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Entrepreneurial Readiness: Are you ready to start a business?

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Aug 31, 2018

Entrepreneurial readiness is a subject that is not often a hot agenda item in a rush to plunge into the exciting world of starting an own business.  The readiness to start a business is a critical success factor, and every person with a dream in her/his heart and an idea on their mind should do an entrepreneurial...

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Small Business Insurance Guide

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: May 11, 2021

VentureHow.com Small Business Insurance Guide is a comprehensive overview of the need for and the types of coverage necessary for a small business.  It covers why a small business needs insurance, what kinds of insurance coverages are available, what risks and liabilities such insurance policies incl...

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Alternative Lending Platforms for Small Business

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Oct 21, 2016

Alternative Lending Platforms for small business have become a principal source of loans and other forms of funding for entrepreneurs. Here are some of the most popular Alternative Lending Platforms for Small Business: Shortlist of Alternative Lending Platforms for Small Business: Kabbage: One of the ...

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Small Business Employee Background Checks

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 02, 2018

In today's litigious world, small business employee background checks have become ubiquitous. In addition to possible legal consequences, pre-employment drug and criminal background verification have become commonplace.  In general, the majority of small business owners are a bit hesitant to conduct pre-employment background checks. A myriad of unique f...

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Mastercard Marketing Transformation Lessons for Small Businesses

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 11, 2018

Mastercard marketing transformation and resulting success with the “Priceless Experiences” campaign has been heralded as a watershed moment and rightfully so. Mastercard marketing transformation is now a Harvard Business School case study.  Mastercard CMO Raja Rajamannar has been hailed as a marketing...

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Small business bankruptcy guide

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 03, 2018

Small business bankruptcy guide is an overview of the types of restructuring and liquidation options available for entrepreneurs. Bankruptcy is something no business wants to think about or need, but it is a financial tool that most small companies can use to restructure or leave the industry. It'...

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Employee background verification types

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 02, 2018

Employee background verification types answer the common question of small business owners as to what pre-employment checks are permissible?  If you decide to run a pre-employment background check on job applicants, you should do so with caution. Gathering certain information about prospective employees is illegal. There is a fine line between infor...

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The Small Business Marketing Funnel

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: May 11, 2021

A small business marketing funnel is similar to a general marketing funnel but differs in big and small ways to explore the concept in detail.  Knowing the difference and fostering a distinct approach to a marketing funnel will help small business owners immensely. What is a Marketing Funnel – A s...

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Cheap Legal Advice for Small Business

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 03, 2018

Savvy entrepreneurs are always looking for cheap legal advice for small business. Free is better, but cheap is good enough. However, one must be aware of the adage, "pay peanuts and you get monkeys." So, how does an entrepreneur balance cheap legal advice for small business with excellent quality? Well...

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Comparing Credit Card Processors

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 02, 2018

Comparing credit card processors before signing up helps small business owners make the right decisions regarding an essential service the business relies on daily. A cost comparison of credit card processors can help your company streamline its fees while enjoying more of a profit from each sale. The c...

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Protecting Intellectual Property of a Small Business

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 03, 2018

Entrepreneurs seldom pay attention to protecting intellectual property of a small business. At times, this can be detrimental to sustaining competitive advantage and helping a company increase its market value. To be successful, a company must provide a product or service that is unique from the c...

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Finding an Attorney for a Small Business

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 03, 2018

How does one go about finding an attorney for a small business?  Well, very thoughtfully and balancing the legal needs, the associated cost and potential quality of the counsel. Hiring an attorney for your company is a big decision. You've worked hard to build it from the ground up. You need a pro...

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Small Business Money Saving Ideas

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 01, 2018

Small Business Money Saving Ideas is a list of 1oo tips on how entrepreneurs can try to save money in everyday situations as they run their business. When you run a small business, your goal is to increase profits by increasing sales. But a lot of your profit margin rests with what is going out the...

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Credit Card Transaction Processing Fees

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 02, 2018

Credit card transaction processing fees are a part of doing business in today's plastic oriented world. Since they can be confusing, complicated and somewhat mysterious, it makes sense for a small business owner to try to understand them. With a basic understanding, you will be in a better position ...

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Small business legal entity types

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 03, 2018

Small business legal entity types can seem complicated. The legal entity type of your business impacts virtually every component of it. It determines how much you pay in taxes. It also defines liability matters related to your personal assets. The best way to select the right business structure for y...

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Small business web hosting basics

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 02, 2018

Small business web hosting basics is a primer to help entrepreneurs understand the basic concepts and technical underpinnings. Running a modern business means maintaining an online presence. The online presence may include a website, an e-commerce store, and other listings across the web. For some, this is an exciting opportunity to flex creative muscles or tackle new cha...

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Compelling Small Business Business Plan

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 02, 2018

How to write a compelling small business business plan?  Even if you know your business inside out and outside in, it is a good start, but still writing a small business plan takes patience, perseverance, and iterative refinement. Whether it is aspiration or desperation, inspiration or compuls...

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Checklist for selecting a credit card processor

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 02, 2018

If you are a small business owner looking to sign up with a vendor, here is a checklist for selecting a credit card processor.  Selecting a credit card processor for your business is one of the most critical decisions that you will need to make. The following nine considerations should be explored and checked off to enable you t...

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Social CRM for Small Business

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Sep 03, 2018

Social CRM for small business is an overview of how entrepreneurs can leverage the branding, marketing, and relationship opportunities on social media platforms. CRM, or Customer Relationship Management, is a hot topic for the vast majority of businesses today. Without the use of this type of technology, plan, and platform, companies c...

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Top Insurance Companies

By: VentureHow Staff Writer

Date: Aug 31, 2018

Small Business Insurance Guide - Select Insurance Companies List The following are some of the select insurance companies list included in the VentureHow Small Business Insurance Guide. Segment Insurer Name Website Products Direct or Agent Health Aetna Aetna.com   Small and mid-sized business health insurance, part-time, seasonal, hourly employee...

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