Starting a Business

Starting a Franchise Business

5 Ways to Know If Your Business Is Ready to Franchise

Think you're ready to become the leader of a brand? Proceed very, very carefully.
Elevator Pitch

3 Steps to the Perfect 3-Minute Pitch

Whether you're looking for partners, investors or guidance, you need to be able to communicate a succinct summary of your startup's value.
Market Research

A Simple Guide to Measuring Your Product-Market Fit

What you need to know about gauging the market for your new product or service.
Veterans

5 Things Veterans Should Know to Start a Technology Business

Veterans are well prepared to launch the next great startup. Many just need the right help to do so.
Work-Life Balance

Don't Buy Into the Lies -- It's Possible to Have a Career and a Family

Concerns about balance are valid, but don't let the naysayers keep you from your dreams.
Business Plans

4 Essential Considerations of a Bank-Friendly Business Plan

Your business plan is not an academic exercise or a hoop to jump through, it's a living document that shows investors, advisors and business partners that you are serious about making your dream reality.
Crowdfunding

6 Tips to Smash Your Kickstarter Goal in a Single Day

With a little strategy, you can raise capital and brand awareness -- fast.
Guy Kawasaki

The Only 10 Slides Needed When Pitching Your Business (Infographic)

Renowned entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki breaks down how to pitch to investors in just 10 slides.
Product Launch

4 Secrets to a Successful Product Launch

Anyone can put something together and tell people to buy it, but it takes an intentional plan to do a launch right.
Ask the Expert

Do You Really Need to Be a Tech Disruptor to Be Successful?

Even in the realm of tech startups, many of the most successful businesses are using existing technologies to solve real-world problems, not inventing new technologies from whole cloth.
Project Grow

6 Critical Questions Your Business Plan Must Answer

If you want to lay the groundwork for a stable business and attract investors, make sure you're hitting these points.
SXSW 2015

SXSW: Accelerator Judges Reveal Must-Follow Pitch Tips

We caught up with judges of this annual competition to find out what works and what doesn't.
Starting a Business

Why Now Is the Best Time to Start Your Own Business

The rebounding economy, low interest rates, less expensive technology and the state of regulation are all fair winds blowing in favor of new small-business owners.
SXSW

Steve Case Asks Entrepreneurs -- Are You Ready For the Third Wave?

The thought leader says entrepreneurs must adapt to these 4 megatrends or perish.
Starting a Business

How to Build a Website That Keeps Visitors Hooked

Once you get prospects and customers to visit your website, use these tips to get them to stick around.
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