Business Ideas

63 Businesses to Start for Under $10,000
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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
Marijuana

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
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'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
Does Your Business Idea Solve a Problem? Does It Fit You Personally? Ask Yourself These Questions Before Committing.
Business Optimization

Does Your Business Idea Solve a Problem? Does It Fit You Personally? Ask Yourself These Questions Before Committing.

Remember that roughly nine out of 10 businesses fail. What puts you into that remaining 10 percent?
Andre Bourque
This Is Why Your New Singing Refrigerator Should Be Free
Marketing Bootcamp

This Is Why Your New Singing Refrigerator Should Be Free

Yes, you read that right. Free. Because the truth is, IOT products have many other potential earnings opportunities.
Rex Chen
7 Ways to Keep Your Focus on Execution After the Idea
Business Optimization

7 Ways to Keep Your Focus on Execution After the Idea

Are you sure your startup is moving beyond the idea stage to assure long-term business success?
Martin Zwilling
6 Surefire Tips for Finding Inspiration
Inspiration

6 Surefire Tips for Finding Inspiration

Are you looking for the next idea that will change the landscape?
Murray Newlands
What It's Like to Transition From Founder to CEO
The Grind

What It's Like to Transition From Founder to CEO

It's about getting your head out of the clouds and your feet planted firmly on the ground.
Adina Grigore
How to Find Real Customers for Your Startup
Finding Customers

How to Find Real Customers for Your Startup

Tips for mastering the tricky first step of turning your idea into a viable business.
Derek Lidow