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How This Two-Person Company Runs Off Cell Phones
Connected Entrepreneur

How This Two-Person Company Runs Off Cell Phones

This co-founder of an organic chocolate milk company shares surprising ways he uses mobile apps to run his company.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
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Test Your Idea With These Simple and Inexpensive Steps
Business Ideas

Test Your Idea With These Simple and Inexpensive Steps

Before you spend big money on bringing your product to market, make sure there is actually a market for your product.
Adam Callinan
The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Co-Founders
Co-founders

The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Co-Founders

When looking for a co-founder, entrepreneurs need to make sure they are matched with the right partner before taking the startup leap together. Otherwise, disaster could ensue.
Jessica Alter
4 Things to Consider When Making Your First Hires
Hiring Employees

4 Things to Consider When Making Your First Hires

Making the right decisions today will ensure your company's survival tomorrow.
How to Get Into the Nation's Elite Accelerators
Accelerators

How to Get Into the Nation's Elite Accelerators

We've polled advice from some of the leading minds in accelerators on what you need to get started.
Jason Saltzman
Why Security Should Be Top of Mind When Creating a Business
Security

Why Security Should Be Top of Mind When Creating a Business

Because startup founders can be slow to install safeguards against cyber attacks, criminals often target new companies.
Joe Ross
Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go
Launching a Business

Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go

New companies should provide an environment that the owners themselves would want to work at.
Craig Bryant
4 Secrets to Giving a Great Marketing Presentation
Startup Kit

4 Secrets to Giving a Great Marketing Presentation

These four presentation secrets will grab your audience's attention and keep your customers engaged.
3 Key Players to Help Your Launch Team Soar
Launching a Business

3 Key Players to Help Your Launch Team Soar

Because a founder can't possibly possess every skill, recruiting these individuals can help make your business hum.
Nathan Resnick
8 Steps to Creating an Effective Advisory Board
Advisory Boards

8 Steps to Creating an Effective Advisory Board

While the key responsibility rests with the entrepreneur, this panel of subject-matter experts can fill key knowledge gaps.
Jesse Torres
Risk is the Admission Fee of Entrepreneurship
Taking risks

Risk is the Admission Fee of Entrepreneurship

After recognizing an opportunity, you have to assess the costs, both financial and personal, to pursuing it.
Amy Rosen
5 Fast-Growing Industries Ripe for Entrepreneurs
Startups

5 Fast-Growing Industries Ripe for Entrepreneurs

No one knows the future but, sometimes, you can make a very educated guess where things are headed.
David Nilssen
The People You'll Need to Run Your Staffing Service
Startup Kit

The People You'll Need to Run Your Staffing Service

Employees are what the staffing industry is all about, so here's how to make sure you get good ones who'll help you grow your business.
How to Disrupt an Industry in Three Steps
Disruption

How to Disrupt an Industry in Three Steps

Everyone's out to change the world these days. While that's no walk in the park, it isn't always rocket science, either.
Steve Tobak