Business Ideas http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/business-ideas The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Business Ideas en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:30:00 GMT Jump on an Idea Quickly With These 5 Tips Great entrepreneurs don’t catch lightning in a bottle and leave it on the table. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235196 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235196 Eric Schiffer Great entrepreneurs don’t catch lightning in a bottle and leave it on the table. 2 Risky Pivots You Probably Haven't Heard About Steve Jobs wasn't right about everything. Sometimes, you really need to listen to what people want. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235503 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235503 Eric Siu Steve Jobs wasn't right about everything. Sometimes, you really need to listen to what people want. Iterate or Eliminate? When You Need to Go Back to the Drawing Board. When do you stick with an idea, and when do you eliminate it altogether? As an entrepreneur, this can be a life-or-death decision for your startup. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235274 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235274 Jake Gibson When do you stick with an idea, and when do you eliminate it altogether? As an entrepreneur, this can be a life-or-death decision for your startup. 5 Hidden Ways Your Summer Vacation Pays Off for Your Business Getting away can help you come back stronger than ever. Here's how to use time off to the fullest. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235244 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235244 Jeffrey Hayzlett Getting away can help you come back stronger than ever. Here's how to use time off to the fullest. 5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business Starting a business can be a challenge and often entrepreneurs need guidance in various areas. Here five established founders reveal their tips for getting a new business off the ground. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235092 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235092 Mike Templeman Starting a business can be a challenge and often entrepreneurs need guidance in various areas. Here five established founders reveal their tips for getting a new business off the ground. 4 Ways to Build Trust Quickly Entrepreneurs don't have years or even months to build trust. To get sales quickly, they need to act quickly. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234453 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234453 Dorie Clark Entrepreneurs don't have years or even months to build trust. To get sales quickly, they need to act quickly. Ka-Ching: Making Money Online With the online world taking over our lives, here is how entrepreneurs can cash in. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235328 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235328 Joel Comm With the online world taking over our lives, here is how entrepreneurs can cash in. Richard Branson's 5 Fashion Startup Secrets They Don't Teach You in Business School It can be difficult to make an impact in the fashion industry, but following these steps will get you off to the right start. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235404 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235404 Richard Branson It can be difficult to make an impact in the fashion industry, but following these steps will get you off to the right start. Take a Page From Hollywood, Improv Your Next Brainstorming Session Actors often improvise during scenes. Entrepreneurs should be imploring this same tactic for brainstorming sessions. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235343 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235343 Steve Yastrow Actors often improvise during scenes. Entrepreneurs should be imploring this same tactic for brainstorming sessions. 5 Places to Look on Social Media for New Business Ideas For entrepreneurs looking to dive into the startup world, turn to social media for brainstorming new venture concepts. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235308 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235308 Gabie Boko For entrepreneurs looking to dive into the startup world, turn to social media for brainstorming new venture concepts. 50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business An entrepreneurial type reads the signals and suddenly realizes it's time to make the leap and ready a launch. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235224 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235224 John Rampton An entrepreneurial type reads the signals and suddenly realizes it's time to make the leap and ready a launch. Test Your Idea With These Simple and Inexpensive Steps Before you spend big money on bringing your product to market, make sure there is actually a market for your product. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234878 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234878 Adam Callinan Before you spend big money on bringing your product to market, make sure there is actually a market for your product. 5 Fast-Growing Industries Ripe for Entrepreneurs No one knows the future but, sometimes, you can make a very educated guess where things are headed. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233490 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233490 David Nilssen No one knows the future but, sometimes, you can make a very educated guess where things are headed. Why the PR Industry is Ripe for Disruption From how the industry treats women to the rapidly changing media landscape, PR must evolve. Attitudes have to change, too. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234567 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234567 Anna Ruth Williams From how the industry treats women to the rapidly changing media landscape, PR must evolve. Attitudes have to change, too. The Top 10 Small Business Bets, Post-Recession and Next Recession Industries that perform well in the midst of economic uncertainty do just fine in good times, too. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233491 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233491 David Nilssen Industries that perform well in the midst of economic uncertainty do just fine in good times, too. 13 Accidental Inventions That Changed the World These products came to be by chance -- spawning businesses and changing lives the world over. Sat, 31 May 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234287 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234287 Drake Baer These products came to be by chance -- spawning businesses and changing lives the world over. How a 640-Pound Stash of Nail Polish Turned Essie Into a Household Name Essie Weingarten, the entrepreneur behind the wildly popular nail polish line, grew her childhood passion into a multimillion-dollar brand. Thu, 29 May 2014 18:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234331 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234331 Catherine Clifford Essie Weingarten, the entrepreneur behind the wildly popular nail polish line, grew her childhood passion into a multimillion-dollar brand. Richard Branson on Finding Your Passion Project Start by making a list of things you love, and a list of things you hate. Mon, 26 May 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233942 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233942 Richard Branson Start by making a list of things you love, and a list of things you hate. The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares Use the 'Perfect Product Pyramid' to turn your ideas into success. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233113 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233113 Christopher Hawker Use the 'Perfect Product Pyramid' to turn your ideas into success. 9 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Validated Their Business Idea The author of a new book tells how several inventive types tested their product's premise. A catchy concept won't score profits for a startup if no one wants the device. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233408 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233408 Anand Srinivasan The author of a new book tells how several inventive types tested their product's premise. A catchy concept won't score profits for a startup if no one wants the device.