MAKE IT A BUSINESS
BUILD YOUR BRAND
Start off on the Right Foot
Knowing how to do things right the first time saves a lot of time and money. Use these best practices to kick off your business the right way.
Take an honest look at your business practices.
Learn how your choice of business colors reflects your business
Learn more about funding alternatives for your business
Learn the proper steps to open a legitimate business
Learn the basics of picking an effective and memorable business name
Get free and inexpensive tools for designing and marketing
As a small and/or growing business, the appearance of professionalism is key in ensuring continued growth via positive reviews and customer experiences.
If you're a solopreneur, handling all of your business alone and needing to separate, the 2 top rated inexpensive plans are SideLine for Android and 2nd Line Business Phone Number for Apple:
Download on Google Play
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Plans start at $10 per month
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Download from the Apple Store
Plans range from $19.99 to $99.99
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Small Business Trends | "30 Instant Messaging Apps Your Business Could Use"
Learn how to pick a team that values the brand and works with you to grow
Learn factors to keep in mind when budgeting for your start-up
Learn how to avoid irreparable partnership disputes
Learn more about marketing and get links for free advertising tools
Dealing with difficult customers can be unnerving, learn how to keep your cool
Learn what to look for when researching your target audience
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Get free and inexpensive design tools for your business
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