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How to Attract (and Keep) Your First 100 Customers
Starting a Business

How to Attract (and Keep) Your First 100 Customers

If you're launching a new product, you'll need early adopters and experts to help you shape future versions and spread the word about your brand.
Eric Siu
Why Vendors Can Make or Break Your Event
Startup Kit

Why Vendors Can Make or Break Your Event

Here's how to find the best vendors for your needs and negotiate with them to get the best prices.
The Price is Right: Turning a Profit in the Event Planning Business
Startup Kit

The Price is Right: Turning a Profit in the Event Planning Business

Learn how to set prices that are high enough to keep your profitable but not high enough to scare away prospective customers.
5 Steps to Creating a Valuable Customer Conference
Customer Relationship Management

5 Steps to Creating a Valuable Customer Conference

For a startup trying to get off the ground (or a business looking to grow), customer relationships are crucial as these people fuel the business. To stand out against competitors and develop lasting relationships, startups should consider hosting a customer conference.
Shmulik Weller

Looking to Stand Out? Stake Out Your Niche

Our expert says that when competing against major, established players, differentiating yourself is the key to success.
Omer Shai
Advisory Board 101: How to Avoid the Advisor Fizzle
Advisory Board 101

Advisory Board 101: How to Avoid the Advisor Fizzle

To ensure you get the most out of your advisory board, entrepreneurs need to invest time and energy into this relationship. Otherwise, they can be a waste of time for both parties.
Jessica Alter
Is Your Business Built to Survive Your Absence?
Growing a Business

Is Your Business Built to Survive Your Absence?

When starting a business, it's wise to build automation into your processes so everything doesn't fall apart with you.
Adam Callinan
Fly or Die: 4 Questions to Ask Before Your Startup Scales Up
Scalability

Fly or Die: 4 Questions to Ask Before Your Startup Scales Up

There are four areas you have look into to see if you're ready to scale. If not, you risk losing it all.
Sharon Wienbar
Breaking Into a Volatile (But Rewarding) Emerging Market
Emerging Markets

Breaking Into a Volatile (But Rewarding) Emerging Market

While emerging markets can be a little unstable, they can also offer a plethora of opportunities. Entrepreneurs just need a little bit of strategic thinking to identify these circumstances.
Emily Buchanan
How to Handle Going From a Basic Startup to a Scalable Tech Company
Growing a Business

How to Handle Going From a Basic Startup to a Scalable Tech Company

What happens when your traditional business 'goes tech'? Suddenly you're more scalable and efficient, but you risk confusing your customers and losing your company's vision. Here is how to make the transition smoother.
Chuck Cohn
Is it Time to Move Your Business Out of the Spare Bedroom?
Growing a Business

Is it Time to Move Your Business Out of the Spare Bedroom?

Here are six reasons why you may need to give up the work-from-home lifestyle and find rented space.
Doug and Polly White
Is Growth Hacking Right for Your Company?
Growth Strategies

Is Growth Hacking Right for Your Company?

If you think your business can handle experimenting with initiatives for rapid growth, be sure to track everything.
Eric Siu
Set the Most Competitive Prices for Your Cleaning Business
Startup Kit

Set the Most Competitive Prices for Your Cleaning Business

Follow these tips for determining a price that makes you a profit without gouging your customers.
Startup Leadership: How to Find Your Own Replacement
Growth Strategies

Startup Leadership: How to Find Your Own Replacement

Founders often reach a point when they need to hand over the reins to a more experienced person. Here are a few pieces of advice on how to make the transition process easier.
Jake Gibson