Starting a Business

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Starting a Business Can Be Like, Well, So Many Things
Starting a Business

Starting a Business Can Be Like, Well, So Many Things

A Google search reveals that launch life can be compared with virtually anything.
Derek Newton
Have a Quirky Idea? Submit It to This Quick-to-Market Website.
Inventions

Have a Quirky Idea? Submit It to This Quick-to-Market Website.

If you have a dream of a new product and fall into one of these three scenarios, Quirky might be a good platform for you.
Stephen Key
12 Tips for Finding Seed Funding, Starting With a Close Look at Your Pocket
Seed funding

12 Tips for Finding Seed Funding, Starting With a Close Look at Your Pocket

Raising money is an intricate web of objective fact, blind faith and calculations about whether you stay in control of your venture or hand it over to investors.
Edmond Dougherty
Why You Should Pay Yourself First in Business (And How to Do It Right)
Startup Basics

Why You Should Pay Yourself First in Business (And How to Do It Right)

Get ready to turn the old idea that 'sales minus expenses equals profits' on its head.
Lewis Howes
5 Ways to Get Your First Customer
Customers

5 Ways to Get Your First Customer

The initial adopters of your product play a pivotal role for your company. They bring in revenue and can open doors to other purchasers.
Diana Kander
Get Over the Business-Naming Hump With These 5 Strategies
Naming a Business

Get Over the Business-Naming Hump With These 5 Strategies

For help with one of the biggest challenges for a new startup, a branding expert provides some surprising insights.
Peter Gasca
What Surfing Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

What Surfing Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

Here are five ways the lessons of riding ways can help you build your business.
Nicholas Mohnacky
5 Potentially Dangerous Decisions to Avoid When Starting a Business
Starting a Business

5 Potentially Dangerous Decisions to Avoid When Starting a Business

Steer clear of these minefields in laying the foundation for your newly launched firm.
Robert Tuchman
Meet Your Market: 3 Ingredients to a Successful Launch
Ready to Launch

Meet Your Market: 3 Ingredients to a Successful Launch

The software entrepreneur explains the three stages that all successful startups share.
Carly Okyle
How Burning Bridges Can Lead to Success
Success Strategies

How Burning Bridges Can Lead to Success

A former Googler explains how he created a mission and brand around his # 1 value: a freedom lifestyle.
Arman Assadi
3 Ways to Immerse Yourself in Startup Life
Entrepreneur Mindset

3 Ways to Immerse Yourself in Startup Life

Test-drive the entrepreneurial life in one of these ways. Your plans to eventually launch a company may thrive as a result.
Kelsey Ramsden
Start a Business on a Bare-Bones Budget With These 3 Lean Tips
Starting a Business

Start a Business on a Bare-Bones Budget With These 3 Lean Tips

Follow this advice to maximize your budget and stretch your bottom line.
Matthew Toren
Expert Advice: 8 Tips for Success From Freight Brokerage Owners
Freight Brokerage Business

Expert Advice: 8 Tips for Success From Freight Brokerage Owners

As a freight broker, your most important working relationship will be with the freight carriers you hire to move goods for your clients. Find out how to select the best carriers.
This Elon Musk-Backed Startup's Rocky Road to Solar 'Grand Slam'
Impact Investing

This Elon Musk-Backed Startup's Rocky Road to Solar 'Grand Slam'

After a shaky IPO, Solar City is said to be valued at nearly $6 billion today.
Jenny Griffin