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Small Biz 100 reaches 10

Our Small Biz 100 series, designed to give you 100 useful hands-on business basics posts, has reached 10 posts. And I have two requests of you. 1. What other small business topics do you want to see me cover? Put them in the comments. With 30 articles in process, I’m no where near out of […]

How to set retail prices and markups

Setting retail prices is like some arcane art form. How the heck are you supposed to figure out what to markup items in your retail business when no one wants to give you real numbers? Here are two starting points for setting retail prices and markups. Keystoning Keystone pricing is simple and fairly common. Take the […]

2 lenders share secrets to getting a loan

At the recent Small Business 101 workshop in Alva, Oklahoma, two people with lending experience presented some secrets to getting a small business loan. Maybe these are not really secrets, but they are keys you’ll need to understand to get a small business loan. Laura Girty, REI Laura Girty works with REI, Rural Enterprises of […]