Starting a Business

Ignore the Advice of These 3 People
Starting a Business

Ignore the Advice of These 3 People

When launching your business, it's a good idea to seek help. But who should you go to?
Rob Biederman
Study: The High-Tech Startup Slowdown Started Before the Recession
Starting a Business

Study: The High-Tech Startup Slowdown Started Before the Recession

A new report from the Kauffman Foundation shows that the slowdown in the U.S. high-tech entrepreneurship sector goes beyond the recent effects of the Great Recession.
Catherine Clifford
Should You Launch a Subscription-Commerce Business?
Starting a Business

Should You Launch a Subscription-Commerce Business?

There are pros and cons of launching a company that delivers goods to customers on a recurring schedule.
David Rekuc
The 4 Things No One Tells You About Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

The 4 Things No One Tells You About Entrepreneurship

There is a dark underside to owning a business that we don't like to talk about, but we need to understand.
Brian Hamilton
Franchise Players: Terry and Lisa Jeffers on Running a Franchise With Your Spouse
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Franchise Players: Terry and Lisa Jeffers on Running a Franchise With Your Spouse

Terry and Lisa Jeffers wanted a franchise that combined heart and business. Here's what you can learn about mixing marriage and franchising from this power couple.
Kate Taylor
Reinvent a Product, Not the Wheel
Starting a Business

Reinvent a Product, Not the Wheel

Often entrepreneurs think they need to completely disrupt an industry to land success. This couldn't be further from the truth.
Stephen Key
How to Choose the Best Printer for Your Direct Mail Campaign
Starting a Business

How to Choose the Best Printer for Your Direct Mail Campaign

These tips can help you choose the printer whose product and service will meet your needs.
Craig Simpson
10 Tricks and Tips for Landing Your First Client
Starting a Business

10 Tricks and Tips for Landing Your First Client

Launching your company is only the first step. Figuring out how to nab customers is the tricky part. Here are a few ways to get your first client on board.
Josh Steimle
A One-Stop Cooking and E-Commerce Site Heats Up
Take It From The Pros

A One-Stop Cooking and E-Commerce Site Heats Up

Food52 is both a curated cooking site and an online shop for kitchen and home goods.
Gwen Moran
Where Are They Now: Meet Facebook's First 20 Employees
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Where Are They Now: Meet Facebook's First 20 Employees

A look at Facebook's early team, which you might have never seen before.
Alyson Shontell
Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea
Starting a Business

Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea

If people are willing to open their wallets, that's invaluable information for investors.
Stephen Key
These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape
Starting a Business

These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape

With the health-care sector going through massive innovation and disruption, we wanted to get the skinny on what it was like working on a startup in this industry.
Nitasha Maindiratta
Not Just for Weddings: Set Up a Registry for Your New Business
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Not Just for Weddings: Set Up a Registry for Your New Business

If you ask, your supporters may just buy you office equipment and supplies.
Regina Anaejionu
10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business
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10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business

Olympic skier Shannon Bahrke Happe has always been about risk versus reward, whether she's flying down a mountain or running her own company.
Nina Zipkin
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