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Fewer Americans Are Launching Businesses. Here's the Silver Lining. (Infographic)

Fewer Americans Are Launching Businesses. Here's the Silver Lining. (Infographic)

U.S. entrepreneurial activity has declined for the last three years, but the percentage of entrepreneurs who are launching businesses out of necessity has also fallen, according to a study.
Has Your Startup Earned the Right to Buy Chairs?

Has Your Startup Earned the Right to Buy Chairs?

It may be common sense, but you should focus on what's actually important to your business, rather than aesthetics.
Choosing the Right Cashiering System for Your Bar

Choosing the Right Cashiering System for Your Bar

These quick tips can help you decide just what accounting system will work best for your bar.
3 Reasons Why Startups Should Consider Launching in the Midwest

3 Reasons Why Startups Should Consider Launching in the Midwest

With 'Silicon Prairie' touting increased job growth and a cost-friendly lifestyle, the Midwest is a force to be reckoned with.
Stocking Your Bar With Inventory

Stocking Your Bar With Inventory

Before you open your doors to the public, you've got to have drinks on hand to satisfy those thirsty crowds. Here's how to determine what you'll need.
The Legal Side of Owning a Bar

The Legal Side of Owning a Bar

Find out what type of paperwork you need to file and the laws you have to follow to keep your bar on the right side of the law.
Why 'Don't Take It Personally' Is BS

Why 'Don't Take It Personally' Is BS

It's okay to have passion be a driver to start your own business. You just need to make sure it doesn't cloud your judgment.
My Crazy Exhausting-Yet-Exhilarating Entrepreneur Life

My Crazy Exhausting-Yet-Exhilarating Entrepreneur Life

Starting a company can be a thrilling ride and also a fatiguing marathon. But if it's your passion, read on.
5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Bringing Your Ideas to Life

5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Bringing Your Ideas to Life

Taking that crucial first step can be a challenge if you doubt yourself.
6 Ways to Turn Your Blog Into a Money Maker

6 Ways to Turn Your Blog Into a Money Maker

From selling display ad space to merchandising, a look at some of the ways you can generate revenue through your blog.
Weighing a Rollout of Benefits for Employees? 4 Tips for Startups to Consider

Weighing a Rollout of Benefits for Employees? 4 Tips for Startups to Consider

Health insurance may not end up being as costly as you anticipate. Only 28 percent of small companies (with fewer than 10 workers) offer it.
You've Got a Blog. Now, Get Readers.

You've Got a Blog. Now, Get Readers.

Attracting thousands of readers may seem like a daunting task, but itÂ’s a manageable one if you follow these tips.
Key to a Successful Business? Simplify, Simplify AND Simplify.

Key to a Successful Business? Simplify, Simplify AND Simplify.

Often entrepreneurs looking to scale a business end up making their ventures too complicated, resulting in a once successful company going down the drain. Here are a few insights on the importance of keeping it simple.
7 Myths of Developing Mobile Apps

7 Myths of Developing Mobile Apps

First-time developers should know what to expect as they attempt to build a product and gain traction.
The Do's and Don'ts of Writing a Blog

The Do's and Don'ts of Writing a Blog

There are two ways to get blog content: write it yourself or get other writers to contribute. Learn how to do both.
Operating in a Crowded Market? Here's How to Shine.

Operating in a Crowded Market? Here's How to Shine.

Focus on these six ways to ensure that your new company will distinguish itself.
Think You're Too Old to Be An Entrepreneur? Think Again. (Infographic)

Think You're Too Old to Be An Entrepreneur? Think Again. (Infographic)

There's a lot of focus on people who start their own businesses in college, but many successful entrepreneurs start their own businesses after years of work experience. Check out these blockbuster entrepreneurs who struck out on their own in their 30s, 40s and 50s.
How to Choose a Profitable Topic for Your Blog

How to Choose a Profitable Topic for Your Blog

Your blog can make or break you. Follow these tips for finding a money-generating topic you like.
5 Surprising Realities of Legal Weed

5 Surprising Realities of Legal Weed

The demand for legal marijuana, which has outstripped many lofty expectations, isn't the only thing small-business owners in the pot gold rush are surprised about.
Why College Students Need to Be Entrepreneurial With Their Careers

Why College Students Need to Be Entrepreneurial With Their Careers

Here are five ways students can think more like an entrepreneur, and how doing so can improve your chances for professional success.
6 Strategies for Launching a Successful Blog

6 Strategies for Launching a Successful Blog

How to create a blog that pleases readers, attracts traffic and brings in the money you need to make it a profitable venture.
With as Little as $500, These Entrepreneurs Created Multimillion-Dollar Businesses. Learn Their Secrets.

With as Little as $500, These Entrepreneurs Created Multimillion-Dollar Businesses. Learn Their Secrets.

Don't let a lack of cash stop a good business idea from succeeding.
Richard Branson on Learning by Doing

Richard Branson on Learning by Doing

Curiosity, an open-mind and a can-do attitude are just as important as experience.
Nailing Down the Perfect Price Point

Nailing Down the Perfect Price Point

For your startup to stay in the game, you need to offer a product or service at a price point that can provide enough revenue for your company to stay afloat.
50 Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur

50 Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur

Peruse this list to find out if your temperament and traits indicate you're the type to mastermind a startup.
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