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Focus Your Creativity on These 6 Things Once You Have Your Business Idea
Creativity

Focus Your Creativity on These 6 Things Once You Have Your Business Idea

The actual inventing may be done, but you're far from finished getting your product out there.
Stephen Key
7 Critical Questions to Contemplate Before You Become an Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

7 Critical Questions to Contemplate Before You Become an Entrepreneur

Before you quit your day job, tax all your friends and investors for money, or max out your credit cards, take this quiz.
Martin Zwilling
Avoid These 3 Big Mistakes I Made as a First-Time Entrepreneur
Mistakes

Avoid These 3 Big Mistakes I Made as a First-Time Entrepreneur

A lawyer turned technology startup founder found out about these lessons the hard way.
David Greenberg
8 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs Forged From Launching 5 Startups
Young Entrepreneurs

8 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs Forged From Launching 5 Startups

Jumping head first into a startup may appear very promising and rewarding, but these triumphs do not come without great risk.
Lee Lowden
5 Reasons You Should Start an Online Business in Your 20s
Starting a Business

5 Reasons You Should Start an Online Business in Your 20s

Low overhead and fewer commitments makes young adulthood an ideal time to become an entrepreneur.
Thomas Smale
Why Most Startups Fail
Business Failure

Why Most Startups Fail

Here's how you can avoid the same fate.
Brian Honigman
6 Steps to a Successful Product Launch
Starting a Business

6 Steps to a Successful Product Launch

There's never a guarantee that a new product will connect with the marketplace, but properly preparing is vital.
Chuck Cohn
Itching to Start a Business? Start With These 3 Steps to See If It's Right for You.
Starting a Business

Itching to Start a Business? Start With These 3 Steps to See If It's Right for You.

Given the current bleak landscape, you may feel the urge to become an entrepreneur. But before you fully commit, follow this advice.
Nicole Lapin
10 Experiments to Test Your Startup Hypothesis
Lean Startups

10 Experiments to Test Your Startup Hypothesis

When it comes to using the 'lean startup' model, you need to run experiments to ensure your hypotheses are correct.
David Teten
3 Ways to Discover Your Unique Selling Proposition
Starting a Business

3 Ways to Discover Your Unique Selling Proposition

You can't target your sales efforts successfully if you don't know what sets your business apart from the rest.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Essential Ingredients to Startup Success
Success Strategies

The Essential Ingredients to Startup Success

If you are just beginning your first business venture, no matter where you are in your life, here are my first steps to get you going.
Lewis Howes
Why This Startup Isn't Worried It Left 'Shark Tank' Empty-Handed
Young Entrepreneurs

Why This Startup Isn't Worried It Left 'Shark Tank' Empty-Handed

Sseko Designs co-founder Liz Bohannon has big plans - and a 'no' from Shark Tank's investors won't crush them.
The One Simple Tool for Transforming Your Relationship With Investors
Investor Relations

The One Simple Tool for Transforming Your Relationship With Investors

Creating a MAP will take no more than an hour of your time every month and will keep the lines of communication open, ensuring relationships with investors remain strong, and ultimately helping early-stage startups succeed.
Will Ford
Stop Being Such a Tight Wad. Invest In a Great Website.
Starting a Business

Stop Being Such a Tight Wad. Invest In a Great Website.

Spending money on a beautifully designed, fully capable website is no longer a luxury if you're looking to launch or grow any ecommerce business in 2015.
Greg Shugar