Starting a Business

One Direct-to-Consumer Company's Secrets to Success
Online Sales

One Direct-to-Consumer Company's Secrets to Success

Luxury handbag maker Dagne Dover has seen more than $1 million in direct-to-consumer sales through its online store.
Michelle Goodman
Don't Be a Solopreneur. Do This Instead.
Entrepreneurship

Don't Be a Solopreneur. Do This Instead.

If you've got high hopes for a fulfilling career and financial security, solopreneurship is not the way to get there.
Steve Tobak
For the First Time Since the Great Recession, U.S. Startup Activity Is Strengthening
Entrepreneurs

For the First Time Since the Great Recession, U.S. Startup Activity Is Strengthening

A new report from the Kauffman Foundation shows a rebound in entrepreneurship.
Catherine Clifford
Your Mantra in the Startup Chaos Needs to Be 'First Things First'
Priorities

Your Mantra in the Startup Chaos Needs to Be 'First Things First'

Starting a business is an avalanche of things to do, which is why you need to focus on what is most important.
Brett Jurgens
The Type of Insurance You Need for Your New Business
Starting a Business

The Type of Insurance You Need for Your New Business

Learn how to protect yourself from unexpected issues by having the right type of insurance coverage.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Look Ahead to These 4 Business Plan Milestones
Business Plans

Look Ahead to These 4 Business Plan Milestones

Know what you're working toward.
Nina Zipkin
6 Reasons Why Your Elevator Pitch Isn't Working
Elevator pitch

6 Reasons Why Your Elevator Pitch Isn't Working

You've only got about 30 seconds to land a great first impression, and your elevator pitch is the best tool to get the job done.
Jayson DeMers
5 Tips for Veterans Thinking About Starting a Business
Veterans

5 Tips for Veterans Thinking About Starting a Business

Military service is good preparation for the stamina and problem-solving required to be a successful entrepreneur.
David Shutler
Why This MMA Startup Honors Its Military Fanbase
Sports Businesses

Why This MMA Startup Honors Its Military Fanbase

The founder and CEO of Fighters' Source also shares business lessons from the fight cage.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
A Surprising and Unlikely Place to Look for Product Ideas
Business Ideas

A Surprising and Unlikely Place to Look for Product Ideas

When you invent with the market in mind, you set yourself up for success.
Stephen Key
Are You Financially Equipped to Run a Food Truck?
Startup Kit

Are You Financially Equipped to Run a Food Truck?

Learn what type of monetary outlay comes with owning and operating a mobile food business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Small Food-Makers on Fast Path to U.S. Store Shelves, Threatening Big Producers
Food Businesses

Small Food-Makers on Fast Path to U.S. Store Shelves, Threatening Big Producers

An increasing number of privately-held players are going from garage to grocery store in fewer than five years thanks to an erosion of barriers to entry within the food industry.
Despite the Risks, Entrepreneurship Will Always Beat a 9-to-5 Job
Risk

Despite the Risks, Entrepreneurship Will Always Beat a 9-to-5 Job

There is much more involved in running your own business, but there is also great potential for reward.
Timothy Sykes
Don't Make These 6 Business Plan Mistakes
Business Plans

Don't Make These 6 Business Plan Mistakes

Far more businesses fail than succeed. It all starts with the right plan.
Nina Zipkin