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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
When Choosing Your Startup Partner, Opposites Really Do Attract
Starting a Business

When Choosing Your Startup Partner, Opposites Really Do Attract

Why it's best to have someone at your side that you occasionally butt heads with.
Chris Klündt
The Problem With Hiring Millennials Is Their Age, Not Their Generation
Millennials

The Problem With Hiring Millennials Is Their Age, Not Their Generation

Never mind the stereotypes about Gen Y. Young people will at times act young.
Matthew Goldman
Are You Really Ready to Be an Entrepreneur?
Starting a Business

Are You Really Ready to Be an Entrepreneur?

Before you decide to jump the corporate ship, make sure you are really ready to start your own company.
Nir Polak
3 Devices to Aid in Getting Your Bearings En Route to a New Venture
Target Markets

3 Devices to Aid in Getting Your Bearings En Route to a New Venture

An entrepreneur's flexibility is critical in exploring and learning from markets outside the comfort zone.
Travis Ledwith
5 Questions to Determine If You're Ready to Be an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship

5 Questions to Determine If You're Ready to Be an Entrepreneur

There is more to this lifestyle than meets the eye. Here are some things to ask yourself before you start.
Matthew Toren