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Starting a Business

Wholesale Business

How to Find the Inventory Sweet Spot in Wholesale Distribution

Like Goldilocks, you need to find that 'just right' middle ground between too much stock and not enough products in order to generate profits. Follow these tips to keep your business in the black.
Starting a Business

Don't Do These 3 Things When Launching a Startup

Find out what conventional wisdom does more harm than good from three people who have been there.
Impact Investing

Keeping Girls in School Is This Startup's Mission

One couple took a trip of a lifetime. Then they started a company that changes the lives of many.
Entrepreneurs

The Big Lessons I Learned From My First Entrepreneurial Job

A painting enterprise during college provides illuminating insights for a business leader.
Challenges

For a Winning Product Launch, Address Genuine Customer Needs

To successfully unveil a new entry in the marketplace, figure out how to best solve people's problems.
Starting a Business

This Investor Plans to Launch Another 10 Startups in 2015

It also plans to work closely with Facebook on advertising.
Early Adopters

Early Adopters Are Great, But They Aren't Most Customers

This segment of the customer base is important for many reasons, but listening to them too much can lead to a slow death for your product.
Run a Better Business

Wise Words for Startups: No Money, More Problems

For both the company and the investors, a lack of funds means a surplus of trouble.
Take It From The Pros

Here's Everything That Can Go Wrong Naming Your Startup and How to Avoid It All

The innocent pleasure of naming your company can turn very unpleasant if you find out the hard way that name has a bad online reputation or a very different meaning in another language.
Business Plans

4 Reasons Your Business Plan Might Need to Be Trashed

While preparation is always good, no amount of charts can protect you from the realities of a 21st-century business world in permanent beta.
Pitching

Master These 4 Simple Pitching Concepts to Capture a Room's Attention

Delivering a great startup pitch is akin to performing an outstanding monologue. Follow these simple tips to give yours its highest impact.
Take It From The Pros

Your Brand Depends on Your Great Business Name Being Protected

Here are six strategies to craft a name that grabs attention, but not for legal reasons.
Business Plans

How to Write a Business Plan Banks Can't Resist

Here's what your business plan needs if you want startup capital from a bank.
Run a Better Business

Your Business, Only Leaner: How Savvy Outsourcing Can Save You Money

New outsourcing solutions give you alternatives for when you need to get things done quickly and inexpensively.
Starting a Business

The Flawless Way to Open a Business

Take these four steps to ensure that you start Day 1 on the right foot.