Briana Morgaine

Briana Morgaine

Briana is the content marketing specialist for Palo Alto Software. She enjoys discussing marketing, social media, and the pros and cons of the Oxford comma. Briana is a resident of Portland, Oregon, and can be found working remotely from a variety of local coffee shops. She can also be found, infrequently, on Twitter.

LivePlan Posts Written By Briana Morgaine

What Are the Best Foods to Snack on at Work?
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What Are the Best Foods to Snack on at Work?

  You want to stay focused and alert while working—who doesn’t? The trouble is, you’re hungry. Like, really hungry. You’ve got to plan your office snacking carefully to avoid the food coma brought on by a heavier meal, or the inevitable sugar crash that Snickers bar will surely bring on later in the day. You […]

This Week in Small Business: From Online Loans to Startup Marketing
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This Week in Small Business: From Online Loans to Startup Marketing

This week on Bplans, we covered details of anti-spam legislation, how startup marketing differs from marketing in general, an infographic version of our popular Big Brand Challenge, tips for searching for loans online, and how to apply for your federal tax ID number. 1. How to Keep Discounts from Killing Your Business [PART 3] In the […]

This Week in Small Business: From Accidental Spam to Smart Growth
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This Week in Small Business: From Accidental Spam to Smart Growth

From marketing gone awry to discounting pitfalls, it’s easy to make mistakes while running a small business. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place—we’ve got plenty of useful advice, from strategy-building tips, growing your business smarter, and whether or not an MBA is worth the time and money. 1. Should Entrepreneurs Attend Business School? While plenty of […]

This Week in Small Business: From eCommerce to Cash Flow
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This Week in Small Business: From eCommerce to Cash Flow

This week on Bplans, we covered a few aspects of selling online, from setting up your online store to the legal issues surrounding shipping and delivery. We also discussed how to manage cash flow, the best apps for stylists, some great podcasts for entrepreneurs, and tips for naming your company. 1. Selling Your Goods In-Store Versus Selling […]

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This Week in Small Business: From Licenses to Market Research

There’s no doubt about it—being a business owner is challenging. From creating a cash flow statement, to conducting market research, getting the necessary licenses and permits, and making sure you’re up to date on your industry, starting and running a business takes work. That’s why on Bplans, we do our best to compile the resources […]

Want to Grow Your Business? Here Are 8 Creative Ways to Get More Customers
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Want to Grow Your Business? Here Are 8 Creative Ways to Get More Customers

You’ve successfully launched your business, and built up a solid—if small—customer base. Starting small has its benefits; after all, it allowed you the opportunity to cultivate a loyal relationship with your customers. By now, you’ve had time to work out any kinks, and you’re confident that your product or service is truly the best your […]

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This Week in Small Business: From Business Law to Art Businesses

This week on Bplans, we hosted a talk with artist and entrepreneur Ann Rea, gave tips on how to raise funding in the U.K., and discussed when it’s possible to raise too much funding. Check out Bplans for these articles and many more, including our new free eBook on creating a SWOT analysis for your business. 1. Multiple […]

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This Week in Small Business: From a Cash Crisis to Naming Your Company

This week on Bplans, we covered two aspects of cash flow—how to spot the symptoms of an impending cash crisis, as well as the differences between cash and profits—as well as how an unexpected collaboration can improve brand awareness, how to get government business, and resources to help you name your new company. 1. Cash Flow […]