Starting a Business

Starting a Business

Generating Positive Reviews from Your Airbnb Guests

It's guest feedback that will make your travel hosting business a success – or kill it faster than you can say "lumpy beds and a dirty bathroom." Discover the secret to eliciting thumbs-up feedback fr...
Business Lessons

The 5 Lessons I've Learned From 5 Years as an Entrepreneur

What I'd tell the 21-year-old version of myself if I could go back in time.
Immigrants

Immigrant-entrepreneurs: America's Greatest Asset

Immigrants "get the job done," as a laudatory moment in the hit show "Hamilton" phrases it.
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Can a Great Bloody Mary Cure a Bar's Financial Hangover?

An annual festival aims to raise a glass -- and the profits -- of independent bars and taverns.
Starting a Business

How to Handle Airbnb Guests Who Break the Rules

Not all guests will be cooperative and follow the rules. Here are the guidelines you should follow when they don't.
Run a Better Business

Why Disrupting an Industry Is Overrated

It's good if your product or service is disruptive, but it shouldn't be the main goal.
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This Startup Raised $215,000 Defying Gender Stereotypes to Empower Girls

What do you do when your little girl wants rocket ships and trains on her dresses?
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The Secret to Starting a Business Is Managing the Changes

Going in a new direction requires adjustments. The key is doing what needs to be done at your pace.
Failure

What Are Mindsets That Hold Entrepreneurs Back?

Author Jill Schiefelbein chats with Summit Consulting Group CEO Alan Weiss about his perspective on why entrepreneurs often fail.
Security

Why Physical Security For Your Business Is Just as Critical as Online Security

Security doesn't just increase safety. It increases the legitimacy of your business.
Take It From The Pros

Your Plan for Your Business Is Going to Change -- and That's OK

PeopleFoundry Founder and CEO Michelle Joseph knows that understanding why things happen can help make a company become successful.
Ecommerce

The First 5 Steps to Launching a Successful Ecommerce Business

Make sure you get the right information at the right time.
Marketing

The Ins and Outs of SWOT Analysis for Marketing Growth

Use this remarkable tool to realign your marketing campaign with what will give you the best results.
Startup Basics

5 Ways That Entrepreneurs Throw Away Their Funding

For entrepreneurs who hope to create companies that can thrive for the long-term, be sure to avoid spending your funding on any of the items below.
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