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Women Entrepreneurs Take the Stage During New York's Jazz Age
Women Entrepreneurs

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.
Donald Miller
Is Entrepreneurship Education Weakening in America?
Entrepreneurship

Is Entrepreneurship Education Weakening in America?

Since 2009, fewer Americans say their schools encourage the development of entrepreneurial principles.
Scott Shane
4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge
Starting a Business

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.
Adam Callinan
Want to Start a PR Firm? Focus on These 4 Things First.
Ask the Expert

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.
Sabrina Horn
Pointers for a Publisher Planning to Launch an Online Magazine
Publishing

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.
Brian Barquilla
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Create a New Market Category by Courting Analysts Your Customers Respect
Marketing Strategies

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.
Anthony Kennada
3 Entrepreneurial Lessons to Learn From Kanye West
Music

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.
Eric M. Ruiz
Why Hair Salons and Day Spas Fail
Beauty Businesses

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.
The 14 Steps Needed to Recruit Your Early Startup Team
Recruiting

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.
Paul Ruderman
The 7 Critical Elements Your Ecommerce Site Needs to Be Considered Trustworthy
Ecommerce

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
Bryan Lovgren
Talent's Never Enough: Emerging Fashion Designers on Honing Business Savvy
Starting a Business

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.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
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'Infuse Your Personal Passion Into Everything You Do'
Niche marketing

'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.
Matthew Toren
A New Program to Support Entrepreneurs
Alleynyc

A New Program to Support Entrepreneurs

We at AlleyNYC and Entrepreneur Media have put together an awesome way to help colleges and incubators shepherd innovation.
Jason Saltzman
The 10 Key Legal Documents for Your Business
Legal Center

The 10 Key Legal Documents for Your Business

Entrepreneurs are not paperwork-sorts of people but some things just have to be written down and signed.
Nellie Akalp
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