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How to Manage Cash Flow in a Crisis

As I write this, we are neck-deep in the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crisis that comes with it. People are staying home, not buying, not working their gigs, losing their jobs. And we business owners need to make sure that our businesses not only survive this crisis but find ways to thrive. Which at...

Tim Berry |

13 Tips to Open a Successful Coffee Shop

Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Our complete guide to starting a coffee shop will help you get up and running, and includes advice from successful coffee shop owners.

Candice Landau |

How to Write a Business Plan on Just One Page [Updated for 2020]

Writing a business plan can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. Instead, try starting with a simple business plan on a single sheet of paper. Here's how to do it, and a free template to help you get started.

Noah Parsons |

A Standard Business Plan Outline [Updated for 2020]

To make the best impression on banks and investors, your plan should be presented using the standard business plan outline format. This guide gives you an outline to follow and explains what each section should entail.

Tim Berry |

The 4 Hottest Industries To Start a Business in For 2020

Looking to start a new business? Check out the Top 4 industries that show the most promise for startups in 2020 and see where your business idea may fit in.

Nina Bamberger |

How to Acquire New Cannabis Customers

Acquiring cannabis customers is difficult in such a competitive market. Learn how to leverage customer insights to target new customers and grow your brand.

Jon Lowen |

The Importance of TAM, SAM, and SOM in Your Business Plan

TAM, SAM, and SOM, are vital parts of your business plan, but what do they mean? Here's a breakdown, plus how they apply to your business (plus examples).

Caroline Cummings |

How to Build Collaborative Leadership Skills at Your Growing Nonprofit

What makes growing a nonprofit possible? Developing a collaborative mission-first culture, starting with leadership. Here's how to empower your team.

Paula Martin |


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.

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