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These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks
Starting a Business

These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks

Two brothers from Idaho have come up with an alternative to the sock that prevents your shoes from stinking and still gives you a stylish, no-sock look.
Catherine Clifford
SXSW Keynote Speaker Offers Up Advice For Becoming 'Findable'
SXSW

SXSW Keynote Speaker Offers Up Advice For Becoming 'Findable'

From job hunters to entrepreneurs wanting to get discovered, people often turn to the same played out approaches that aren't exactly eye catchers. Here are a few new, fresh tactics for getting discovered in our digital world.
Austin Kleon
No, You Shouldn't Obsess Over Being Perfect -- Especially When Starting Up
Starting Up

No, You Shouldn't Obsess Over Being Perfect -- Especially When Starting Up

An imperfect start can always be improved, but obsessing over a perfect plan will never take you anywhere on its own.
James Clear
How to Avoid Hiring Duds
Hiring

How to Avoid Hiring Duds

While executives act like they have their hands on the pulse, often they miss the mark when it comes to hiring. Here are a few ways to make sure you land rock-stars and not complete duds.
Jim Alampi
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Want to Drop Out of School and Start a Business? Don't Make These Stupid Mistakes.
Starting a Business

Want to Drop Out of School and Start a Business? Don't Make These Stupid Mistakes.

Before you decide to ditch your education for startup life, consider these do's and don'ts.
Adam Toren
Working Solo? Skip Sales by Tapping, and Respecting, the Channel.
Starting a Business

Working Solo? Skip Sales by Tapping, and Respecting, the Channel.

Becoming a subcontractor allows you to more easily build your business, but there are certain stipulations to keep in mind.
Chris Cera
Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done
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Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done

WhatsApp is all over the news for its $19 billion deal with Facebook. But most startups won't make it to that caliber and that's okay. Here are a few tips on how to survive and thrive.
Mike Templeman
Starting Up? 4 Ways to Turn Your Former Employer Into an Ally.
Starting a Business

Starting Up? 4 Ways to Turn Your Former Employer Into an Ally.

Quitting your job to launch your own business can be a hard pill for your company to swallow, particularly if your company is in the same industry. Here's some advice.
Marc Prosser
6 Questions to Help Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

6 Questions to Help Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur

Many of us yearn to run our own businesses. Here are the six questions to ask to decide if it is for you.
Lindsay Broder
5 'Bad' Millennial Traits That Are Actually Good for Entrepreneurs
Millennials

5 'Bad' Millennial Traits That Are Actually Good for Entrepreneurs

Think the 'me' generation is spoiled, conceited and obsessed with themselves? Well, those may be good traits to have in the entrepreneurial world
Sarah Rose Attman
5 Challenges of Being the First to Market
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5 Challenges of Being the First to Market

When you have a product in a new field, you have to convince customers to try something new while staying financially afloat.
Scott Finfer
6 Tips for Creating an Effective Internet Direct Mail Campaign
Starting a Business

6 Tips for Creating an Effective Internet Direct Mail Campaign

Getting direct mail prospects to visit your site isn't hard if you follow this direct mail expert's advice.
Craig Simpson
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How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)
Business Plans

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

Take a look at this infographic for tips on how to write a great business plan.
Nina Zipkin
Franchise Players: The Journey From Massage Therapist to Massage Franchisee
Franchises

Franchise Players: The Journey From Massage Therapist to Massage Franchisee

For Jackie Martinez, Elements Massage has evolved from an outlet for her stress to an hourly job to her very own franchise.
Kate Taylor