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5 Common Pitfalls That Ruin Businesses -- and How to Avoid Them
Startup Basics

5 Common Pitfalls That Ruin Businesses -- and How to Avoid Them

Many businesses collapse as a result of common issues. Mitigate them before they do any real damage.
Jayson DeMers
How Storytelling Can Create Brand Value for Your Business
Storytelling

How Storytelling Can Create Brand Value for Your Business

If well-crafted, a company narrative can result in a word-of-mouth effect that turns customers into advocates and drives awareness minus a big marketing budget.
Jesse Torres
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Peter Thiel on Competition, Brainwashing and Forging Your Own Path
If I Knew Then

Peter Thiel on Competition, Brainwashing and Forging Your Own Path

The controversial innovator and member of the 'PayPal mafia' talks about competition, the advantages young entrepreneurs have, what he is glad he didn't know when starting up.
Nina Zipkin
4 Types of Apps That Never Succeed
Apps

4 Types of Apps That Never Succeed

If you're launching an app-based business, stay clear of these problems that will sink your startup.
Rahul Varshneya
The 3 Most Important Characteristics When Hiring at a Startup
Hiring

The 3 Most Important Characteristics When Hiring at a Startup

Find the diamonds in the rough, the talented folks who might not fit the classic mold. These individuals can have potential for tremendous growth, for themselves and their employer.
Jay Gould
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5 Pointers for Selecting a Site for Your Business
Real estate

5 Pointers for Selecting a Site for Your Business

Choosing the right location for a company can be a challenge. Weigh the community, the competition and costs.
Jesse Torres
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7 Simple Steps to Take for a Successful 2015
business Planning

7 Simple Steps to Take for a Successful 2015

Fall is the time to plan ahead so you can launch the new year as a profitable one.
Stacey Alcorn
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Beat Your Competition Into the Ground
Competition

Beat Your Competition Into the Ground

Customers remember what's put out in front of them first, so it pays to be fast.
John Brubaker
Gett Is Playing Serious Hardball to Win Drivers From Uber
Ridesharing Apps

Gett Is Playing Serious Hardball to Win Drivers From Uber

The Tel Aviv-based car-hailing technology is offering Uber drivers $500 to switch companies.
Catherine Clifford
Why a Taxi App With $100 Million in Funding Failed in the U.S.
Competition

Why a Taxi App With $100 Million in Funding Failed in the U.S.

The startup had all the makings of a good rival to Uber and Lyft, but in the U.S., it encountered more speed bumps than it could manage.
Erin Griffith
Is This Industry Disruptor Ripe for Disruption?
Competition

Is This Industry Disruptor Ripe for Disruption?

This week, Salesforce.com adds analytics to its enterprise software portfolio as far smaller companies eye its hold on the customer relationship management category.
How Competition Created an Industry That Changed the World
Winning Strategies

How Competition Created an Industry That Changed the World

The intense rivalry between NBC's David Sarnoff and CBS's William Paley propelled them to improve the quality of early radio.
Donald Miller
3 Tips to Keep Entrepreneurs Out of the Weeds
Leadership

3 Tips to Keep Entrepreneurs Out of the Weeds

Business leaders should maintain strategic vision and leave tending to the details to their managers.
Jesse Torres
Give Your Margins a Makeover: The Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

Give Your Margins a Makeover: The Weekly Tips Roundup

Start your week with these top tricks and tips from Entrepreneur's online contributors.
Tanya Benedicto Klich