David Sook Joins the Equipment Finance Team at First Business

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MILWAUKEE, WI – March 19, 2020 – First Business Equipment Finance, LLC, a subsidiary of First Business Bank, Inc., is pleased to announce that David Sook was hired as Senior Vice President – Equipment Finance.

He joins the team with more than 25 years of experience in equipment finance, covering a wide variety of industries including healthcare, technology, and municipal markets. Most recently, David was helping clients nationally in the

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What is a Business Continuity Plan?

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What is a business continuity plan?

A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that outlines how a business will continue operating during an unplanned disruption in service. It’s more comprehensive than a disaster recovery plan and contains contingencies for business processes, assets, human resources and business partners – every aspect of the business that might be affected.

Plans typically contain a checklist that includes supplies and equipment, data backups

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UAH – Business

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Graduates with degrees in Accounting, Economics, Information Systems, and other Business majors are among those with the most job offers and the highest starting salaries.

Reference: Adams, Susan. The College Degrees That Get the Most Job Offers, Forbes, 1/22/2014. Using data from the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE).

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

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International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)

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The IBBA is the world’s largest professional

community of business intermediary specialists.

When it comes time to sell or buy a business, choose to work with an experienced IBBA Member who will guide you through every step of the process. Look for the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation to identify individuals who have met our highest standards for education, ethics and professionalism.

Business for Sale

Search businesses for sale listed

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Types of Professional Business Letters

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In the professional world, you will often need to write a business letter or send a professional email. From applying to a new job, writing a thank you note, sending a note of apology, or sending a farewell email when you depart, there are many circumstances that will require an appropriately formatted letter or email.

How to Write a Business Letter

A business letter is a formal document, with a

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How to create your Business Listing?

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Localworks puts you in control of your business across 70+ online local listings.
Being found has never been so easy.

Get your free personalized report to see how your business appears online.

Localworks puts you in control of your business across 70+ online local listings. Being found has never been so easy.

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Call for special pricing and a dedicated Account Manager.

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Business Forms | Idaho Secretary of State

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Expedited Service is available for some types of filings. Page 2 of the form will list it if it is available.
Filing an Annual Report by paper form can only be completed in our office.
Reinstatement Form by paper form can only be completed in our office. (Only Idaho entities may reinstate.)

* If you intend to apply for IRS federal tax exemption as a charitable organization, your articles of

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Generate Business Names Online for Free

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Enter a word that you want your business name to include


Enter keywords based on the core concept of your company into the business name generator search engine.


Within seconds, comb through the hundreds of suggestions that the company name generator produces for then name that works best for your business.


It’s time to take your new business name and run with it! Set up your website

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School of Business | The George Washington University

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At the GW School of Business, you’re more than a student — you’re part of a thriving community of

lifelong learners


Earn a graduate certificate now, and return later to fold it into a Master’s degree. Combine certificates and courses to create a program that’s tailored to your vision. Whatever your path may be, when it comes time to enhance your skill set — or retain your competitive edge —

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Small Business Ideas for 2020 – Find 51 of Them Here

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Looking for inspiration to identify the best small business ideas for 2020? With so many business ideas, finding the right one is easier said than done.

It may seem like all of the good business ideas or the best small business ideas have been taken, but they are not. Most successful small business ideas come from individuals who work for someone else but they believe they can do better.

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Business Insurance & Small Business Insurance Quotes : Farmers Insurance

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Additional business insurance options to consider

You can also explore coverage options with these handy “cheat sheets” that outline industry-specific insurance options for businesses like yours.

Apartment – For owners of small apartment buildings, large apartment complexes and everything in between.

Auto Service and Repair – For owners of shops that specialize in collision repair, oil changes, transmission repair and more.

Commercial Real Estate – For those who own office

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Business Plan Template for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs: Free Download

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free business plan template

Writing a business plan can seem like a big task, especially if you’re starting a business for the first time and don’t have a financial background. Even if you do have some experience, getting a refresher on what a modern business plan looks like is always a good idea.

After all, business plans have changed over the years, and what lenders and investors expect now is different than it was

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Journal of Business Research – Elsevier

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The Journal of Business Research applies theory developed from business research to actual business situations. Recognizing the intricate relationships between the many areas of business activity, JBR examines a wide variety of business decisions, processes and activities within the actual business setting…

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Maine’s Comprehensive Business & Personal Insurance

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Our clients, staff, and communities are our highest priority at all times. In an effort to protect the health of all, United Insurance is closed to the public. All locations have staff working and we encourage all client inquiries to be made over the phone or via email until further notice. If necessary, we will consider individual appointments. Please reach out to your local office to discuss your concerns

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Business Mailboxes at The UPS Store

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Mailboxes Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between a mailbox at The UPS Store and a PO Box at the post office?

With a mailbox at The UPS Store, you get a real street address, not a P.O. Box number. If you’re a business owner, having a real street address as your mailbox can provide you with a professional image for your business. The UPS Store also offers

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How to Write a Business Plan [Updated for 2020]

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how to write a business planWriting a business plan shouldn’t be complicated. In this step-by-step guide, I’ll show you how to quickly and easily write a business plan that will get the results you want. Don’t worry, you don’t have to have a business or accounting degree to put together a great business plan. This guide will show you how to get your plan done step-by-step without any of the complexity or frustration. 

The six

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30+ Small Business Ideas That’ll Make You Money in 2020

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With so many business ideas in 2020, it can be hard to figure out which are worth pursuing. And when it comes to starting a business, ecommerce has completely changed the way we view the global industry. To put it into perspective, global ecommerce sales amounted to nearly 3.5 trillion dollars worldwide in 2019. This goes to show that ecommerce is an increasingly lucrative option for businesses. You’ll want to

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Business – The Atlantic

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  • Martin Lisner / Shutterstock / The Atlantic

    How to Think About the Plummeting Stock Market

    No one knows exactly how much damage the coronavirus will do to the global economy, but investors have to guess.

  • Giacomo Bagnara

    Why the Restoration Hardware Catalog Won’t Die

    The surprising persistence of the mail-order business

  • The Atlantic

    There’s No Fun Like Mandatory Office Holiday

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