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15 Signs You Might Be Ready to Start Your Own Business
Starting a Business

15 Signs You Might Be Ready to Start Your Own Business

Being your own boss may sound like heaven on earth, but what you have to remember is that it's still a lot of hard work.
Sujan Patel
How to Find the Right Location for Your Store
Starting a Business

How to Find the Right Location for Your Store

Location is key to a successful retail operation. Get the facts on how to decide where to base your business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Legal Side of Owning a Food Truck
Startup Kit

The Legal Side of Owning a Food Truck

Here are the licenses and permits you'll need to get in order to stay on the right side of the law with your mobile food business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Priceless Words From the Founder of WordPress
Entrepreneurship

Priceless Words From the Founder of WordPress

Great advice on starting a business, from a guy who's been pretty successful himself.
Steve Tobak
10 Resources for Today's Inventors
Inventing

10 Resources for Today's Inventors

You have no excuse not to get started.
Stephen Key
5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'
Shark Tank

5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'

For a television show that's all about entertaining, the program has a lot to offer entrepreneurs.
Andrew Medal
One Direct-to-Consumer Company's Secrets to Success
Online Sales

One Direct-to-Consumer Company's Secrets to Success

Luxury handbag maker Dagne Dover has seen more than $1 million in direct-to-consumer sales through its online store.
Michelle Goodman
Don't Be a Solopreneur. Do This Instead.
Entrepreneurship

Don't Be a Solopreneur. Do This Instead.

If you've got high hopes for a fulfilling career and financial security, solopreneurship is not the way to get there.
Steve Tobak
For the First Time Since the Great Recession, U.S. Startup Activity Is Strengthening
Entrepreneurs

For the First Time Since the Great Recession, U.S. Startup Activity Is Strengthening

A new report from the Kauffman Foundation shows a rebound in entrepreneurship.
Catherine Clifford
Your Mantra in the Startup Chaos Needs to Be 'First Things First'
Priorities

Your Mantra in the Startup Chaos Needs to Be 'First Things First'

Starting a business is an avalanche of things to do, which is why you need to focus on what is most important.
Brett Jurgens
The Type of Insurance You Need for Your New Business
Starting a Business

The Type of Insurance You Need for Your New Business

Learn how to protect yourself from unexpected issues by having the right type of insurance coverage.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Look Ahead to These 4 Business Plan Milestones
Business Plans

Look Ahead to These 4 Business Plan Milestones

Know what you're working toward.
Nina Zipkin
6 Reasons Why Your Elevator Pitch Isn't Working
Elevator pitch

6 Reasons Why Your Elevator Pitch Isn't Working

You've only got about 30 seconds to land a great first impression, and your elevator pitch is the best tool to get the job done.
Jayson DeMers
5 Tips for Veterans Thinking About Starting a Business
Veterans

5 Tips for Veterans Thinking About Starting a Business

Military service is good preparation for the stamina and problem-solving required to be a successful entrepreneur.
David Shutler