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Stop Being Such a Tight Wad. Invest In a Great Website.
Starting a Business

Stop Being Such a Tight Wad. Invest In a Great Website.

Spending money on a beautifully designed, fully capable website is no longer a luxury if you're looking to launch or grow any ecommerce business in 2015.
Greg Shugar
The 4 Embers of the Entrepreneurial Fire
Entrepreneur Mindset

The 4 Embers of the Entrepreneurial Fire

While these cornerstones can be hard to live by, they are what makes entrepreneurs successful.
David Los
Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Doing These 10 Things, Right Now
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Doing These 10 Things, Right Now

There are a number of behaviors that founders often find themselves entangled in that, without question, make starting a business harder.
Adam Callinan
The 3 Steps to Building a Winning Brand Strategy
Starting a Business

The 3 Steps to Building a Winning Brand Strategy

Creating a brand strategy doesn't have to be complicated. Here's where to start.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Greater National Competitiveness Doesn't Lead to More Entrepreneurship
Economics

Greater National Competitiveness Doesn't Lead to More Entrepreneurship

Nations that are more competitive have less of their adult-age population in the process of starting or running new businesses.
Scott Shane
5 Lessons I Learned From Starting a Company in Asia and Brought Back to the States
Business Lessons

5 Lessons I Learned From Starting a Company in Asia and Brought Back to the States

A serial entrepreneur shares what he learned from his experience launching his first business far from home.
Andrew Josuweit
Use These 5 Steps to Create a Marketing Plan
Starting a Business

Use These 5 Steps to Create a Marketing Plan

This five-step plan in will help you draw in and keep customers.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
8 Reasons to Update Your Business Plan Right Now
Business Plans

8 Reasons to Update Your Business Plan Right Now

Writing your business plan isn't a one-time event. Here's why it's critical to update it from time to time.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
50 Reasons to Start Your Own Business
Starting a Business

50 Reasons to Start Your Own Business

If you're considering becoming an entrepreneur, don't forget all the benefits that go along with it.
Jayson DeMers
4 Things Steve Jobs Taught Me About Succeeding as an Entrepreneur
Startups

4 Things Steve Jobs Taught Me About Succeeding as an Entrepreneur

Jobs' imprint on technology, product design and branding cannot be overstated but even one of his great admirers balks at how he managed his team.
Mark Tacchi
The Companies That Apply for the Most Patents and Trademarks (Infographic)
Infographics

The Companies That Apply for the Most Patents and Trademarks (Infographic)

Legal startup SmartUp generated this infographic summarizing who is getting patents, where and how long it is taking the application process to complete.
Catherine Clifford
3 Things Happy Marriages and Successful Business Partnerships Have in Common
Business Partnership

3 Things Happy Marriages and Successful Business Partnerships Have in Common

The levels of trust and financial entanglement with business partners and spouses are close. What you do to make them work are similiar, too.
Leslie Barber
How to Develop the Soft Skills of the Successful Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship

How to Develop the Soft Skills of the Successful Entrepreneur

Can entrepreneurship be taught? Some of it. More importantly, though, are the skills than need to be fostered.
Lindsay Broder
6 Strategies for Managing a Fast Growing Company
Grow Your Business

6 Strategies for Managing a Fast Growing Company

Growth is the goal of every startup but when it comes, it brings its own challenges.
John Rampton