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Skip the Boring Business Plan. Focus on This Strategy Instead.
Business Plans

Skip the Boring Business Plan. Focus on This Strategy Instead.

Here's a simpler, less time intensive approach that offers more flexibility than the traditional business plan.
Cache Merrill
4 Ways to Find Your First Customer
Finding Customers

4 Ways to Find Your First Customer

Build your web page, button hole strangers, offer deep discounts, whatever it takes to make that first sale is worth doing.
John Rampton
The 4 S's of All Startups
Startups

The 4 S's of All Startups

Considering creating a new business? If you have fleshed out these four elements, you should be ready to launch.
Peter Gasca
How to Choose a Great Name for Your New Business
Starting a Business

How to Choose a Great Name for Your New Business

Follow these tips to create a name that embodies exactly what you want your new business to represent.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Freelancer
Freelancers

Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Freelancer

Before you hire a freelancer, it's good to understand what you're getting into and how to navigate through the process with less frustration and uncertainty.
Devon Campbell
When in Startup Mode, Embrace Speed! Speed! Speed!
Startup Advice

When in Startup Mode, Embrace Speed! Speed! Speed!

You may be tempted to move ahead carefully and slowly. Here's why you should do the opposite.
5 Steps to Stop Spinning Your Wheels and Start Following Your Passion
Entrepreneur Lifestyles

5 Steps to Stop Spinning Your Wheels and Start Following Your Passion

Don't lightly decide to leave your comfort zone but don't spend your life there when you know in your heart you will regret it.
Larry Alton
10 Questions to Answer When Writing Your Mission Statement
Starting a Business

10 Questions to Answer When Writing Your Mission Statement

Read this to see what your mission statement should address and how to put it all together.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Startup Success Equals Strategy Plus Execution
Team-building

Startup Success Equals Strategy Plus Execution

A good idea with a great team is a better bet than a stellar idea executed by a mediocre team.
George Deeb
6 Strategies for Presenting Your Business Plan
Business Plans

6 Strategies for Presenting Your Business Plan

When you're ready to approach people with your finished business plan, these six strategies will help you achieve the results you want.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Right Tools for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Startup Basics

The Right Tools for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

A creators of a successfully-funded tool box offer tips and insights for how to launch a successful product that grabs the attention of the crowd.
Peter Gasca
The Many Variables to Consider When Choosing In Which State to Incorporate
Incorporation

The Many Variables to Consider When Choosing In Which State to Incorporate

States differ widely in fees, taxes and, in the case of Delaware, their court systems.
Nellie Akalp
Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class
Alleynyc

Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class

The latest group of New York startups has been chosen by Techstars. They are worth watching.
Jason Saltzman
Before You Crowdfund an Invention, Consider Patent Protection
Legal Center

Before You Crowdfund an Invention, Consider Patent Protection

It's great to get your idea out to millions of potential investors, but there are bad apples out there who may just want to rip you off.
Kendall Almerico
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