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The Scientific Method for Entrepreneurs: 6 Steps to Long-Term Success

The Scientific Method for Entrepreneurs: 6 Steps to Long-Term Success

Here’s how to use the scientific method to achieve success as an entrepreneur.
Ways to Build Wealth and Wow Your Market: Weekly Tips Roundup

Ways to Build Wealth and Wow Your Market: Weekly Tips Roundup

Start your week with these top tricks and tips from Entrepreneur's online contributors.
Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product?

Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product?

WayFounder has come up with a route for inventors to bring their concepts to market.
Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem

Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem

You don't want to start a business that may not survive. Do your homework, validate your idea and make sure you have a real market for it.
The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap

The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap

As large corporations miss the clamoring for products that appeal to both girls and boys, forward-thinking entrepreneurs have the chance to fill the void.
Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives

Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives

Business products are generally purchased because they solve problems, so a deep understanding of the buyer is required.
The 22 Biggest Product Fails Ever

The 22 Biggest Product Fails Ever

From New Coke to the Apple Newton, a look at high-profile products that flopped.
What Does a Multibillion-Dollar Corporation Want With Crowdfunding?

What Does a Multibillion-Dollar Corporation Want With Crowdfunding?

Equity crowdfunding company Circle Up announces a partnership with the behemoth Johnson & Johnson.
Prod a Product Into Double-Duty (Profit and Social Good) With 3 Questions

Prod a Product Into Double-Duty (Profit and Social Good) With 3 Questions

It's possible to broaden your startup's mission with an added corporate responsibility push.
Testing, Testing: Is There a Market for My Product?

Testing, Testing: Is There a Market for My Product?

To fight startup failure, practice product testing early and often.
When Testing New Ideas, Keep Simplicity and Your Ego in Check

When Testing New Ideas, Keep Simplicity and Your Ego in Check

Dream big and surround yourself with positive people. But there’s a window of time when the entrepreneur must throw these tenets out the window.
The Day I Traded in the Suit

The Day I Traded in the Suit

One rainy day in London, an entrepreneur-to-be realized the more he succeeded at his job, the more he felt a failure at his calling.
The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares

The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares

Use the 'Perfect Product Pyramid' to turn your ideas into success.
The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

Here are the commonly overlooked positions that will help you smooth out operations at and help grow your company.
Brand Like Your Company Really Matters

Brand Like Your Company Really Matters

In a rapidly changing landscape, businesses must to get closer to customers to create products they will truly value.
Inventing Can Be Fun, and Profitable. Here's How to Get Started.

Inventing Can Be Fun, and Profitable. Here's How to Get Started.

Take your idea from a thought to product in five steps.
Inventing Made Easy: Go Straight to the (Crowd)Source

Inventing Made Easy: Go Straight to the (Crowd)Source

These companies provide an avenue to bring your ideas to the marketplace with little cost to you.
This 24-Hour On-Demand Ice Machine Is a Game Changer

This 24-Hour On-Demand Ice Machine Is a Game Changer

A newcomer to the Franchise 500, IceBorn boasts a proprietary system that can be controlled and monitored by franchisees remotely via a smartphone.
7 Simple Steps to Writing Product Descriptions That Sell

7 Simple Steps to Writing Product Descriptions That Sell

The secret to writing seriously seductive product descriptions is to follow a proven process to engage, persuade and sell. Here's how.
5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

Not every great product ideas is meant for Kickstarter. Here are five qualities a stellar crowdfunding product should have.
3 Things You Need to Know About Launching a Product Business

3 Things You Need to Know About Launching a Product Business

Coming up with a great product idea doesn't necessarily mean you need to launch a business around it. Here are three things you need to know before taking that leap.
The Benefits of Flat Design

The Benefits of Flat Design

With its emphasis on white space, bold buttons and clear typography, flat design has the potential to let products shine.
Why KFC's New Go Cup Is a Brilliant Business Idea -- Even If You Don't Like Fried Chicken

Why KFC's New Go Cup Is a Brilliant Business Idea -- Even If You Don't Like Fried Chicken

KFC has found a new use for your car's cup holder -- a lesson to all innovators out there: You don't have to reinvent the wheel to come up with a good idea.
Reddit Founder on Startup Success: Identify a Genuine Need and Fill It

Reddit Founder on Startup Success: Identify a Genuine Need and Fill It

Alexis Ohanian on the importance of creating a new tech product or service that solves a problem in people's lives.
How Can I Legally Improve a Product I Didn't Create?

How Can I Legally Improve a Product I Didn't Create?

An innovator wonders if her ideas could generate a profit or a lawsuit. Ask Entrepreneur's legal expert answers, pointing out red flags that could keep the green out of reach.

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