Starting a Business

News and Articles About Starting a Business

The Biggest Mistake Is Ignoring the Law of Supply and Demand
Startups

The Biggest Mistake Is Ignoring the Law of Supply and Demand

An entrepreneur's passion must be tempered by one question. Will anybody buy the product?
Mike Kappel
Two Simple Steps to Win Clients Your First Week in Business
Finding Customers

Two Simple Steps to Win Clients Your First Week in Business

Execute these low-cost strategies to get your business off the ground immediately.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Big Business Meets the Startup World
Alleynyc

Big Business Meets the Startup World

AlleyNYC and Rapp are connecting startups with big businesses.
Jason Saltzman
The Myth of the Successful One-Person Business
Starting a Business

The Myth of the Successful One-Person Business

Thinking about quitting your job and going into business all by yourself? Read this first and reconsider.
Gene Marks
With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever
Crowdfunding

With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever

The Coolest -- a cooler that comes equipped with a rechargeable blender for mixed drinks, a smartphone charger and other goodies -- is currently the second most funded project in the crowdfunding site's history.
Catherine Clifford
When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Stealth Mode
Launching a Business

When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Stealth Mode

While many people may jump on the stealth-mode bandwagon, often they are doing so for the wrong reason. Here are the two times when founders should consider stealth mode.
Bernard Desarnauts
6 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed
Alleynyc

6 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed

Getting screwed is part of the game, but it doesn't have to happen as often as it does.
Jason Saltzman
Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem
Starting a Business

Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem

You don't want to start a business that may not survive. Do your homework, validate your idea and make sure you have a real market for it.
Thomas Oppong
The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success
Starting a Business

The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success

While the consumer and enterprise markets, get all the attention, look to create solutions for the biggest segment of employers in the U.S.
Andy Miller
Last Things First: 4 Secrets to Acing Your Product Development Process
Product Development

Last Things First: 4 Secrets to Acing Your Product Development Process

Both big and small companies can have difficulty determining if their product or service will be a success before it hits the market. But it doesn't have to be that way.
4 Winning Startup Strategies From Pro Football
Business Ideas

4 Winning Startup Strategies From Pro Football

In sports, just as in your business, what matters most is the quality of your idea and the consistency of your execution.
Daniel Wesley
These 3 Legal Traps Can Stop a New Business in its Tracks
Legal

These 3 Legal Traps Can Stop a New Business in its Tracks

When it comes to these issues, the best policy is to avoid the risks.
Adam Callinan
The Most Profitable Types of Small Businesses
Growing Industries

The Most Profitable Types of Small Businesses

Accounting leads the pack while several service-based industries follow closely behind.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business
Launching a Business

6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business

Nothing is more overrated than learning things the hard way.
Leslie Barber