Starting a Business

Starting a Business

How One Man Turned a Layoff Into a Successful Business

A full-time job at a prospering company does not equate to job security, as one entrepreneur learned after getting laid off.
Startup Lessons

Here's What I Learned When I Quit My Own Business

Just when you think you have it all figured out, you learn that you don't.
Success Strategies

How to Avoid Failure When You Own a Contracting Business

No matter how good or how lucky you are, you're sure to run into a few of these problems in the course of doing business as a contractor. Find out how to deal with them and continue to grow your business.
The Grind

8 Ways You Can Do Business Travel More Comfortably -- and Cheaply

For those globetrotting entrepreneurs living on an airplane and in a hotel doesn't have to be miserable.
The Fix

How One Company Made Reporting Expenses Less of a Hassle

Learn how this growing haircare company tamed an unruly issue.
Confidence

Why You Must Never Show a Hint of Desperation, Especially When Things Are Bad

Projecting the right attitude inspires confidence in your product. When desperation creeps in, potential clients and investors look for a way out.
Starting a Business

Meet the New Breed of Philanthropists Helping Social Entrepreneurs Succeed

A social business needs capital to grow. Find out which organizations are helping to kickstart the new type of entrepreneurial ventures.
Starting a Business

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Business

Do you catch yourself going back to the same idea when you lay your head down on your pillow each night?
Low-Cost Business Ideas

9 Low-Cost Business Ideas for Animal Lovers

'Products and services that help people care for their four-legged family members are in a growth pattern that I don't see slowing down for the near future.'
Shark Tank

Lori Greiner's 4 Questions to Know Whether Your Idea Is a Hero or a Zero

The serial inventor, Shark Tank star and 'Queen of QVC' shares how to figure out if you're creating a must-have product.
Small Business Lending

6 Tips for Finding the Best Online Loan for Your Small Business

Do your homework now so you can skip the bank later.
Startups

If Your Business Flops, It's Probably Due to One of These 7 Causes

Ninety percent of startups fail within a few years. Be aware of the common sources of failure so you can work to avoid the pitfalls.
Startup Basics

Online Courses May Not Be as Valuable as You Hope

Sometimes it's just best to get in there and get your feet wet. You don't have to be a master before starting your business.
Millennials

5 Ideas for a Summer Business Instead of a Summer Job

Don't spend your break making minimum wage at a job that won't improve your resume. Venture into entrepreneurship instead.
Young Entrepreneurs

Mark Cuban Has 3 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

The Shark Tank star believes the earlier kids start entrepreneurship, the more time they have to get it right.
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