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Small BusinessesThe Bright Hub Guide to Small Businesses is the one stop resource for small business owners everywhere. You'll find a a comprehensive collection of articles related to start-ups, business ideas, best practices, legal considerations, human resources knowledge, marketing tips, software resources, and more, all specifically written for small businesses. We know the small business owner wears a lot of hats in their day to day tasks and you may be called upon to fulfill roles you have little training in. That's why we've provided reviews and information on a number of tools and resources to help.

So if you're a small business owner, a student, a researcher, or someone thinking about starting your own business, come to our guide first for expert and insightful knowledge.

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Latest Articles on Small Businesses
Four Downloadable Job Application Templates

Are you looking for workers for your business? Download these handy job application templates to make your task a little easier. Includes a basic template, retail or fast food template...

Top 5 Network Security Threats for Small Businesses

Small businesses are vulnerable not because there aren't technologies to help surmount problems, but because enterprise owners didn't even know that they have a problem. They...

Comprehensive Standards for Small-Business Network Security

Network security is the sum of all policies and measures adopted to monitor and prevent unauthorized access and use of the organization's computing resources. In the age where security...

10 Golden Rules for Achieving Success When Running a Small Business

Conventional business management literature teaches us that "big is beautiful." This however need not always be the case. Learning the secrets to small business success allows...

Most Popular Articles on Small Businesses
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    Four Downloadable Job Application Templates

    Are you looking for workers for your business? Download these handy job application templates to make your task a little easier. Includes a basic template, retail or fast food template, online template...

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    Six Must-Have Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs

    Learn the six skills you need in order to excel at being an entrepreneur....

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    Importing Quicken to QuickBooks

    Quicken is popular personal financial management software from Intuit; QuickBooks is a financial software solution from the same organization aimed at small businesses. As long as the versions of both...

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    General Ledger Templates for MS Excel

    A general ledger is the meat and potatoes of any accounting system. What is posted within a general ledger finds its way to other important financial accounting reports. If Microsoft Excel is your game...

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    Top 5 Debt Collection Software Programs for a Small Business

    Collecting on past due debts is a necessary part of managing the cash flow of your small business. Make the process pain-free with debt collection software for a small business that automates this tedious...

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Although entrepreneurs consider themselves fiercely independent, the reality is that entrepreneurs have to pay certain homage to the political climate in which they operate. Read more...

Exploring Entrepreneurship Statistics

By exploring entrepreneurship statistics, it helps to determine the role of small businesses in the American economy. It also explores the different trends related to small businesses...