Starting a Business

How to Choose a Great Name for Your New Business
Starting a Business

How to Choose a Great Name for Your New Business

Follow these tips to create a name that embodies exactly what you want your new business to represent.
Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Freelancer
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Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Freelancer

Before you hire a freelancer, it's good to understand what you're getting into and how to navigate through the process with less frustration and uncertainty.
When in Startup Mode, Embrace Speed! Speed! Speed!
Starting a Business

When in Startup Mode, Embrace Speed! Speed! Speed!

You may be tempted to move ahead carefully and slowly. Here's why you should do the opposite.
5 Steps to Stop Spinning Your Wheels and Start Following Your Passion
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5 Steps to Stop Spinning Your Wheels and Start Following Your Passion

Don't lightly decide to leave your comfort zone but don't spend your life there when you know in your heart you will regret it.
10 Questions to Answer When Writing Your Mission Statement
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10 Questions to Answer When Writing Your Mission Statement

Read this to see what your mission statement should address and how to put it all together.
Startup Success Equals Strategy Plus Execution
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Startup Success Equals Strategy Plus Execution

A good idea with a great team is a better bet than a stellar idea executed by a mediocre team.
6 Strategies for Presenting Your Business Plan
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6 Strategies for Presenting Your Business Plan

When you're ready to approach people with your finished business plan, these six strategies will help you achieve the results you want.
The Right Tools for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
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The Right Tools for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

A creators of a successfully-funded tool box offer tips and insights for how to launch a successful product that grabs the attention of the crowd.
The Many Variables to Consider When Choosing In Which State to Incorporate
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The Many Variables to Consider When Choosing In Which State to Incorporate

States differ widely in fees, taxes and, in the case of Delaware, their court systems.
Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class
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Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class

The latest group of New York startups has been chosen by Techstars. They are worth watching.
Before You Crowdfund an Invention, Consider Patent Protection
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Before You Crowdfund an Invention, Consider Patent Protection

It's great to get your idea out to millions of potential investors, but there are bad apples out there who may just want to rip you off.
Starting a Business

Protect Your Business Name: Tips on How to Secure a Trademark (Infographic)

By registering your business name and logo with the United States Patent and Trademark office, you can legally protect your brand.
Passion, Freedom and Impact: The 3 Ingredients of Business Success
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Passion, Freedom and Impact: The 3 Ingredients of Business Success

When all three work together, you can experience the pure joy of entrepreneurship.
6 Things They Don't Tell You When You Leave the Big Corporate World for Your Own Business
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6 Things They Don't Tell You When You Leave the Big Corporate World for Your Own Business

Here's the valuable advice people often don't mention until the entrepreneur has already set up shop.
13 Critical Traits of Successful Inventors
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13 Critical Traits of Successful Inventors

To be successful in the business of your ideas, follow these observations from an industry veteran.
A Glitter Bomb? 3 Critical Questions the Buyer of ShipYourEnemiesGlitter Should Have Asked.
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A Glitter Bomb? 3 Critical Questions the Buyer of ShipYourEnemiesGlitter Should Have Asked.

Did the buyer of the viral website waste his money? Due Diligence would have helped.
Social Enterprises Can Raise Serious Funding, If the Product Is Great
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Social Enterprises Can Raise Serious Funding, If the Product Is Great

A headphones company with a cause shows that dedicating a portion of profits to charity is only part of the process.
Pro Tips for Writing About Your Cash Flow in Your Business Plan
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Pro Tips for Writing About Your Cash Flow in Your Business Plan

Get the lowdown on how to prepare the cash flow section of your business plan
8 Factors That Determine the Financial Health of a Business
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8 Factors That Determine the Financial Health of a Business

Here are all the things to take into consideration when looking at the value of a business you want to buy.
Answering the Million-Dollar Franchise Question
Starting a Business

Answering the Million-Dollar Franchise Question

The appeal of a franchise is that it is a "proven'' business concept but the reality is much less certain.
Starting a Business

Blending Mature Business Thinking With Startup Zeal Makes Success More Likely

Entrepreneurs often don't realize that even though they have just begun, they are already in it for the long run.
Should You Head to the East or West Coast to Launch Your Startup?
Starting a Business

Should You Head to the East or West Coast to Launch Your Startup?

The cultures are different on each coast with VCs placing priorities on different areas when analyzing the funding of prospect.
11 Startups That Will Let You Enjoy a Life of Leisure
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11 Startups That Will Let You Enjoy a Life of Leisure

These budding companies can make you feel like a king without ever leaving home.
2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About
Starting a Business

2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About

You will find yourself answering "I don't know" to two questions. And that's quite OK.
4 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch
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4 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Certain films have made a significant impression on me, directly impacting and shaping my business philosophy.
Expert Advice: 5 Questions That Create a Strong Management Section for Your Business Plan
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Expert Advice: 5 Questions That Create a Strong Management Section for Your Business Plan

A business plan pro reveals his best tips for developing a management section that shows readers exactly why your business will succeed.
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