Business Models

Not sure what business model is right for you? Learn about the different types of business models from subscriptions to franchises and how to create your own.

Money & Finance

How to Know If Your Business Is Profitable This Very Second

It's important to periodically take stock of your business status, but don't wait until the end of the quarter or Tax Day to know. Too many decisions you need to make depend on your profitability. Here are things you should be doing regularly so that when you need to know where you stand, you know.

Diversity

As a Black Woman CEO, I Built a Remote Company Not Just to Save Money — But to Mirror My Commitment to Diversity. Here's How.

To fuel innovation and global success, you absolutely need diverse perspectives — and having team members all across the world with varying thought processes, life experiences and viewpoints is the key.

Growing a Business

9 Hidden Reasons Your Customers Will Leave You

Understanding why customers are leaving your business takes attention, not assumptions. Read on for proven ways to catch issues early and keep more clients around for the long run.

Starting a Business

This Black Founder Was Denied a Business Loan and Set Out to Prove the 'Gatekeepers' Wrong. He's Made More Than $500,000 So Far — But It's Just the Beginning.

Rob Gooljar, founder of IRIS blossom, started an Instagram account to share his love of floral arrangements — then the requests started rolling in.

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Growing a Business

How to Regain Your Passion for Your Business — And How to Keep It Alive

Is your passion fading? Here's how to create a business model centered around keeping your passion alive and well.

Business Models

Beware the Temptation of Dishonesty — How One Lie Could Sink Your Business

Let's explore the pivotal role of honesty in the entrepreneurial journey and uncover the risks associated with weaving a web of deceit.

Business Models

This is the Real Secret to Success — How to Lead Even When You Are Losing

Everybody likes to win. Nobody likes to lose. But what teaches you more? As in, which experience does more for us—personally and also professionally speaking?

Business Models

How To Choose the Right Funding Model for Your Startup

Choosing the right funding model for your startup is a pivotal decision that requires careful consideration.

Leadership

Adapting to Change Is Key to Surviving Every Consumer Demand — Just Ask Netflix, Blockbuster, WeWork and More

Many businesses have closed down because they did not spot major changes and failed to adapt to the new reality. Don't let yours be one of them by learning from history.

Business Process

If You Don't Learn How to Pivot Your Business, You'll Watch It Perish — Here's What a Successful Pivot Looks Like.

Changing your business strategy to meet shifting market demands isn't bad. When done carefully, it can transform your company into something extraordinary.

Franchise

Why Chick-fil-A is the Best Fast-Food Concept But an Average Franchise Opportunity, According to One Industry Expert

Discover the secrets behind Chick-fil-A's phenomenal success as a fast-food giant and why its franchise model, while unique, may not fit every entrepreneur's vision.

Marketing

If You Sell Anything Online in 2024, Make Sure You Take These 5 Steps

With shoppers craving connection, retailers that make the human touch part of their ecommerce play could find themselves rewarded.

Franchise

Which Franchise Model Is Right for You? Here's How to Choose

There are thousands of brands and concepts, but franchises generally fall under two business models: "brick-and-mortar" and "service-based." Which is the best choice for you?

Growing a Business

5 Phrases That Kill Your Chances of Receiving Funding

Startup founders are not always aware of how investors interpret specific commonplace phrases. Sometimes, a phrase a founder believes can increase their chances of raising money gives an investor a reason not to invest. These are five such phrases that founders should reconsider using.

Marketing

5 PR Tips Any Company Can Use to Get Media Coverage

You went into business to make an impact — here's how to get visibility for your work, so you can benefit more people.