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The Top 10 Franchise Brands for Veterans
Franchises

The Top 10 Franchise Brands for Veterans

Vets deserve special consideration this Memorial Day. In the entrepreneurial world, certain franchisors haven't forgotten that.
David Nilssen
7 Simple Ways to Start Your Dream Business Today
Starting a Business

7 Simple Ways to Start Your Dream Business Today

Stop procrastinating and begin living the life you want.
Andrew Medal
Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding
Investors

Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding

Entrepreneurs can build leverage during negotiations by addressing these common causes of funders' anxieties.
Peter Gasca
When You Shouldn't Follow Your Heart
Finding Your Passion

When You Shouldn't Follow Your Heart

You can't always follow your heart, but don't give up on it. Where passion and pragmatism meet, great things happen.
Ryan Holmes
Schooled: 3 Big Lessons Learned From Undergrad Entrepreneurs
Startup Basics

Schooled: 3 Big Lessons Learned From Undergrad Entrepreneurs

A global business competition is fertile ground for startup best-practices.
Aneil Mishra
6 Reasons to Update Your Business Plan
Business Plans

6 Reasons to Update Your Business Plan

Revise your business plan so it grows with your company and your goals.
Nina Zipkin
9 Tips for Hiring and Managing Interns Startups Need to Know
Internships

9 Tips for Hiring and Managing Interns Startups Need to Know

With summer coming up, leaders should solidify this advice before the onboarding process begins.
Andrew Cohen
The Startup Life May Be for You If You Have These 5 Qualities
Starting a Business

The Startup Life May Be for You If You Have These 5 Qualities

Say goodbye to stability. Leaving a paycheck is not for everyone, so go through this list to see if you have what it takes.
Deborah Mitchell
Should a Startup Ever Splurge on Logo Design?
Branding

Should a Startup Ever Splurge on Logo Design?

Let's follow that question up with two more: How much money do you have in the bank, and how developed is your brand?
Adam Callinan
8 Ways to Maximize the Value of Your Startup Stock
Starting a Business

8 Ways to Maximize the Value of Your Startup Stock

Every entrepreneur needs to understand the following basics, to be addressed at a company's formation.
Martin Zwilling
Battle-Tested Startup Advice From 6 Awesome Entrepreneurs
National Small Business Week

Battle-Tested Startup Advice From 6 Awesome Entrepreneurs

The six finalists in the running for National Small Business Person of the Year share what they wish they'd known as they were getting started.
Catherine Clifford
How to Incorporate Your New Business
Starting a Business

How to Incorporate Your New Business

Once you decide you want your new business to be a corporation, follow these steps.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Brander Beware: 5 Pitfalls That Will Limit Your Startup
Branding

Brander Beware: 5 Pitfalls That Will Limit Your Startup

With proper strategy, clarity, market understanding and action planning, you can increase your chances of success.
Carolina Rogoll
Which Selling Technique Will Best Benefit Your Business?
Sales Strategies

Which Selling Technique Will Best Benefit Your Business?

Product selling, solution selling, and insight selling: Do you know the differences?
George Deeb