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Analizando el Flujo de Caja

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Información sobre cómo preparar un análisis de flujo de efectivo. Read more

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Getting your customer back with Covid-19

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Customers will not return until they feel safe returning to your business. These are some practical steps to make them feel safe. Read more

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Summary of SBA Economic Disaster Loans

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SBA’s Economic Disaster Loan Information Eligibility – Any small business operating in an eligible business allowed by the SBA and most non-profits that do not have available... Read more
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Adapting to Customer Needs Post COVID-19

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Business owners with products and services that align with customers’ needs fare best in the marketplace. But customer needs are ever changing. What once was seen as a big deal... Read more
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Pandemic Financial Survival Guide

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The Covid-19 pandemic has greatly disrupted our lives and our businesses, both large and small. Small business owners must take some immediate action, but also need to consider... Read more
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Legal & Practical Aspects of Forming a Business

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Checklist of the various things that need to be done to actually create your own business. Read more
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Mid-Florida Business Resource Handout

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Contact info for organizations at the city, county, state, and federal level which may be useful to entrepreneurs in Marion, Lake, and Sumter counties. Read more

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Starting a Black Beauty Business

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August 11, 2022,

Now that most cities and states have lifted mask mandates and people are returning to their offices, women are buying more cosmetics. They are purchasing 70% more than they did pre-pandemic, according to the “Makeup Attitudes and Usage Report” from The NPD Group.

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10 Ways To Celebrate National Black Business Month

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August 4, 2022,

To help you best support Black-owned businesses, we asked Black business owners and leaders this question for their best recommendations. From promoting Black-owned businesses on social media to providing Black founders with more access to funding, several recommendations may help you offer the best support to Black-owned businesses as you celebrate National Black Business Month.

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12 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

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August 2, 2022,

To help you develop the best habits for success as an entrepreneur, we asked successful entrepreneurs and business owners this question for their best insights. From learning to make quick decisions to demonstrating moral courage, several habits are considered important in making entrepreneurs successful.

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