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Should You Extend Credit to Your Customers?
Starting a Business

Should You Extend Credit to Your Customers?

A too-lenient credit policy can break your business, while one that's too strict can scare customers away. Here's how to craft a credit policy that's just right.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Pros and Cons of Starting a Business While Working a Full-Time Job
Starting a Business

The Pros and Cons of Starting a Business While Working a Full-Time Job

Keeping your job while starting your own business is a way of hedging your bets, but there are drawbacks.
Jayson DeMers
How Real Leaders Make It Big
Success

How Real Leaders Make It Big

When you break it down, there really are just a handful of ways to be remarkably successful ... or so it would seem.
Steve Tobak
You Asked for It: The Details of How I Built a Seven-Figure Business Without Employees
Starting a Business

You Asked for It: The Details of How I Built a Seven-Figure Business Without Employees

More insights into the growth of my product-based company that can be operated from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.
Adam Callinan
5 Tips for Finding and Keeping a Good Mentor
Mentors

5 Tips for Finding and Keeping a Good Mentor

Not being afraid to ask is the first hurdle you'll face.
Mel Carson
5 Steps to Take Before Quitting Your Job to Become an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship

5 Steps to Take Before Quitting Your Job to Become an Entrepreneur

Too many people have become obsessed with an idea and quit their jobs impulsively only to find their potential business isn't as strong as they thought it would be.
Jayson DeMers
Why There Aren't More Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship

Why There Aren't More Entrepreneurs

If there's one thing every entrepreneur needs to be successful, it's the courage to confront the challenges that threaten to derail us and persevere.
Steve Tobak
5 Million-Dollar Home-Based Business Ideas You Can Use Today
Home-based Business

5 Million-Dollar Home-Based Business Ideas You Can Use Today

Teach an online course. Write an ebook. Conceive a product you yourself need. The ideas are out there. Get started!
Rahul Varshneya
Is Craft Beer as Close to a Sure Thing as an Entrepreneur Can Get?
Craft breweries

Is Craft Beer as Close to a Sure Thing as an Entrepreneur Can Get?

The benefits and drawbacks of starting a craft brewery explained
The 4 Qualities That Inventors or Entrepreneurs Should Look for in a Partner
Partnerships

The 4 Qualities That Inventors or Entrepreneurs Should Look for in a Partner

Rarely does one person fill both roles. To present an innovative solution to the market and build a profitable business, you need a team.
Martin Zwilling
5 Traits of the Most Productive Startup Teams
Productivity

5 Traits of the Most Productive Startup Teams

Building a team to successfully bring that crucial first product to market requires intuition, common sense and patience.
Larry Alton
This Ex-Apple Engineer Just Launched a Furniture Company to Take On IKEA
Starting a Business

This Ex-Apple Engineer Just Launched a Furniture Company to Take On IKEA

Campaign founder Brad Sewell is hoping his company's no-tools-necessary, free shipping approach will fill a gap in the furniture market.
Nina Zipkin
5 Ways to Go From a Full-Time Job to a Full-Time Startup
Entrepreneurship

5 Ways to Go From a Full-Time Job to a Full-Time Startup

It's time. But exactly how do you move on to entrepreneurship full time?
Terri Liselle
The 4 Most Important Things to Know Before Doing Business Online in India
India

The 4 Most Important Things to Know Before Doing Business Online in India

Hosting isn't local. Apps are behind. And only 8 percent of Indians have smartphones. But India still offers an exciting market for future success.
Kyle York