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Hire Ground

By: Lois Kirkpatrick Your startup is really starting to take off, and you and your business partner need to staff up. Your family members are excited about your growth, and want in on this ground-floor opportunity. Question: should you hire…
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Top Five Apps for Entrepreneurs

Lois Kirkpatrick Communications and Marketing Manager Ask startup owners which mobile apps help them the most, and you’re likely to hear rave reviews about Evernote, DropBox and Dragon Dictation. Others are fans of time-tracking apps like TimeClockPlus, or receipt-management apps…
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By: Susan VanEpps Last month, the president signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups bill into law. The JOBS Act will give small businesses more access to capital by allowing online fans, friends and followers to become stockholders in your company.…