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Starting a Business on EBay and Amazon Jul. 09, 2019

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As my readers know, I travel the country talking to people who make a living selling stuff on eBay, ... Read More

Minority Owners Don't Get Mad. They (Sometimes) Get Even Jul. 02, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"I formed a business with two partners a couple of years ago. We set up a corporation and divided th... Read More

Keeping Client Attrition Low When Selling a Professional Practice Jun. 25, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"I am a podiatrist with a fairly large practice in a large Midwestern city. My wife and I have decid... Read More

Getting Started in Off-Broadway Theater Jun. 18, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"I've been a struggling actor in New York for several years, but right now I've got the chance of a ... Read More

31 Questions to Ask When You're Buying a Franchise May. 28, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"My wife and I are thinking about a franchise. We've met with the franchise executives at their 'Dis... Read More

Online Reviews: Part 2 May. 21, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"I started a solo law practice last year. As part of my marketing efforts, I encourage my clients to... Read More

Getting First Place in a Business Plan Competition Apr. 30, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

Twice a year, I have the honor of being a judge at the Connecticut Business Plan Competition, where ... Read More

Are You a Maturepreneur? Apr. 23, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

Millions of baby boomers are leaving corporate America, but few are ready to retire. The solution fo... Read More

A Cup of Yogurt Apr. 10, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

Recently, I was in Sacramento, California, and had an hour's delay before my flight left. I walked o... Read More

When 2 Can Grow a Business More Successfully Than 1 Apr. 09, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"I currently own a one-person information technology consulting firm, which operates as a limited li... Read More

From Homeless to Home Provider Mar. 20, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

Lynn Carr was at one time a homeless woman. Today, in 1998, she's the owner and operator of Twainlan... Read More

A Primer on Preferred Stock Mar. 19, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"My two partners and I formed a corporation to run a web-based business. The business has taken off,... Read More

Sometimes You Just Gotta Be Young Feb. 19, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"I was let go from a position at a high-technology company earlier this spring. "For the past couple... Read More

Battling the Big Boxes ... and Winning! Part 2 of 2 Feb. 12, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

Nothing — and I mean nothing — frightens small-business owners more than hearing that on... Read More

Dealing With Commissions in Consulting Contracts Jan. 29, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"After being laid off from a company last year, I've started my own consulting business. "Things hav... Read More

When Threatened With a Lawsuit, Do You Fight or Flee? Jan. 22, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"I am a big fan of your weekly column, and hope you can help me with a difficult situation. "Last ye... Read More

A Basic Business Lesson Jan. 15, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"I have been a hair stylist for over 20 years. "Last year my salon shut down and I decided to start ... Read More

12 New Year's Resolutions for 2019: Part 2 of 2 Jan. 08, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

Here are seven more New Year's resolutions for business owners. Find Three New Sources of Salable Pr... Read More

How to Stay on Track with a Rollercoaster Income Jan. 03, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

If you are among the millions of people in this country who don't really know how or when they will ... Read More

12 New Year's Resolutions for 2019: Part 1 of 2 Jan. 01, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

When you stop to think about it, New Year's resolutions are all about habits, breaking some bad ones... Read More