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Unlocking Opportunities: The Ultimate Guide to Launching Your Franchise Business

If you’ve been dreaming of owning your own business, but have no idea where to begin, opening a franchise is a great option. Starting a new franchise allows you to…

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Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Business

When you’re planning to start a business, you’re embarking on a journey that determines your livelihood and your ability to provide for your family. If you’re reading this article, then…

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The Smart Business Owner’s Guide to Commercial Loans

You’re here because you’ve got a great idea, and you’re ready to get your business off the ground. Kudos to you! You’ve come to the right place—Burkes Brothers is dedicated…

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3 Key Traits of Successful Business Owners: Business Planning 101

Who should own a business? The optimistic answer is that anyone could own one, and while optimism is a valuable trait, the real world requires some realism. The fact is…

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