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7 Tips For Getting Good at Spotting Trends
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In order to succeed in business you need to anticipate what your market will want or need before itÂ’s completely obvious to all. Here's how.
April 23, 2014 in Grow Your Business

How Can I Tell If There Will Be Strong Demand for My Product?

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Our expert explains how to find and take advantage of profitable markets
March 18, 2014 in Ask Entrepreneur
6 Ways to Analyze Your Creative Ideas

6 Ways to Analyze Your Creative Ideas

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Put your creativity to the test, and the ideas you ultimately bring back to clients will be all the stronger for it.
March 13, 2014 in Marketing
How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

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Take a look at this infographic for tips on how to write a great business plan.
February 17, 2014 in Your Business Plan
How My Family Helped Me Build a 'Power' Research Firm

How My Family Helped Me Build a 'Power' Research Firm

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Global company's founder says having his children help in the early days gave them invaluable experience.
February 4, 2014 in Family Business
5 Steps to Building a Business Around Your Passion

5 Steps to Building a Business Around Your Passion

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What if you could do what you love and make a living around that passion? You can. Here are some pointers on how to get started.
January 21, 2014 in Leadership
Gaining Startup Traction on a Budget

Gaining Startup Traction on a Budget

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You don't always need to invest a lot of capital to demonstrate traction to investors. Here is how to do it on a budget and with limited resources.
January 8, 2014 in Business Management
4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup

4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup

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Be prepared to communicate these points, and you'll be speaking your investor's language.
December 26, 2013 in Startup Financing
The Psychology of Discounts and Deals (Motiongraphic)

The Psychology of Discounts and Deals (Motiongraphic)

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Defining what it takes to get a potential customer to make a purchase is like nailing jello to a wall. Here's some insight into how people perceive and process deals.
November 15, 2013 in Sales
Is Facebook Really a Failure to Marketers?

Is Facebook Really a Failure to Marketers?

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Research firm Forrester recently penned a scathing letter to Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg taking the social network to task over its marketing platform. But are its criticisms fair?
October 29, 2013 in Social Media
How to Become an Expert in an Hour

How to Become an Expert in an Hour

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Concentrate your efforts and you can become an expert on a product or market niche fairly quickly. Here's how.
October 24, 2013 in Growth Strategies
How to Make Sure There's a Market for Your Business Idea

How to Make Sure There's a Market for Your Business Idea

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No matter how great your idea, if you don't have a solid market, you're wasting your time. Here are four ways to be more strategic about positioning your business idea for the right customers.
May 16, 2013 in Business Ideas
How to Think Like Your Customer

How to Think Like Your Customer

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Marketers behave differently online than their customers.Here's how to fix the disconnect and gain some insight into your customer base.
May 1, 2013 in Marketing Basics
5 Essential Ingredients of a Winning Business Idea

5 Essential Ingredients of a Winning Business Idea

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Not all ideas make it to market -- no matter how great they seem. How to tell if your idea has legs? Here are five key qualities every good concept should have.
April 18, 2013 in Business Ideas
Stop Searching for 'The Next Big Thing:' Tips for Building the Best Business for You

Stop Searching for 'The Next Big Thing:' Tips for Building the Best Business for You

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You don't need a revolutionary business idea to find success in entrepreneurship. Here are five steps for launching a startup that's ideal for you.
March 28, 2013 in Business Ideas

How to Find Value in Other People's Problems

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Student entrepreneur Ryan Kuhel on the importance of researching pain points to find business ideas.
March 19, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
How Much Traction Is Enough for Investors?

How Much Traction Is Enough for Investors?

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Besides the famed "hockey stick" adoption rate, here are a few ideas for showing investors why they should pay attention to your startup.
March 5, 2013 in Venture and Angel Investors
Want to Harness the Power of the Crowd? Consider These Tips

Want to Harness the Power of the Crowd? Consider These Tips

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Crowdsourcing is altering the way companies come up with innovative ideas and accomplish large and small tasks.
February 28, 2013 in Growth Strategies
Marketing to Seniors: Online Versus Offline

Marketing to Seniors: Online Versus Offline

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Which media strategy should you use to attract leading-edge boomers and seniors? Two marketing experts suggest why one method may work better.
February 22, 2013 in Marketing Ideas
SBA Debuts New Market Research Tool for Small Business

SBA Debuts New Market Research Tool for Small Business

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Learning where your competitors are and how you stack up against them has never been easier thanks to a new tool from the SBA.
February 14, 2013 in Market Research
Crowdfunding for Startup Capital -- And Market Intel

Crowdfunding for Startup Capital -- And Market Intel

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Crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter offer more than money. With the right approach, young entrepreneurs can also gain valuable market insights.
December 21, 2012 in Financing
10 Questions You Must Ask Before Buying a Business

10 Questions You Must Ask Before Buying a Business

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Doing your due diligence before buying a company will earn you bargaining power and help you avoid unforeseen problems. Here's what you need to know.
December 19, 2012 in Growth Strategies
How to Turn Your Startup into the Next Campus Craze

How to Turn Your Startup into the Next Campus Craze

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Marketing new businesses to millenials requires creativity -- and a healthy dose of web savvy.
December 10, 2012 in Market Research

3 Tips for Turning Your Classmates Into Beta Testers

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Student entrepreneur David Chait shares his tips for gaining feedback from the diverse college community.
November 22, 2012 in Marketing
Video: The Potential of Untapped MarketsPlay Video

The Potential of Untapped Markets (Video)

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Bertrand Sosa and his brother co-founded NetSpend, a debit-card company, after realizing immigrants like themselves didn't rely on credit cards. Hear his tips for tapping new markets.
October 29, 2012 in Exploring New Markets

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