Independent Businesses

In business, an independent business as a term of distinction generally refers to privately owned companies (as opposed to those companies owned publicly through a distribution of shares on the market). Independent businesses most commonly take the form of sole-proprietorships. "Independent" is frequently used to distinguish one-of-a-kind businesses from corporate chains or conglomerates. Other terms of distinction used in addition to independent businesses include small business, locally-owned business and startup business, which have varying subtleties of distinction.Independents sometimes are referred to as Indies.
Posts about Independent Businesses
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    …. In fact, you already have everything you need to grow your audience into massive raving fans. All you have to do is activate your superpowers to get the results you seek. Zappos baked activating it’s superpowers into it’s mission: “Our philosophy at Zappos is to WOW with service and experience, not with anything that relates directly to monetary…

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