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The Formula for a Thriving Product Business
Starting a Business

The Formula for a Thriving Product Business

There are four factors successful entrepreneurs have in common. The man behind a recent Kickstarter campaign for a new set of games provides a great example.
4 Best Practices to Avoid Startup Failure
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4 Best Practices to Avoid Startup Failure

It takes a strong will and an unrelenting purpose to find ways in which your venture can sustain success.
KISS Co-Founder: To Be a Success in Business, Think 'Me' First
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KISS Co-Founder: To Be a Success in Business, Think 'Me' First

Gene Simmons writes that 'you cannot fail' when you pursue a business that you are passionate about.
Is Your Startup Idea a Killer, or Should It Be Killed?
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Is Your Startup Idea a Killer, or Should It Be Killed?

Follow these four steps to determine whether you have a good business, or just a smudge on a cocktail napkin.
How to Create a Business Plan Investors Will Love
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How to Create a Business Plan Investors Will Love

Here are some strategies you can use to create a strong business plan that will translate into funding.
The Secret Factors That Win Funding
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The Secret Factors That Win Funding

In this panel from our Ready to Launch event, experts explain what makes a company irresistible to VCs.
Running a Business While Dealing With a Personal Loss
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Running a Business While Dealing With a Personal Loss

How do you face tremendous emptiness and grief when you have a company to run? Find out how other entrepreneurs found their way.
C-Suite Women Serve Up Advice for Budding Entrepreneurs
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C-Suite Women Serve Up Advice for Budding Entrepreneurs

Female executives offer tips to benefit business leaders of all types.
How to Find the Purpose of Your Business Plan
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How to Find the Purpose of Your Business Plan

Deciding how you intend to use your business plan is an important part of preparing to write it.
Before You Start a Wholesale Distribution Business, Read This
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Before You Start a Wholesale Distribution Business, Read This

Want to be sure this is the right business for you? Read our quick guide for a big-picture view of the wholesale distribution business.
How to Get PR for Your Startup
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How to Get PR for Your Startup

Step one to getting people to pay attention to your business is getting the press to pay attention. That can be a challenge.
Don't Settle for Your Backup Plan: Weekly Tips Roundup
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Don't Settle for Your Backup Plan: Weekly Tips Roundup

Kick off your week with these top tricks and secrets from Entrepreneur's online contributors.
Starting a Business Can Be Like, Well, So Many Things
Starting a Business

Starting a Business Can Be Like, Well, So Many Things

A Google search reveals that launch life can be compared with virtually anything.
Have a Quirky Idea? Submit It to This Quick-to-Market Website.
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Have a Quirky Idea? Submit It to This Quick-to-Market Website.

If you have a dream of a new product and fall into one of these three scenarios, Quirky might be a good platform for you.
12 Tips for Finding Seed Funding, Starting With a Close Look at Your Pocket
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12 Tips for Finding Seed Funding, Starting With a Close Look at Your Pocket

Raising money is an intricate web of objective fact, blind faith and calculations about whether you stay in control of your venture or hand it over to investors.
Why You Should Pay Yourself First in Business (And How to Do It Right)
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Why You Should Pay Yourself First in Business (And How to Do It Right)

Get ready to turn the old idea that 'sales minus expenses equals profits' on its head.
5 Ways to Get Your First Customer
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5 Ways to Get Your First Customer

The initial adopters of your product play a pivotal role for your company. They bring in revenue and can open doors to other purchasers.
Get Over the Business-Naming Hump With These 5 Strategies
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Get Over the Business-Naming Hump With These 5 Strategies

For help with one of the biggest challenges for a new startup, a branding expert provides some surprising insights.
What Surfing Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship
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What Surfing Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

Here are five ways the lessons of riding ways can help you build your business.
5 Potentially Dangerous Decisions to Avoid When Starting a Business
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5 Potentially Dangerous Decisions to Avoid When Starting a Business

Steer clear of these minefields in laying the foundation for your newly launched firm.
Meet Your Market: 3 Ingredients to a Successful Launch
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Meet Your Market: 3 Ingredients to a Successful Launch

The software entrepreneur explains the three stages that all successful startups share.
How Burning Bridges Can Lead to Success
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How Burning Bridges Can Lead to Success

A former Googler explains how he created a mission and brand around his # 1 value: a freedom lifestyle.
3 Ways to Immerse Yourself in Startup Life
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3 Ways to Immerse Yourself in Startup Life

Test-drive the entrepreneurial life in one of these ways. Your plans to eventually launch a company may thrive as a result.
Start a Business on a Bare-Bones Budget With These 3 Lean Tips
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Start a Business on a Bare-Bones Budget With These 3 Lean Tips

Follow this advice to maximize your budget and stretch your bottom line.
Expert Advice: 8 Tips for Success From Freight Brokerage Owners
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Expert Advice: 8 Tips for Success From Freight Brokerage Owners

As a freight broker, your most important working relationship will be with the freight carriers you hire to move goods for your clients. Find out how to select the best carriers.
This Elon Musk-Backed Startup's Rocky Road to Solar 'Grand Slam'
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This Elon Musk-Backed Startup's Rocky Road to Solar 'Grand Slam'

After a shaky IPO, Solar City is said to be valued at nearly $6 billion today.
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