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Sift Through Your Business Ideas for a Winner With These 3 Steps
Business Ideas

Sift Through Your Business Ideas for a Winner With These 3 Steps

You may have lots of great ideas, but which ones are actually profitable ones?
Adam Toren
The Key to Every Successful Business is Agility
Success Strategies

The Key to Every Successful Business is Agility

Companies, especially startups, die as a result of complacency. There are four things winners do better.
Christopher Worley
Think Carefully Before Seeking Funding (Infographic)
Startup Basics

Think Carefully Before Seeking Funding (Infographic)

Ask yourself some simple questions before you pursue funding.
Nina Zipkin
Crowdfunding Campaigns Come With a Growing Price Tag
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Campaigns Come With a Growing Price Tag

A panoply of new services are being offered to make projects stand out. But an entrepreneur has to be prepared to spend some money.
Sally Outlaw
5 Steps to Build a Million-Dollar Business in One Year
Starting a Business

5 Steps to Build a Million-Dollar Business in One Year

Plenty of businesses have achieved this goal, and you can too.
Sujan Patel
Why Quitting a Great Job Was the Best Decision
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why Quitting a Great Job Was the Best Decision

I decided to start my own company. Here's what I learned.
For Your Startup to Thrive, You Need to Build Value for More Than Just Customers
Startup Basics

For Your Startup to Thrive, You Need to Build Value for More Than Just Customers

Aim to provide substantial value to multiple other parties involved in the life cycle of your business.
Adam Callinan
3 Dominant Ad-Tech Companies Share the Secrets of Their Success
Starting a Business

3 Dominant Ad-Tech Companies Share the Secrets of Their Success

How did these startups grow from tiny teams working in closet offices to multi-million dollar companies with more than 100 employees?
Zach Cutler
Do You Need to Write a Formal Business Plan?
Starting a Business

Do You Need to Write a Formal Business Plan?

There is one big factor that determines whether you should put the time and effort into crafting a plan.
Doug and Polly White
The Truth Behind 12 Common Startup Funding Myths
Funding

The Truth Behind 12 Common Startup Funding Myths

Most inexperienced entrepreneurs have overly optimistic outlooks about how to successfully finance their startups.
Peter Gasca
Hate Being Stuck Behind a Desk? 7 Business Ideas for You.
Business Ideas

Hate Being Stuck Behind a Desk? 7 Business Ideas for You.

If you're driven by getting out and meeting new people, these businesses might be for you.
Nina Zipkin
A Pitch Deck Containing These 15 Slides Is More Likely to Get the Money
Pitching investors

A Pitch Deck Containing These 15 Slides Is More Likely to Get the Money

By playing up the what, who, why and how, investors will have a better idea of why they should partner with your company.
Ron Yekutiel
Stuck at the Idea Phase? These 6 Collaboration Avenues Can Help.
Starting a Business

Stuck at the Idea Phase? These 6 Collaboration Avenues Can Help.

Working with others on a project is one of the most effective ways to move an idea forward.
Peter Gasca
The Future-Proof Entrepreneur: 25 New Tech Trends
News and trends

The Future-Proof Entrepreneur: 25 New Tech Trends

Check out the predictions we made in 2010 to see what's changed since then.
Jonathan Blum