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Is Your Startup Idea a Killer, or Should It Be Killed?
Starting a Business

Is Your Startup Idea a Killer, or Should It Be Killed?

Follow these four steps to determine whether you have a good business, or just a smudge on a cocktail napkin.
Adam Callinan
How to Create a Business Plan Investors Will Love
Business Plans

How to Create a Business Plan Investors Will Love

Here are some strategies you can use to create a strong business plan that will translate into funding.
The Secret Factors That Win Funding
Ready to Launch

The Secret Factors That Win Funding

In this panel from our Ready to Launch event, experts explain what makes a company irresistible to VCs.
Carly Okyle
Running a Business While Dealing With a Personal Loss
Hard Times

Running a Business While Dealing With a Personal Loss

How do you face tremendous emptiness and grief when you have a company to run? Find out how other entrepreneurs found their way.
Heather R. Huhman
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C-Suite Women Serve Up Advice for Budding Entrepreneurs
Advice

C-Suite Women Serve Up Advice for Budding Entrepreneurs

Female executives offer tips to benefit business leaders of all types.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
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How to Find the Purpose of Your Business Plan
Business Plans

How to Find the Purpose of Your Business Plan

Deciding how you intend to use your business plan is an important part of preparing to write it.
Before You Start a Wholesale Distribution Business, Read This
Wholesale Business

Before You Start a Wholesale Distribution Business, Read This

Want to be sure this is the right business for you? Read our quick guide for a big-picture view of the wholesale distribution business.
How to Get PR for Your Startup
Public Relations

How to Get PR for Your Startup

Step one to getting people to pay attention to your business is getting the press to pay attention. That can be a challenge.
Murray Newlands
Don't Settle for Your Backup Plan: Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

Don't Settle for Your Backup Plan: Weekly Tips Roundup

Kick off your week with these top tricks and secrets from Entrepreneur's online contributors.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
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
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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
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