Bill Brannan Named Director of Software Development for Data Age

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Bill Booth Named Vice President of Product Development

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Pawn shop burglars arrested

The burglar alarm was activated at 725 Old Hickory Boulevard early Monday Morning just before 1:00 A.M. Jackson Police responded and discovered a window had been broken in the front of Convenient Pawn, which is the business at this address. An investigation was...

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Health Care

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care Act or ACA) enacted comprehensive health insurance reforms designed to ensure Americans have access to quality, affordable health insurance. Learn what the law means for small businesses and self-employed...

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Forms

The process of starting and managing a business requires a lot of analysis and paperwork. SBA has just about every resource you’ll need, from business plan examples and financial forms, to tools that can help you determine the best options for initiating and growing a...

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Hire & Retain Employees

Ready to hire employees for your business? Learn about employment and labor laws to make sure your business is in compliance. See links here

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Choose Your Location & Equipment

These resources can help ensure your small business is compliant with leasing terms and zoning ordinances. It also provides information about buying or leasing equipment or buying government surplus. Read more here

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Finance Your Business

Improve your odds of business success by understanding your financing needs as well as the options that are available to help you start, manage and grow your business. Full articles here

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Getting Out

Are you leaving your business? Maybe you are retiring or handing your business to a relative? Whatever the reason, be smart about how you make your exit. Read more here

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Business Law & Regulations

You don’t have to be a lawyer to open and run a small business. Find out how to handle day-to-day legal issues that could affect your small business. Full articles here

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Growing Your Business

Are you ready to expand your business? Planning and preparing for new challenges is one step in the process. Find out how you can successfully grow your company. More here

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Leading Your Company

Are you ready to lead your company to success? Determine if you have key characteristics that will allow you to excel in a leadership role. Read more here

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Create Your Business Plan

A business plan is an essential roadmap for business success. This living document generally projects 3-5 years ahead and outlines the route a company intends to take to grow revenues. See articles here

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Filing & Paying Taxes

Find out if your business needs to obtain a tax ID and what the benefits and requirements are. Is It A Business or a Hobby? Obtain Your Federal Business Tax ID Determine Your Federal Tax Obligations Determine Your State Tax Obligations Determine When the Tax Year...

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Obtain Business Licenses & Permits

To run your business legally, there are certain federal and state licenses and permits you will need to obtain. These resources will help you understand the requirements for your small business. See links here

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Starting & Managing a Business

Starting a Business Are you thinking about starting a business of your own? Explore the topics below to learn the aspects of starting a business, plus find information you need to succeed. Managing a Business Explore the topics below to find information and guidance...

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Choose & Register Your Business

Choosing and registering your business name is a key step to legally operating your business and potentially obtaining financial aid from the government. See links here

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Why Cheap, Outsourced SEO Will Cost You in the Long Run

As an entrepreneur and business owner, you undoubtedly receive several unsolicited emails and pre-recorded phone messages that claim to be able to propel your website to the top of Google for just a few hundred dollars a month. While search engine optimization is one...

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Photo: Police seek man in connection with pawn shop robbery

GREENSBORO — Greensboro/Guilford County Crime Stoppers today released a photo of a man suspected of involvement in Friday’s robbery of a Greensboro pawn shop. Police responded about 6:30 p.m. to Velazquez Pawn, 3632 Spring Garden St., where three men wearing hooded...

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