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Online Presence Toolkit

SCORE and Verisign offer a variety of tools and advice for helping strengthen your small business' online presence. Read more

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Taglines for Your Business

Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, explains why slogans are so important for your business and how to craft one. Read more

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Negotiation Tips from "Pawn Stars"

Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, describes what you can learn about negotiation skills to employ in your small business from the television show "Pawn Stars." Read more

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Import and Export Considerations

There certainly is a lot of interest today by entrepreneurs in establishing import and export companies and getting involved in international business.  The international Read more

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The Difference Between a Trade Name and a Trademark - And Why You Can’t Overlook Either

When it comes to starting a business, there’s often some confusion about the process of business name registration. How are trade names and trademarks different? Read more

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The 6 C's of Business Credit

A comprehensive description of what a lender is looking for to establish the credit worthiness of a borrower.  Read more

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Get Found Online: "Look, Ma! I’m on the Internet!"

Rieva Lesonsky, CEO of GrowBiz Media, shares 4 tips for making sure your business gets found on the internet. Read more

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Lessons from the Shark Tank

Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, shares 5 lessons entrepreneurs can learn from the TV show "Shark Tank." Read more

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Design Is Your Competitive Advantage

October 25, 2011,

Whether you’re growing your business or you’re in the early stages of just starting one, think design, design, design.

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Pitch Your Business

Follow these guidelines to develop or refine a pitch that sizzles. Read more

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Become an Accomplished Government Contractor

This guide explains how to be successful on an ongoing basis in government contracting. Read more

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