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Marketing Tips to Gain Immediate Traction in Your Business (no matter what stage)

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Marketing is the number one question I get asked about at BizStarts. Everything from digital marketing strategies and lead generation to speaking engagements and branding. There are many moving pieces to creating a strong marketing strategy. But when starting out, simplicity, focus, and consistency are imperative. Here are 2 marketing tips to you can use…

Business as a force for good? B-Corps and Benefit Corporations

  • Brent Halfwassen
  • Business Structure
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When thinking about the legal structure for your business, you might be familiar with LLCs, Partnerships, Sole Proprietor, C corporations or S corporations. Perhaps recently though you have heard about Certified B-Corps or benefit corporations. Doesn’t ring a bell? How about company names like Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, and New Belgium Brewing? They are all…

DIY Tax Preparation or Paid Tax Professional for your Business?

  • Brent Halfwassen
  • Taxes
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You are likely in the same position as most start up entrepreneurs: you are trying to conserve as much money as possible but find yourself working 10 different positions within your business. It’s worth asking—is tax preparation one of those roles you need to undertake? There are several great tax software tools out there that…