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Keep 'Em Coming Back: How Freight Brokers Can Engage Customers Online

Using your website and social media to boost your business is critical for your success, even if the bulk of your work as a freight broker takes place on the open road.

A 'Kool' Nerd's Lessons on Launching a Killer Social Enterprise

How do you build a business that both generates a profit and gives back to a worthy cause? An New York City entrepreneur shares his strategy.

4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore

Investors will not be impressed if you attempt to pursue these unfounded bits of guidance.

Contracts 101: The Critical Paperwork You'll Use as a Freight Broker

As a freight broker, you'll need to understand the paperwork that comes with the profession. Here's what you need to know.

Starting a Freight Brokerage Business? 5 Things You Need to Know.

Before you get started, learn about these five regulatory and practical requirements of starting and running a freight brokerage.

From Teen to Adult: 6 Tips on Dealing With Startup Growing Pains

As your business grows, it will begin to take on a life of its own and will require less hand holding from you. Here is how to 'parent' your company, as it matures.

6 Suggestions for an Aspiring Entrepreneur

Based on what I've learned, here's some insight if you happen to be getting started along this road to starting a company of your own.

Stop Waiting for the Mythical Mentor

Embracing the ‘five-minute mentor’ might be the best way for you to get the mentorship you need.

Choose the Right Incubator for Your Startup

Our expert explains what factors should go into your decision.

6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business

Nothing is more overrated than learning things the hard way.

8 Characteristics of Mentors Who Are Worth Your Time

The right mentor is invested in your success. The wrong mentor is just somebody telling you how they used to do it.

Getting the Most out of Your Technical Advisor

A technical advisor can be a key person throughout a company's life cycle. Not only can they help get a business off the ground but can be a valuable resource later on.

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Stephen King

Lessons from the master of horror can apply to startups, too.

5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business

Starting a business can be a challenge and often entrepreneurs need guidance in various areas. Here five established founders reveal their tips for getting a new business off the ground.

Know Thy Customer: 3 Tips for Success From a $285M Company

Understanding customers, defining a clear business purpose and building the right team is crucial to a startup's success.

5 Things I Learned Growing $2,000 Into a Multi-Million Dollar Business

Swedish entrepreneur Fredrik van Huynh shares what every entrepreneur should live by to succeed in a relentless business world.

To Win a Startup Weekend, Get Excited, But Don't Talk Too Long

A guy named Bubba explains showmanship, brevity and other secrets of mesmerizing investors, even if you have a plain name.

The Key to Creating a Successful Startup Around Your Passion

In this short video, Lewis Howes talks about one crucial element to making the startup of your dreams work.

Keys to Business Success: 3 Lessons From the Masters

What you can learn about life and business from Albert Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci and Benjamin Franklin.

How to Filter Conflicting Advice From Multiple Mentors

Getting different entrepreneurs' takes can be invaluable, but also confusing. Figure out what's best for you with these tips.

6 Ways Startups Can Play Nice With Corporations

Entrepreneurs who properly leverage the resources of a corporation for their benefit will be at a significant advantage.

The SEALs' Guide to Planning for Failure

Planning for failure is different than expecting to fail. Without a good plan, you're more likely to face bad results.

Want to Succeed at a Startup? Focus on These 5 Qualities.

Startups need passionate employees who will help drive growth. Here's how to impress founders and earn your place.

Up Your 'David' Status Without Taking on a 'Goliath'

President of headphones company co-founded by 50 Cent on thinking creatively to gain market share in a field dominated by a big brand.

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