Starting Up

Why I Would Choose the Startup Road All Over Again
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Why I Would Choose the Startup Road All Over Again

While entrepreneurship can be challenging, it can also be extremely rewarding. For our series The Grind, a founder discusses why he is happy he chose to launch a startup – and why he'd do it all over again.
Karim Abouelnaga
5 Things You Must Do to Successfully Launch a Business
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5 Things You Must Do to Successfully Launch a Business

Let's get down to the basics.
You Have A Great Idea For A Product, So Now What?
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You Have A Great Idea For A Product, So Now What?

Most entrepreneurs have lots of ideas but few of them are able to successfully execute that one idea that makes all the difference.
Thomas Oppong
Before You Jump Into the World of Franchises, Ask Yourself These 5 Questions
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Before You Jump Into the World of Franchises, Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

Think proven concept, not big brand, when buying a franchise.
Rick Bisio
Meet the eHarmony of Tutoring
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Meet the eHarmony of Tutoring

If it works for dates, it should work for matching students with tutors.
Net Neutrality Debate Surpasses Janet Jackson's 'Nip Slip' in Number of Comments Sent to the FCC
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Net Neutrality Debate Surpasses Janet Jackson's 'Nip Slip' in Number of Comments Sent to the FCC

I'm sorry Ms. Jackson, the net neutrality debate is for real.
Laura Entis
Want to Start a PR Firm? Focus on These 4 Things First.
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Want to Start a PR Firm? Focus on These 4 Things First.

Expert Sabrina Horn talks about the importance of gaining customers, keeping them happy and having proper procedures in place during the first few years of launching a PR firm.
Sabrina Horn
How to Brand Your Side Gig While Working a Full-Time Job
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How to Brand Your Side Gig While Working a Full-Time Job

Often entrepreneurs begin their startup dreams working on a side project while also juggling a full-time job. Here are a few pointers about how can entrepreneurs talk about their new role without jeopardizing their current job.
Dorie Clark
What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur
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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.
3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup
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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.
Justin Jones
Before You Start Up, Do These 3 Things
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Before You Start Up, Do These 3 Things

Take these three steps before leaving your day job to ensure your success as an entrepreneur.
Nina Zipkin
When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Stealth Mode
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When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Stealth Mode

While many people may jump on the stealth-mode bandwagon, often they are doing so for the wrong reason. Here are the two times when founders should consider stealth mode.
Bernard Desarnauts
How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business
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How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business

Businesses take time to build, but there are a few tricks to snagging key clients quickly and getting your company off the ground immediately.
Dorie Clark
The One Controversial Thing You Should Do Before Starting Your Business
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The One Controversial Thing You Should Do Before Starting Your Business

After realizing he wasn't really moving forward at his startup, founder Alex Lorton decided to make a big change in his approach to the entrepreneurial world.
Alex Lorton