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Business Models

Facebook

Why You Should Ignore the Success of Facebook and Uber

Some entrepreneurs try to replicate the magic of today's blockbuster companies. They shouldn't: Those companies are built on an extremely shaky business model, or no model at all.

Traction Is What Investors Are Looking for When You Present Your Plan

Investors will not be interested in your product until you can show them that a big market is getting interested.

10 Elements of a Successful Data-Driven Marketing Strategy

The more work you put into the front end of your marketing strategy, the less sleep you'll lose worrying about results.

How to Start a Subscription Box Service (Infographic)

A quick and dirty roadmap to launching a curated subscription box service in seven steps.

Why You Should Use a Subscription Business Model

The benefits abound -- for both company and customer.

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