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How to Determine If There's a Market for Your Business Idea
Starting a Business

How to Determine If There's a Market for Your Business Idea

Before you jump in and start your business, make sure there's a market for it and conduct market research. Read on to learn how.
3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Find Paid Public Speaking Engagements
Public Speaking

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Find Paid Public Speaking Engagements

Many organizations and businesses have budgets for speakers. Finding them and connecting is just like hustling for any other opportunity.
Kimanzi Constable
Israel Has Emerged as an R&D Alternative to Silicon Valley
R&D

Israel Has Emerged as an R&D Alternative to Silicon Valley

The nation's tech prowess and entrepreneurial vigor has attracted many of the worlds largest corporations but startups are welcome, too.
Ron Yekutiel
For Some, Business Search Starts at Annual International Franchise Expo
Franchises

For Some, Business Search Starts at Annual International Franchise Expo

This annual trade show, to be held next week at New York City's Javits Center, aims to connect prospective entrepreneurs with leading franchise executives.
Geoff Weiss
How to Engage Bloggers to Build Your Following
Marketing

How to Engage Bloggers to Build Your Following

One startup CEO on how he underestimated the power of this disruptive marketing resource.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Don't Pay a Consultant Before Chatting With Your Vendor
Vendors

Don't Pay a Consultant Before Chatting With Your Vendor

Vendors have unique access and insight. Their perspective is typically available for the price of a friendly conversation.
Shaul Kuper
The Top Franchise in Every Industry
Franchise 500

The Top Franchise in Every Industry

We bring you the 97 franchises that ranked at the top of their sector in Entrepreneur's 2014 Franchise 500.
Tracy Stapp Herold
The 10 Fastest-Growing Small-Business Sectors Right Now
Growth Strategies

The 10 Fastest-Growing Small-Business Sectors Right Now

Over the past year, the strengthening housing market has been helping small companies grow -- and fast.
Gabrielle Karol
The 10 Riskiest Industries in America
Starting a Business

The 10 Riskiest Industries in America

Based on a new report, these industries are expected to decline the most between now and 2018.
Mamta Badkar
The 10 Fastest-Growing Industries for Small Business
Starting a Business

The 10 Fastest-Growing Industries for Small Business

Here's a rundown of what's hot for businesses with less than $10 million in annual revenue.
Catherine Clifford
How to Tell if Your Business is Healthy...or Floundering
Growth Strategies

How to Tell if Your Business is Healthy...or Floundering

Know how you can tell if your business is really thriving? Here are four ways to find data for benchmarking your business.
Carol Tice