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Should You Extend Credit to Your Customers?
Starting a Business

Should You Extend Credit to Your Customers?

A too-lenient credit policy can break your business, while one that's too strict can scare customers away. Here's how to craft a credit policy that's just right.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Should You Let Your Employees Telecommute?
Telecommuting

Should You Let Your Employees Telecommute?

Here's what you need to consider before letting your employees work from home.
Scott Langdon
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Tell Us How Your Business Empowers Staff for the Chance to Be in Entrepreneur

Share the ways you're developing internal talent and enabling employees to be more innovative in their jobs, and you could be selected for a full-page promotion provided by Colonial Life that appears in Entrepreneur magazine.
3 Reasons Why Partnerships Need to be Part of Your Growth Strategy
Partnerships

3 Reasons Why Partnerships Need to be Part of Your Growth Strategy

We're all in this together. Business partnerships can help make your path to success easier.
William Litvack
Gluten-Free, Organic or GMO-Free: What Matters Most to Fast-Casual Customers?
Fast Casual Restaurants

Gluten-Free, Organic or GMO-Free: What Matters Most to Fast-Casual Customers?

According to a Zagat survey, trendy bragging points are less important to customers than things like made-to-order food and cleanliness.
Kate Taylor
5 Steps to Get Community Buy-In for Your Startup's Charity Program
Charity

5 Steps to Get Community Buy-In for Your Startup's Charity Program

By garnering support for your charitable organization, you will quickly increase your brand's image and build trust between your organization and community.
Chris Thornham
Remembering Wayne Dyer: 20 Quotes to Help You Become a Better You
Inspirational Quotes

Remembering Wayne Dyer: 20 Quotes to Help You Become a Better You

The self-help guru and bestselling author died on Aug. 29.
Matt Mayberry
Make Sure Your Business Aligns With Your Stakeholders' Worldview...And Your Own
Millennials

Make Sure Your Business Aligns With Your Stakeholders' Worldview...And Your Own

As Millennials come to dominate the workforce, understanding how to appeal to them as consumers and employees becomes crucial.
Lewis Schiff
The Journey from Citibank to a Garage Flooring Franchise
Franchise Players

The Journey from Citibank to a Garage Flooring Franchise

Michael Iannuccilli left the world of corporate finance to become a Global Garage Flooring and Design franchisee.
Kate Taylor
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The EMV Liability Shift is Coming. Prepare Your Business.

Download this free guide for the essential steps to protecting your sales, profits and brand before the critical Oct. 1 deadline.
Busting 5 Myths About Small-Business Lending
Small Business Financing

Busting 5 Myths About Small-Business Lending

The crucial funding you need is available and not just from angels and VCs.
Jared Hecht
Your Secret Mental Weapon: 'Don't Let the Perfect Be the Enemy of the Good'
Inspiration

Your Secret Mental Weapon: 'Don't Let the Perfect Be the Enemy of the Good'

Now, get busy accepting good enough as a great place to start.
Neil Patel
The 8 Personality Types of Publicists
Public Relations

The 8 Personality Types of Publicists

From the lifestyle lady to the eager beaver, publicists personalities run the gamut.
5 Ways to Determine Your Authentic Claim to Fame
Fame

5 Ways to Determine Your Authentic Claim to Fame

Your elevator pitch summarizes what you're selling. Now summarize your achievements so people have the confidence to buy from you.
Kedma Ough
What's Cheaper in Your City: Cabs or Uber?
Ride Sharing

What's Cheaper in Your City: Cabs or Uber?

An analysis of ridesharing services and taxis tells how to get the most mileage for your money.
3 Reasons Why a Latino Family's Tiny Cheese Business Became a Giant
Family Businesses

3 Reasons Why a Latino Family's Tiny Cheese Business Became a Giant

Not all family businesses grow into the success story that today is food manufacturer Cacique.
César Melgoza
McDonald's Is Ditching Margarine for Butter
McDonalds

McDonald's Is Ditching Margarine for Butter

The beleaguered fast food company will be using real butter in McMuffins and other menu items cooked with biscuits and bagels.
Katie Little
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6 Best Practices for Working From Home
Work From Home

6 Best Practices for Working From Home

When your office is located where you reside, productivity can go out the window. Or things are just too quiet. Here's how to maximize the benefits.
Need a Business Idea? Here are 55
Starting a Business

Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

You can start any of these home based businesses for less than $5,000.
10 People Who Will Destroy Your Business
Managing Employees

10 People Who Will Destroy Your Business

Be wary of those who have flash or cash but not your best interests in mind.
Low Cost Business Ideas
Low-cost Business Ideas

Low Cost Business Ideas

Looking on how to start a small business but don't have much money? Our low cost startup ideas will help you plan a business to fit your budget.
The 5 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million
Entrepreneurs

The 5 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Few entrepreneurs build million dollar businesses but many more would if they shifted how they do business.

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The 3 Things You Must Do Before You Approach an Investor
Ask the Expert

The 3 Things You Must Do Before You Approach an Investor

Many entrepreneurs want to go directly to the source the moment an idea strikes or at the first sign of growth, but you need to first prove the business to yourself before asking others to believe in it.
What Types of Companies Is Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Actually Investing In?
Investors

What Types of Companies Is Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Actually Investing In?

The recent interests of the former Paypal founder and recognizable venture capitalist provide some insights for entrepreneurs who are seeking funding.
Are People Your Passion? Here Are 111 Franchises That Might Suit You.
Franchises

Are People Your Passion? Here Are 111 Franchises That Might Suit You.

Pick your passion from our list of top personal-service franchises.
A 3-Point Blueprint for Getting Noticed by Venture Capitalists
Venture Capital

A 3-Point Blueprint for Getting Noticed by Venture Capitalists

A contestant on the upcoming reality show Startup U shares his strategies for winning funding for his startup.
8 Powerful Ways to Mold Children Into Leaders
Parenting

8 Powerful Ways to Mold Children Into Leaders

As parents and caretakers of children, their path to leadership is in our hands.