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The SME Toolkit and Knowledge Institute bring you the learning series for commonly asked questions when starting a new business.  We hope you find this video series insightful as you launch and grow you business!

WGIR - Marc HebertDiscussing Transitioning Jobs and Starting A New Business | Part 2
Dr. Deborah returns to WGIR’s Money $ense with Mark Hebert to discuss the growing self-employment workforce in New Hampshire.

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Dr. Deborah Osgood joins WMUR’s, Fred Kocher on New Hampshire’s Business to discuss the growing trend of self-employment in New Hampshire.

img_ls_downturnAn Overview: SME Small Business Training
Dr. Wililiam Osgood provides an introduction to Buzgate and the SME Toolkit.

img_ls_incorporateHow Do I Finance My Business?
There are many ways to finance both the start-up and growth of your business. For start-ups, the most common funding sources include personal credit, family and friends.

img_ls_incorporateDo I need to register or trademark the name of my business?
If you are doing business under any name but your own, you are required to register with the Secretary of State. This requirement enables people to identify who is operating a particular business.

img_ls_incorporateHow do I avoid business burnout?
Running your own business is demanding, dynamic and often unpredictable making it easy to experience burnout repeatedly and often.

img_ls_incorporateWhat type of bookkeeping/accounting system do I need?
Using a reliable bookkeeping and accounting system in your business is key to supporting profitability as well as remaining compliant with reporting requirements such as those imposed by the IRS.
WGIR - Marc HebertDiscussing Transitioning Jobs & Starting A New business | Part 1
Dr. Deborah joins Marc Hebert on WGIR’s Money $ense to discuss how individuals can discover their “Money Mindset” and use the Netwrok to more effectively start,grow and succeed in business.

img_ls_incorporateHow Will Businesses Plan for and Motivate the Growing Contingent Workforce? (podcast)
The workforce landscape is changing and with it come new opportunities and challenges for recruiting, motivating, and retaining access to qualified talent.

img_ls_incorporateHow do I manage business credit?
Business credit involves the strategic management of business charge and credit card services.

img_ls_downturnHow can I survive an economic downturn?
When unpredictable swings in the economy occur that have a negative effect on your business, there are a number of ways you can productively respond.

img_ls_incorporateShould I Incorporate My Business?
There are several forms of business organizations to choose from when deciding whether to incorporate your business or not.

img_ls_incorporateHow can I build my business support networks?
Many of us have been told since early on in life that “it’s not what you know, but who you know” that matters. This holds particularly true in business for several reasons.