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Defying Expectations When No One Believes in You
Success Stories

Defying Expectations When No One Believes in You

After investors turned him down, Jonathon Ende, Seamless Docs CEO and co-founder, struggled to get funding to continue growing his business.
Jason Saltzman
5 Affordable Franchises You Can Start for Less Than $10,000
Franchise 500

5 Affordable Franchises You Can Start for Less Than $10,000

You don't need to be rich to start your own business.
How Older Entrepreneurs Can Turn Age to Their Advantage
Older Entrepreneurs

How Older Entrepreneurs Can Turn Age to Their Advantage

Nearly a quarter of new entrepreneurs are boomers aged 55 to 64. They have experience, financial stability and extensive networks.
Roger St. Pierre
3 Businesses Helping Overworked People That Have High Potential Margins
Starting a Business

3 Businesses Helping Overworked People That Have High Potential Margins

If you want to make serious bank, however, you'll need to look at industries that are just as stable, but are at the top of the profitability spectrum.
Andrew Medal
Putting Your Brand First and Products Second
Starting a Business

Putting Your Brand First and Products Second

Jen Gotch, founder of Ban.do, sat down with Entrepreneur Network partner Jen Hacker in Hawaii to talk entrepreneurship and building her brand.
Jen Hacker
Accelerator vs. Incubator: Which Is Right for You?
Take It From The Pros

Accelerator vs. Incubator: Which Is Right for You?

Most startups could benefit from being in an incubator, but fewer are a fit for an accelerator.
Hubert Zajicek
When to Selectively Listen to Feedback and Ignore What Users Say
Masters of Scale

When to Selectively Listen to Feedback and Ignore What Users Say

While gauging user feedback is definitely important, entrepreneurs need to both listen to what users say, and selectively ignore them.
John Rampton
Finally! The DHS Rule on International Entrepreneurs Is Long Overdue
Immigrants

Finally! The DHS Rule on International Entrepreneurs Is Long Overdue

The only problem is that the rule assigns foreign-born U.S. entrepreneurs "parole" status, and they must then scramble to stay here.
Denise C. Hammond
Why Building a Consulting Business Is Harder Than It Initially Seems
Consulting

Why Building a Consulting Business Is Harder Than It Initially Seems

If you're trying to be a consultant, remember the words, "Customers buy for their reasons, not yours."
Anna Johansson
Lessons From a JetBlue Founder on Creating a High-Flying Startup Culture
JetBlue

Lessons From a JetBlue Founder on Creating a High-Flying Startup Culture

As JetBlue's founding team showed, applying simple common sense can be your most innovative strategy.
Mario Moussa and Derek Newberry
How to Make Money in Real Estate, Even If You're Not in the Real Estate Business
Finance

How to Make Money in Real Estate, Even If You're Not in the Real Estate Business

You can prosper in property regardless of what business you're in.
Howard S. Dvorkin
How This Entrepreneur Created a Premier Women's Lifestyle Website
Blogging

How This Entrepreneur Created a Premier Women's Lifestyle Website

Danielle Moss went from blogging part-time to co-founding The Everygirl.
Ximena N. Larkin
5 Tips for Starting Your Own Online Publishing Company
Online Publishing

5 Tips for Starting Your Own Online Publishing Company

With good content and the help of talented writers and artists, there is nothing stopping your blog from growing into a publishing empire.
Alice Goldstein
3 Major T's to Cross Before Starting Your Online Store
Online Businesses

3 Major T's to Cross Before Starting Your Online Store

Building an online store is no mean feat. But it is not rocket science, either.
Toby Nwazor
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