Startup Basics

Startup Basics

What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

Take the quiz to see which sort of 'trep you are.
Tips and Trends For and About Small-Business Owners
Startup Basics

Tips and Trends For and About Small-Business Owners

Thinking about launching a new business? Consider this advice and data as you get started.
Startup Basics

Their Rookie Season

Coaching tips from three entrepreneurs who made the first-year cut
Eight Mistakes That Devastate Business Owners
Startup Basics

Eight Mistakes That Devastate Business Owners

Must-know info to help you avoid personal financial ruin
10 Lessons for Entrepreneurs
Startup Basics

10 Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Accept bumbling around and failure, learn to hit reset, dare to dream, stay lean
Lessons from Dash -- Navigate Your Own Course
Startup Basics

Lessons from Dash -- Navigate Your Own Course

First-time entrepreneur Robert Acker, CEO of Aha Mobile, shares advice on receiving advice
Growth Strategies

Proven Strategies for Multiplying Profits

Focusing on the '5 ways' can create a huge boost to your bottom line.
Growth Strategies

Winning in a Man's World

In a landscape dominated by white males, these minority women are finding the support they need to run thriving small businesses.
Top 10 Undergraduate Programs 2009
Startup Basics

Top 10 Undergraduate Programs 2009

The Princeton Review's annual ranking of entrepreneurship programs names 50 schools that have an edge--and one that beat them all.
Success Stories

The Older Entrepreneur's Guide to Success

4 tips to help you start a business later in life
Business Ideas

Chasing Brilliance

Brilliant companies are innovators, trailblazers and influencers--sometimes without even knowing it.
Expert Advice for Nothing
Startup Basics

Expert Advice for Nothing

Two new websites are dedicated to getting new businesses off the ground--and they don't charge a dime.
Startup Financing

The $48,000 Question

Where, exactly, do startups get their money? The answer may surprise you.
Startup Basics

Strokes of Genius

Check out the latest inventions to keep your electronics dry or to turn your cubicle into a floating office.
Startup Basics

Broadcast Yourself

Sometimes the best way to develop your business concept is to get into a room with like-minded entrepreneurs. Here are conferences and pitching sessions where you can find them.
Work/Life Balance

Rearview Mirror Lessons

4 things I wish I'd known before starting my business
Plan for Repeat Business
Finding Customers

Plan for Repeat Business

A loyal customer base is key to building a successful startup.
Startup Financing

Document Your Successes

Highlight previous success to make yourself a better candidate for a loan.
Your Business Plan

Is Your Business Plan On Track?

Tips to help track and tweak your business plan beyond the startup phase
You Can Choose Success
Self-Assessment

You Can Choose Success

Don't get distracted when your competition thrives.
Building a Website

Coolness Has its Price

Seven reasons to avoid using Flash on your website
Online Marketing

Be a Follower

Must-add tweeps to any business owner's Twitter feed
Startup Basics

The Smell of Success

Figuring out where to save and how to bootstrap can mean the difference between the sweet smell of success and the bitter whiff of defeat.
Startup Basics

Building a Brand on a Budget

To elevate their digital profiles and carve out entrepreneurial niches, more businesses are turning to social media and other free digital marketing alternatives.
Startup Basics

Entrepreneurship: Is it In the Genes?

Studies indicate some people may be genetically predisposed to entrepreneurial tendencies
Your Business Plan

What Are Your Guiding Principles?

A well-defined credo can guide you through rough entrepreneurial waters and steer your business to success.
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