Startup Basics

10 Ways to Ditch Your Job and Work for Yourself
Startup Basics

10 Ways to Ditch Your Job and Work for Yourself

In a crummy economy where work is scarce, Scott Gerber believes that you need to create a job to keep a job.
Matt Mickiewicz: How I Started 99designs
Young Entrepreneurs

Matt Mickiewicz: How I Started 99designs

The 27-year-old entrepreneur discusses trusting his instincts, scaling growth online and driving revenue with user feedback.
How to Test Your Business Idea
Evaluating Your Idea

How to Test Your Business Idea

Four ways to prove there's a market for your product.
Five Tips for Starting a Food Truck
Restaurant Center

Five Tips for Starting a Food Truck

Here's what you need to know about building a restaurant on wheels.
How to Name -- or Re-Name -- Your Business
Naming Your Business

How to Name -- or Re-Name -- Your Business

A seven-point primer for creating compelling business names and avoiding major mistakes
Startup Basics

Seeking Startup Advice? Look No Further Than Your Pizza Box

Forget about the Facebook model, Papa John's road to success is much more realistic.
Nick Friedman: How I Started College Hunks Hauling Junk
Young Entrepreneurs

Nick Friedman: How I Started College Hunks Hauling Junk

The franchise co-founder talks about handling startup red tape, getting the word out and the trouble with hiring friends.
The Young Entrepreneur's Generation Gap Challenge
Young Entrepreneurs

The Young Entrepreneur's Generation Gap Challenge

Here are three tips that will serve you well when dealing with an age bully.
How to Grow a Business Organically
Young Entrepreneurs

How to Grow a Business Organically

The founder of The Marketing Zen Group talks about giving customers what they wanted and scaling growth to meet demand.
Tax Basics for Startups: Setting Up Your Books
Tax Center

Tax Basics for Startups: Setting Up Your Books

Part two in a three-part series to help you build your business on a strong foundation.
An Introduction to Business Plans
Your Business Plan

An Introduction to Business Plans

Why is a business plan so vital to the health of your business? Read the first section of our tutorial on How to Build a Business Plan to find out.
Aaron Patzer: How I Started Mint.com
Startup Basics

Aaron Patzer: How I Started Mint.com

The online entrepreneur talks about ditching his day job, finding investors and hiring top talent to launch his startup.
What Scares Business Owners?
Startup Basics

What Scares Business Owners?

Plenty of things. But, like inventory, employees and cash flow, fear can be managed.
Wear Your Startup Failure as a Badge of Courage
Startup Basics

Wear Your Startup Failure as a Badge of Courage

Real entrepreneurs know that failure can be a milestone on the road to success, as long as they learn from the mistakes.
Tax Basics for Startups
Startup Basics

Tax Basics for Startups

Part one in a three-part series to help get your business started on a strong foundation.
Why Startups Must Think Lean -- Or Else
Startup Basics

Why Startups Must Think Lean -- Or Else

Eric Ries says in a soft economy and Web-enabled world, the lean startup is a concept whose time has come.
Are You Ready to Launch?
Startup Basics

Are You Ready to Launch?

Three key questions to ask yourself before you start your own business
How to Ditch the Cube
Startup Basics

How to Ditch the Cube

Pamela Slim, author of Cubicle Nation, wants to set you free. Consider her advice for opting out of corporate life.
How to Make Your Business Dream a Reality
Starting a Business

How to Make Your Business Dream a Reality

Coming up with ideas is easy. Executing on them is the hard part. These tips from Scott Belsky can help get you started.
The Startup Visa: a Boost for Small Business?
Startup Basics

The Startup Visa: a Boost for Small Business?

Proposed legislation could make it easier for entrepreneurs from other countries to start their businesses in the U.S.
10 Good Reasons Franchise Buyers Need A Lawyer
Legal Basics For Startups

10 Good Reasons Franchise Buyers Need A Lawyer

Before you sign for that franchise, have a pro read the fine print.
Caught Between a High-End Hobby and Low-Pay Vocation
Startup Basics

Caught Between a High-End Hobby and Low-Pay Vocation

Caught between a high-end hobby and low-pay vocation
Can You Make It as an Entrepreneur?
Startup Basics

Can You Make It as an Entrepreneur?

Find out if you have what it takes to venture out on your own.
Business Structure Basics
Choosing a Business Structure

Business Structure Basics

With this basic guide, you'll be able to select the structure that suits your business best.
Business Planning for the 'Lean Startup'
Your Business Plan

Business Planning for the 'Lean Startup'

This next-generation strategy calls for planning--and revising--as you go.
Top 10 Graduate Programs 2010
Startup Basics

Top 10 Graduate Programs 2010

The Princeton Review evaluates the best entrepreneurship programs in the U.S. in its annual ranking. Here's a look at the top 10 graduate programs.
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