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Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics About Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics About Entrepreneurs

A refreshingly objective perspective on what it takes for startups and small businesses to make it and the percentage that actually do.
Steve Tobak
4 Types of Apps That Never Succeed
Apps

4 Types of Apps That Never Succeed

If you're launching an app-based business, stay clear of these problems that will sink your startup.
Rahul Varshneya
Freight Brokers: 2 Common Service Problems and How to Fix Them
Freight Brokerage Business

Freight Brokers: 2 Common Service Problems and How to Fix Them

Here's how to handle those bumps in the road so they don't derail your business.
What's the Smarter Move, Start My Business or Stay in School?
Education

What's the Smarter Move, Start My Business or Stay in School?

If you know in your heart you want to be an entrepreneur, weigh carefully whether the value of college outweighs the debt you'll carry when you graduate.
John Rampton
No Money to Start a Business? No Problem. Try These 5 Options.
Business Circle

No Money to Start a Business? No Problem. Try These 5 Options.

Follow these simple guidelines to build up a venture of your choosing for little to no capital.
Sujan Patel
How Tuft & Needle Disrupted a Tired Mattress Marketplace
Disruption

How Tuft & Needle Disrupted a Tired Mattress Marketplace

With word-of-mouth marketing and a focus on customer service, two friends are becoming the sleeper hit of the mattress industry.
What Effective Leaders Do: Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

What Effective Leaders Do: Weekly Tips Roundup

Start your week with these top tricks and secrets from Entrepreneur's online contributors.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
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Hot Tech Startups Get as Many Perks as They Give
Benefits

Hot Tech Startups Get as Many Perks as They Give

Startup tech companies that provide discounts to others are betting that their use will attract larger, paying customers.
Erin Griffith
5 Must-Use Tools for Brainstorming Company Names
Business Circle

5 Must-Use Tools for Brainstorming Company Names

Determining a business name in an uninspiring conference room or over a glass of wine, just isn't going to cut it. Here are a few tips on unlocking your creative juices – and finding a name you love.
Alexandra Watkins
Earn Customer Trust and the Rest Will Follow
Business Circle

Earn Customer Trust and the Rest Will Follow

For entrepreneurs to succeed, customers need to trust in the brand. Here are three tips on building trust from the get-go.
Mike Laven
Small, But Fierce: How Tiny Firms Can Pack a Big Punch
Startup Basics

Small, But Fierce: How Tiny Firms Can Pack a Big Punch

In an economy hostile to small business, how are the most successful small firms surviving?
Chris Matthews
Strategy Is Not a To-Do List
Finding Customers

Strategy Is Not a To-Do List

Don't simply go through the motions of customer development. You should have a deep understanding of the purpose behind it.
Steve Blank
Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner's 4 Money Rules for New Entrepreneurs
Shark Tank

Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner's 4 Money Rules for New Entrepreneurs

Drive, passion and determination don't pay the bills; money does. Here are the wise ways the 'Queen of QVC' saved cash as an early entrepreneur and how you can, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow