All content by Anita Campbell

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Common business contract provisions and what they mean

Before signing a business contract, be sure you understand all it contains.

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How to work with angel investors

Learn more about the myths that surround angel investors.

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Understanding intellectual property

Explore these examples of intellectual property to determine if your business is protected.

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"Greener" product standards: Know the facts

Sustainability in business works best when environmental considerations align with what the business does and sells.

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Tips for buying a business

Determine what kind of business you'd like to buy, consider how you will pay for it, and investigate the seller before entering a business sale.

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Improving communication skills with your team

Focus on open conversations, encouraging feedback, and how messages are communicated.

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Key legal documents for your business

From your business structure to binding contracts, documentation is an important aspect of your business.

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Small business valuations: What you need to know

Educate yourself on appraisals before you sell your company. 

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Determining your business's legal structure

Familiarize yourself with the organization, liability, and tax implications of four common business structures.

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Key small business metrics: Part one

Learn how to read the pulse of your small business's financial metrics to make sure you're in good shape.

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Key small business metrics: Part two

Find out how tracking customers and competitors can help you continue to measure success.

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How to tackle sunk costs

Discover ways to identify and walk away from these unprofitable financial burdens.

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How to be a great manager

Regardless of your number of employees, it’s important that you be the leader they need.

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Removing obstacles to business growth

Learn how long-term planning, employee retention, and strong finances can help you overcome challenges and take your small business to new heights.

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Opening a second location for your business

Expanding a small business to a second location can be a financially savvy move. But it’s essential that you have a clear understanding of the costs and logistics, so you don’t risk the success your business has already achieved.

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Positioning your business for sale

From organizing your finances to hiring a broker, learn what steps you should take to prepare your business for a successful sale.

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Traditional marketing in a digital age

"Traditional marketing allows you to localize your brand."

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Buying into a franchise

"Make sure that your skill set lines up with the franchise’s industry."

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Protecting your business in social spaces

"Make sure you have a social media crisis plan in place ahead of time."

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Minimizing business expenses pays off

Find out which business expenses you can easily cut to save money.

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Establishing solid relationships with prospects

Learn how to make the most of a first interaction with curious prospects and begin transforming them into long-term customers.

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Avoiding common business lawsuits

Learn about the most common small business lawsuits and some actions you can take to help prevent them.

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Employees vs. contract workers: What's right for your business?

There are distinct differences between full-time employees and independent contractors. Learn the differences between these two types of workers and how to determine which is best for your business.

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Learning from your competitors

Find out how to use competitive research to benefit your business.

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