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The 8 Key Rules of Starting the Business of Your Dreams on a Shoestring Budget
Starting a Business

The 8 Key Rules of Starting the Business of Your Dreams on a Shoestring Budget

The bad news is that many are already doing it, with competition growing, so the longer you wait, the less chance you have of getting there first.
Martin Zwilling
4 Ways to Find an Online Business for Sale
Buying a Business

4 Ways to Find an Online Business for Sale

Buying is a particularly attractive option, because a lot of the legwork is already done for you.
Thomas Smale
5 Reasons Why a Good Business Idea Is Never Enough to Succeed
Success Strategies

5 Reasons Why a Good Business Idea Is Never Enough to Succeed

Your idea may look great on paper, but boy oh boy do things change -- and they will.
Larry Alton
Beware of These 6 Assumptions in Your Startup
Startup Basics

Beware of These 6 Assumptions in Your Startup

No, you can't do it all alone. No, your startup isn't a business. No, your launch date isn't a certainty.
Peter Daisyme
The 4 Worst Tips I Got When I Started My Business
Startup Basics

The 4 Worst Tips I Got When I Started My Business

With so many people talking in your ear when launching a new venture, there's bound to be some bad advice. Ignore them for your own good.
Jessica Ekstrom
4 of the Hottest Markets for Professionals Who Want to Teach and Train Others
Starting a Business

4 of the Hottest Markets for Professionals Who Want to Teach and Train Others

Not sure which market to target? Here are four smart choices for eLearning entrepreneurs.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Should You Extend Credit to Your Customers?
Starting a Business

Should You Extend Credit to Your Customers?

A too-lenient credit policy can break your business, while one that's too strict can scare customers away. Here's how to craft a credit policy that's just right.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Pros and Cons of Starting a Business While Working a Full-Time Job
Starting a Business

The Pros and Cons of Starting a Business While Working a Full-Time Job

Keeping your job while starting your own business is a way of hedging your bets, but there are drawbacks.
Jayson DeMers
How Real Leaders Make It Big
Success

How Real Leaders Make It Big

When you break it down, there really are just a handful of ways to be remarkably successful ... or so it would seem.
Steve Tobak
You Asked for It: The Details of How I Built a Seven-Figure Business Without Employees
Starting a Business

You Asked for It: The Details of How I Built a Seven-Figure Business Without Employees

More insights into the growth of my product-based company that can be operated from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.
Adam Callinan
5 Tips for Finding and Keeping a Good Mentor
Mentors

5 Tips for Finding and Keeping a Good Mentor

Not being afraid to ask is the first hurdle you'll face.
Mel Carson
5 Steps to Take Before Quitting Your Job to Become an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship

5 Steps to Take Before Quitting Your Job to Become an Entrepreneur

Too many people have become obsessed with an idea and quit their jobs impulsively only to find their potential business isn't as strong as they thought it would be.
Jayson DeMers
Why There Aren't More Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship

Why There Aren't More Entrepreneurs

If there's one thing every entrepreneur needs to be successful, it's the courage to confront the challenges that threaten to derail us and persevere.
Steve Tobak
5 Million-Dollar Home-Based Business Ideas You Can Use Today
Home-based Business

5 Million-Dollar Home-Based Business Ideas You Can Use Today

Teach an online course. Write an ebook. Conceive a product you yourself need. The ideas are out there. Get started!
Rahul Varshneya