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10 Best Business Ideas for Couples in 2021

You share everything with your beloved, but should you share starting a business with your partner? Only you and your partner can answer that, but whether you have aspirations of running a bustling corporation or want to earn a little side hustle money to help fund your…
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The Ultimate Guide to Opening a Liquor Store

If you’re a wine, beer, or scotch lover, you may have considered opening your own liquor store before. Whether you see starting a new business as a pipe dream, or you’ve seriously considered it, you should know that opening a liquor store is one of the more difficult…
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How to Start a Construction Company

There’s a lot that goes into learning how to start a construction company, and not just on the financial side. You’ll have to come up with a great business plan, wade through local and state registration, find great staff, and come up with a  marketing strategy that…
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What Kind of Business Should I Start?

For some entrepreneurs, the types of businesses to start are obvious from the get-go. For others, a little more soul-searching might be in order. And finding the best answer to that question you keep asking yourself—”What kind of business should I start?”—certainly…
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Complete Guide to Opening a Chick-fil-A Franchise

Chick-fil-A has accomplished impressive feats since their founding in 1946. This franchise has opened over 2,000 restaurants, reported $9 billion in revenue in 2017, and is an industry leader in customer satisfaction. Chick-fil-A’s reputation is so impressive that they…
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WePay vs. Stripe: Which Is Right for Your Business?

As a small-business owner, the intricacies of merchant services can be a bit of a mystery. If you’ve been deciding between WePay and Stripe, you will want to explore each provider’s services and comparing their features, pricing and more. Overall, WePay offers a highly…
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Best Small-Business Credit Card Readers

Credit card readers come in all different shapes and sizes. If you’re just starting your search for a small-business credit card reader, you’re likely becoming aware of that fact. To get you started, here’s a list of all the very best credit card readers — from the…
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Best Convenience Store POS Systems

Convenience stores make up roughly a third of all retail outlets in the U.S. and have increasingly complex needs. One of the best ways for convenience store merchants to stay ahead of the curve is to invest in a powerful convenience store POS system. Having a strong…
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Aloha POS System Review for 2021

A product of NCR, Aloha point-of-sale services over 75,000 restaurants around the world. Despite Aloha’s user-friendly design, the absence of transparent pricing information and ample reviews citing high costs and poor customer service mean that newcomers like Square and…
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How to Start a Car Rental Business

If you’re considering starting a business in the auto industry, you have a lot of choices, including starting a car rental business. But what exactly do you need to do to get this type of business off the ground? There are a lot of moving pieces to consider, but if you…
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How to Start a Consulting Business

Starting any kind of business is a challenge, but starting a business where your goal is to help others run their own more efficiently is doubly challenging. A niche tends to be a good place to look when determining how to start a consulting business, whether your area is HR…
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Shopify vs. Amazon: Which Should You Use?

As a digital business owner, one of your most important decisions is deciding which e-commerce platforms you should use to sell your goods online — and, as two of the biggest names in e-commerce, it’s likely you’ll end up deciding between Shopify and Amazon. While…
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25 Best PayPal Business Alternatives for 2021

When it debuted in 1998, PayPal was the first service that made electronic payments available to the masses. However, since then, many more businesses have launched as merchant services payment processors. There are a number of reasons why you might be looking for PayPal…
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Shopify vs. GoDaddy: Which Should You Use?

When comparing the e-commerce platform builders Shopify vs. GoDaddy there are key points to understand before deciding to use, or not use, either one. You’ll have to consider cost, availability of themes and options, the importance of having your own domain name, the size…
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How to Start an Event Venue: The 6-Step Guide

What business is more fun than the party business? Those who have opened an event space know that it’s an industry based on helping people have a good time, creating a flawless experience, and keeping the nuts and bolts of the evening out of the limelight. It’s hard but…
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How to Start a Hardware Store in 5 Steps

Starting a hardware store—a brick-and-mortar shop that sells, essentially, brick and mortar (and everything else you need to build a house, fix a leaky faucet, or paint the garage)—might seem daunting in this day and age. Smaller hardware stores, like small businesses in…
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17 3D Printing Business Ideas for 2021

One of the coolest and latest technologies to find popularity in the last few years is the 3D printer. While starting a business in the 3D printing industry would be an interesting endeavor for any entrepreneur, there’s also another pro to consider. Even though the…