Starting a Business The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Starting a Business en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:30:00 GMT The Legacy of Communism Still Influences Beliefs About Entrepreneurship Twenty-five years years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the residents of former communist countries still tend to hold more negative views of entrepreneurship than their counterparts elsewhere. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:30:00 GMT Scott Shane 6 Tips to Keep in Mind When Hiring Your First Employees Beyond running through the usual interview questions, pick up on these clues to find ideal candidates for the job. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:15:00 GMT Jeffrey Hayzlett Use Social Media to Connect With Your Future Salon and Spa Clients How these 7 social networks can help you find clients and generate more sales Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:15:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Eileen Figure Sandlin 4 Steps to Launching a Mobile App Even If You Don't Know How to Build It You don't have to know how to build an app to get a good idea for one. Just add hiring developers to your launch check list. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:00:00 GMT Nathan Resnick 7 Key Steps Toward Starting Your Own Business ItÂ’s easy to become overwhelmed in the early stages of launching a company. Try these steps to guide you along the way. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:00:00 GMT Sujan Patel 6 Suggestions for an Aspiring Entrepreneur Based on what I've learned, here's some insight if you happen to be getting started along this road to starting a company of your own. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:30:00 GMT Joel Gascoigne These Schools Offer the Most Cash for Business Plan Competitions Having students engage in business plan competitions is an important component of any entrepreneurship program. These U.S. graduate level programs award the most cash. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:01:00 GMT The Princeton Review Staff How to Turn a Hobby Into a Career -- Without Regrets Hobbies can run up a big bill and take up a lot of time. So why not turn your hobby into a profitable business? Plenty of reasons. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:20:00 GMT Chris Morris Women Entrepreneurs Take the Stage During New York's Jazz Age These trailblazing business owners have much to teach their contemporary counterparts about taking risks and acting independently. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:15:00 GMT Donald Miller Is Entrepreneurship Education Weakening in America? Since 2009, fewer Americans say their schools encourage the development of entrepreneurial principles. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:45:00 GMT Scott Shane 4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge Starting and running your own business is one of the hardest things you can ever do. Make sure you're ready for the challenge. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT Adam Callinan Want to Start a PR Firm? Focus on These 4 Things First. Expert Sabrina Horn talks about the importance of gaining customers, keeping them happy and having proper procedures in place during the first few years of launching a PR firm. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:30:00 GMT Sabrina Horn Pointers for a Publisher Planning to Launch an Online Magazine Poised to enter the business? Here's what you need to know before you make the leap. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:00:00 GMT Brian Barquilla Create a New Market Category by Courting Analysts Your Customers Respect Persuading the people who have credibility with your potential customers is a key step to cornering your new market. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:30:00 GMT Anthony Kennada 3 Entrepreneurial Lessons to Learn From Kanye West The innovators in music world are teaching young Americans some basics about breaking out on their own. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:45:00 GMT Eric M. Ruiz Why Hair Salons and Day Spas Fail Every new business owner faces an uphill battle for survival. Find out what hurdles you might encounter in the salon/spa industry. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:00:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Eileen Figure Sandlin The 14 Steps Needed to Recruit Your Early Startup Team By far the hardest and most exasperating part of launching a successful startup is recruiting an all-star team. Here is how to get it done. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:30:00 GMT Paul Ruderman The 7 Critical Elements Your Ecommerce Site Needs to Be Considered Trustworthy With ecommerce platforms making it easier than ever to launch a website, competition is fierce. To ensure your website stands up to the trust test, make sure it has these seven components Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT Bryan Lovgren Talent's Never Enough: Emerging Fashion Designers on Honing Business Savvy With New York Fashion Week underway, freshmen designers discuss how they've honed their business-savvy and their eye for design. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:00:00 GMT Tanya Benedicto Klich 'Infuse Your Personal Passion Into Everything You Do' A laser-focus on an underserved market can help catapult your entrepreneurial success, as in the case of these two business owners. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:30:00 GMT Matthew Toren