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Investors Will Show Love to Entrepreneurs Who Do Their Homework

Investors Will Show Love to Entrepreneurs Who Do Their Homework

Before you ask anyone for money, do research into your market segment with these six free to inexpensive resources.
Do More Homework Before Launching Your Business

Do More Homework Before Launching Your Business

One of the most grueling tasks of starting a business happens to be one of the most important.
4 Reasons Why Your Startup May Never Be Successful

4 Reasons Why Your Startup May Never Be Successful

The high failure rate that occurs in the startup world can be attributed to many different factors, but often, it comes down to these four recurring problems.
5 Steps to Make Your Marketing Pop in the Age of the Consumer

5 Steps to Make Your Marketing Pop in the Age of the Consumer

Customers are doing their own research. So traditional methods of promotion don't suffice.
Every Move You Make, Every Step You Take, This Startup Will Be Watching You

Every Move You Make, Every Step You Take, This Startup Will Be Watching You

Placemeter aims helps cities run more efficiently. But its tactics might creep you out.
The Internet of Things May See Huge Growth, So Companies Want in Now

The Internet of Things May See Huge Growth, So Companies Want in Now

More devices are expected to be connected at the end of the decade. Router-maker Belkin recently launched a new product line to get an early start.
Your One-Stop Guide to Royalty Rates (Infographic)

Your One-Stop Guide to Royalty Rates (Infographic)

There are several important factors to consider before you license your invention. Here's a handy overview to help you out.
How to Build a Business in Just 10 Days

How to Build a Business in Just 10 Days

Get a thriving company off the ground with this plan.
How Much Can Your Startup Really Grow? Do Your Homework.

How Much Can Your Startup Really Grow? Do Your Homework.

You must analyze the market and the opportunity to see if you should move forward, or pivot.
5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Online Dating

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Online Dating

If you’re looking for the perfect match, here are five ways online dating might just sharpen your entrepreneurial acumen.
How to Engage Bloggers to Build Your Following

How to Engage Bloggers to Build Your Following

One startup CEO on how he underestimated the power of this disruptive marketing resource.
Eureka -- a New Product Idea! Now Ask These 5 Questions.

Eureka -- a New Product Idea! Now Ask These 5 Questions.

Before you quit your job and cash in your 401(k), take a step back and evaluate.
The ABCs of Market Research

The ABCs of Market Research

Here are three things to consider when collecting data on the basics of your industry to stay ahead of the game.
How to Deal With Your No. 1 Nemesis

How to Deal With Your No. 1 Nemesis

Entrepreneurs must constantly grapple with how to tackle their company's competition. Here are four effective tactics.
This Crucial Market Research  Can Help Your Company Shine

This Crucial Market Research Can Help Your Company Shine

Understanding how the firm's competitors, neighbors and industry peers are faring is the difference between surviving and thriving.
Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath

Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath

Before you take on a giant corporation, make sure you know exactly what you're up against.
Market Research Has Lost Its Mojo. But Here's How It Can Get It Back.

Market Research Has Lost Its Mojo. But Here's How It Can Get It Back.

Now more than ever, consumers want to collaborate with companies and help shape their future.
Name That Company to Dazzling Success

Name That Company to Dazzling Success

Peruse some fun ideas for developing a brand moniker for a startup that will translate into business fortune.
7 Tips For Getting Good at Spotting Trends

7 Tips For Getting Good at Spotting Trends

In order to succeed in business you need to anticipate what your market will want or need before it’s completely obvious to all. Here's how.

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

Our expert explains how to find and take advantage of profitable markets
6 Ways to Analyze Your Creative Ideas

6 Ways to Analyze Your Creative Ideas

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

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

Take a look at this infographic for tips on how to write a great business plan.
How My Family Helped Me Build a 'Power' Research Firm

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

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

5 Steps to Building a Business Around Your Passion

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.
Gaining Startup Traction on a Budget

Gaining Startup Traction on a Budget

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.

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