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Nathan Sykes is a writer and journalist from Pittsburgh. He covers technology and business news. Check out his blog, Finding an Outlet, to keep up to date on his posts!

How To Invest In Your New Business

Starting a new business is a substantial milestone, requiring a vision that needs planning and nurturing. Investing in your new business is essential to keep it growing. When seeking ways to invest, there are some things to keep in mind that will help your business appear as an attractive investment opportunity: Craft An Effective Business Plan Make yourself extremely familiar with your business plan. If you’re meeting with an investor and you cannot recall simple details they have questions on, you’ll look unprepared and it will reflect poorly on you as an entrepreneur. An investor wants to see your passion and know your new business venture is your top priority. If there is a question you cannot answer, which is imminent at some point, let them know you will research and get back to them...

5 Benefits Of A QMS For Your Business

Before launching any product or service, you likely spent a lot of time planning ahead. One concept that demands some of this planning is called a QMS, or quality management system. A QMS is a set of processes specifically designed and deployed to satisfy the needs of your customers. With a QMS, everyone from upper management to hourly employees and suppliers work together to achieve one goal, making sure the customer is satisfied and taken care of. You can read more about the system itself and the ISO 9001:2015 standard at Core Solution. Keep in mind, a quality team or quality control process may be part of a complete QMS, but they are not necessarily the same thing. You don’t need to have a quality control system in place to satisfy your customers, though it is a good idea. Everything ce...