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“To be a truly creative company, you must start things that might fail.” -Ed Catmull http://buff.ly/1LOVhM6
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The Baker's Guide to Opening a Successful Bakery - http://buff.ly/1OFR4ZY

This guide is meant to give you all of the ingredients you need to plan, start, and grow a successful bakery. To get your piece of the pie, combine these tips with your impressive baking talents and you’ll be on your way to success.

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“Seek out people who are willing to level with you, and when you find them, hold them close.” -Ed Catmull http://buff.ly/19fxsej
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Are you seeking angel investment? These must-read blogs will give you a window into an angel investor's mindset.
 
11 Angel Investor Blogs You Should Be Reading http://bit.ly/19ZC4GJ

Are you getting the best information out there about angel investment?

A great way to learn more about these investors is to listen to what they themselves have to say, and, luckily for us, many of them now run blogs to showcase their work.

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Are you seeking angel investment? These must-read blogs will give you a window into an angel investor's mindset.
 
11 Angel Investor Blogs You Should Be Reading http://bit.ly/19ZC4GJ

Are you getting the best information out there about angel investment?

A great way to learn more about these investors is to listen to what they themselves have to say, and, luckily for us, many of them now run blogs to showcase their work.

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This post aims to help people just starting out avoid problems with their websites. Here are the mistakes this author calls out:
Mistake #1: Not understanding how your website contributes to your strategy, and ultimately your bottom line.
Mistake #2: Believing that web development has to be rocket science.
Mistake #3: Using a private proprietary platform instead of WordPress.
Mistake #4: Waiting to write the content until your design has been delivered.
Mistake #5: Paying for features and services you don’t need.
Mistake #6: Focusing on traffic instead of conversions.
Mistake #7: Not having a plan to promote your website before it’s done.

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The 7 Website Mistakes Small Business Owners Make (and How to Avoid Them) http://bit.ly/1CTLMoV

Are you looking into creating a website for your small business? Read this first.

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#bizlinks Have you ever made a mistake with the website for your business? What did you do to turn it around? 

This post aims to help people just starting out avoid problems with their websites. Here are the mistakes this author calls out:
Mistake #1: Not understanding how your website contributes to your strategy, and ultimately your bottom line.
Mistake #2: Believing that web development has to be rocket science.
Mistake #3: Using a private proprietary platform instead of WordPress.
Mistake #4: Waiting to write the content until your design has been delivered.
Mistake #5: Paying for features and services you don’t need.
Mistake #6: Focusing on traffic instead of conversions.
Mistake #7: Not having a plan to promote your website before it’s done.

What would you add to the list?
 
The 7 Website Mistakes Small Business Owners Make (and How to Avoid Them) http://bit.ly/1CTLMoV

Are you looking into creating a website for your small business? Read this first.

#wordpress #website #webdesign
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“Good business planning is 9 parts execution for every 1 part strategy.” – Tim Berry http://buff.ly/1G6odKx
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"Whether you are excited or skeptical about it, it can’t be denied that technology is becoming evermore important to small business owners—just check out our latest free whitepaper, which indicates that small businesses plan to invest in technology in 2015.

Not only that, but small business owners all over the world still have questions about new technology. They’re wondering what kind of CRM software is best, or if they should use Google Adwords. They are starting websites for their businesses, and wondering if they’ve missed an important step. If you have questions like these, check out this week’s articles on Bplans, covering multiple new technologies and giving advice on how to use them for your business."
It can't be denied that technology is becoming evermore important to small business owners. If you have questions, check out these articles on Bplans.
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Are you seeking angel investment? These must-read blogs will give you a window into an angel investor's mindset.
 
11 Angel Investor Blogs You Should Be Reading http://bit.ly/19ZC4GJ

Are you getting the best information out there about angel investment?

A great way to learn more about these investors is to listen to what they themselves have to say, and, luckily for us, many of them now run blogs to showcase their work.

#angelinvestors #funding #investment
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Are you seeking angel investment? These must-read blogs will give you a window into an angel investor's mindset. 
 
11 Angel Investor Blogs You Should Be Reading http://bit.ly/19ZC4GJ

Are you getting the best information out there about angel investment?

A great way to learn more about these investors is to listen to what they themselves have to say, and, luckily for us, many of them now run blogs to showcase their work.

#angelinvestors #funding #investment
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This post aims to help people just starting out avoid problems with their websites. Here are the mistakes this author calls out:
Mistake #1: Not understanding how your website contributes to your strategy, and ultimately your bottom line.
Mistake #2: Believing that web development has to be rocket science.
Mistake #3: Using a private proprietary platform instead of WordPress.
Mistake #4: Waiting to write the content until your design has been delivered.
Mistake #5: Paying for features and services you don’t need.
Mistake #6: Focusing on traffic instead of conversions.
Mistake #7: Not having a plan to promote your website before it’s done.

What would you add to the list?
 
The 7 Website Mistakes Small Business Owners Make (and How to Avoid Them) http://bit.ly/1CTLMoV

Are you looking into creating a website for your small business? Read this first.

#wordpress #website #webdesign
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Introduction

We help you succeed in business. We are here to help you, to teach you, and to provide solutions that build and grow your business. We believe that:

  • You are the most capable person to plan, build, and grow your business.
  • Business planning and strategy isn't rocket science; we all just need to learn together.
  • Planning and running a business can be a lot of fun... really!
  • You can be successful doing it.

Bplans contains the largest single online collection of free sample business plans. In addition, it has helpful tools and know-how for managing your business. Bplans includes practical advice on planning, interactive tools and calculators, and a panel of experts who have answered thousands of questions from people like you. Bplans has won several awards as a valuable "plain talk" resource.

Bplans is owned and operated by Palo Alto Software, Inc. as a free resource to help entrepreneurs plan better businesses. Palo Alto Software - The Planning People - develops, publishes, and markets award-winning software. Its products offer task-oriented, "know how" solutions for small-business and home-office entrepreneurs, professionals, and middle managers. The company is a privately-owned corporation in Eugene, Oregon.

Palo Alto Software's Windows-based products include Business Plan Pro and Sales and Marketing Pro. Since 1999, Business Plan Pro has led its category, as reported by NPD Intelect, outselling all of its competitors combined.

LivePlan, the newest addition to Palo Alto Software's catalogue, offers online business planning software as a monthly service. And Email Center Pro, another online application, provides better email management for customer service teams.

Palo Alto Software's founder and president is Tim Berry, a renowned planning expert. He is included in "Fire in the Valley", by Swaine and Freiberger, the history of the personal computer industry. Tim contributes regularly to Bplans and several business focused blogs; Planning Startups Stories and Up and Running. His biography is available at www.timberry.com.

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