Paula Andruss

5 Tips to Getting an Accurate Valuation
Valuations

5 Tips to Getting an Accurate Valuation

There are some guidelines to consider that can steer you toward the right valuation number-and set you on the road to growth.
How a Robbery Led to a Business Idea
Business Unusual

How a Robbery Led to a Business Idea

Enjoy the beach or pool without getting burned by theft.
What to Look For When Hiring Your First Employees
Driving Business - Driving Success

What to Look For When Hiring Your First Employees

Your startup's initial employees can make or break the place. Choose wisely.
5 Ways to Know If Your Business Idea Is Brilliant or a Bust
Feedback

5 Ways to Know If Your Business Idea Is Brilliant or a Bust

No matter how great the concept, you need real-world feedback to see if your startup will fly. Here's how to get it.
How to Launch a Business in the Sharing Economy
Sharing Economy

How to Launch a Business in the Sharing Economy

Here are five factors to consider when starting a Airbnb-type platform.
How I Launched My Health-Care Startup
Health Care

How I Launched My Health-Care Startup

The health-care industry is full of opportunities. One professional talks about how to take advantage of them.
6 Ways to Harness the Power of Review Sites
Online Reviews

6 Ways to Harness the Power of Review Sites

A review site is a great way for your business to get discovered online, but it can also bring inaccurate criticism.
6 Signs Your Startup Is Ready to Expand
Expansion

6 Signs Your Startup Is Ready to Expand

From having the cash to meeting established goals, look for these indicators before you leap.
4 Strategies for Handling a Sales Surge
Sales

4 Strategies for Handling a Sales Surge

When demand suddenly spikes, it's do or die time.
4 Tips for Finding a Great Mentor
Growth Strategies

4 Tips for Finding a Great Mentor

If you want to be successful start by learning from those who already are.
The 5 Traits You Need to Dominate Any Industry
Entrepreneurs

The 5 Traits You Need to Dominate Any Industry

Great people, no matter their field, have similar habits. Learn them and then use them in your own quest to greatness.
7 Reasons Why Bigger Isn't Always Better for Your Startup
Starting a Business

7 Reasons Why Bigger Isn't Always Better for Your Startup

Keeping a tight rein on expansion may actually be good for your company.
8 Tasks You Should Delegate Today
Growth Strategies

8 Tasks You Should Delegate Today

While multitasking may be necessary in the early days of a startup, it's important to recognize when it's time to hand off nonessential tasks.
6 Signs It's Time to Turn Your Startup in a New Direction
Growth Strategies

6 Signs It's Time to Turn Your Startup in a New Direction

Few startup ideas are perfect; that's why it's important to recognize when you need a course correction in your idea, pitch, product or execution.
8 Successful Companies Didn't Start That Way (Infographic)
Starting a Business

8 Successful Companies Didn't Start That Way (Infographic)

Early iterations of now famous tech startups are almost unrecognizable.