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Itching to Start a Business? Start With These 3 Steps to See If It's Right for You.
Starting a Business

Itching to Start a Business? Start With These 3 Steps to See If It's Right for You.

Given the current bleak landscape, you may feel the urge to become an entrepreneur. But before you fully commit, follow this advice.
Nicole Lapin
10 Experiments to Test Your Startup Hypothesis
Lean Startups

10 Experiments to Test Your Startup Hypothesis

When it comes to using the 'lean startup' model, you need to run experiments to ensure your hypotheses are correct.
David Teten
3 Ways to Discover Your Unique Selling Proposition
Starting a Business

3 Ways to Discover Your Unique Selling Proposition

You can't target your sales efforts successfully if you don't know what sets your business apart from the rest.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Essential Ingredients to Startup Success
Success Strategies

The Essential Ingredients to Startup Success

If you are just beginning your first business venture, no matter where you are in your life, here are my first steps to get you going.
Lewis Howes
Why This Startup Isn't Worried It Left 'Shark Tank' Empty-Handed
Young Entrepreneurs

Why This Startup Isn't Worried It Left 'Shark Tank' Empty-Handed

Sseko Designs co-founder Liz Bohannon has big plans - and a 'no' from Shark Tank's investors won't crush them.
The One Simple Tool for Transforming Your Relationship With Investors
Investor Relations

The One Simple Tool for Transforming Your Relationship With Investors

Creating a MAP will take no more than an hour of your time every month and will keep the lines of communication open, ensuring relationships with investors remain strong, and ultimately helping early-stage startups succeed.
Will Ford
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.