SBA Blog

July 06
Corporate Social Responsibility: What Your Small Business Needs to Know

Ever wish your small business could do more for the community? Maybe you volunteer as a group or have a favorite...

July 06
How to Develop and Use a Good Executive Summary

Most business owners have a general idea of the executive summary that comes with the traditional business plan.  However, in the real world, summaries come up much more often than just in the...

June 21
8 Easy Businesses to Start

Sam Walton was an ex-retail employee who got the idea to buy a little five and dime store in a small town in Arkansas. That small beginning eventually became Walmart, a global giant that today has...

June 19
How To Overcome The Fear Of Being Your Own Boss

I’d like to start out by telling you that it’s perfectly normal to be fearful about owning a franchise business-or any business. As a matter of fact, if you weren’t afraid, it would cause...

June 16
4 Ideas to Help You Create An Inclusive Work Environment

How is diversity reflected in your workplace? For most, it reflects inclusiveness of cultures, orientations and more. Making a conscious effort to embrace inclusiveness and create a workplace in...

June 14
Entrepreneurship for military spouses

We are all aware...

June 13
5 Mid-Year Tax Planning Strategies

For many small business owners, thinking about taxes occurs only twice a year … when returns are being prepared and perhaps at the end of the year. This is a mistake. With half of 2017 over, now...

June 08
Business Credit Card Offers: 5 Things You Should Look Out for

A business credit card is an essential financial tool to keep personal and business expenses separate. “There...

June 06
School’s Out for Summer...But Not Your Small Business

Whether you’re more excited about firing up the grill, relaxing on the beach or being more active, the warm summer months can provide challenges for your small business — especially if you’re...

June 05
Starting a High-Tech Business? You May be Eligible for Government Funding

Looking to start or grow your high-tech entrepreneurial venture? Need financing to help fund research and development (R&D) efforts and realize your business potential? The U.S. federal...

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