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Photos: Business Advice from 9 Successful Entrepreneurs

Business Advice from 9 Successful Entrepreneurs

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These big names in business share the lessons they have learned on the road to success.
September 4, 2012 in Startup Basics
Republicans Spotlight Entrepreneurs at Convention

Republicans Spotlight Entrepreneurs at Convention

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Small-business owners were front and center in Tampa, Fla., this week.
August 31, 2012 in Grow Your Business
The Creator of 'The Best Sandwich in America' Shares His Secrets to Success

The Creator of 'The Best Sandwich in America' Shares His Secrets to Success

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Travel Channel host Adam Richman named his sandwich the best in the country, but the owner of Tommy DiNic's has no plans to expand. Here's why.
August 30, 2012 in Family Business
Entrepreneur Becomes Lightning Rod in 'We Built It' Debate

Entrepreneur Becomes Lightning Rod in 'We Built It' Debate

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At the Republican National Convention, Sher Valenzuela stirs more controversy over the role of government in supporting small-business owners.
August 29, 2012 in Grow Your Business
How to Ease Acquisitions from the Acqui-Hired Founders

How to Ease Acquisitions from the Acqui-Hired Founders

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Tech giants aren't just looking for talent, they're buying it. See what the transition has been like for start-up founders.
August 28, 2012 in Starting a Business
How to Break Bad News to Employees

How to Break Bad News to Employees

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Seven steps for making tough conversations with employees less painful for everyone.
August 23, 2012 in Managing Employees
Richard Branson on How to Network. Hint: Early and Often

Richard Branson on How to Network. Hint: Early and Often

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The celebrated entrepreneur shares advice on making connections.
August 13, 2012 in Networking
Video: Ginger + Liz and Their Vision for Healthy NailsPlay Video

Ginger + Liz and Their Vision for Healthy Nails (Video)

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When Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett set out to rid nail polish of toxins, they found a flawed beauty industry in need of a makeover. See how they're making their mark.
August 10, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: Paperless Post and Its Vision for Artful InvitesPlay Video

Paperless Post and Its Vision for Artful Invites (Video)

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Upending the paper invite isn't the only goal for this company. Changing the way people communicate is the larger challenge for young visionaries Alexa and James Hirschfeld.
August 8, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Their Brains

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Their Brains

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Three CEOs on how knowing your strengths makes you more successful -- and a test to help you identify them.
August 7, 2012 in Business Management

Simple Ways Around Tough Tech Challenges

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Free or low-cost technology solutions can help you with IT security, social networking and remote work arrangements.
July 23, 2012 in Your Website
How to Make Your Business Franchise-Friendly

How to Make Your Business Franchise-Friendly

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If you have a hunch your business model is sound and repeatable, doing some groundwork now can make it easier to franchise later.
July 17, 2012 in Franchises
From $200 Million to $500K: Lessons from Digg's Slow Demise

From $200 Million to $500K: Lessons from Digg's Slow Demise

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Here's what you can learn from the former social media darling's decline.
July 13, 2012 in Leadership
Trying to Win a Government Contract? Avoid These 3 Mistakes

Trying to Win a Government Contract? Avoid These 3 Mistakes

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Doing work for the federal government can help a small business grow, but figuring out how to secure a lucrative contract can be tricky.
July 12, 2012 in Growth Strategies
Video: How to Create Pre-Launch BuzzPlay Video

How to Create Pre-Launch Buzz (Video)

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Marissa Lippert used a Kickstarter campaign and social media to create excitement and a customer base for her brick-and-mortar shop, Nourish. Hear her story, plus expert tips.
July 11, 2012 in Starting a Business
A Franchise Grapples with Hypergrowth

A Franchise Grapples with Hypergrowth

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Complete Nutrition, one of the fastest-growing franchises on Entrepreneur's 2012 Franchise 500 list, was forced to freeze new franchise sales for 15 months when its concept took off.
July 9, 2012 in Franchises
How to Know When It's Time to Walk Away

How to Know When It's Time to Walk Away

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Starting a business takes passion -- and often a reality check. Here's how to know when moving on might be the best thing for your business.
July 4, 2012 in Go Forward
4 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn from RIM's Downfall

4 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn from RIM's Downfall

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From ignoring the competition to not making changes, don't fall victim to these business blunders.
June 29, 2012 in Leadership
How to Be Unforgettable Online

How to Be Unforgettable Online

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Building a memorable brand begins with defining who you are, and then bonding with your customers so they won't ever forget.
June 27, 2012 in Branding
How to Play to Your Company's Strengths

How to Play to Your Company's Strengths

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Companies tend to be predisposed toward sales or technology, but rarely both. Still, you can make the most of your company's DNA.
June 26, 2012 in Leadership
Is Pivoting a Smart Strategy for Young Entrepreneurs?

Is Pivoting a Smart Strategy for Young Entrepreneurs?

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The benefits of switching gears are being heralded left and right these days. And though it can be painful, it may be a strategy that businesses of any age can get behind.
June 9, 2012 in Grow Your Business
What to Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job

What to Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job

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Keeping a steady job can help sustain you and yours while your business is just getting off the ground. Here are five factors to consider before letting go of your 9 to 5.
June 4, 2012 in Grow Your Business
Chobani Yogurt's Success Starts Where a Giant Left Off

Chobani Yogurt's Success Starts Where a Giant Left Off

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Chobani's founder Hamdi Ulukaya tells the story of his company's modest beginnings and current growing pains.
May 25, 2012 in Grow Your Business
Video: Fresh Founders on How to Partner with a Big CompanyPlay Video

Fresh Founders on How to Partner with a Big Company (Video)

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In this Trep Talk Extra, the creators of a global beauty brand offer advice for small business owners looking to partner with a major player.
May 4, 2012 in The 'Treps

5 Recession-Era Recovery Strategies for Young Entrepreneurs

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The recession may be over, but the lessons learned from that dark period will be hard to forget.
May 1, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
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