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Product Development: The Ultimate Guide (2023)

Do you have a great idea for a product, feature, or service, but have no idea how to begin product development? We’ve got you covered! We’ve talked to numerous product creators that have had their products featured on Shark Tank. We’ll share their stories as we discuss the product development roadmap ahead of you. We’ll answer questions like: IN SUMMARY, here's what you'll discover in...

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How to Hire Employees (in 7 Simple Steps)

Are you struggling with the hiring process? We have been building our team at UpFlip, and we wanted to know how to hire employees better. We talked to Jessica Miller-Merrell, the founder of Workology to learn more about hiring and human resources. She started Workology in 2005 as an HR resource destination for small business owners. Workology has been named Forbes Magazine's top recruitment resource...

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59 Types of Vending Machines (for Your Vending Business)

Are you looking to start a vending machine business? Maybe you’d like to add new machines to your business. Either way, we’ve got you covered with 59 types of vending machines to help you grow your vending machine empire! We talked with Adam Hill of Hill Vending to learn everything we could about starting a vending machine business. He shared tips on his favorite brands of machines and where to get...

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How to Sell on eBay: Learn From $360K/Year Seller

Have you ever wondered how to sell on eBay? eBay selling can make over $400K in revenue, and you can start with the money in your pocket. Mike Wilson started Rideshare Reseller and the Golden State Picker social media channel after 30 years of owning a retail furniture store. Now, he’s bringing in revenue of $30,000-$35,000 a month selling on eBay. He shares his tips for success, including where he...

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How to Open a Barber Shop in 7 Steps (2023)

Do you have a passion for cutting hair? If you’ve ever wondered how to open a barber shop, you’re in the right place. Bernard Franklin started Busy B’s Barbershop, and now it makes $130K in revenue per year. Get ready to learn how to start a barber shop. Bernard grew up around barbers before joining the Navy. After the Navy, he went into network marketing before going to Bellingham Cosmetology...

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EIN Lookup: 12 Places to Find Your EIN (2023)

Are you struggling to find your employer identification number (EIN)? There are 12 ways to perform an EIN lookup, and we’ll share them with you. An EIN isn’t a subject often discussed in interviews, but I’ve applied for an EIN for several businesses. In addition, I once had an employer put the wrong EIN on my Form W-2. That was my introduction to the federal employer identification number, so I...

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Food Truck Financing: 7 Funding Options (2023)

Food truck business owners are some of the most dedicated business owners on the planet. They know that everyone needs to eat and that Americans love convenience. If you dream of owning your own mobile restaurant, you might need food truck financing. You've come to the right place. We'll show you how to get a food truck loan with information from food truck business owners, NAV, and National Business...

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Thank You for an Incredible 2022!

We’ve accomplished more in a year than we ever expected when we started UpFlip, and we owe it all to you! You—our viewers, podcast listeners, and blog readers. We love providing you with content to help stimulate your creative juices and put you on a path to a more successful future. Let’s Recap UpFlip’s Progress in 2022: UpFlip has put a ton of work into becoming one of the best resources for...

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Top 47 Business Books You Must Read in 2023!

Looking for a good read to help you with your small business ventures? There are tons of books on business, entrepreneurship, marketing, accounting, and other topics. But it’s hard to filter through the noise and find something useful. This list will help you find the best books on business topics that are worth your time. We have the books grouped into the following topics: Business Strategy...

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Best Things to Resell: The Ultimate Guide (2023)

You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for wholesale items to resell, video game items to resell, or the best types of items to flip for profit.  Mike Wilson retired after 30 years of running a furniture store, but now Golden State Picker makes $30,000-$35,000 in revenue each month finding the best things to resell on eBay. He shared the keys to his success and how you can make a great...

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