Starting a Business

Why You Must Never Show a Hint of Desperation, Especially When Things Are Bad
Confidence

Why You Must Never Show a Hint of Desperation, Especially When Things Are Bad

Projecting the right attitude inspires confidence in your product. When desperation creeps in, potential clients and investors look for a way out.
Mike Loomis
Meet the New Breed of Philanthropists Helping Social Entrepreneurs Succeed
Starting a Business

Meet the New Breed of Philanthropists Helping Social Entrepreneurs Succeed

A social business needs capital to grow. Find out which organizations are helping to kickstart the new type of entrepreneurial ventures.
Jason Haber
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Business
Starting a Business

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Business

Do you catch yourself going back to the same idea when you lay your head down on your pillow each night?
Jess Ekstrom
9 Low-Cost Business Ideas for Animal Lovers
Low-Cost Business Ideas

9 Low-Cost Business Ideas for Animal Lovers

'Products and services that help people care for their four-legged family members are in a growth pattern that I don't see slowing down for the near future.'
Grace Reader
Lori Greiner's 4 Questions to Know Whether Your Idea Is a Hero or a Zero
Shark Tank

Lori Greiner's 4 Questions to Know Whether Your Idea Is a Hero or a Zero

The serial inventor, Shark Tank star and 'Queen of QVC' shares how to figure out if you're creating a must-have product.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Tips for Finding the Best Online Loan for Your Small Business
Small Business Lending

6 Tips for Finding the Best Online Loan for Your Small Business

Do your homework now so you can skip the bank later.
Evan Singer
If Your Business Flops, It's Probably Due to One of These 7 Causes
Business Optimization

If Your Business Flops, It's Probably Due to One of These 7 Causes

Ninety percent of startups fail within a few years. Be aware of the common sources of failure so you can work to avoid the pitfalls.
Larry Alton
Online Courses May Not Be as Valuable as You Hope
Ready To Launch

Online Courses May Not Be as Valuable as You Hope

Sometimes it's just best to get in there and get your feet wet. You don't have to be a master before starting your business.
Alex Barker
5 Ideas for a Summer Business Instead of a Summer Job
Make More Happen

5 Ideas for a Summer Business Instead of a Summer Job

Don't spend your break making minimum wage at a job that won't improve your resume. Venture into entrepreneurship instead.
Lindsay Craig
Mark Cuban Has 3 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs
Young Entrepreneurs

Mark Cuban Has 3 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

The Shark Tank star believes the earlier kids start entrepreneurship, the more time they have to get it right.
Deep Patel
This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding

Hiral Sanghavi and his wife raised more than $11 million to design and manufacture a jacket that aims to solve logistical pain points for road warriors.
Catherine Clifford
4 Benefits of Using Your Business to Serve a Broader Community
Main Street Entrepreneur

4 Benefits of Using Your Business to Serve a Broader Community

When you look beyond your inner circle, you'll see a world that could benefit from what your business has to offer.
Michael Glauser
Ashley Alexiss on How to Find the Right Business Partner
Entrepreneurs

Ashley Alexiss on How to Find the Right Business Partner

The two-person team behind Alexiss Swimwear shares how they found each other, and how five years later their mutual passion has created a unique and vibrant brand.
Dan Bova
The 10 Best Tech Hubs to Live and Work (Infographic)
Starting a Business

The 10 Best Tech Hubs to Live and Work (Infographic)

Don't head to Silicon Valley just yet.
Grace Reader