4 Steps to Starting an Online Business

We’ve laid out a few of the various types of online businesses that you might be interested in starting, including existing platforms like Etsy and eBay.

Briana Morgaine |

How I Started a Gluten-Free Cookie Company: With Josh Fegles of Jude’s Foods

Josh and Bethany Fegles started a gluten-free cookie company after their child developed an allergy. This is the story of their successful enterprise.

Angelique O'Rourke |

Your Small Business News Roundup 7.31.15

Bringing you the latest news on small business and more—this week it's minimum wage, lion hunters, and the (supposedly) 10 billion dollar man.

Michael Hiligenstein |

Why Your Business (and Personal) Credit Matters [VIDEO]

Did you know that there's a difference between personal credit and business credit? Watch this one-hour video with Creditera's Tim Graczewski to learn proven tactics for building a stronger business credit profile, and why it matters.

Jonathan Michael |

8 Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Are Balancing Their Business with Their Day Job

So, you’re ready to start your business, but not quite ready to give up your day job. Maybe you’re planning to use your income from your day job to help fund your new business, or are simply relying on that income to sustain your living expenses until your business can generate a profit.

Briana Morgaine |

Selling Your Goods In-Store Versus Online: Legally, What’s the Difference? [Part 1]

Not only are there legal considerations involved in setting up your storefront; when you set up the online arm of your business, there are additional considerations that you need to keep in mind as well.

Leah Hamilton |

19 Funding Resources for New and Existing Businesses

To help you secure the capital you need for your business, we’ve compiled a list of the funding resources that every entrepreneur should look into.

Lisa Furgison |

Starting a Business with a Young Family and a Day Job

Find out how one entrepreneur balances starting a business, a full-time day job, and a family. Read his advice for staying focused and finding growth.

Angelique O'Rourke |


Free Resources for Entrepreneurs

Business Plan Template Download

Stuck looking at a blank page? Get to know the general layout of a standard business plan with this free template.

One-Page Business Pitch Template

Validate a new business idea, or quickly develop your business strategy by starting with a one-page pitch. Do this before you plan!

Tim Berry's Guide to Starting a Business

Expert guidance on starting a business from business planning authority Tim Berry.

The Art of Pitching for Funding ebook

Need Cash? Pitching expert, Caroline Cummings, shares pitch techniques, secrets and tools in this easy-to-read guide.

Free SWOT Analysis Template

Develop smart strategies to grow your business by conducting a simple SWOT Analysis. Start with this one-page template.

"Start, Run & Grow Your Business" ebook

Tips and advice for entrepreneurs and business owners looking to take their company to the next level.