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3 Dominant Ad-Tech Companies Share the Secrets of Their Success
Starting a Business

3 Dominant Ad-Tech Companies Share the Secrets of Their Success

How did these startups grow from tiny teams working in closet offices to multi-million dollar companies with more than 100 employees?
Zach Cutler
The 4 Types of Business Plans
Business Plans

The 4 Types of Business Plans

Learn which of these four business plan formats best fits your needs.
The Recipe For Great Crowdfunding Success
Ready to Launch

The Recipe For Great Crowdfunding Success

Check out these expert tips for crowdfunding success from Entrepreneur's Ready to Launch event.
Carly Okyle
Take Precautions on the Alluring, Sexy and Mysterious Path of Innovation
Innovation

Take Precautions on the Alluring, Sexy and Mysterious Path of Innovation

Creating the right mindset, understanding the reality of invention, double-checking your ego and developing a sense of timing will help you move from having a worthy thought to fulfilling its promise.
Mike Watson
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What Happens When Startup Advisors Advise the Whole Team
Startup Advice

What Happens When Startup Advisors Advise the Whole Team

Instead of keeping sessions strictly between founders and mentors, the leaders of Buffer decided to let advisors speak directly to the entire team. Here's what happened.
Do You Need to Write a Formal Business Plan?
Starting a Business

Do You Need to Write a Formal Business Plan?

There is one big factor that determines whether you should put the time and effort into crafting a plan.
Doug and Polly White
Don't Be a Mystery Boss. Give the New Team Your Management Playbook.
Management

Don't Be a Mystery Boss. Give the New Team Your Management Playbook.

While you are contemplating the thrill of launching your business, the people you've hired to make it happen are wondering about who they are working for.
Peter Diamond
The Real Person's Guide to Finding Your Passion and Loving What You Do
Passion

The Real Person's Guide to Finding Your Passion and Loving What You Do

It's not easy for everyone to find an exciting niche that's practical to tap for launching an enterprise or earning a living. Here's how to maintain a healthy perspective.
Moe Kittaneh
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5 Reasons to Write a Business Plan
Business Plans

5 Reasons to Write a Business Plan

There are any number of reasons why you need to create a business plan, including starting a business, seeking funding and more.
5 Secrets to Running a Successful Wholesale Distribution Business
Wholesale Business

5 Secrets to Running a Successful Wholesale Distribution Business

The pros chime in with expert advice on what you should do -- and what you shouldn't -- in order to succeed in this competitive industry.
5 Fears You'll Need to Conquer Before Starting a Business
Fear

5 Fears You'll Need to Conquer Before Starting a Business

If you're going to be successful as an entrepreneur, you need to be prepared for the risks.
Jayson DeMers
What to Do When Employees Wonder Where All the New Funding Will Go
Transparency

What to Do When Employees Wonder Where All the New Funding Will Go

An influx of money can energize your team, or threaten dissatisfaction at how it is used. Transparence is the solution.
Matt Straz
The 5 Things You Need to Land Venture Capital
Business Plans

The 5 Things You Need to Land Venture Capital

Find out what VCs look for before investing in a new company.
A Great Name Tells You More Than Just What the Company Does
Naming a Business

A Great Name Tells You More Than Just What the Company Does

It sets the foundation for the customer relationship, establishes leadership and separates the business from the competition.
Aaron Keller