Business Growth

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How to blog like a pro

If you’re a small business owner looking to grow using blog content, good writing isn’t enough. This article has our top tips for building a content strategy that will help your business grow.

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The [elusive] small business grant: Nine tips on what it is and how to find it

Business grants are a great way for entrepreneurs to get funding for a small business, but, are they even a real thing? Yes! And hopefully with these nine tips you’ll find it easier to navigate the complexities of applying for one.

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The small business guide to marketing on Instagram

Instagram is king these days when it comes to social media marketing. Here are some tips for how small businesses can build their brand and grow on Instagram.

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Four proven ways to increase your repeat customer base

Repeat customers are an essential part of long-term success for any business. This post walks through how to keep your customers coming back—and happy enough to refer your business.

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Five tools to help you nail small business content marketing

Content marketing is gaining popularity as a cost-effective way to grow your customer base. Here are five of the best, low-cost, easy-to-use tools to make it easier.

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Registering your business

Registering your business can seem complicated, but with the right information it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. This article covers what you need to do to get it done right.

Finding small business loans

This article covers everything you need to know about small business loans—whether you need one, the types available, how to qualify, and where to find one that’s right for you.

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How to write a business plan

Despite trends away from formal business planning, having one helps you get financing and makes your business more viable. This article covers how to write a business plan, with free templates to get you started.

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Finding the right small business idea

When it comes to finding the right small business idea, there are a few factors to consider. This article covers different approaches to finding business ideas, and how to tell if yours is an idea that’s worth pursuing.