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Why Having a Risk Management Plan is Important for Small Businesses

Starting a business is full of risk, but you can plan for it. Read on to learn how to build an effective risk management plan.

7 Trends That Will Define the Future of eCommerce in 2021

Are you unsure what to expect for your eCommerce business this year? To help, here are 7 predictions that will define 2021 eCommerce.

How to Choose a Realistic Revenue Model for Your Online Platform

There are four proven revenue models for online platforms and SaaS companies. But which is right for your business? Read on to find out.

How to Write a Mission Statement With 10 Inspiring Examples

A good mission statement defines what your company does for customers, employees, and owners. Here's how to write one.

How to Build Your Brand — 2021 Guide

Building a brand that’s authentic, consistent, and rooted in a distinct personality separates you from the competition. Here's how to do it.

The 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Rebranding

There's likely a point where you'll need to rebrand your business. Here's how to successfully approach rebranding with these 5 questions.

Product Demand Validation — How to Test Your Business Idea

Before you start your business, it’s essential that you make sure that customers are interested in buying your product. Here's how to do it.

How to Write a Business Plan in Under an Hour

Does the idea of writing a business plan sound drawn-out and intimidating? Here's how to write a business plan in under an hour.

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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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