Starting a Business

Do's and Don'ts of Securing a Domain Name
Starting a Business

Do's and Don'ts of Securing a Domain Name

Consider these six tips from small-business owners and experts before deciding on a website name.
Jane Porter
Is the Economy Getting Worse? Business Owners Say Yes
Growth Strategies

Is the Economy Getting Worse? Business Owners Say Yes

A new survey shows more than half of small-business owners believe the U.S. economy is backsliding.
Carol Tice
Will New SBA Rules Give Women Entrepreneurs Their Due?
Growth Strategies

Will New SBA Rules Give Women Entrepreneurs Their Due?

After a decade-long struggle, a new program to boost federal contracts among women-owned businesses kicked in. Will it work?
Carol Tice
Inventor Finds True Passion in Toys
Starting a Business

Inventor Finds True Passion in Toys

For Mary Doherty Ellroy, there's no business like the toy business.
A Competition for Your Startup
Starting a Business

A Competition for Your Startup

The Start-Up, Boot-Up business plan competition promises $75,000 to one outstanding start-up.
Mikal E. Belicove
How Can I Do a Better Job Forecasting Sales?
Starting a Business

How Can I Do a Better Job Forecasting Sales?

Tim Berry, president of Palo Alto Software, on how to forecast sales more accurately.
Three Green Industries Ready for a Growth Spurt
Starting a Business

Three Green Industries Ready for a Growth Spurt

Put the kibosh on your turbine dreams. Instead, turn to the past to create an eco-business with a sound future.
An Entrepreneur Helps Turn Unmentionable Business into a Fancy Affair
Starting a Business

An Entrepreneur Helps Turn Unmentionable Business into a Fancy Affair

An Atlanta entrepreneur helps turn unmentionable business into a fancy affair.
Michelle Juergen
Big Cartel: An Etsy-Style Marketplace for Bands and Artists
Starting a Business

Big Cartel: An Etsy-Style Marketplace for Bands and Artists

Big Cartel offers bands, fashion designers, poster printers and other talents an online platform to market their merchandise.
Jason Ankeny
Reid Hoffman's 10 Rules for Entrepreneurial Success
Starting a Business

Reid Hoffman's 10 Rules for Entrepreneurial Success

LinkedIn's co-founder talks about what it takes to succeed in a down economy.
Mikal E. Belicove
Venture Capital Investor Brad Feld on What It Takes to Succeed As an Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

Venture Capital Investor Brad Feld on What It Takes to Succeed As an Entrepreneur

Brad Feld dives into the trenches of entrepreneurship to learn what makes some businesses successful
Michelle Juergen
The Biggest Startup Mistakes
Starting a Business

The Biggest Startup Mistakes

Business success is more about gut instinct than spreadsheets and other tips from Entrepreneur Editor-in-Chief Amy Cosper.
Ameen Khwaja
The Unasked Question: Should You Open a Business?
Starting a Business

The Unasked Question: Should You Open a Business?

Entrepreneurship can be an expensive and thankless 24/7 endeavor that few people wind-up succeeding at. See if you're ready.
Carol Tice
Surviving When a Supplier Disappears
Starting a Business

Surviving When a Supplier Disappears

Chris Guillebeau, author of 'The Art of Non-Conformity,' on his comeback from a business crisis.
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