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24 Nov I see alot of hype on the internet about grants for minorities who want to start businesses. Are these all bunk, or is there some legitimacy to these offers?

That's an excellent question. While I can't speak for all such offers, especially independent ones, there are actually a lot of grants that the US government offers for minority-owned businesses. For a strong list of these, try looking at the first section here: http://bcondemand.com/government_resources.php...

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24 Nov I recently started a cleaning business and am having trouble getting more customers. I’ve tried handing out flyers, but that doesn’t seem to be helping. How can I get more customers?

When you say “more customers,” that implies that you have some to begin with. If that's the case, then you have the seeds of new customers already. Start giving referral bonuses to your current customers if they bring new people to your business. Let them...

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