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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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America Is Still the Land of Opportunity for British Tech Stars
Global Business

America Is Still the Land of Opportunity for British Tech Stars

A British consul general details how transplants from across the pond eye the States for entrepreneurial endeavors and outlines a few obstacles to their success.
Danny Lopez
7 Steps to a Finance-Centered Business Plan
Business Plans

7 Steps to a Finance-Centered Business Plan

If your startup calls for financing to get off the ground, follow this list to impress potential investors and lenders.
Adam Toren
Why School Is a Great Place to Start a Business
College Entrepreneurs

Why School Is a Great Place to Start a Business

There are a number of reasons why many great companies are started in dorm rooms.
Lisa Evans
Franchise or New Venture? That Depends on You.
Starting a Business

Franchise or New Venture? That Depends on You.

Here are some quick gut checks and questions to ask yourself to determine what path you should embark on.
Rick Bisio
Honoring MMA's Military Enthusiasts and Other Business Lessons from the Fight Cage
Sports

Honoring MMA's Military Enthusiasts and Other Business Lessons from the Fight Cage

How one MMA entrepreneur finds startup inspiration from amateur fighters and his league's biggest followers.
Tanya Benedicto Klich