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Why Businesses of One Are More Powerful Than Ever
Why Businesses of One Are More Powerful Than Ever
Azlo Customer Story - Kat Arias
Photo credit: Benjamin Hyunh. It takes a lot of grit and guts to turn your passion into a business. That's what Kat Arias did in 2012, when she signed a lease and got the keys to her first dance studio in the Washington...
How to Open a Business Bank Account
Why open a business bank account? How does a business bank account help me manage cash flow? How does a small business bank account help with record-keeping? How can a business bank account protect me from personal...
Azlo Customer Story - Christopher Kabat
Photo credit: Christopher Kabat. When Christopher Kabat launched ProAerial Media, LLC (PAM) in late fall of 2019, he set the wheels in motion for an official kick-off in the spring of 2020. Christopher anticipated that...
Azlo Customer Story - Analicia Honkanen
Photo credit: Laurel Smith Photography. They say bad things happen in clusters. And for photographer Analicia Honkanen, that adage rings true. In March of this year, Analicia’s employer, a furniture company based...
How to Manage Cash Flow Gaps
During my first full year of freelancing, I lost three of my main clients within a week. In turn, my monthly earnings sank from $6,000 to about $2,000. As I was earning a mere fraction of what I needed to get by, I...
4 reasons to open a business bank account
It’s easy to overlook the value of a business bank account, especially if you’re an entrepreneur who’s just starting out. While it might not be mandatory for your business, and the prospect of opening one can seem...
Should I get a small business loan?
In a recent study, 33% of small business owners said that one of their top challenges is getting enough working capital. If you’re one of the thousands of entrepreneurs in this group, you’ve probably thought about...
What to Know About Quarterly Business Taxes
If you work for an employer, you likely think about paying your taxes once a year. When you start earning money for yourself, however, everything changes. Although tax returns are only due once a year, the IRS wants you...
How to raise money for your new business
You’ve heard of legends who went from basement to boardroom. You may even have family or friends who started a business with nothing and are now running their own empire. One thing these inspiring stories often gloss...