Steve Eakin

Steve Eakin

Founder of Startup Black Belt

Steve Eakin is the founder of Startup Black Belt, where he helps tech startups launch, grow and scale. Grab his Startup Series -- a free "mini-course" designed to help you successfully launch an app in record time.

If You Don't Have a Good Customer Avatar, You're Losing Money
Target Markets

If You Don't Have a Good Customer Avatar, You're Losing Money

How a simple customer avatar can help you focus your message and close more sales
This Entrepreneur Teaches Millennials How to Quit Their Jobs and Start Their Lives
Take It From The Pros

This Entrepreneur Teaches Millennials How to Quit Their Jobs and Start Their Lives

Daniel DiPiazza's new book is a commonsense approach to the business of having a great life.
10 Ways to Make Your Company More Attractive to Investors
Investors

10 Ways to Make Your Company More Attractive to Investors

How to make investing in your company a no-brainer.
Your Startup Should Think About Security From the Beginning
Cybersecurity

Your Startup Should Think About Security From the Beginning

What are you doing right now to make sure your hard work isn't taken down by some faceless hacker?
3 Simple 'Boss Routines' Will Keep You Sane and Focused
Entrepreneur Lifestyles

3 Simple 'Boss Routines' Will Keep You Sane and Focused

There are a few simple hacks that every successful exec uses to keep them sane, relaxed and focused.
No One Really Cares About Your Game-Changing App Idea
Mobile Apps

No One Really Cares About Your Game-Changing App Idea

Unless you build something, you're all talk. Investors want a product, not an idea.
These 3 Million Dollar Apps Were Built By Non-Coders
Apps

These 3 Million Dollar Apps Were Built By Non-Coders

Coding takes time to master, so you may be better off to hire a freelancer to handle the heavy lifting.
Making Excuses Hurts Your Business More Than Taxes and Politicians
Entrepreneur Mindset

Making Excuses Hurts Your Business More Than Taxes and Politicians

The less you complain about what you can't change, the more focus you have for what you can do something about.
Failing Quickly Is the Secret to Succeeding Sooner
Take It From The Pros

Failing Quickly Is the Secret to Succeeding Sooner

How minimum viable product development puts you in the fast lane to success.
6 Steps To Hire the Best Developers In the World
Hiring Employees

6 Steps To Hire the Best Developers In the World

Follow these simple guidelines to finding the right engineer who can do everything you need.
Don't Be Afraid to Burn Bridges That Lead You Back to Nowhere
Quitting a Job

Don't Be Afraid to Burn Bridges That Lead You Back to Nowhere

If there is something holding you back or keeping you down, grab the matches and burn that bridge.
That 9-to-5 Job You Hate Isn't As Safe As You Think
Side Businesses

That 9-to-5 Job You Hate Isn't As Safe As You Think

You won't regret spending your "free'' time growing your side project into a viable way to make a living.
What It's Really Like To Get Fired
Getting fired

What It's Really Like To Get Fired

How my rise to the top of the corporate world came down crashing and burning.
Excel by Learning the Secret to 'Power Reading'
Books

Excel by Learning the Secret to 'Power Reading'

You don't have to become a recluse to read tons of books.
6 Lessons Learned From Raising $2 Million
Startup Funding

6 Lessons Learned From Raising $2 Million

Fundraising is a full time job, and so is running your company. It's a lot to figure out.
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