Starting a Business

The 23 Items That Make Up the Heart and Soul of the Franchise Disclosure Document
Franchises

The 23 Items That Make Up the Heart and Soul of the Franchise Disclosure Document

The specific information collected under this list of 23 "Items," each with a mandated title, covers the key topics and covenants found in the franchise agreement.
Rick Grossmann
6 Types of Businesses You Can Start With Almost No Cash
Business Ideas

6 Types of Businesses You Can Start With Almost No Cash

Have a craft creation to sell? Good at home repair? Resale transactions? Voila! You can become an entrepreneur-on-the-cheap.
Jayson DeMers
6 Things You Must Do to Make Your Idea a Reality
Starting a Business

6 Things You Must Do to Make Your Idea a Reality

Embrace the entrepreneurial spirit by following these six steps and start converting ideas into entrepreneurial reality either inside the company you work for or on your own.
Glenn Llopis
Stumped For Profitable Business Ideas? Watch This Facebook Live.
Business Ideas

Stumped For Profitable Business Ideas? Watch This Facebook Live.

A bestselling author and idea generator will share his technique to finding profitable business ideas for 2017.
Entrepreneur Staff
5 Crucial Steps for Launching a Business This Year
Starting a Business

5 Crucial Steps for Launching a Business This Year

Find an unmet niche in your industry and implement a strong business map to successfully launch your new business.
Murray Newlands
The Paperwork You Must Complete for a Friends or Family Business Loan
Finance Your Business

The Paperwork You Must Complete for a Friends or Family Business Loan

Even if good old Dad is the one financing your startup, there's paperwork that must be filled out to keep everything on the up and up.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How Uber Used a Simplified Business Model to Disrupt the Taxi Industry
Growth Strategies

How Uber Used a Simplified Business Model to Disrupt the Taxi Industry

By offering all three benefits of a price- and propostion-simplifier, Uber's founders were able to create a service no one knew they needed.
Richard Koch
6 Mistakes People Make When They Go From Idea to Reality
Growth Strategies

6 Mistakes People Make When They Go From Idea to Reality

Before you take your passions and pursuits to the next level make sure you avoid these six pitfalls.
Glenn Llopis
Up and Coming U.S. Cities for Your Business (Infographic)
Infographics

Up and Coming U.S. Cities for Your Business (Infographic)

While Silicon Valley may seem like the right place for your startup, check out some other options first.
Rose Leadem
8 Businesses Defying the Downturn of the Global Economy
Growth Hacking

8 Businesses Defying the Downturn of the Global Economy

Trucking, virtual learning and gambling online are businesses likely to weather any short-range economic uncertainty.
Ayodeji Onibalusi
Hard Truths and Tips About Borrowing From Friends and Family
Business

Hard Truths and Tips About Borrowing From Friends and Family

If you're planning to get a loan from friends or family, find out what can go wrong before money exchanges hands.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How to Turn Your Hobby into a Profitable Business Venture
Hobbies

How to Turn Your Hobby into a Profitable Business Venture

Work on your hobby, learn about sales and marketing and dedicate yourself to steady improvement.
Larry Alton
When to Hire Virtual Assistants and Outsource Help
Inspiring Your Team

When to Hire Virtual Assistants and Outsource Help

Consider which roles are suited for outsourcing, and use the right tools for hiring and managing virtual workers.
Pay Yourself: Why Founders Should Set Aside Profits Every Month
Starting a Business

Pay Yourself: Why Founders Should Set Aside Profits Every Month

Nobody you hire works for free and neither should you.
Eric Siu