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5 Ecommerce Mistakes to Avoid: A Newbie's Guide
Coaches Corner

5 Ecommerce Mistakes to Avoid: A Newbie's Guide

Don't repeat these common mistakes as you venture into e-commerce.
Benjamin Kabin
The Scientific Method for Entrepreneurs: 6 Steps to Long-Term Success
Starting a Business

The Scientific Method for Entrepreneurs: 6 Steps to Long-Term Success

Here's how to use the scientific method to achieve success as an entrepreneur.
Jayson DeMers
What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship

What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur

The first year of a startup can be a brutal time for an entrepreneur. Here are a few lessons on how to survive the first 12 months.
The Factor All Business Owners Must Understand
National Small Business Week

The Factor All Business Owners Must Understand

This CEO explains the one quality that he believes entrepreneurs need to study and master for success.
Entrepreneur Staff
Flush With Cash, Tech Employees Are Investing in Nightlife
Trends

Flush With Cash, Tech Employees Are Investing in Nightlife

While many young techies are spending their money on nightlife, others are taking it a step further, by buying their own stake in restaurants and bars.
Katie Roof
5 Ways for Bootstrapped Startups to Get Through the First Year
Starting a Business

5 Ways for Bootstrapped Startups to Get Through the First Year

If you can launch a product with limited funds, investors will take you seriously. Follow this advice to up your chances.
Zach Cutler
3 Steps to Determine Product-Market Fit
Product-Market fit

3 Steps to Determine Product-Market Fit

For entrepreneurs to succeed, they need to figure out consumers' needs and develop a product to solve these issues. Here are a few steps to help you determine product-market fit.
Will Caldwell
An American Entrepreneur in Kuwait on a Mission
Alleynyc

An American Entrepreneur in Kuwait on a Mission

Why I proudly agreed to be part of the U.S. State Department's Speaker and Specialist Program to export entrepreneurism.
Jason Saltzman
7 Illusions to Shed in the First 100 Days of Your Startup
Startup Basics

7 Illusions to Shed in the First 100 Days of Your Startup

Naive optimism fuels the dream of building your own company but when you launch, it is time to get real.
Josh Marti
Bravely Facing the Epic Decision of a Career Pivot
Decision-making

Bravely Facing the Epic Decision of a Career Pivot

A serial entrepreneur shares how she came to leave the corporate fold and establish her first business.
Kelsey Ramsden
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How Matched-Savings Grants Help Thrifty Entrepreneurs Realize Their Dreams
Grants

How Matched-Savings Grants Help Thrifty Entrepreneurs Realize Their Dreams

Programs around the nation will double the savings of low-income entrepreneurs working to start a business.
Kedma Ough
Noah Kagan on Entrepreneurship, and a Tool to Help Us All
Alleynyc

Noah Kagan on Entrepreneurship, and a Tool to Help Us All

Words of wisdom From Noah Kagan, a friend and entrepreneur who knows the startup scene inside and out.
Jason Saltzman
3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup
Starting a Business

3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup

Startups are trying to buck the fail trend by increasingly turning to the business underground for their competitive advantage, learning how to "break the rules" and position themselves for success.
Justin Jones
New Locations Are Being Opened, But By Established Businesses
Starting a Business

New Locations Are Being Opened, But By Established Businesses

The fall in new company starts does not necessarily mean that the American economy is less dynamic than it used to be, or that Americans are opening up new establishments at a lower rate than they did in the late 1970s.
Scott Shane