Business Ideas

5 Pieces of Common Startup Advice That Do More Harm Than Good
Wisdom

5 Pieces of Common Startup Advice That Do More Harm Than Good

Endless repetition has made some business aphorisms sound right, but do they hold up? Let's think it through.
Larry Alton
5 Social Entrepreneurship Essentials
Social Entrepreneurship

5 Social Entrepreneurship Essentials

Build a business that does some good while still making a good profit.
Jason Haber
The 411 on 4 Smoking Hot Marijuana Startups
Radicals & Visionaries

The 411 on 4 Smoking Hot Marijuana Startups

A blunt look at a handful of budding cannabis businesses, just in time for the global pot-smoker's holiday.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
7 Personality Principles to Boost Office Productivity
Productivity

7 Personality Principles to Boost Office Productivity

They don't give out a Ph.D. on how to talk to people.
Michael Mamas
10 Types of Businesses You Can Build After 5 p.m.
Ready To Launch

10 Types of Businesses You Can Build After 5 p.m.

Do you play an instrument? Cook a killer quiche? Walk dogs? There's money to be made there.
Sujan Patel
63 Businesses to Start for Under $10,000
Ready To Launch

63 Businesses to Start for Under $10,000

Need a new business idea? Here are over 60 you can run with now.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Number-One Rule of Business Is to Stay Business-Focused
Customer Experience

The Number-One Rule of Business Is to Stay Business-Focused

Implement these eight disciplines in order to attract customers, beat your competition and deliver a value proposition.
Martin Zwilling
Whoopi Goldberg Launches Medical Marijuana Startup to Ease Menstrual Cramp Pain
Radicals & Visionaries

Whoopi Goldberg Launches Medical Marijuana Startup to Ease Menstrual Cramp Pain

The Oscar-winning actress is the latest celebrity to get in on the green rush, but one of the first to break the 'grass-ceiling.'
Kim Lachance Shandrow
'Hey, Dummy. Right Here. Right In Front of You!' Said My Calling in Life as I Made a Dirty Martini
Ready To Launch

'Hey, Dummy. Right Here. Right In Front of You!' Said My Calling in Life as I Made a Dirty Martini

My entrepreneurial niche involved something I did over and over every day as a bartender.
Eric Tecosky
You Can't Control Speed at Scale
Ready To Launch

You Can't Control Speed at Scale

Managing the sequence of activities keeps focus on producing the right things first.
Mark Peter Davis
Franchise the Unexpected: 4 Franchisors Thinking Ahead
Franchisors

Franchise the Unexpected: 4 Franchisors Thinking Ahead

In an industry of copycats, fresh ideas can stand out.
Great Ideas Can Come From Inspiration -- or Brute Force
Business Ideas

Great Ideas Can Come From Inspiration -- or Brute Force

Yes, brute force works. Here are the four main approaches to idea generation.
Anna Johansson
Kickstarter Wants to Be More Than a Crowdfunding Platform
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Wants to Be More Than a Crowdfunding Platform

'Our mission statement does not contain the word crowdfunding,' says Yancey Strickler, a co-founder and CEO of the company.
Catherine Clifford
The 15 Most Profitable Small-Business Industries
Growing Industries

The 15 Most Profitable Small-Business Industries

At the top of the heap is accounting and tax services -- plus other industries with low startup costs, according to report.
Carolyn Sun