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Borrow These 8 Lessons From a New Entrant in the Sharing Economy

There's big money to be made in people's unused, idle things. One company breaking into the space provides some good examples to follow.
Peter Gasca
7 Holiday Traditions That Are Practical and Profitable All Year Long
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7 Holiday Traditions That Are Practical and Profitable All Year Long

Turn these once-a-year activities into monthly habits and watch your business grow
Dixie Gillaspie
20 Questions You Can Ask to Validate Your Startup Idea
Starting a Business

20 Questions You Can Ask to Validate Your Startup Idea

Before you commit significant time, money or other resources to launch, take this test.
Sujan Patel
Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Sell the Product, Rather the Solution
Growth Strategies

Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Sell the Product, Rather the Solution

If people can't see how their problems could be solved by what you are providing, you are likely wasting your time and resources.
Thomas Oppong
Have a Business Idea? 6 Ways to Research Your Industry.
Starting a Business

Have a Business Idea? 6 Ways to Research Your Industry.

When deciding to launch a business, it's important not only to talk to potential customers, but to gather all of the industry data you can. Here's how to do it.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How to Determine If There's a Market for Your Business Idea
Starting a Business

How to Determine If There's a Market for Your Business Idea

Before you jump in and start your business, make sure there's a market for it and conduct market research. Read on to learn how.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Lacking Capital, Talent or Connections? That's Just the Fear Talking.
Starting a Business

Lacking Capital, Talent or Connections? That's Just the Fear Talking.

To see if there is any future for a new business, focus only on the essentials and develop a minimum viable product.
Kuty Shalev
Sift Through Your Business Ideas for a Winner With These 3 Steps
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Sift Through Your Business Ideas for a Winner With These 3 Steps

You may have lots of great ideas, but which ones are actually profitable ones?
Adam Toren
5 Killer Lessons I Learned from Interviewing World-Class Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

5 Killer Lessons I Learned from Interviewing World-Class Entrepreneurs

These founders have taken their businesses to the next level, and you could do the same by applying what they've learned.
Eric Siu
3 Dominant Ad-Tech Companies Share the Secrets of Their Success
Starting a Business

3 Dominant Ad-Tech Companies Share the Secrets of Their Success

How did these startups grow from tiny teams working in closet offices to multi-million dollar companies with more than 100 employees?
Zach Cutler
The 4 Types of Business Plans
Business Plans

The 4 Types of Business Plans

Learn which of these four business plan formats best fits your needs.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Why Your Business Idea Should Sell Itself
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Why Your Business Idea Should Sell Itself

Come up with a winning proposition that others will like. But remember that good concepts invite copycats.
Peter S. Cohan
Do You Need a Great New Idea? Stand On the Shoulders of Giants.
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Do You Need a Great New Idea? Stand On the Shoulders of Giants.

Go shopping -- not for products -- but for new concepts you could use to improve your business.
Jeff Shore