Startup Basics

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
5 Helpful Pre-Launch Resources for Online Startups
Startup Basics

5 Helpful Pre-Launch Resources for Online Startups

Generating buzz for your company in the beginning is a make-or-break task.
Jonathan Long
Use This 5-Question Zombie Apocalypse Formula to Choose Your Co-founder
Co-founders

Use This 5-Question Zombie Apocalypse Formula to Choose Your Co-founder

Building a startup comes with a whole ton of obstacles. Make sure you have the right person by your side.
Andrew Medal
How a College Student Generated $100K for Her Company
College Entrepreneurs

How a College Student Generated $100K for Her Company

The CEO of a business with a social mission shares six tips for taking advantage of being on campus.
Jessica Ekstrom
A Startup's Biggest Pitfall Is Not Finding the Right Salesperson
Startup Basics

A Startup's Biggest Pitfall Is Not Finding the Right Salesperson

Without revenues, your company is a goner. That's why you should consider taking on three finalists to compete for the job.
George Deeb
The 4 Ingredients of Utah's Startup 'Secret Sauce'
Startup Basics

The 4 Ingredients of Utah's Startup 'Secret Sauce'

The aptly nicknamed Beehive State has a strong entrepreneurial culture and offers ample support for startups.
John Rampton
How to Find the Right Location for Your Store
Starting a Business

How to Find the Right Location for Your Store

Location is key to a successful retail operation. Get the facts on how to decide where to base your business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
What Determines the Winners and Losers in Entrepreneurship?
Success Strategies

What Determines the Winners and Losers in Entrepreneurship?

For the most part, it's not an outside factor, and it's something early stage investors always look for.
Adam Callinan
5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'
Shark Tank

5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'

For a television show that's all about entertaining, the program has a lot to offer entrepreneurs.
Andrew Medal
Don't Screw Up a Meeting By Making One of These 7 Mistakes
Meetings

Don't Screw Up a Meeting By Making One of These 7 Mistakes

Advance homework and preparation is key to every good first impression.
Martin Zwilling