The first step in getting a small business startup bonded is to create a list of services the company provides for its clients so the bonding company can estimate a premium, according to Candace Webb of the Houston Chron... More »

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The first step to running a successful small business is to make sure you are passionate about your business idea. Next, select a good business location, keep track of your finances, and choose your employees wisely. Off... More »

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Opening a small trucking company involves designing the company business plan, choosing and obtaining a company model, acquiring a commercial driver's license, obtaining a truck, insuring the company and marketing the co... More »

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As of 2015, the Small Business Administration's 7(a) loan program, 504 loan program and 7(m) microloan program are good small business startup loans, as Entrepreneur reports. Small startups with net worth below $7 millio... More »

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An entrepreneur can start a small business by preparing a business plan, choosing and registering a business name, getting a tax identification number and applying for a business license or permit. An entrepreneur must o... More »

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To fund your small business, get a small business loan from a credit union or community lender, recommends Forbes. Large nationwide banks are much less likely to approve the loan. Small business loans usually have a rela... More »

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Start your own freight brokerage business by selecting a well-defined market niche, finding carriers who offer services that are appropriate to that niche, gathering the startup costs, establishing a line of credit with ... More »

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