News and Articles About Starting a Business

These Siblings Feed Off Each Other's Input to Drive Their Entrepreneurial Success
Family

These Siblings Feed Off Each Other's Input to Drive Their Entrepreneurial Success

A serial entrepreneur recalls her early collaborations with her brother and gives tips on how to encourage enterprise-building traits.
Kelsey Ramsden
7 Tips for Hiring the Team Your Startup Needs to Succeed
Hiring

7 Tips for Hiring the Team Your Startup Needs to Succeed

Finding top talent is hard, assembling top talent into a harmonious, effective team is harder still. Patience, instinct and humility help a lot.
Alastair Mitchell
America's Most Expensive States
Business

America's Most Expensive States

Cost of living varies all over the country -- something business owners know all too well. Here's a look at the most expensive states to live in.
Scott Cohn
3 Legal Precautions in Hiring Freelancers
Legal Issues

3 Legal Precautions in Hiring Freelancers

While those who work project by project are integral part of the U.S. workforce, a startup needs to take measures of protection.
Jaia Thomas
50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business
Startup Basics

50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business

An entrepreneurial type reads the signals and suddenly realizes it's time to make the leap and ready a launch.
John Rampton
5 Secrets to Keeping Your Business Alive and Thriving
Starting a Business

5 Secrets to Keeping Your Business Alive and Thriving

To get and stay in front of the competition, you need to do more than just offer something different.
Jeff Boss
How Should You Incorporate Your Business? Here's a Cheat Sheet. (Infographic)
Starting a Business

How Should You Incorporate Your Business? Here's a Cheat Sheet. (Infographic)

If the mention of S Corp, C Corp, or LLC makes your blood pressure rise, you aren't alone. Use this infographic for a breakdown of what each business structure means in terms of taxes, complexity and access to capital.
Catherine Clifford
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Tight Budget Launch Dilemma - Outsource or DIY?
Startup Funding

Tight Budget Launch Dilemma - Outsource or DIY?

The self-funded entrepreneur can neither afford to outsource everything or do things poorly.
Rohan Ayyar
5 Things You Must Do When Entering Into a 50/50 Partnership
Co-founders

5 Things You Must Do When Entering Into a 50/50 Partnership

Often entrepreneurs need another individual to help found (and run) a company. And while two minds are better than one, these two minds need to be on the same page.
Will Caldwell
Aim for a Big Bite of the Restaurant Market With These 7 Steps to a Successful Launch
Restaurants

Aim for a Big Bite of the Restaurant Market With These 7 Steps to a Successful Launch

There's no secret sauce for making a new eatery profitable but careful planning surely helps.
Jesse Torres
Write a Winning Business Plan With These 8 Key Elements
Business Plans

Write a Winning Business Plan With These 8 Key Elements

Before you launch your company, create a document that will serve as its foundation.
David Ciccarelli
3 Tips for Naming Your Business in the Modern, Mobile World
Starting a Business

3 Tips for Naming Your Business in the Modern, Mobile World

Before you spend hours agonizing over what to call your company, consider these three tips.
Peter Gasca
Mentors Can Fill in Any Yawning Gaps as Your Startup Integrates New Grads
Mentoring

Mentors Can Fill in Any Yawning Gaps as Your Startup Integrates New Grads

Often new companies don't offer comprehensive training and onboarding. Here's how to set up informal relationships instead.
Mike Bergelson
How to Keep the Marriage Strong When You Work Together
Married Entrepreneurs

How to Keep the Marriage Strong When You Work Together

There are certain lessons to learn to make both business and your relationship equally successful.
Lisa Evans