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6 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Astronauts
Growing a Business

6 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Astronauts

Launching rocket ships and new businesses require great skill to guide the projects into an unknown realm. Here are some pointers to help you get your startup off the ground.
Beth Kuhel
How to Get Customers Talking About Your Fitness Business
Startup Kit

How to Get Customers Talking About Your Fitness Business

Here's how to use Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms to market your business online.
Find Your Event-Planning Niche
Startup Kit

Find Your Event-Planning Niche

Specializing on just one target market -- corporate or social events -- then narrowing your focus within that market will help you become the event planner everyone seeks out.
Want a Huge Boost in Efficiency? Make Some Small Changes.
Growth Strategies

Want a Huge Boost in Efficiency? Make Some Small Changes.

Use this method for identifying, testing and optimizing shifts at your business.
John Meyer
Looking for a Partner? Learn These 8 Essentials First.
Partnerships

Looking for a Partner? Learn These 8 Essentials First.

First, figure out why you're taking a partner, then work out these details how you will do so.
Doug and Polly White
The Event Planning Recipe for Success
Startup Kit

The Event Planning Recipe for Success

Here are some key tips to help you learn from the mistakes of others and make your event planning business a success.
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