Martin Zwilling

Martin Zwilling

Guest Writer / Veteran startup mentor, executive, blogger, author, tech professional, and Angel investor.

Martin Zwilling is the founder and CEO of Startup Professionals, a company that provides products and services to startup founders and small business owners. The author of Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur? and Attracting an Angel, he writes a daily blog for entrepreneurs and dispenses advice on the subject of startups.

More From Martin Zwilling

Networking

8 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Need More Business Relationships and Fewer Friends

Social networking has changed the definition of "friend." But successful networking isn't about how many friends you have.
Persuasion

7 Steps to Master the Art of Persuasion

Getting others to see things as you see them is key to build momentum from an idea to a business.
Incorporation

8 Reasons to Incorporate Your New Company Early

There are many factors to consider when you decide to incorporate your business.
Entrepreneur Mindset

8 Essential Attributes of a Successful Mindset

Before you decide to start a new business, take a hard look at your own values, discipline and way of thinking.
Patents

Get a Software Patent to Protect Yourself, But Be Prepared for a Frustrating Process

Creating innovative software and getting a patent for it do not line up very well in this day and age. Here are eight reasons why the two are such different worlds.
Customer Engagement

8 Initiatives to Make Your Customers Loyal Advocates

You now need more than loyalty from your customers -- they need to be your cheerleaders.
Closing Deals

Deal or No Deal? Here Are 7 Ways Due Diligence Can Help Before a Final Commitment.

Due diligence might sound daunting, but it's really just an in-depth common-sense risk analysis before closing a business deal.
Apps

When Will Siri Be Able to Make That Romantic Dinner Reservation for You?

Here are five ways personal-assistant apps can actually become the personal assistants they claim to be.
Success Strategies

6 Prerequisites for Turning Your Passion Into Profits

Passion is necessary but not sufficient fuel to turn a bright idea into a successful business.
Career Growth

7 Skills to Thrive, Not Just Survive, in Any Career

If career growth and job satisfaction are your objectives, just pretend that you are an entrepreneur.
Startup Financing

7 Ways to Bootstrap Your Business to Success

You don't need a lot of money upfront to build up a startup. Here's why.
Ask Entrepreneur

Smart Startups Don't Try to Satisfy Every Customer

Successful businesses focus on the right customers and redirect the wrong ones to the right place before they get hurt -- or hurt your business.
Fear

The Only Thing Not to Fear Is Success Itself

But so many entrepreneurs have this deep-seated fear. Here are seven ways to over come it and other fears associated with it.
Product Development

Don't Go the Way of the Hydrogen-Fueled Engine. Make Sure Your Product Fits Into Today's World.

Study these six keys to properly balance technological innovation and business opportunity.
Intelligence

Are You 'Intelligent' Enough to Be an Entrepreneur?

Running a business successfully does not require 'book smarts.' Here are eight types of intelligence that help lead you to success.
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