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[How To] Choose A Small Business Bank

Start-Up - 31 October 2011

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As an entrepreneur, I need to make many decision everyday. What names shall I use for my new idea? How do I file for a trademark? Which corporate structure do I use? The list goes on. Another question is, which bank do I choose? There are a ton of choices and one size does not [...]

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What Kind Of Funding Do You Need?

Start-Up - 08 September 2011

What Kind Of Funding Do You Need?

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it…” -Albert Einstein I’ve been an entrepreneur for about eight years now and over those years I’ve heard many folks using language about funding that I am not sure is 100% correct and used properly. I believe that our ability to clearly communicate what we need [...]

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When Should You Incorporate?

Start-Up - 16 August 2011

When Should You Incorporate?

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” -Plato, The Republic mngirl3 asked a great question that got me thinking, when should a person seriously consider incorporating their idea into a business? In today’s hyper entrepreneurial environment, which has been highlighted by the Kauffman Foundation, it appears that everyone with an idea is [...]

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How Entrepreneurs First Got Interested In Being Their Own Boss

Start-Up - 10 May 2011

How Entrepreneurs First Got Interested In Being Their Own Boss

Entrepreneurs aren’t born with the idea to go work for themselves. Well, some are. But many entrepreneurs find themselves building a business out of life circumstances. We found out how some entrepreneurs first got interested in being their own boss. Some responses we expected but some we didn’t. Who would have thought farming makes you [...]

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Ultimate List Of Stories Behind Business Names (Part 4)

Start-Up - 21 April 2011

Ultimate List Of Stories Behind Business Names (Part 4)

In our last part of the stories behind business names series, we have the following: Names Created After An Event Names In Memory Of Someone Names Created After A Movie, Book, or Song Names From A Different Language Names Created After A Location Names Created After An Event 
 1. 71 Proof LLC 71 Proof [...]

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Six Inch Nails Publishing Release Terrorist Attack Themed Fiction

Start-Up - 15 April 2011

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Terrorist attack themed fictional novel by Yogesh Dawda to release on the 15th of April 2011 by Six Inch Nails Publishing on different digital platforms like the iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Android, Desktop and the Amazon Kindle. The book is fusion of fiction and non-fiction having the backdrop as the world’s biggest terrorist attack – 26/11 [...]

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Ultimate List Of Stories Behind Business Names (Part 3)

Start-Up - 14 April 2011

Ultimate List Of Stories Behind Business Names (Part 3)

In our third part of the stories behind business names series, we have the following: Haha, That’s Funny It Just Came To Me It’s What Our Company Stands For Haha, That’s Funny 
 1. Name Isn’t Dog My name is Doug. When I introduce myself people always think I say Dog, which I have to [...]

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Ultimate List Of Stories Behind Business Names (Part 2)

Start-Up - 07 April 2011

Ultimate List Of Stories Behind Business Names (Part 2)

In our second part of the stories behind business names series, we have the following: Businesses Named After Yourself Names That Were Combined From Two Things Wow, That Was Obvious When To Name A Business After Yourself   1. Swordfish Communications I have a PR agency called Swordfish Communications. My last name is Frisch, and [...]

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Ultimate List Of Stories Behind Business Names (Part 1)

Start-Up - 31 March 2011

Ultimate List Of Stories Behind Business Names (Part 1)

In this series, we take a look at the story behind the name of a business. In this first of four articles, here are business names that are metaphors for something else. And this by far was the most common way to name a business. The Metaphors 
 1. Point B Capital The name of [...]

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Figuring Out Tax Forms: What a Teenage Business Owner Needs to File

Start-Up - 15 March 2011

Figuring Out Tax Forms: What a Teenage Business Owner Needs to File

Question: I want to start my own small business selling crafts. What (US) tax forms do I need to file? Congratulations on living the American dream of being your own boss! Since you mentioned you are the only owner, your business will be a sole proprietorship. In the US, the owner of a sole proprietorship [...]

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