Business Ideas

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Growing a Business

Stop Chasing These Vanity Metrics if You Want to Succeed

Don't chase after superficial metrics; instead, concentrate on what is truly important.

Side Hustle

She Had Less Than $800 When She Started a Side Hustle — Then This Personal Advice From Tony Robbins Helped Her Make $45 Million

Cathryn Lavery built planner and conversation card deck company BestSelf Co. without any formal business education.

Growing a Business

3 Branding Strategies That Will Make Any Brand Stand Out

Here's how to differentiate your brand in three essential steps — understanding your unique selling proposition, leveraging storytelling, and valuing feedback.

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Starting a Business

After a Cancer Scare, She Bootstrapped a Business From Her Kitchen to 3,500 Walmarts. Here's Her Secret Ingredient for Health — and Success.

Katie Lefkowitz, founder and CEO of Harken Sweets, is redefining indulgence with "superfood-infused" candy bars.

Franchise

How to Know If a Local Business Has Franchise Potential, From a Guy Who Built One Into 80 Locations

Wade Brannon had already built and sold one franchise when a kid's hair salon in his area caught his interest.

Leadership

He Didn't Want to Lead His $1 Billion Business the Same Way Anymore — Here's How the High-Stakes Switch-Up Paid Off

Advait Shinde, co-founder and former CEO of educational software company GoGuardian, was ready for a change. So was former COO of LegalZoom Rich Preece.

Starting a Business

Her Startup's Product Was Better and Cheaper Than the Competition, So Why Wasn't It Selling? The Answer Would Bring In $25 Million a Year

She started Element Biosciences to compete with her old employer because she was sure she could do it better. But she'd missed an important reality of breaking into a market.

Fundraising

'I Am Your New Dumbest Friend!' Watch the Head-Spinning Pitch That Left Investors Stunned.

On this episode of 'Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch,' one contestant shares a brilliant idea. But is it a money-maker?

Side Hustle

This Former Disney Princess Lived 'Paycheck to Paycheck' Before Starting a Side Hustle at Home — Now She Makes $250,000 a Year

Victoria Carroll's income was "sporadic" until a friend encouraged her to take her talents to Fiverr in 2018.

Side Hustle

This Simple Hack Can Significantly Boost Your Side Hustle Earnings — But Almost Nobody Is Using It, New Research Reveals

Practically anyone can start a side hustle. But making a lot of money with it is another matter.

Starting a Business

He Started an 'Accidental' Business at 25 With Just $2,000 — Then Gave His Product to the Pope: 'Anyone Can Be an Entrepreneur'

Michael Aram, founder of the namesake luxury home and jewelry brand, learned the art of metalworking in India — and used it to launch a global brand.

Business News

How to Start Your Dream Business This Weekend, According to a Tech CEO Worth $36 Million

He started his now 14-year-old company in one weekend for $60 — it made $300,000 the first year, and $3 million the second.