Business Model

McDonald's

8 Things McDonald's Can Teach You About Business Success

One could argue that McDonald's has created one of the greatest business models to follow.
Business Model

B2B? C2C? VC-Backed? Read on to Have These and Other Business Models Explained.

Here are five business models your startup can use in its pursuit of bringing in revenue.
Entrepreneurs

Is That Dream Opportunity a Nightmare Waiting to Happen?

Don't let fear of missing out stampede you into an opportunity that isn't the right fit.
Wearables

The Future of Wearables Depends on an Entirely New Business Model

Those in the seamless technology business need to put on their smarty pants and drive the marginal lifestyle cost of their products to zero.
Product Ideas

Take 4 Steps Back to Move Your Small Business Forward

Find out what it means to invest 'from the inside out,' so your payoff will be well worth the grind.
Business Model

Meet Cups, the ClassPass of Coffee Shops

Unlimited coffee for a monthly fee sounds great to customers' ears, but will the service benefit independent businesses in the long run?
Acquisitions

Zirtual Is Coming Back, But in a Different Form

The embattled virtual assistant service was bought by Startups.co, but it remains to be seen how much of the previous business model will stick.
Company Culture

5 Essentials for Cultivating Intrapreneurial Employees

Business owners who want employees to "take ownership'' need to reinvent how they hire, manage and reward their team.
Revenue

Why Startups Should Consider 'The Bakery Model' When Starting Out

This strategy focuses more on generating revenue from the get-go, rather than relying on capital from outside investors.
Business Model

The 7 Elements of a Strong Business Model

Envisioning the many moving parts of a functioning business is the first step to success.
Business Model

4 Ways to Make a Business-Model Shift Seamless

A business-model transition impacts everyone involved in the company's mission. Here is how to make it less stressful.
Startup Basics

7 Steps for Establishing the Right Business Model

Building a product may be the easy part of a startup. Don't forgot about the other, equally important half of the equation.
Business Model

The 4 Pillars of Ethical Enterprises

Is your business model moral? Start by asking these questions.
Pricing

The Lesson in American Airlines' Smart Pricing Plan for its Exclusive Club

What kind of customers would you rather have? Ones that pay as they go, or those on a subscription?
Social Entrepreneurs

You Can Do Good by Doing Well, If You Pick the Right Social Enterprise Model

Since both consumers and energetic young employees prefer companies dedicated to social good, philanthropy is a viable business strategy.