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How to Determine If There's a Market for Your Business Idea

So you have a great idea for a product something that's bound to capture the hearts and minds (and wallets) of consumers everywhere. Or perhaps you've stumbled on a service that isn't being offered by anyone else one that's desperately needed. This is you...

The fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S.? Minority women.

  Across all ethnicities, the number of women-owned firms is increasing faster than the number of men-owned businesses. It has never been a better time to be a female entrepreneur. At least that's what Carla Harris, chair of the National Women...

Economic Development and Higher Education: Now More Than Ever

  Many state legislatures continue to struggle with their annual budgets due to shortfalls in revenue. For example, on May 18 Kentucky's Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) announced that 506 positions had been cut: 191 faculty and 315 ...

Top 5 Ways to Protect and Profit From Your Idea

  Are you full of great ideas but don't know how to turn them into sales? Or are you afraid your golden ideas will be stolen by copycats? Here are five tips for protecting your intellectual property:1. Make sure your idea stays yours. "The first thi...

8 Effective Networking Strategies for Your Home Business

Effective networking strategies for your home business are an important part of growing a successful business. Unfortunately, not everyone knows how to build the online relationships that their business needs. With this in mind, here are some tips that ...

Entrepreneurship is a Game of Calculated Risk

Is entrepreneurship worth the risk? A lot of people seem to associate entrepreneurship with risk. You will hear friends and family mention the turnover ratio in business, or perhaps share stories of people they know who lost all their money in a failed s...

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Goree and Thompson Real Estate, Inc.

Zoritha is the CEO/Broker of Goree and Thompson Real Estate, Inc., she has been in the real estate field for over 26 years.  Zoritha  currently serves as the Vice  President of the Sacramento Realtist Association and serves on the...

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