Profitability

What Leads to Profitability? In a New Survey, Successful Business Owners Share Lessons Learned

Four years seems to be the magic number for reaching profitability -- or else figuring out why you're not there yet.

Victoria Treyger

· 6 min read

Richard Trevino II

· 5 min read

Actually, You Don't Want to Be the Next Uber or Snapchat

It's fine to dream big, but if your goal isn't profitability your company probably won't last.

Bryant Chou

· 7 min read

3 Signs It's a Smart Time to Sell Your Online Business

Running a company takes one set of skills. Fully capitalizing on beckoning opportunities requires another -- and an awareness of your market.

Shakir Akorede

· 4 min read

Financial Ratios Are How You Know If What You're Doing Is Working

Knowing how much debt you have will tell you how profitable you could be.

Mike Kappel

· 8 min read

Congratulations, Your Startup Is Profitable! Now What?

For companies that do become profitable, there are significant new opportunities, some new challenges and many internal changes to expect.

Josh Goldman

· 6 min read

How to Know If Your Tech Startup Is on the Path to Profitability -- or Not

There are a few key metrics entrepreneurs can look at to monitor their performance and keep the train from going off the tracks as it chugs ahead.

Michael Greten

· 5 min read

10 Ways to Maximize the Profitability of Your Website

Some 96 percent of your visitors won't be ready to buy -- so what can you do to convince the rest and move the majority closer to a buying decision?

· 8 min read

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.

Per Bylund

· 7 min read

Answers to 6 Burning Questions From App Entrepreneurs

Let's talk about how to turn your app idea into profit.

Rahul Varshneya

· 6 min read

Don't Wait Until the End of the Game to Start Keeping Score

To know how your employer is doing you have to follow the money.

Phil La Duke

· 6 min read

4 Ways to Build a Profitable Website From Your Own Experience

It's hard not to fantasize about building your own wealth online, but actually the idea isn't as unlikely as you think.

Larry Alton

· 5 min read