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Trademark and patent scams: What to watch out for

You may be dealing with potential intellectual property scammers that can drain your wallet with promises that are too good to be true.

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8 smart ways to protect your personal data

The Equifax breach is a reminder that everyone is potentially vulnerable to identity theft.

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5 ways to protect your small business from a cyberattack

A cyberattack can devastate a small business, and the risk is greater than you might think. Find out what you can do to avoid an attack and protect…

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Turning obstacles into opportunities for growth

Marcela Arrieta has built a thriving business on her conviction and her willingness to meet every challenge with an open heart.

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How lean is your machine: 9 cost-cutting tips for small businesses

Cost-cutting tips to help keep your business humming

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Small business grants: 21 options to apply for free funds for your business

No matter what kind of small business you own, there are grants available to help your business grow. Read on for details on 21 grant options and…

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How to spot business opportunities in a down economy

Where can you find gaps in the market that consumers will respond to even when the economy is volatile?

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45 green business ideas for aspiring entrepreneurs

A green business' commitment to sustainability creates a positive impact in your community while targeting a valuable market gap that allows you to…

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Make business tax deductions work for you

Small businesses never want to leave money on the table, whether negotiating a contract, setting prices, or filing taxes. That's why it's essential…

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7 essential resources for women small business owners

Women own more than 9.1 million American businesses but, in many ways, business can still feel like a man's world.

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