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4 Ways to Lessen the Pressure on Your Wallet
Finances

4 Ways to Lessen the Pressure on Your Wallet

Sometimes a solution is counterintuitive: Your fledgling business can save money by spending sums up front.
Rebekah Epstein
2 Great Startup Tips From a Three-Time Public-Company CEO
Startup Basics

2 Great Startup Tips From a Three-Time Public-Company CEO

Mitchell Kertzman gives his pointers about hiring talent and managing expenses for new business success.
Peter S. Cohan
Don't Execute Your Sales Strategy Until You Validate Your Idea
Starting a Business

Don't Execute Your Sales Strategy Until You Validate Your Idea

The only way to prove you have a winning concept is to get your product or service into customers' hands. But don't confuse that with selling.
Steve Blank
What a Teen's Summer Job Can Teach Us About Good Business Practices
Lessons

What a Teen's Summer Job Can Teach Us About Good Business Practices

Lessons come from everywhere -- even that kid selling ice cream from a boat.
Jonathan Long
5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business
Starting a Business

5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business

Starting a business can be a challenge and often entrepreneurs need guidance in various areas. Here five established founders reveal their tips for getting a new business off the ground.
Mike Templeman
Difficult People Suck: 5 Quick Tips on How to Deal
Alleynyc

Difficult People Suck: 5 Quick Tips on How to Deal

When people make you want to scream, here are five really quick tips to cope.
Jason Saltzman
Ka-Ching: Making Money Online
Business Ideas

Ka-Ching: Making Money Online

With the online world taking over our lives, here is how entrepreneurs can cash in.
Joel Comm
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship

The Declaration of Independence reminds us why going out on your own is a worthwhile endeavor.
Adam Toren
3 Reasons Skateboarders Make Great Entrepreneurs
Leadership Qualities

3 Reasons Skateboarders Make Great Entrepreneurs

The stomping grounds for this rebellious pastime are breeding a new generation of business founders.
Joshua Steimle

How to Create a Fair and Equitable Partnership From Day One

Our expert lays out how to register your business venture when one partner is providing the majority of the start-up capital.
Ryan Himmel
5 Places to Look on Social Media for New Business Ideas
Business Ideas

5 Places to Look on Social Media for New Business Ideas

For entrepreneurs looking to dive into the startup world, turn to social media for brainstorming new venture concepts.
Gabrielle Boko
Is it Time to Give In? How to Know for Sure.
Winning Strategies

Is it Time to Give In? How to Know for Sure.

No entrepreneur wants to pull the plug on a startup. Science sheds some light on why we can't always tell when enough is enough.
Neil Parmar
The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get
Wisdom

The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get

We called on leading entrepreneurs to share the most valuable piece of advice they've received.
Matt Villano
Testing, Testing: Is There a Market for My Product?
Starting a Business

Testing, Testing: Is There a Market for My Product?

To fight startup failure, practice product testing early and often.
JD Albert