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Resources to Help Launch Your Business

Resources to Help Launch Your Business

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From processing payments to building a website, these resources will help you get your startup running in no time.
October 30, 2012 in Startup Basics
How to Be an Entrepreneur at Your Day Job

How to Be an Entrepreneur at Your Day Job

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3 tips to keep your motivation to start your own business alive while working to making ends meet.
October 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
What to Look for When Renting Office Space

What to Look for When Renting Office Space

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Choosing a space for your business is a big decision, especially for startups. Here are the things you should consider because signing a lease.
October 25, 2012 in Startup Basics
How Your Business Plan Might Be Holding You Back

How Your Business Plan Might Be Holding You Back

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Use the time you save writing a detailed business plan to move past the planning phase and help your company take flight.
October 3, 2012 in Your Business Plan
Cred, Connections, Cash -- The Workings of a Business Accelerator

Cred, Connections, Cash -- The Workings of a Business Accelerator

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A look at what really happens at business accelerators and why they can be so attractive to ambitious entrepreneurs.
October 2, 2012 in Grow Your Business

How to Insert the 'Real World' into Your College Courses

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Student entrepreneur Lila Wilson found balance through courses that offered outside-the-classroom opportunities.
September 27, 2012 in Grow Your Business
10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail

10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail

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You never want to make the same mistake twice, but isn't success sweeter when you don't make any? Here are some reasons why businesses fail and tips for how to avoid it.
September 14, 2012 in Startup Basics
Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's Triumphs and Tribulations

Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's Triumphs and Tribulations

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Three lessons from the successes and missteps of the world's largest social network.
September 13, 2012 in Social Media
Vision Versus Hallucination -- Founders and Pivots

Vision Versus Hallucination -- Founders and Pivots

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A pivot should not be an excuse for a lack of a coherent strategy or a lack of impulse control, writes Steve Blank.
August 30, 2012 in Starting a Business
4 Ways to Stop Making Excuses and Follow Your Passion

4 Ways to Stop Making Excuses and Follow Your Passion

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How to know when it's the right time to start your own business.
August 30, 2012 in Startup Basics

How to Make Freelancing Work for Future Entrepreneurs

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For would-be entrepreneurs, freelancing can serve as a crucial first toe in the water.
August 15, 2012 in How To Start a Business
5 Lessons From Oprah's 'Startup'

5 Lessons From Oprah's 'Startup'

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Oprah Winfrey's OWN network might be faltering, but don't count out the woman with the Midas touch. Here's what any entrepreneur can learn from her recent startup struggles.
August 15, 2012 in Starting a Business
Video: How to Know If a Business Partner is Right for YouPlay Video

How to Know If a Business Partner is Right for You (Video)

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Attorney Nina Kaufman on making sure you and your partners have what it takes to start a successful business together.
August 9, 2012 in Startup Basics
How to Find a Manufacturer For Your Product

How to Find a Manufacturer For Your Product

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Choosing the right manufacturing partner is one of the most important decisions to make as a startup. Here are tips to find a winner right out of the gate.
July 31, 2012 in Product Development
Where 'Shark Tank' Goes to Poach Young Entrepreneurs

Where 'Shark Tank' Goes to Poach Young Entrepreneurs

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Starting up when you're 13 may not be easy, but for some it could mean landing big bucks -- as ABC's hit show 'Shark Tank' looks for fodder on school campuses.
July 19, 2012 in Startup Basics
6 Steps to a Successful Business Launch

6 Steps to a Successful Business Launch

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How the founders of Tender Greens turned farm-fresh fare into a $16 million business -- and you can, too.
June 25, 2012 in Startup Basics

How High is Your Entrepreneurial Pain Tolerance?

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Getting through the often arduous startup period can be difficult for any entrepreneur — let alone someone who's starting up for the first time. Here's how to get equipped for the long haul.
June 1, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
5 Tips for Surviving Your Startup's First Year

5 Tips for Surviving Your Startup's First Year

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One of the riskiest times for any business is when it's just begun. Here are five key steps to take to make sure your startup survives that tough first year.
April 23, 2012 in Startup Basics
The One Simple Task That Will Help Your Startup Succeed

The One Simple Task That Will Help Your Startup Succeed

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Many startups fail because their founders don't take the time to talk to potential customers before opening. Here are a few tips on getting feedback effectively.
April 11, 2012 in Startup Basics
A Good Mentor Will Tell It Like It Is

A Good Mentor Will Tell It Like It Is

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For many new businesses, finding the right advisor can make all the difference. Here are five qualities to seek in an ideal mentor.
April 6, 2012 in Startup Basics
Startup Basics: How to Master the Fundamentals

Startup Basics: How to Master the Fundamentals

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Stick to these four proven principles to keep your business growing -- and successful.
April 6, 2012 in Startup Basics
A Roadmap to Self-Reliance for Solopreneurs

A Roadmap to Self-Reliance for Solopreneurs

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One isn't always the loneliest number. In fact, it may be all that's needed to operate a successful business.
March 27, 2012 in Startup Basics
The Risk-Averse Entrepreneur's Guide to Startup Success

The Risk-Averse Entrepreneur's Guide to Startup Success

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Thinking about starting a small business? Here's a step-by-step guide for how to launch your business in a low-risk way.
March 26, 2012 in Startup Basics
Five Simple Ways Startups Can Save Money

Five Simple Ways Startups Can Save Money

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So you're launching a business on a shoestring. Here are a few money-savers that you may have overlooked.
March 17, 2012 in Startup Basics
Entrepreneurs: Are You a User?

Entrepreneurs: Are You a User?

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Did you start your business after creating a product for your own use? If so, your chances of landing venture capital and finding business success are better than for other types of startups.
March 14, 2012 in Inventing

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