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A small business faces many challenges and the hiring and training of employees is at the top of their list. One alternative means for tackling this challenge is to improve worker productivity through the use of automation, easing the workload of the hiring process to find new qualified candidates.

Investments…


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Many startup entrepreneurs have lofty goals to be the next Uber or Facebook, companies that achieved their great success by having had the backing of investors. However, aspiring entrepreneurs should know that only 3% of startups actually receive venture capital funding. …


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Founding entrepreneurs of highly scalable startups need to anticipate when and how they will acquire outside funding to support their startup’s stages of growth. Founders will find that the sources of funding differs by the growth stage their startup is in and moving through.

Entrepreneurs need to keep in mind…


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Many of us in the post pandemic new normal are working through our pandemic experiences, attempting to settle out what changes will be permanent in our lives or possibly how quickly we may revert back to our old routines and lifestyles. …


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One can learn a lot about running a business operation when faced with a crisis such as what occurred with COVID-19. Small businesses were put to the test and it became almost universally acknowledged that those who were able to adapt and use technology had a better chance of survival…


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When a small business considers its marketing strategy, it should assess multiple channels in determining the best means for them to reach their customer base. They should also develop a customer profile which is foundational for creating the company’s brand and reaching their target customer base. …


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Walmart’s founder Sam Walton once said, “Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers”. He understood that in order to build a great company that those he hired, from the bottom to the top positions, would greatly determine its success.

Both growing startups and…


Writing a business plan is often seen by some as just a formality when starting a business, but it should be much more than that. …


Jeanne Gray, Owner of American Entrepreneurship Today

The lure of owning your own business and leaving the world of employment behind can be very enticing. So many dream of not having a boss or just doing work that is of interest to them. …


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Long journey, first steps is one way to describe what is undertaken when becoming an entrepreneur or small business owner. …

Jeanne Gray

Jeanne Gray is the founder of American Entrepreneurship Today®, covering entrepreneurship and innovation at both the national and state levels.

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