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5 Must-Haves for a Successful Logo
Starting a Business

5 Must-Haves for a Successful Logo

Find out what your logo needs to accomplish and the qualities required to make that happen.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
10 Tools for Smoothing the Startup Process
Startup Basics

10 Tools for Smoothing the Startup Process

From legal to branding, there is a long check list of basics for starting up but affordable tools are available every step of the way.
Peter Gasca
What You Need to Launch a Startup During the Zombie Apocalypse, or Any Time
Startup Basics

What You Need to Launch a Startup During the Zombie Apocalypse, or Any Time

Let's face it, the last thing entrepreneurs need is another challenge, and the living dead ranks up high on the list.
Andrei Soroker
8 Lessons for Entrepreneurs That 'The Celebrity Apprentice' Emphasizes
Lessons

8 Lessons for Entrepreneurs That 'The Celebrity Apprentice' Emphasizes

Current contestant Brandi Glanville on the Donald Trump-hosted show shows insights that apply to running any kind of business.
Jonathan Long
The Right Tools for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Business Ideas

The Right Tools for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

A creators of a successfully-funded tool box offer tips and insights for how to launch a successful product that grabs the attention of the crowd.
Peter Gasca
39 Quick Ways to Increase Your Website's Conversion Rate
Websites

39 Quick Ways to Increase Your Website's Conversion Rate

Use these tips to get more sales, build your email list or sell your services.
Jayson DeMers
7 Steps for Establishing the Right Business Model
Startup Basics

7 Steps for Establishing the Right Business Model

Building a product may be the easy part of a startup. Don't forgot about the other, equally important half of the equation.
Martin Zwilling
Social Enterprises Can Raise Serious Funding, If the Product Is Great
Social Entrepreneurs

Social Enterprises Can Raise Serious Funding, If the Product Is Great

A headphones company with a cause shows that dedicating a portion of profits to charity is only part of the process.
Adam Callinan
Growth Strategies

Blending Mature Business Thinking With Startup Zeal Makes Success More Likely

Entrepreneurs often don't realize that even though they have just begun, they are already in it for the long run.
Simon Lockyer
2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About
Startups

2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About

You will find yourself answering "I don't know" to two questions. And that's quite OK.
Greg Shugar
To Investors, Startups Without Business Plans Are Expensive Hobbies
Business Plans

To Investors, Startups Without Business Plans Are Expensive Hobbies

One of the quickest ways to kill your credibility and your startup is to offer a poorly written business plan, or none at all.
Martin Zwilling
Embrace True Transparency, and You'll Experience More Success
Transparency

Embrace True Transparency, and You'll Experience More Success

Of course, you want to create a winning perception of your business, but there are instances where it's vital to be honest.
Adam Callinan
You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?
Funding

You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?

Here are five ways to defend your valuation to investors.
Brian Foley
9 Factors That Helped Me Make My First $1M in Profits
Success Strategies

9 Factors That Helped Me Make My First $1M in Profits

Making a million dollars in revenue is hard. Making a million dollars in profit is even harder.
Thomas Smale