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The 5 Myths About Entrepreneurship

The 5 Myths About Entrepreneurship

As people are trying to navigate away from the 'corporate jungle' towards the land of supposed 'entrepreneurial utopia,' a lot of misconceptions arise. Here are five big ones.
Aim for a Big Bite of the Restaurant Market With These 7 Steps to a Successful Launch

Aim for a Big Bite of the Restaurant Market With These 7 Steps to a Successful Launch

There's no secret sauce for making a new eatery profitable but careful planning surely helps.
Are You Really Ready to Be an Entrepreneur?

Are You Really Ready to Be an Entrepreneur?

Before you decide to jump the corporate ship, make sure you are really ready to start your own company.
Papa John's Founder: 'I Am the American Dream'

Papa John's Founder: 'I Am the American Dream'

Papa John's is a billion-dollar, international pizza franchise. But it wasn't always. It started in a broom closet with $1,600 worth of used restaurant equipment.
The Fastest Way to Launch Your Information Marketing Business

The Fastest Way to Launch Your Information Marketing Business

If you're ready to start your information marketing business, this one technique can help you get started immediately and begin growing your business.
8 Tips for Marketing Success on a Self-Funded Budget

8 Tips for Marketing Success on a Self-Funded Budget

Time is what you need to spend when your shoestring startup has no marketing budget. With patience and persistence, you will build the loyal audience you need to succeed.
Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go

Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go

New companies should provide an environment that the owners themselves would want to work at.
3 Key Players to Help Your Launch Team Soar

3 Key Players to Help Your Launch Team Soar

Because a founder can't possibly possess every skill, recruiting these individuals can help make your business hum.
Houston, We Have No Problems: Ready Your Idea for Take Off

Houston, We Have No Problems: Ready Your Idea for Take Off

If you ever need to explain the process of building a new product to your CEO, manager or investor, just look to space travel.
Embrace the Soft Launch

Embrace the Soft Launch

For the typical start up, the less splashy the launch the better the chances of quietly refining the product and finding the first customer.
What Separates Entrepreneurs From Mere Mortals: The Ability to Take Risk

What Separates Entrepreneurs From Mere Mortals: The Ability to Take Risk

Raj Peter Bhakta launched WhistlePig whiskey in the middle of a recession, and there were some cold, lonely nights where he felt alone in his mission. But he kept on.
What Gets These 30 Entrepreneurs Out of Bed Every Day

What Gets These 30 Entrepreneurs Out of Bed Every Day

Entrepreneur.com reached out to the honorees of National Small Business Week and asked these small-business leaders what inspires them day in and day out.
Don't Make These 10 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.
4 Assumptions Keeping Your Startup Grounded

4 Assumptions Keeping Your Startup Grounded

Transitioning from startup to profitable business is painstaking and arduous. Many entrepreneurs have assumptions about the process that can make it endless.

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.
Advisory Board 101: How to Get Advisors to Say Yes

Advisory Board 101: How to Get Advisors to Say Yes

An advisory board can be essential to a startup's success. But it isn't always easy to get busy professionals to join you team. Here are five tips on getting them to say yes.
Think You're Ready to Launch? Answer These 8 Questions First.

Think You're Ready to Launch? Answer These 8 Questions First.

Before you get too carried away with excitement, it’s important to slow down, take a deep breath and make sure that you’re actually ready to launch.
How to Find the Best Office Space for Your Cleaning Service

How to Find the Best Office Space for Your Cleaning Service

If you're not sure where to locate your business, these tips can help you decide whether to start at home or rent commercial space.
Set the Most Competitive Prices for Your Cleaning Business

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.
7 Training Tips to Get Your Cleaning Service Employees on the Right Track

7 Training Tips to Get Your Cleaning Service Employees on the Right Track

Get your business started on the right foot by choosing workers who are a good fit for your cleaning business and training them properly.
Start These 8 Niche Cleaning Businesses

Start These 8 Niche Cleaning Businesses

Whether you want to start a stand-alone business or add these services to your existing cleaning company, here are eight business ideas you might want to consider in the cleaning industry.
13 Secrets for Making Your Cleaning Business a Success

13 Secrets for Making Your Cleaning Business a Success

Get the inside scoop from established cleaning service business owners who share their tips for building a successful cleaning business.
The Formula Startups Use to Make Billions (Infographic)

The Formula Startups Use to Make Billions (Infographic)

Startup organization Funders and Founders pulled back the veil on the startup lifecycle in this infographic, which was inspired by legendary investor Paul Graham's famous essay, 'How to Start a Startup.'
The Entrepreneur Behind Flickr Opens Up About Past Mistakes, Lessons Learned and Her Latest Venture

The Entrepreneur Behind Flickr Opens Up About Past Mistakes, Lessons Learned and Her Latest Venture

Caterina Fake, the serial entrepreneur behind Flickr, Hunch and Findery talks about the pain of hiring the wrong people, being surrounded by others smarter than you and always needing to be on your toes.
3 Reasons Why Startups Should Consider Launching in the Midwest

3 Reasons Why Startups Should Consider Launching in the Midwest

With 'Silicon Prairie' touting increased job growth and a cost-friendly lifestyle, the Midwest is a force to be reckoned with.

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