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68% of Entrepreneurs Not Looking for Gig Work

In the fourth edition of the Megaphone of Main Street report from SCORE, 68% of entrepreneurs say they are looking for full-time self-employment, as opposed to gig work. Even though gig workers are now classified as contractors by the Department of Labor, the fact they need to always look for the next gig doesn’t sit …

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Hotly Debated – California Uber and Lyft Drivers will Soon be Employees

A bill that has passed the California State Senate promises to reclassify some gig workers as full time employees. Assembly Bill 5 The consequences of Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) becoming a law could have far reaching effects on small businesses using these types of contract workers. First and foremost, business costs could skyrocket. As expected, …

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How to Use Company Culture to Make Better Decisions

Culture is a word that gets thrown around a lot in small business as a key element to success. But, if you are not proactively building one to grow your company, someone else in your organization may be building it for their own purposes. Why You Need a Company Culture On this week’s Small Business …

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How to Build a $1 Billion Business: 12 Secrets From the World’s Most Successful Startups

By Emily Bauer Every startup founder dreams of becoming the next unicorn. But what separates the dreamers from the achievers? What does it really take to reach a $1 billion valuation? Unfortunately, there’s no shortcut or magic formula for creating a $1 billion startup pipeline. There are, however, unicorn founders you can look to for …

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Missing Your Revenue Targets? 14 Strategies for Turning It Around

At the beginning of the year, you set targets and goals for your business’s revenue. As the year’s progressed, however, you’ve noticed that you haven’t quite hit those numbers — and you want to turn it around before the end of Q4. To find out more about how you can do this, we asked members …

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10 Ideas for Starting and Building Your Business From the Ground Up

Running a business requires constantly finding new sources of inspiration. You might draw from other business experts, social media platforms or even exotic locations around the world. Whether you’re just getting started in business or have years of experience under your belt, you may be able to benefit from some of these tips from the …

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