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Why Startups Should Consider 'The Bakery Model' When Starting Out
Revenue

Why Startups Should Consider 'The Bakery Model' When Starting Out

This strategy focuses more on generating revenue from the get-go, rather than relying on capital from outside investors.
Zeev Farbman
The 7 Elements of a Strong Business Model
Business Model

The 7 Elements of a Strong Business Model

Envisioning the many moving parts of a functioning business is the first step to success.
Larry Alton
4 Ways to Make a Business-Model Shift Seamless
Business Model

4 Ways to Make a Business-Model Shift Seamless

A business-model transition impacts everyone involved in the company's mission. Here is how to make it less stressful.
Margaret Craig
7 Steps for Establishing the Right Business Model
Startup Basics

7 Steps for Establishing the Right Business Model

Building a product may be the easy part of a startup. Don't forgot about the other, equally important half of the equation.
Martin Zwilling
The 4 Pillars of Ethical Enterprises
Startup Basics

The 4 Pillars of Ethical Enterprises

Is your business model moral? Start by asking these questions.
David Hagenbuch
The Lesson in American Airlines' Smart Pricing Plan for its Exclusive Club
Pricing

The Lesson in American Airlines' Smart Pricing Plan for its Exclusive Club

What kind of customers would you rather have? Ones that pay as they go, or those on a subscription?
Gene Marks
You Can Do Good by Doing Well, If You Pick the Right Social Enterprise Model
Social Entrepreneurs

You Can Do Good by Doing Well, If You Pick the Right Social Enterprise Model

Since both consumers and energetic young employees prefer companies dedicated to social good, philanthropy is a viable business strategy.
Christie Garton
Will Tesla Have to Franchise?
Tesla

Will Tesla Have to Franchise?

Elon Musk has hinted that Tesla may be considering a departure from the direct sales model, something industry insiders consider inevitable.
Kate Taylor
Ello Is Starting to Look More Like a Business
ello

Ello Is Starting to Look More Like a Business

The buzzy social network with an anti-advertising mission takes small, important steps toward eventual revenue generation.
Daniel Roberts
5 Things You Must Do to Successfully Launch a Business
Starting Up

5 Things You Must Do to Successfully Launch a Business

Let's get down to the basics.
5 Tips for Building Adaptivity Into Your Business Model
Business Model

5 Tips for Building Adaptivity Into Your Business Model

No startup business plan is so good that it anticipates every twist and change in the market and customer demand. To thrive, anticipate the unknown.
Jan Verleur
Business Ideas

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.
Jake Gibson
What a Teen's Summer Job Can Teach Us About Good Business Practices
Startup Basics

What a Teen's Summer Job Can Teach Us About Good Business Practices

Lessons come from everywhere -- even that kid selling ice cream from a boat.
Jonathan Long
The 6 Different Hats a CEO Might Have to Put On
Leadership Qualities

The 6 Different Hats a CEO Might Have to Put On

Company chiefs may assume as many as half a dozen roles to guide their companies and inspire their staff. Take a look at how it plays out.
Joel Trammell