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Duquesne University SBDC provides resources to small businesses to help them start, grow, and prosper. Our consultants and partners share their knowledge and expertise on various topics such as starting a business, marketing, technology commercialization, buying a business, and financing.

4 Tips to Prevent Employee Work From Home Burnout

4 Tips to Prevent Employee Work From Home Burnout

Work from home burnout is real. Burnout happens when employees cannot separate their work life and their home life. Read more

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OSHA Standards: 5 Things Every Small Business Needs to Comply

OSHA Standards: 5 Things Every Small Business Needs to Comply

While many may believe OSHA standards only apply for industrial-type businesses, there are defined standards all businesses must comply with, regardless of size and industry. Under the OSH law, employers have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace free of known health and safety hazards. Read more

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3 Benefits of Filing a Provisional Patent Application

3 Benefits of Filing a Provisional Patent Application

If you have an innovative idea that may have commercial value, a good first step can be to file a provisional patent application. But what is and isn't a provisional patent application, and what are the benefits? Read more

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How to Start a Business in Pennsylvania: The Ultimate Guide 2021

How to Start a Business in Pennsylvania: The Ultimate Guide 2021

Entrepreneurs are experts at what they do but, not necessarily experts on starting a business. Read our ultimate guide to take a big step towards opening your doors! Read more

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Employee Wellness Programs: Why Small Business Benefits

Employee Wellness Programs: Why Small Business Benefits

As a small business owner, the impact of implementing or strengthening an employee wellness program can produce benefits far wider than most realize at first. Read more

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