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Why Picking a Franchise Is Like Picking a Pair of Shoes

Why Picking a Franchise Is Like Picking a Pair of Shoes

Whether you are picking a franchise or shopping for shoes, one thing is the most important: a good fit.
Let Go, Keep it Simple, Move Quickly: Secrets to Being a Productive Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Let Go, Keep it Simple, Move Quickly: Secrets to Being a Productive Entrepreneur (Infographic)

To launch and grow your own company, your whole life is going to have to become more efficient. Here's how.
Entrepreneur's Top 10 Franchising Articles in 2013

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Franchising Articles in 2013

From advice on how to name your franchise to the brilliance of KFC's 'Go Cup', a look at the most-read franchise stories of the year.
A Tech-Driven Apparel Company Pockets Big Sales

A Tech-Driven Apparel Company Pockets Big Sales

Scottevest has recorded steady revenue growth, expecting to finish 2013 with sales of $10 million.
For New Year's, Entrepreneur.com Gives You Our Ultimate Startup Toolkit

For New Year's, Entrepreneur.com Gives You Our Ultimate Startup Toolkit

You made your resolution to start a business. Now let us help you meet your goals.

5 Secrets to Creating Harmony Among Co-Founders

While teaming up with others to launch a startup can provide invaluable expertise and support, it can also cause tension, as people don't always see eye to eye. Here are a few ways co-founders can co-exist.
4 Ways to Succeed as a Post-Retirement Entrepreneur

4 Ways to Succeed as a Post-Retirement Entrepreneur

Studies show older entrepreneurs often have more success than their younger counterparts. But you have to approach entrepreneurship with the right strategies.
Entrepreneur's Top 10 Insights From Richard Branson in 2013

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Insights From Richard Branson in 2013

A look at the most popular words of wisdom from the unflappable entrepreneur.
10 Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur

10 Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur

Many people dream of starting their own business, but you have to have the right chops. Here are the 10 warnings signs that it might not be for you.
2013 Recap: The 10 Best Pieces of Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

2013 Recap: The 10 Best Pieces of Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

We take a look back at our Startup of the Month series for 2013 and see what pearls of wisdom young entrepreneurs had about running a startup.

The Do's and Don'ts of Giving a Killer Presentation

When presenting to investors you will either nail it or put people to sleep. Here is what to know about making your presentation a success. .
Online Startup Makes Website Editing Simple

Online Startup Makes Website Editing Simple

Barley is a website-management program that allows entrepreneurs to undertake on-screen editing of their sites almost as easily as making changes to a Word doc.
What Your Brand Can Learn From a Waterbed Company for Cows -- Yes, Cows

What Your Brand Can Learn From a Waterbed Company for Cows -- Yes, Cows

Whether you're selling a new app, a service or a waterbed for cows -- there are fundamental steps you can take to make your brand its best. Here are three.
Richard Branson on Knowing When to Give Up on Your Idea

Richard Branson on Knowing When to Give Up on Your Idea

Starting and growing a business can be an emotional roller coaster. But when profits aren't generating, how do you know when it's time to throw in the towel?
5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

Not every great product ideas is meant for Kickstarter. Here are five qualities a stellar crowdfunding product should have.
3 Things You Need to Know About Launching a Product Business

3 Things You Need to Know About Launching a Product Business

Coming up with a great product idea doesn't necessarily mean you need to launch a business around it. Here are three things you need to know before taking that leap.
Artists Are Job-Creating Entrepreneurs, Too.

Artists Are Job-Creating Entrepreneurs, Too.

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Kauffman Foundation released a report today on how cities can encourage cultural entrepreneurs.
How to Transform Your Passion into a Successful Business

How to Transform Your Passion into a Successful Business

Starting a new business is an emotional roller coaster. That's why it helps to make a living out of what you love. Here's how to get there.
Survey: 1 in 2 Angel Investors Regrets an Investment Made This Year

Survey: 1 in 2 Angel Investors Regrets an Investment Made This Year

Entrepreneurs tend to over-promise when pitching their startup at the earliest stages, investors say.
There Is No 'I' in Startup: The Importance of Having a Solid Team

There Is No 'I' in Startup: The Importance of Having a Solid Team

For our series College Treps, Eric Muli opens up about why having an amazing team is a must for any entrepreneur wanting to scale their startup.
How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup

How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup

Young entrepreneurs have the challenge of raising funds on little to no credit history. Here's how to overcome this obstacle.
Global Startup Trend for 2014: Consider Brazil

Global Startup Trend for 2014: Consider Brazil

With global events, a rising middle class and major investment opportunities, all eyes are on Brazil.
Startup Entrepreneurship Growing at an Exponential Rate

Startup Entrepreneurship Growing at an Exponential Rate

As the sixth annual Global Entrepreneurship Week kicks off, the community of entrepreneurs and mentors across the globe is surging.
Richard Branson on Knowing When to Quit Your Day Job

Richard Branson on Knowing When to Quit Your Day Job

Leaving a stable job to pursue your startup full-time takes courage. Here's why you should take the leap.
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