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7 Steps to a Finance-Centered Business Plan

If your startup calls for financing to get off the ground, follow this list to impress potential investors and lenders.

Why School Is a Great Place to Start a Business

There are a number of reasons why many great companies are started in dorm rooms.
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Simple Content Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

A content marketing expert explains what to keep in mind when posting online.

Franchise or New Venture? That Depends on You.

Here are some quick gut checks and questions to ask yourself to determine what path you should embark on.

Honoring MMA's Military Enthusiasts and Other Business Lessons from the Fight Cage

How one MMA entrepreneur finds startup inspiration from amateur fighters and his league's biggest followers.

4 Tests to Tell If You're Ready to Be an Entrepreneur

Have you met these conditions and do you exhibit the drive to start a venture of your own?

Entrepreneurship Is Both Job Creator and Job Alternative

Sift the economic data and you find entrepreneurs are both seizing opportunity for themselves and creating it for many more.

8 Musts to Start Your Business With Little to No Capital

Have a great idea but very little money? Don’t let that stop you! Those that want it bad enough will make it.

Hire the Right Employees to Staff Your Salon and Spa

To be able to provide all the right services for your hair salon and day spa, here's who you'll need to bring on board to help.

5 Ecommerce Mistakes to Avoid: A Newbie's Guide

Don’t repeat these common mistakes as you venture into e-commerce.

The Scientific Method for Entrepreneurs: 6 Steps to Long-Term Success

Here’s how to use the scientific method to achieve success as an entrepreneur.
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Express Yourself: New Options for Domain Names

Hundreds of new domain name extensions can help your business stand apart online.
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7 Strategies for Must-Open E-Newsletters

Think about your audience to craft an e-newsletter people can’t wait to read.

What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur

The first year of a startup can be a brutal time for an entrepreneur. Here are a few lessons on how to survive the first 12 months.

The Factor All Business Owners Must Understand

This CEO explains the one quality that he believes entrepreneurs need to study and master for success.

Flush With Cash, Tech Employees Are Investing in Nightlife

While many young techies are spending their money on nightlife, others are taking it a step further, by buying their own stake in restaurants and bars.

5 Ways for Bootstrapped Startups to Get Through the First Year

If you can launch a product with limited funds, investors will take you seriously. Follow this advice to up your chances.

3 Steps to Determine Product-Market Fit

For entrepreneurs to succeed, they need to figure out consumers' needs and develop a product to solve these issues. Here are a few steps to help you determine product-market fit.

An American Entrepreneur in Kuwait on a Mission

Why I proudly agreed to be part of the U.S. State Department's Speaker and Specialist Program to export entrepreneurism.

7 Illusions to Shed in the First 100 Days of Your Startup

Naive optimism fuels the dream of building your own company but when you launch, it is time to get real.

Bravely Facing the Epic Decision of a Career Pivot

A serial entrepreneur shares how she came to leave the corporate fold and establish her first business.

How Matched-Savings Grants Help Thrifty Entrepreneurs Realize Their Dreams

Programs around the nation will double the savings of low-income entrepreneurs working to start a business.

Noah Kagan on Entrepreneurship, and a Tool to Help Us All

Words of wisdom From Noah Kagan, a friend and entrepreneur who knows the startup scene inside and out.

3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup

Startups are trying to buck the fail trend by increasingly turning to the business underground for their competitive advantage, learning how to "break the rules" and position themselves for success.

New Locations Are Being Opened, But By Established Businesses

The fall in new company starts does not necessarily mean that the American economy is less dynamic than it used to be, or that Americans are opening up new establishments at a lower rate than they did in the late 1970s.
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