Poll Finds: Small Biz Owners Have Few Regrets

Small business owners appear increasingly optimistic Encouraging news for anyone thinking of starting their own small business: a new poll shows that an overwhelming majority of small business owners wouldn’t change anything about their choice. A new Gallup poll found that 84% of small business owners have no regrets about making the decision to start
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Women Starting Companies at Torrid Pace, AP says

Really exciting news from the Associated Press: Female small business owners continue to grow in numbers “Women are starting companies at a torrid pace. Between 1997 and 2014, the number of women-owned businesses in the U.S. rose by 68 percent, twice the growth rate for men and nearly one and a-half times the rate for
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Dr. Design? How one Doctor Fixed Up Her Practice.

Physical changes to your business location pays dividends Dr. Susan Dimick had an idea. Let her patients enjoy their time in her waiting room and not loathe waiting for her services. So she spent time and money fixing up her small practice, the Central Oklahoma Early Detection Clinic in Edmond, Oklahoma. As one journalist put
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3 Steps: Buy Your Parents Company, Run It and Become Gigantic

Photo of Jason Cohen, Courtesy The Washington Post In 2013, National Small Business Week honored 50 state winners as exemplary small businesses. In Virginia, Jason Cohen’s ILM Corporation was acknowledged as a leader in the state. ILM Corporation “provides document management solutions in Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland, including data capture, data entry, digital imaging, document
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New Frontier for CrossFit: A $2B Industry Attracts Kids

Capitalizing on a Craze The CrossFit industry can’t be contained. Business owners have been opening up new locations and leveraging small business loans for years to help their companies grow through smart investments and marketing. The $2 billion industry has expanded internationally and now the brand itself has become synonymous with success. That explosion sparked
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