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Federal Tax Identification Launches New Live Chat Feature

Taxes are a complex process for both individuals and businesses. Each registered business entity is given a unique, nine digit tax number for identification, called an EIN or FIEN. Federal Tax Identification provides businesses an easy way to file for an EIN number online. The site has now integrated a live chat feature that allows clients to instantly get help with the ss-4 form.

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Start-up Tips on Web Design Business

Small Business ExpertLillyvette Montalvo helps an at-home mom get her web design off to a smart start. She offers tips on tax-savings, financing, and resources. It's good brew in

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How to Get Reviews That Validate Your Company & Bring in More Customers

Reviews are an excellent way to bring more customers in to your business. However, actually getting reviews is harder than it sounds. Good reviews validate your business. They add to your reputation and entice new customers to give you a try. These a

6 Important Tips for Startup Entrepreneurs

Have you decided to become an entrepreneur? Perhaps, you still want to test the water before taking a dive. Whatever stage you might be in, starting a business can be both exciting and worrisome. Thus, it will not hurt if you learn some tips for star

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$1,000 Small Business Grant Now Open for Applications

Important News for Small BusinessIdea Cafe is pleased to announce the beginning of a new Grant campaign in honor of all forward-thinking businesses.

The 19th Small Business Grant will award $1,000.00 in cash, a total of $1,500 in advertising credits and tons of free publicity.

No matter whether your business idea is ground-breaking or a simple, but yet creative solution to an everyday problem, we would like to hear about it.

Entrepreneur of 2017 - Enter for your chance to shine!

Important News for Small BusinessAre you breaking the rules? Changing the game? Generally being brilliant? Then you may be one of the trailblazers who inspired others with ideas, leadership and accomplishment. This award is your opportunity for global recognition. Enter for your chance to shine!

If you're an entrepreneur looking to get recognition or know a person running a business who deserves admiration, don't hesitate to nominate them NOW.

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