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Tracking This Metric Will Give You Vital Perspectives on Your Business
Finance

Tracking This Metric Will Give You Vital Perspectives on Your Business

With your revenue and costs of goods/services, you can adjust prices or fill holes.
Doug and Polly White
5 Startup Tips to Avoid Cash Crash and Burn
Finances

5 Startup Tips to Avoid Cash Crash and Burn

Entrepreneurs are an optimistic bunch -- a trait that could cloud your financial judgment. Here are five lessons to keep your business from becoming a cash casualty
Dan Yoo
3 Startups Offer New 'Microloan' Options for Entrepreneurs With Big Ambitions
Startup Financing

3 Startups Offer New 'Microloan' Options for Entrepreneurs With Big Ambitions

Big banks aren't so good with small loans. There are new options available for getting financing with minimal hassle on friendly terms.
Kari Luckett
4 Ways to Lessen the Pressure on Your Wallet
Finances

4 Ways to Lessen the Pressure on Your Wallet

Sometimes a solution is counterintuitive: Your fledgling business can save money by spending sums up front.
Rebekah Epstein
A Beginner's Guide to Owning Bitcoin
Bitcoin

A Beginner's Guide to Owning Bitcoin

All the basics you need to know to (legally) score your first Bitcoin. Proceed with caution.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Don't Make These 10 Startup Mistakes
Startup Mistakes

Don't Make These 10 Startup Mistakes

Due to entrepreneurs' lack of experience, many startups end up in failure. Here's how to avoid disaster.
John Rampton
Are You Financially Equipped to Run a Food Truck?
Startup Kit

Are You Financially Equipped to Run a Food Truck?

Learn what type of monetary outlay comes with owning and operating a mobile food business.
Why Does It Still Feel Wrong to Make More Than Your Husband?
Personal Finance

Why Does It Still Feel Wrong to Make More Than Your Husband?

Farnoosh Torabi, personal finance expert and author of 'When She Makes More,' earns significantly more than her husband. And society, starting with her very own mother, has a hard time with that.
Catherine Clifford
You've Been an Intrapreneur. Are You Ready to Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur?
Leadership Qualities

You've Been an Intrapreneur. Are You Ready to Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur?

Find out the difference between the two roles from someone who has started a venture as his own company as well as worked on startups within firms.
Brent Daily
Don't Let Disaster Devastate You. Take These 3 Steps Now.
Disaster Planning

Don't Let Disaster Devastate You. Take These 3 Steps Now.

Plan ahead and hopefully you'll never have to put your plan into action. But if you ever need it, you'll be glad you have it.
Matthew Toren
Make Financial Statements Useful With These 6 Tips
Finances

Make Financial Statements Useful With These 6 Tips

Without accurate and up-to-date numbers, your business can suffer. Here's how to upgrade your reporting.
Doug and Polly White
Has Your Startup Earned the Right to Buy Chairs?
Starting a Business

Has Your Startup Earned the Right to Buy Chairs?

It may be common sense, but you should focus on what's actually important to your business, rather than aesthetics.
Tom Lotrecchiano and Joe Schmidt
8 Ways to Hit a Home Run When Pitching a New Product to a Major Corporation
Sales

8 Ways to Hit a Home Run When Pitching a New Product to a Major Corporation

A startup approaching a large company to market its wares needs to be prepared in multiple ways. Follow this guidance from a venture capital firm.
Scott Goering
Shoestring Budget? No Problem. Just Be Creative.
Finances

Shoestring Budget? No Problem. Just Be Creative.

An arts entrepreneur shares four lessons in innovating -- in art form and business style. Marshal resources and build personal connections.
Emily Wozniak