Startup Basics

The Tax Break That Small Businesses Need to Know About (Infographic)
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The Tax Break That Small Businesses Need to Know About (Infographic)

You can get a tax deduction for equipment you buy for your startup
Nina Zipkin
10 Businesses You Can Start From Your Dorm Room
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10 Businesses You Can Start From Your Dorm Room

From information technology consulting to snow removal, the sky's the limit for college students to become entrepreneurs.
Hunter Hoffmann
7 Steps to Master the Art of Persuasion
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7 Steps to Master the Art of Persuasion

Getting others to see things as you see them is key to build momentum from an idea to a business.
Martin Zwilling
What the Smartest Startups Are Getting Right in Marketing
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What the Smartest Startups Are Getting Right in Marketing

Learn how to create cultures of user experience and feedback from these young entrepreneurs.
Carolina Rogoll
Ask the Right First Question When You Hire Part-Time Employees
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Ask the Right First Question When You Hire Part-Time Employees

Don't get sabotaged by a candidate who doesn't actually want the part-time job you're offering.
Doug and Polly White
Don't Make These 5 Common Mistakes During the Early Phases of Your Startup
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Don't Make These 5 Common Mistakes During the Early Phases of Your Startup

Be mindful of how you spend your time, foster your confidence and definitely watch that bottom line during the first few years of your new business.
Ryan Coisson
6 Ways Your Current Job Can Help You Launch a Company
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6 Ways Your Current Job Can Help You Launch a Company

Here are six reasons why your current job is the best launch pad.
Mike Loomis
6 Ways to Kill Your Startup
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6 Ways to Kill Your Startup

Follow this advice, and you have a great shot at failing.
Brian Hamilton
Making a Difference Makes All the Difference in the World
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Making a Difference Makes All the Difference in the World

Evan Carmichael says that if you're not trying to have an impact on others, you're not going to last long in business.
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Streamline Your Startup Growth Process With These 22 Tools
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Streamline Your Startup Growth Process With These 22 Tools

To grow fast, use these tools before your competitors find out about them.
Walter Chen
Stop Chasing Away the People You Meet
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Stop Chasing Away the People You Meet

That person you thought you hit it off with at a conference won't answer your calls? The Iceberg Theory will fix that for you.
Leonard Kim
Are You Ready to Run the Race of Running a Business?
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Are You Ready to Run the Race of Running a Business?

You'll have to be in shape for a 50-meter dash one day, a 10K chug the next and a grueling full marathon most of the time.
Alp Mimaroglu
The 4 Stages of Enterprise Maturity: From Startup to Self-Sustaining
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The 4 Stages of Enterprise Maturity: From Startup to Self-Sustaining

At each stage, you must undertake specific tasks, acquire new organizational skills and expand your leadership competencies to meet the demands of a changing and growing business.
Derek Lidow
5 Things Not to Do Running a Small Business
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5 Things Not to Do Running a Small Business

Here are a few lessons I learned from my first attempt at running a business, making my second time around much smoother.
Maria Rapetskaya