Starting a Business

Be a Real Entrepreneur, Not a Digital Clone
Entrepreneurship

Be a Real Entrepreneur, Not a Digital Clone

Entrepreneurs don't do what everyone else is doing. Like it or not, that's exactly what most of you are doing.
Steve Tobak
Considering Crowdfunding? Why You Need a Strong Business Plan First.
Business Plans

Considering Crowdfunding? Why You Need a Strong Business Plan First.

Without one, you'll become one of the vast majority of hopeful entrepreneurs who find themselves without enough capital to keep moving.
Jayson DeMers
How a Robbery Led to a Business Idea
Business Unusual

How a Robbery Led to a Business Idea

Enjoy the beach or pool without getting burned by theft.
Paula Andruss
F, as in Forget, Those That Doubt You
Motivation

F, as in Forget, Those That Doubt You

You need to surround yourself with people that will inspire, motivate and push you to achieve greatness -- not doubters with motivation-sucking opinions.
Jonathan Long
Why 'Follow Your Passion' Is Awful, Flawed Advice
Passion

Why 'Follow Your Passion' Is Awful, Flawed Advice

It's sad that so many people think that you need to earn a living from what you love to do the most.
Carol Roth
Believing These 7 Myths Will Stunt Your Startup
Myths

Believing These 7 Myths Will Stunt Your Startup

So much is uncertain when you're hustling to grow your company but count on receiving a lot of dumb, discouraging advice.
Fredrik Nilsson
After Years of Struggle, Pet-Washer Inventor Celebrates Viral Video Success
Inventing

After Years of Struggle, Pet-Washer Inventor Celebrates Viral Video Success

An entrepreneur tried to bring his product to market numerous times, and finally had the breakthrough he needed.
Stephen Key
8 Keys to Providing Consulting Services to Startups
Consultants and Advisors

8 Keys to Providing Consulting Services to Startups

Businesses need outside experts who can do the work, as well as provide training on what needs to be done. That's called leading by example.
Martin Zwilling
Running a Child-Care Business? How to Build a Great Relationship With Parents.
Starting a Business

Running a Child-Care Business? How to Build a Great Relationship With Parents.

The relationships you develop with the parents of the children in your care are unlike any other customer relationship.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
8 Hairy Lessons From a Parody Startup That's All About Beards
Starting a Business

8 Hairy Lessons From a Parody Startup That's All About Beards

Riding the success of its launch video, Dollar Beard Club's co-founder shares entrepreneurial tips for getting started and staying focused.
Peter Gasca
An 8-Point Checklist to Help You Find the Startup Partner of Your Dreams
Partnerships

An 8-Point Checklist to Help You Find the Startup Partner of Your Dreams

It pays to find someone that you trust and enjoy being with for hours at a time, even through hard times. Look for these additional traits to make a business partnership work.
Martin Zwilling
A Food Truck Isn't Just About the Food. It's the Truck, Too.
Food Trucks

A Food Truck Isn't Just About the Food. It's the Truck, Too.

In choosing a nifty vintage VW bug for our food truck, we were making a statement...and creating some challenges.
Christina Scotti
How to Make Money Online: The Basics
How to Make Money Online

How to Make Money Online: The Basics

If you're thinking of making money selling products or services online, here's a simple checklist to get you going.
Carolyn Sun
As Steve Jobs Once Said, 'People With Passion Can Change The World'
Passion

As Steve Jobs Once Said, 'People With Passion Can Change The World'

The entrepreneur icon led Apple not with his love of computers, but helping people unleash their creativity.
Carmine Gallo