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3 Lessons Learned From Hiring the Wrong Person
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For a small startup, often passion can be more valuable than skills, as mindset can’t be taught but capabilities can.
April 17, 2014 in Grow Your Business
6 Ways to Grow Your Business Through LinkedIn

6 Ways to Grow Your Business Through LinkedIn

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While troves of people scour LinkedIn hoping to land their ideal job or find the perfect connection, businesses can use the mega-platform to grow their business.
April 10, 2014 in Social Media
Fundraising 101: The First Timer's Guide to Pitching Investors

Fundraising 101: The First Timer's Guide to Pitching Investors

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Pitching to investors can be a daunting and at times, tough on an entrepreneur's confidence level. Here are a few tidbits of advice on pitching from an entrepreneur who has been there, done that.
April 3, 2014 in Money
The Awkward Tween Stage: When a Company Isn't a Startup or a Big-Name Business

The Awkward Tween Stage: When a Company Isn't a Startup or a Big-Name Business

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This in-between stage for a company can be challenging. The founder of S.W. Basics Adina Grigore discusses the issues and frustrations she is facing as a pre-teen company.
March 27, 2014 in Grow Your Business
3 Easy Steps for Finding the Ideal Co-Founder

3 Easy Steps for Finding the Ideal Co-Founder

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Business partnerships are often compared to marriage: If you find the right match, success will ensue. Otherwise, you may be headed for disaster (and a nasty breakup).
March 20, 2014 in Grow Your Business
How to Break Through the Online Noise and Get Customers

How to Break Through the Online Noise and Get Customers

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Entrepreneurs often spend a lot of money trying to stand out from the crowd. But one simple (and inexpensive) trick can help you gain attention from consumers.
March 13, 2014 in Marketing
5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Partner

5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Partner

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Choosing business partners is not easy. If they are going to be with you in the long haul, you need to make sure they are a great fit. Here are a few things you should be considering.
March 6, 2014 in Starting a Business
3 Ways to Treat Early Adopters Like Royalty

3 Ways to Treat Early Adopters Like Royalty

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When first launching an endeavor, getting the first few customers on board can be extremely challenging. Yet, they provide a load of information. Here is how to make sure they are happy.
February 27, 2014 in Starting a Business
What a CFO Taught My Startup About Projections

What a CFO Taught My Startup About Projections

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From hockey-stick growth to flat lines, projections can run the gamut. For our series The Grind, the founder of S.W. Basics offers up advice about how she handled these, at times, elusive forecasts.
February 20, 2014 in Cash Flow & Money Management
Photos: Attention Culturists, Political Junkies and Renegades: Here is Where to Launch Your Startup

Attention Culturists, Political Junkies and Renegades: Here is Where to Launch Your Startup

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While Silicon Valley, New York and Boston's entrepreneurial ecosystem get the most media attention, these hubs don't make sense for all companies. For our series The Grind, globe-trotting entrepreneur Jamie Wong gives us the skinny on other amazing locations to start a company.
February 13, 2014 in Growth Strategies
How Changing Gears Stopped My Startup From Failing

How Changing Gears Stopped My Startup From Failing

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For our series The Grind, the founder of Practice Makes Perfect discusses how pivoting helped him not fall into the category of failures.
February 6, 2014 in Growth Strategies
Why a Dog-Eat-Dog Mentality Doesn't Work

Why a Dog-Eat-Dog Mentality Doesn't Work

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Thinking that you have to annihilate your competitors to dominate your industry may not be the best approach to scale your company. Here is why.
January 30, 2014 in Grow Your Business
How to Go 'Cha-Ching' With an Affiliate Program

How to Go 'Cha-Ching' With an Affiliate Program

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When budgets are lean and resources tight, consider turning to an affiliate program to increase sales.
January 23, 2014 in Sales
Why You Should Sell First, Build Later

Why You Should Sell First, Build Later

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For our series The Grind, the founder of Alumnify explains why his philosophy is sell, sell, sell and not launch quickly.
January 16, 2014 in Sales
Closing Shop: Why I Decided to Throw in the Towel

Closing Shop: Why I Decided to Throw in the Towel

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For our series The Grind, the founder of a healthy salad restaurant explains why she decided to call it a day and shut her restaurant doors.
January 9, 2014 in Young Entrepreneurs
Want to Work at a Startup? Here Is How.

Want to Work at a Startup? Here Is How.

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For our series The Grind, the founder of S.W. Basics offers up advice on how to catch the attention of startup founders.
January 2, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Why Landing at a Big Retailer Wasn't Our Golden Goose

Why Landing at a Big Retailer Wasn't Our Golden Goose

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For product-focused startups having your item on the shelves of big-box stores isn't always what it is cracked up to be. Here are three hidden challenges you may face.
December 26, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Going Global: The Secret to Being Everywhere at Once

Going Global: The Secret to Being Everywhere at Once

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While scaling a business globally can be an exciting, it can also be challenging. Jamie Wong of Vayable offers up advice on how a lean startup can scale internationally.
December 19, 2013 in Grow Your Business
How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying

How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying

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Bringing on your first employee can be a scary but a necessary task. Karim Abouelnaga of Practice Makes Perfect provides tips on how to make the process less painful.
December 12, 2013 in Starting a Business
Why I Learned to Code and How You Can in 3 Months

Why I Learned to Code and How You Can in 3 Months

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For our series The Grind, AJ Agrawal opens up about why he decided to put everything on the back burner to become a programmer and why he is so glad he did.
December 5, 2013 in Your Website
Why Growing Your Business Is All About Perspective

Why Growing Your Business Is All About Perspective

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For our series The Grind, entrepreneur Greg Connolly explains how changing his mentality helped him become a better entrepreneur.
November 14, 2013 in Grow Your Business
How to Overcome the Struggles of Being a Young Entrepreneur

How to Overcome the Struggles of Being a Young Entrepreneur

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For our series The Grind, Sarah Haselkorn opens up about challenges young entrepreneurs face and how to conquer them.
November 7, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
Why Your Business's Name Doesn't Matter as Much as You Think

Why Your Business's Name Doesn't Matter as Much as You Think

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The founder of S.W. Basics delves into why her company changed its name and the time-saving rebranding tips she learned along the way.
October 31, 2013 in Branding
How to Create and Leverage a Stellar Board of Advisors

How to Create and Leverage a Stellar Board of Advisors

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For our series The Grind, young entrepreneur Franco Capurro opens up about how he nabbed an amazing board of advisors by turning to his network and leveraging his current mentors.
October 24, 2013 in Starting a Business
Why Ditching Silicon Valley for Paris Was the Best Decision for My Startup

Why Ditching Silicon Valley for Paris Was the Best Decision for My Startup

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Vayable co-founder Jamie Wong opens up about how leaving the Valley's "techno-chamber" helped her form deeper connections with customers.
October 17, 2013 in Grow Your Business

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