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Big Dreams, No Cash: 10 Businesses You Can Start Today on a Tight Budget

Posted on 2/27/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business Planning

Eden Reff dreamed all her life of opening a restaurant. But she couldn’t dream up the money to pay for it. By 2003, Reff’s financial situation still hadn’t changed. Her resolve had. She decided to stop letting poor finances stand in her way and her future as a businesswoman.

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EDA approves $36.5M in incentives for Newark, Camden residential projects

Posted on 2/27/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business Policy

New Jersey’s revamped incentive programs have been put to work for the second time this month, this time for key residential projects in Newark and Camden and a new Dietz & Watson distribution center in Burlington County.

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10 Things Super Successful People Do To Stay Calm

Posted on 2/18/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Development

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.

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Introducing Entrepreneur Barbie

Posted on 2/18/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business & The Economy

If the startup world needed more proof it was in fashion, here's more: This year, Barbie becomes an entrepreneur. (What type of business, you ask? That's not important. Just go with it.)

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4 HABITS OF PUNCTUAL PEOPLE

Posted on 2/14/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Development

THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE ALWAYS ON TIME? HOW TO THEY DO IT? IF YOU ARE PART OF THE 20% OF AMERICANS WHO ARE CHRONICALLY LATE, GET READY TO CHANGE EVERYTHING.

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Get The Biggest Tax Write-Off For Your Home Office

Posted on 2/12/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business Small Business Policy

Anyone with a home office will have a new decision while preparing the 2013 tax return: Should I take the new “simplified” home office deduction or go with the standard, traditional method? The answer is trickier than you may think.

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Social Media Mixology: Which Networks to Use Together

Posted on 2/6/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Marketing Your Business

We preach the importance of knowing your social networks. Different sites have different audiences, favor different types of content and require different kinds of humor. But like a fashionista pairing spots with stripes, sometimes a little mixing and matching with your networks can give you an edge.

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Why Crowdfunding Websites Work

Posted on 2/5/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Financing Your Small Business Small Business Policy

The past few years have seen an explosion in crowdfunded companies and as a result, both rewards crowdfunding sites and equity crowdfunding sites have grown in popularity as well. There’s now a crowdfunding site for just about everything from yoga studios to medical devices.

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