Here’s a great list of small business tips ranging from hiring, to planning, to franchises and wordpress blogs (which are just free pieces of software to add to your website).

In small business the big advantage is flexibility. So long-term business plans are mostly useless. Have your big vision and some goals for 1 year, 2 years, and 5 years from now.

But focus in on your 90 day business plan and let that be your beacon of light guiding your business path.

Here’s the big list from Small Biz Trends:

Tips For Success

Don’t have a clue? Not to worry. One of the things to remember about launching a small business is that often times there is no roadmap when you begin. Don’t sweat it if you feel as if you’re making things up as you go along. CreateHype

The one thing your business needs. You might be surprised by the answer to this question. Businesses of any size need leaders who spread ideals and are artists creating a business with unique vision. What skills do you bring to your small business leadership? Fast Company

Important Trends

Why we need black entrepreneurs. One critic says cuts in the public sector and a tough economy have had a disproportionate impact on the black middle class. One answer? Entrepreneurship! Now, startups in the black community are seen as key to maintaining a middle class lifestyle. Bloomberg Businessweek

Optimize your WordPress business blog. Do you use WordPress for your business blog? Odds are you do. The platform is very popular with business and other bloggers alike. But how do you or your Web developer make sure you are getting all you can out of the platform? HostCube

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