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The Young Entrepreneur’s Guide to Relocating

This post is from guest author Jesse Johnson. So, you’ve reached the point where you need to establish new roots for your business somewhere else. There are plenty of reasons to relocate, such as moving closer to your main clients, pursuing new market opportunities, seeking lower overhead costs, expanding to a bigger space, or attracting […]

Young Entrepreneur’s Guide to Credit Cards, Part 2

In part 1, I discussed setting up your business to do e-commerce and accepting credit card payments. In this installment, I’ll discuss personal and business credit cards for the young entrepreneur. For some, “credit card” is like a bad word. For the young entrepreneur, it’s a necessity. Without a credit card, you have to siphon […]

The Pros, Cons, and In-betweens of Starting Your Own Business

A black and white world doesn’t exist. If I were to tell you, “There’s absolutely no downside to starting your own business”, I would be be wrong. Rather, starting your own enterprise involves entering a world of complexity you’ve only glimpsed from the outskirts. The good news: about one-third of new businesses survive 10 years […]

Entrepreneurs: How to Minimize Marketing Spend Online

Are you a young entrepreneur going into business for the first time? If there’s anything you don’t have a lot of at the outset, it’s money. In terms of cash flow, 28% of small businesses that go bankrupt have big problems with their financial structure. There are a multitude of expenses, from product development, to […]

Save money on your first small business brick and mortar location

Starting a small business? Real estate will be one of your biggest expenses. Unless you’re committed to doing nothing but ecommerce, there’s no escaping the difficulty of finding just the right location at a price you can afford. Particularly if you’re planning on starting something like a coffee shop, a type of business highly dependent […]

How to get out of America and make good money

It’s true that an education from one of America’s universities is highly valuable. Our universities are among the best in the world, with students from all over the globe seeking admittance. But it’s also true that America’s job market is tough. It’s highly competitive and wages are relatively low, meaning grads with student loan debt […]

If I Can Do it, So Can You

I was never sure about what I wanted to be when I grew up. I thought maybe psychologist, maybe magazine editor, maybe a stay-at-home mommy, maybe all three, but never, in my wildest of wildest dreams did “entrepreneur” ever make it to that list. I was an English major in college, I loved “security”, and […]

North Carolina Entrepreneurs Find Profit in Produce

Three young Wilmington, North Carolina entrepreneurs have started a new business, selling fresh produce from local farmers. They may be banking on the popularity of the "locavore" movement, which emphasizes eating food produced within a close, sustainable range of where you live. Port City Produce operates from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a […]

Why are you an Entrepreneur?

Just read a good article this morning about entrepreneurship at Tech Crunch. It discusses the idea that all start-ups mustn’t raise capital or take on investors in an effort to sell one day. That it’s okay to have what’s called a “life-style” business. I couldn’t agree more. Not everyone wants to become the next Google, […]

Agencies Join Together to help Rural Entrepreneurship

One roadblock for entrepreneurship is finding the money to start a business, a fact that may be especially true for people in rural areas. Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture noted that many young people are moving away from rural communities to find better opportunities in other areas. However, the department, through a […]