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The Difference Between Cash and Profits

Profits are not the same as cash, and understanding the difference between them is a vital part of running a successful business. Read on to find out why.


How To Validate Your eCommerce Product Idea

One of the most valuable things a business owner can do before launching is determine demand. Read on to learn how to validate your product idea.


What Is a Cash Flow Statement?

To gauge the health of your business you need to understand your cash flow statement. Get a complete explanation of the cash flow statement with examples.


Should You Start a Business? Test Your Idea First

Have a business idea you're sure is a winner? You'll want to test it first. Find out how to test if your idea is viable and if you should start a business.


How to Write a Mission Statement in 5 Easy Steps

Your company’s mission statement is your opportunity to define your goals, ethics, culture, and norms for decision-making. Here are the steps to writing a great mission statement.


How to Forecast Cash Flow

Your business may be profitable, but it can still fail if you run out of cash. Learn how to forecast cash flow to avoid unforeseen cash flow problems.


How to Write a Business Plan for a Retail Clothing Boutique

Your dream of owning a retail clothing boutique can become a reality. You already have the style, all it takes now is a little planning. Let's get started.


How to Conduct a Market Analysis in a Crisis

Understanding your potential market, competition, and customers is necessary for business planning, but how do you conduct a market analysis in a crisis?


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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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