Business Plans

Not sure how to craft your own business plans? Discover all you need to know from small business plans to examples and more.

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.

Growing a Business

Gary Vaynerchuck Wants You to Know About This Massive Attention-Grabbing Opportunity

He's the master of getting attention, but he also knows a thing or two about keeping attention.

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.

Starting a Business

Your Business Will Never Succeed If You Overlook This Key Step

A comprehensive guide for startups to achieve and maintain product-market fit through thorough market research, iterative product development and strategic scaling while prioritizing customer feedback and agility.

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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.

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.

Growing a Business

5 Must-Have Qualities to Look For in Your First Investor

Every founder should use these criteria to evaluate potential investors. These traits eliminate doubts and help find the best match for long-term success.

Business Culture

Don't Be Coy With Your Employees — Here's What Healthy Transparency Looks Like

Organizations need to stop being coy about building relationships with future talent and retaining the talent they already have.

Starting a Business

The Best Way to Distribute Your Press Releases — PR Firm or Cheap Wire Service?

A press release is a press release, right? Wrong. For this critical asset that announces something vital about you or your business, you should know the differences between going the professional route and taking a lower-cost but usually less effective approach.

Business Process

The Key to Preparing Your Business for an Eventual Investment or Sale

How an investment teaser can help diagnose (and fix) flaws in your business.

Business Ideas

Free Webinar | July 18: How to Design, Manufacture and Sell Your Product Idea

Join us for our webinar with Jordan Nathan, founder of the kitchenware brand Caraway. Jordan will share the strategies he used to develop, manufacture and sell his products that grew Caraway's annual revenue by over 500% in just 4 years. Register now!

Starting a Business

This Simple 2-Step Approach Helped Me Reach 1 Million Customers

Some think a massive marketing budget is the key to getting a large number of customers, but in reality, it's much simpler than that.

Starting a Business

5 Steps to Move Beyond Small Talk and Start the Business You've Always Dreamed of

Make your business idea a reality by following these five no-nonsense steps.