Think your small business doesn’t have trade secrets to protect? Think again.

Even small businesses have trade secrets, writes blogger Jeanne Yocum. This post includes an infographic with best practices for protecting your trade secrets.
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Starting a service business? 5 tips to start you off on the right foot

Guest blogger Robert Hall provides five important tips for anyone starting a service business. Don't skip these steps as you build your business; they are all key to success.
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Mentoring: The best holiday gift of all

Blogger Mark Auerbach writes about the many benefits both sides of the equation gain when a mentor and mentee come together.
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Make conscious decisions about growing your small business

Blogger Michelle van Schouwen writes about the many issues you should consider when deciding whether you want to grow your small business.
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Interview with entrepreneur Nellie Akalp on small business issues: Part 2

In part two of our interview with Nellie Akalp, entrepreneur and small business expert, she talks about setting up a home office, common mistakes small business owners make that can lead to legal troubles and also what she's learned from being an entrepreneur.
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