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Papa John's Founder: 'I Am the American Dream'
National Small Business Week

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.
Catherine Clifford
The Fastest Way to Launch Your Information Marketing Business
Startup Kit

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
Marketing Edge

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.
Rohan Ayyar
Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go
Launching a Business

Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go

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

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.
Nathan Resnick
Houston, We Have No Problems: Ready Your Idea for Take Off
Launching a Business

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.
Etienne de Bruin
Embrace the Soft Launch
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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.
Rohan Ayyar
What Separates Entrepreneurs From Mere Mortals: The Ability to Take Risk
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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.
Catherine Clifford
What Gets These 30 Entrepreneurs Out of Bed Every Day
National Small Business Week

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.
Catherine Clifford
Don't Make These 10 Startup Mistakes
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.
John Rampton
4 Assumptions Keeping Your Startup Grounded
Startup Basics

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.
Weston Bergmann

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 Get Advisors to Say Yes
Advisory Board 101

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

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.
Brandon Watts