash.

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Word-of-mouth marketing: How to make it work for you

When it comes to business success, good gossip has always been marketing gold.  Get people talking about your product and you’ll convert mere shoppers to customers. Loyal customers. So, if your current customers are happy with your product, how do you capture the power of these opinions?

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Show your LGBTQ+ pride as a business or an ally

June is Pride month and small businesses are flying their rainbow flags. There are many ways to celebrate Pride, whether yours is an LGBTQ+ business or an ally – a business that demonstrates inclusion every day. 

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Secrets to success: Encore entrepreneurs talk about confidence

Encore entrepreneurs – those who start their first business after the age of 50 – have some advantages over their younger counterparts. The single biggest advantage, according to the 2021 Hiscox Encore Entrepreneur Report, is confidence.

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How to turn a dream into a business: Roxy Te, Owner of Society Social, tells all

Roxy Te, owner of Society Social, a home furniture company out of North Carolina tells us about how she turned her dream business into a reality. 

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How to qualify as a small business 

There are some advantages to being classified as a small business. To help you find out if your business meets the standards to qualify as small, read these guidelines from the Small Business Administration (SBA).

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