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Product Hunt Thrives As a Startup Showcasing Startups
Alleynyc

Product Hunt Thrives As a Startup Showcasing Startups

Product Hunt is blowing up right now. We talked to founder Ryan Hoover to find out why.
Jason Saltzman
5 Steps to Build a Million-Dollar Business in One Year
Starting a Business

5 Steps to Build a Million-Dollar Business in One Year

Plenty of businesses have achieved this goal, and you can too.
Sujan Patel
This Surprising Trick Can Simplify Payroll
Ready to Launch

This Surprising Trick Can Simplify Payroll

Learn the Kohler Payroll Matrix to make salaries easy to calculate.
Carly Okyle
Why Quitting a Great Job Was the Best Decision
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why Quitting a Great Job Was the Best Decision

I decided to start my own company. Here's what I learned.
For Your Startup to Thrive, You Need to Build Value for More Than Just Customers
Startup Basics

For Your Startup to Thrive, You Need to Build Value for More Than Just Customers

Aim to provide substantial value to multiple other parties involved in the life cycle of your business.
Adam Callinan
Turns Out Apple Didn't Start in a Garage After All
Apple

Turns Out Apple Didn't Start in a Garage After All

Steve Wozniak shatters the myth of Apple as a garage company. Not that it matters much.
Ray Hennessey
3 Dominant Ad-Tech Companies Share the Secrets of Their Success
Starting a Business

3 Dominant Ad-Tech Companies Share the Secrets of Their Success

How did these startups grow from tiny teams working in closet offices to multi-million dollar companies with more than 100 employees?
Zach Cutler
The 4 Types of Business Plans
Business Plans

The 4 Types of Business Plans

Learn which of these four business plan formats best fits your needs.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Recipe For Great Crowdfunding Success
Ready to Launch

The Recipe For Great Crowdfunding Success

Check out these expert tips for crowdfunding success from Entrepreneur's Ready to Launch event.
Carly Okyle
Take Precautions on the Alluring, Sexy and Mysterious Path of Innovation
Innovation

Take Precautions on the Alluring, Sexy and Mysterious Path of Innovation

Creating the right mindset, understanding the reality of invention, double-checking your ego and developing a sense of timing will help you move from having a worthy thought to fulfilling its promise.
Mike Watson
What Happens When Startup Advisors Advise the Whole Team
Startup Advice

What Happens When Startup Advisors Advise the Whole Team

Instead of keeping sessions strictly between founders and mentors, the leaders of Buffer decided to let advisors speak directly to the entire team. Here's what happened.
Do You Need to Write a Formal Business Plan?
Starting a Business

Do You Need to Write a Formal Business Plan?

There is one big factor that determines whether you should put the time and effort into crafting a plan.
Doug and Polly White
Don't Be a Mystery Boss. Give the New Team Your Management Playbook.
Management

Don't Be a Mystery Boss. Give the New Team Your Management Playbook.

While you are contemplating the thrill of launching your business, the people you've hired to make it happen are wondering about who they are working for.
Peter Diamond
The Real Person's Guide to Finding Your Passion and Loving What You Do
Passion

The Real Person's Guide to Finding Your Passion and Loving What You Do

It's not easy for everyone to find an exciting niche that's practical to tap for launching an enterprise or earning a living. Here's how to maintain a healthy perspective.
Moe Kittaneh