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10 Tools for Smoothing the Startup Process
Startup Basics

10 Tools for Smoothing the Startup Process

From legal to branding, there is a long check list of basics for starting up but affordable tools are available every step of the way.
Peter Gasca
10 Tips for Creating a Winning Business Plan in PowerPoint
Business Plans

10 Tips for Creating a Winning Business Plan in PowerPoint

If you're presenting your business plan in PowerPoint format, read this first.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Israeli Startup SodaStream Looks to Flavored Waters as Consumers Shun Sugary Drinks
Sodastream

Israeli Startup SodaStream Looks to Flavored Waters as Consumers Shun Sugary Drinks

'U.S. consumers don't want better Coke, they want more interesting water.'
Jump Into the Hot Health-Care Sector With These 10 Businesses
Starting a Business

Jump Into the Hot Health-Care Sector With These 10 Businesses

From medical supplies to mobile screenings, there are many diverse ways to enter the health sector.
Nina Zipkin
What You Need to Launch a Startup During the Zombie Apocalypse, or Any Time
Startup Basics

What You Need to Launch a Startup During the Zombie Apocalypse, or Any Time

Let's face it, the last thing entrepreneurs need is another challenge, and the living dead ranks up high on the list.
Andrei Soroker
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