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6 Critical Steps to Succeeding in an Untapped Industry

Pioneers in new fields and innovators face extra risks. Here's how to venture forth wisely.

7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You

If you feel more comfortable keeping your day job while pursuing your business dream, follow these tips.

The 5 False Expectations That Could Destroy Big-Brand Partnerships

On the surface, startups and big-name brands are businesses with a similar overarching goal: to make money. But crack the exterior, and you’ll find that’s about all they have in common.

Collaborate or Be Killed

Don't venture into business with just a one-man army.

How to Leverage a Celebrity Like Giuliana Rancic to Build a Business

Finding a brand advocate who's well-known and with a tremendous following can give your startup a tremendous lift.

A Crash Course on Licenses, Joint Ventures and Partnerships

Here are some common terms and features that you might see in your next business agreement.

Oracle Now Has Two Leaders, But Can These Arrangements Work?

With the announcement of Larry Ellison's stepping down, here are three tips for companies considering having co-ceos.

Great Idea for a Business, But No Experience? These Founders Prove It Can Be Done.

The entrepreneurs behind footwear startup Jack Erwin had no experience in shoes. Now, they're steering a million-dollar shoe brand.

Capitalizing on Fashion Week: How This Tech Accessory Company Made It to the Runway

The manufacturer of protective cases for smartphones deployed a thorough partnership strategy to elevate its brand during a pivotal time for trendsetting and branding.

Are You a Spineless Business Owner Dominated By Your Staff?

An unpleasant experience with a former client and his dominating bookkeeper reminds us that the boss needs a backbone.

Referrals Worth Seeking Out Possess These 3 Attributes

Worth of mouth is powerful, but only if your contact can actually deliver a strong connection.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Joint Ventures

Joint ventures always make sense on paper but not so much when we flawed humans are actually running things.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Partnering With Your Partner

Starting a business with your significant other can make a lot of sense, until it doesn't. Consider these pros and cons before jumping in.

9 Elements of an Irresistible Business Pitch

Once you've mastered the essentials of your pitch, you can make it as unique as you and what you have to offer.

Looking to Be Everywhere, Uber Opens Its API to Big-Name Companies

The ridesharing company has released a feature that allows third-party companies like Trip Advisor, Starbucks and United Airlines to embed the Uber service into their own mobile applications.

Be a Better Client to a Consultant With These 3 Tips

Following this advice should save you time and money when working with a service provider.

Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business

Sole-proprietorship, partnership, LLC or corporation? All have their advantages – and their drawbacks. Expert Alex Katz breaks down each one for us.

6 Warning Signs You May Be Dealing With an SEO Scam Artist

Not only can these firms waste time and money -- they can actually hurt your website in the long run.

Coax the Right Tech Nerd to Partner With at Your Startup

If you have business savvy but lack technical skills, bring in a technologist to strengthen your leadership.

Protect your Partnership With a Buy-Sell Agreement

Learn more about these critical agreements that define value and buy-out procedures when one someone leaves a partnership.

Google, Barnes & Noble Just Made a Big Play in the 'Instant Gratification' Race

The two companies have teamed up to provide same-day book delivery, a move aimed squarely at Amazon.

Controlling the Uncontrollable

When getting a startup off the ground, entrepreneurs have to rely on others. Here is how to overcome the challenges of depending on external partners.

SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines Terminate Partnership Amid 'Blackfish' Fallout

While the companies chalked it up to 'shifting priorities,' the announcement comes on the heels of widespread urgings by animal activists.

How Much of Your Company Should You Give to New Co-Founders?

It helps to bring in others to fill any gaps in your skill or experience. Here are five variables that will help you determine how much a new partner is worth.
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