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The Elevator Pitch: What, Why and How?

An elevator pitch is a concise introduction of a business, a product or a service. Learn why you need one and how to create it. Read more

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Financial Projections Template

Download this financial projections Excel template to calculate your startup expenses, payroll costs, sales forecast, cash flow, income statement and more. Read more

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Infographic: 4 Steps to Build Your Personal Brand Online

In today's internet-driven world, word of mouth is simply not enough. You need to showcase your work and expertise even before you're hired. Read more

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Central VA Resources

We maintain a library of business information at our chapter office. We also maintain a list of links that our clients find informative. Read more

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Is Business Plan Software Enough?

April 6, 2015

Today’s powerful software products enable you to easily build a website, manage your finances, and even prepare and file your taxes. Not surprisingly, business plan software can help you craft the key planning document for your new small business, from writing the various section texts to making pro forma financial projections.

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A Guide to the S Corporation

November 15, 2018,

Of all the business entities someone could form, the S corporation is likely the most widely misunderstood. Should you structure your business as an S Corp, C Corp or LLC?

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How and Why Women Start Businesses

November 8, 2018,

Our fourth infographic based on “The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship” data report focuses on how women start businesses, why they start businesses, and why they chose the industries they did.

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