Startup Basics

11 Killer Free Tools to Launch and Build Your Startup
Tools

11 Killer Free Tools to Launch and Build Your Startup

Use all of the resources you can find to your advantage.
Andrew Medal
4 Keys to Building a Self-Sustaining User Base Without a Marketing Budget
Marketing

4 Keys to Building a Self-Sustaining User Base Without a Marketing Budget

A startup's co-founders were able to recruit thousands of users with these tactics.
Eric Siu
Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Get Off the Couch.
Entrepreneurs

Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Get Off the Couch.

The founder of beanbag company Lovesac shares his secrets on how he turned his hobby into a real business.
Melanie Spring
A Startup's Guide to Micro-influencers
Digital Marketing

A Startup's Guide to Micro-influencers

Who out there will help promote your company, but at a more reasonable price?
Jack Holt
The ABCs of Equity Financing
Starting a Business

The ABCs of Equity Financing

An introduction to financing your new business with equity funding
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
5 Signs It's Time to Put Your Startup Out of Its Misery
Startup Basics

5 Signs It's Time to Put Your Startup Out of Its Misery

Entrepreneurs need optimism to start and realism to, eventually, succeed.
John Rampton
Plan Ahead to Be Your Own Boss
Starting a Business

Plan Ahead to Be Your Own Boss

It takes determination, experience, research, timing and hard work to start a business. And, many fail. Here are some tips on launching your venture successfully.
How to Find Your Inventory Sweet Spot
Starting a Business

How to Find Your Inventory Sweet Spot

You are what you sell, so we'll help you learn to match the needs and wants of your customers to the right goods and prices.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Hack PR for Your Startup With These 5 Tools
Public Relations

Hack PR for Your Startup With These 5 Tools

Creative publicity tricks will empower you to gain the exposure your company needs.
Andrew Medal
6 Things Startup Founders Should Do to Avoid the Devastation of an Incompetent Hire
Hiring

6 Things Startup Founders Should Do to Avoid the Devastation of an Incompetent Hire

Don't be fooled into thinking that that former corporate bigwig will be able to function at your company effortlessly.
Martin Zwilling
10 Options for Hosting Your Startup Website
Web Hosting

10 Options for Hosting Your Startup Website

Web services that fit your budget are available regardless if your startup is a local business or a disruptor with global ambitions.
John Rampton
Got a Business Idea? Here's How to See If It's Sustainable.
Business Ideas

Got a Business Idea? Here's How to See If It's Sustainable.

Ideas come in many shapes and sizes, but not all "good" ideas are created equal.
Jayson DeMers
5 Golden Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From 'Entourage'
Lessons

5 Golden Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From 'Entourage'

The HBO series about a bunch of dudes trying to make it in Hollywood can teach something to aspiring business owners.
Jonathan Long
A Business Name vs. a Trademark: Do You Know the Difference?
Trademarks

A Business Name vs. a Trademark: Do You Know the Difference?

One gives you protection in your state only; the other gives protection in all 50.
Nellie Akalp