Business Ideas The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Business Ideas en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT You Have A Great Idea For A Product, So Now What? Most entrepreneurs have lots of ideas but few of them are able to successfully execute that one idea that makes all the difference. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT Thomas Oppong Start Your Own Freight Brokerage Business, 4th Edition Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:30:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Jacquelyn Lynn Best Idea Ever, or Forget It? 7 Ways to Reality Check a Startup Concept. How does any entrepreneur know what ventures to pursue, and which ones are best left behind? Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT Martin Zwilling Validate Your Business Idea -- Quickly -- With These 5 Steps New product and service concepts are stifled by the process of taking them to market. If you can prove a demand, however, the next steps become much less intimidating. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:30:00 GMT Peter Gasca Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats Don't just look at the current best in your industry and do what they do. Try to be the best you, but feel free to borrow from unlikely sources. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:30:00 GMT John Brubaker How to Turn a Hobby Into a Career -- Without Regrets Hobbies can run up a big bill and take up a lot of time. So why not turn your hobby into a profitable business? Plenty of reasons. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:20:00 GMT Chris Morris Why Hair Salons and Day Spas Fail Every new business owner faces an uphill battle for survival. Find out what hurdles you might encounter in the salon/spa industry. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:00:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Eileen Figure Sandlin How Creative Geniuses Come Up With Great Ideas We all have some type of creative genius inside of us. The only way to release it is to work on it. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:45:00 GMT James Clear 'Infuse Your Personal Passion Into Everything You Do' A laser-focus on an underserved market can help catapult your entrepreneurial success, as in the case of these two business owners. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:30:00 GMT Matthew Toren 5 Reasons Why Courting Influencers Is a Diversion From Building Your Business The best way to win the notice of the people you respect is to build a business they can't overlook. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:30:00 GMT Kimanzi Constable 5 Easy Tweaks You Can Make to Consistently Land New Customers People visit your website looking for what you offer. Making them feel welcome is step one to earning loyal new customers. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:00:00 GMT Kimanzi Constable This One Word Will Always Stifle Creativity Great entrepreneurs understand that great ideas can often come from really bad ones. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:30:00 GMT Peter Gasca Your Ideas Have No Value Get over holding onto your ideas and get out there and do something with them. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:00:00 GMT Carol Roth Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product? WayFounder has come up with a route for inventors to bring their concepts to market. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jesse Torres Sam Adams Founder: Waiting for That 'Light Bulb' Moment? Don't. Jim Koch launched the Boston Beer Company from his kitchen table in 1984. Now, 30 years later, the leader of the craft brewing movement is doing more than $700 million in sales. Here’s what he learned about starting up. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem You don't want to start a business that may not survive. Do your homework, validate your idea and make sure you have a real market for it. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:30:00 GMT Thomas Oppong 4 Winning Startup Strategies From Pro Football In sports, just as in your business, what matters most is the quality of your idea and the consistency of your execution. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:30:00 GMT Daniel Wesley The 'Aha!' Moments of Famous Inventors (Infographic) A look at the realizations that inspired the founders of Apple, Ikea, WhatsApp and other massively successful businesses. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:05:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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 Eric Schiffer 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 Eric Siu