Mike Templeman

Mike Templeman

Writer and Entrepreneur

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Leadership Qualities

How This Entrepreneur Convinced Steve Wozniak to Join His Company

The founder of startup Fusio-io used a technique that is critical to every entrepreneur in the world but seldom mastered.
Starting a Business

5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business

Starting a business can be a challenge and often entrepreneurs need guidance in various areas. Here five established founders reveal their tips for getting a new business off the ground.
Marketing

10 Marketing Tricks From the Pros

These tips will give you an immediate boost in the ROI of your marketing efforts.
Future of Entrepreneurship

Identity Crisis -- Your Website Name Isn't Available

An unhappy sign you really did come up with the perfect URL is somebody else registered it already. Here are three options for getting your good name back.
Pitching Investors

To Win a Startup Weekend, Get Excited, But Don't Talk Too Long

A guy named Bubba explains showmanship, brevity and other secrets of mesmerizing investors, even if you have a plain name.
My Biggest Mistake

My Biggest Mistake: Relying on a Resume

You have heard the saying, 'don't judge a book by its cover.' Here is why you shouldn't judge a person by her resume.
Happiness

5 Tips for a Happy Entrepreneurial Life

Even with the freedom to pursue your passion or the opportunity to find success, entrepreneurs often face lows in their journey. Here are a few ways to remain happy.
My Biggest Mistake

My Biggest Mistake: One Size Doesn't Fit All

When it comes to leadership, different employees take to different approaches. Having a cookie-cutter strategy can lead to disaster and in this case, losing top talent.
My Biggest Mistake

My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers

An entrepreneur discusses how he fell into the trap of equating revenue with profit.
My Biggest Mistake

My Biggest Mistake: Trusting the Wrong People

Often entrepreneurs are anxious to get their startup up and running but not taking the time to make sure all the ducks are all lined up can cause a major headache down the road.
Mistakes

My Biggest Mistake: Falling Into the 24/7 Trap

For our series My Biggest Mistake, the co-founder of GroSocial opens up about being completely consumed by his entrepreneurial endeavor and how that lifestyle had major consequences.
Innovation

Innovation: Small Businesses Live It, Big Businesses Buy It

Startups are constantly needing to innovate to stay alive in the dog-eat-dog world of entrepreneurship. Large corporations are taking notice and looking for opportunities to capitalize on new concepts and ideas.
Starting a Business

Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done

WhatsApp is all over the news for its $19 billion deal with Facebook. But most startups won't make it to that caliber and that's okay. Here are a few tips on how to survive and thrive.
Marketing

Getting the Sale Without Being a Sleazeball

Sales representatives often get a bad rap for being too pushy and overbearing, but it doesn't have to be that way. Here are four ways to close a sale and not be a sleazeball.