Growth Strategies

How to Stay Excited About Your Business
Growth Strategies

How to Stay Excited About Your Business

A motivational psychology expert suggests strategies to put into play once your initial enthusiasm about your startup starts to waver.
Katherine Duncan
SBA Aims to Clarify Health-Reform Law
Growth Strategies

SBA Aims to Clarify Health-Reform Law

The agency is seeking to dispel what it calls a common misconception: that all businesses will be required to provide health coverage to all employees.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
4 Ways to Pull Ahead of Your Competitors in Business
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4 Ways to Pull Ahead of Your Competitors in Business

From going after larger clients to playing your strengths to your advantage, some advice for growing your company fast.
Lewis Howes
Marketing to Seniors: Online Versus Offline
Marketing

Marketing to Seniors: Online Versus Offline

Which media strategy should you use to attract leading-edge boomers and seniors? Two marketing experts suggest why one method may work better.
Web Startup Ensures Shipping Refunds
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Web Startup Ensures Shipping Refunds

71lbs works with small businesses to make sure their shipments are taken care of.
John Patrick Pullen
5 Tips for Harnessing the Power of On-Campus Events
Growth Strategies

5 Tips for Harnessing the Power of On-Campus Events

Student entrepreneur Michael Cauble on how school meet-ups helped him grow his startup.
Michael Cauble
Youngstown, Ohio, a Leader in 3-D Printing and Manufacturing Innovation, Says Obama
Growth Strategies

Youngstown, Ohio, a Leader in 3-D Printing and Manufacturing Innovation, Says Obama

In his State of the Union address, the President talked about the need to supercharge U.S. manufacturing and gave a nod to this Midwestern town.
Catherine Clifford
How to Set Your Business Up to Bid on Federal Government Contracts
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How to Set Your Business Up to Bid on Federal Government Contracts

The federal government is the largest buyer of goods or services in the U.S. Here is what you need to do to prepare for doing business with it.
Catherine Clifford
Entrepreneurs Like Obama's Call for Tax Reform, Immigration Overhaul and Deficit Accord -- Minimum-Wage Hike, Not So Much
Growth Strategies

Entrepreneurs Like Obama's Call for Tax Reform, Immigration Overhaul and Deficit Accord -- Minimum-Wage Hike, Not So Much

In his first State of the Union Address of his second term, the President touched on a handful of issues that matter to the U.S. small-business community.
Catherine Clifford
Need to Vent About Obamacare? Try These Portals
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Need to Vent About Obamacare? Try These Portals

Entrepreneurs can sound off about the Affordable Care Act or any number on regulations at these government sites.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
Biggest Mistakes: How JackThreads Overcame Its Growing Pains
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Biggest Mistakes: How JackThreads Overcame Its Growing Pains

When the menswear flash-sale site first started up, planning ahead for growth would have helped. Here, founder Jason Ross dishes on his company's biggest mistake and overcoming it.
Diana Ransom
4 Strategies Used by Superstar Athletes to Become Super Focused
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4 Strategies Used by Superstar Athletes to Become Super Focused

Sports greats use these methods to focus on boring tasks without procrastinating, here's how you can too.
Nadia Goodman
3 Online Resources for Getting Expert Startup Advice
Starting a Business

3 Online Resources for Getting Expert Startup Advice

Can't afford to have an attorney on speed dial? Don't worry, help is just a click away.
Cynthia Boris
Small Business to Washington: Reduce the Debt
Growth Strategies

Small Business to Washington: Reduce the Debt

Congress's top priority should be reducing the national deficit, according to entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford