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Starting a Business

Starting a Business

Starting a Business Can Be Like, Well, So Many Things

A Google search reveals that launch life can be compared with virtually anything.
Inventions

Have a Quirky Idea? Submit It to This Quick-to-Market Website.

If you have a dream of a new product and fall into one of these three scenarios, Quirky might be a good platform for you.
Seed Funding

12 Tips for Finding Seed Funding, Starting With a Close Look at Your Pocket

Raising money is an intricate web of objective fact, blind faith and calculations about whether you stay in control of your venture or hand it over to investors.
Startup Basics

Why You Should Pay Yourself First in Business (And How to Do It Right)

Get ready to turn the old idea that 'sales minus expenses equals profits' on its head.
Customers

5 Ways to Get Your First Customer

The initial adopters of your product play a pivotal role for your company. They bring in revenue and can open doors to other purchasers.
Take It From The Pros

Get Over the Business-Naming Hump With These 5 Strategies

For help with one of the biggest challenges for a new startup, a branding expert provides some surprising insights.
Entrepreneurship

What Surfing Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

Here are five ways the lessons of riding ways can help you build your business.
Starting a Business

5 Potentially Dangerous Decisions to Avoid When Starting a Business

Steer clear of these minefields in laying the foundation for your newly launched firm.
Ready to Launch

Meet Your Market: 3 Ingredients to a Successful Launch

The software entrepreneur explains the three stages that all successful startups share.
Take It From The Pros

How Burning Bridges Can Lead to Success

A former Googler explains how he created a mission and brand around his # 1 value: a freedom lifestyle.
Entrepreneur Mindset

3 Ways to Immerse Yourself in Startup Life

Test-drive the entrepreneurial life in one of these ways. Your plans to eventually launch a company may thrive as a result.
Inspiring Your Team

Start a Business on a Bare-Bones Budget With These 3 Lean Tips

Follow this advice to maximize your budget and stretch your bottom line.
Freight Brokerage Business

Expert Advice: 8 Tips for Success From Freight Brokerage Owners

As a freight broker, your most important working relationship will be with the freight carriers you hire to move goods for your clients. Find out how to select the best carriers.
Impact Investing

This Elon Musk-Backed Startup's Rocky Road to Solar 'Grand Slam'

After a shaky IPO, Solar City is said to be valued at nearly $6 billion today.
AlleyNYC

Why Competition Is Good

If you find yourself alone in a market wondering where all the competition is, you very may be standing alone with no customers.