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5 Tips for Continuous Strategic Planning
Business Optimization

5 Tips for Continuous Strategic Planning

Over time, your business plan will change. Here are a few tips to smartly and efficiently update your strategic plan and build team buy-in.
David Chait
3 Simple Ways Ecommerce Startups Can Gain More Customers
Customer Experience

3 Simple Ways Ecommerce Startups Can Gain More Customers

Marketing efforts will always take time, especially early on as entrepreneurs figure out what tools and platforms work best for their brand, but these marketing hacks are a great start.
Sarah Haselkorn
5 Traveling Tips for Startups on a Budget
The Grind

5 Traveling Tips for Startups on a Budget

Travel is a significant investment that deserves your attention as an entrepreneur. Here are a few pointers on how to travel without blowing your small startup budget.
Jason Lucash
The 3 Things College Taught Me About Being An Entrepreneur
Radicals & Visionaries

The 3 Things College Taught Me About Being An Entrepreneur

If done correctly, the college experience can be a very beneficial time for entrepreneurs, and can provide opportunities to learn and grow.
AJ Agrawal
The Secret to Transitioning from Freelancer to Entrepreneur
Radicals & Visionaries

The Secret to Transitioning from Freelancer to Entrepreneur

If you're stuck in a bad self-employment situation, fire yourself and start building something that doesn't require you to trade dollars for your hours
Michael Luchies
The Challenges of Doing the Publicity Circuit for Your Business
Marketing Bootcamp

The Challenges of Doing the Publicity Circuit for Your Business

Between the talks, workshops, interviews and events, speaking constantly about your business can be a bit of a grind.
Adina Grigore
The 4 Questions You Need to Ask When Starting a Business
Radicals & Visionaries

The 4 Questions You Need to Ask When Starting a Business

Starting a business requires thoughtful reflection. The more time you put up front into evaluating an opportunity, the greater your odds of success will be.
Karim Abouelnaga
6 Steps to Building an Actionable Sales Plan
Marketing Bootcamp

6 Steps to Building an Actionable Sales Plan

While a great product is the core of any business, a clear sales and marketing strategy is vital to growth and success.
David Chait
Building a Better Company Culture in 5 Steps
The Grind

Building a Better Company Culture in 5 Steps

Taking the time to map out how you can best apply these tips to form the best culture for your organization can prepare you for growth down the road.
Sarah Haselkorn
3 Reasons Founders Need to Stop Trying So Hard
The Grind

3 Reasons Founders Need to Stop Trying So Hard

When founders are overworked, their employees suffer.
AJ Agrawal
The Art of Hacking a Conference
Marketing Bootcamp

The Art of Hacking a Conference

Here are five tips to make the most of any conference, without spending a ton of money.
David Chait
3 Tips to Make Sure Your Tech Investments for Your Sales Team Aren't a Waste of Money
Ask the Expert

3 Tips to Make Sure Your Tech Investments for Your Sales Team Aren't a Waste of Money

To avoid falling victim to 'the shiny new object effect' and ensure your tech investment makes a real impact, here are some things to consider.
Joe Gustafson
Hiring Checklist: The Top Qualities to Make a Winning Sales Team
Ask the Expert

Hiring Checklist: The Top Qualities to Make a Winning Sales Team

Salespeople are critical hires for any young company. Here are a few pointers on what to look for in your first hires.
Joe Gustafson
How to Jumpstart Your Workweek
The Grind

How to Jumpstart Your Workweek

While Mondays may never be easy or enjoyable, these tips will help you maximize and prepare for a successful week.
Sarah Haselkorn
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The Grind is a weekly column that asks a revolving cast of young founders to take us through the daily rigors of running a business, as well as offer up advice on how they achieved milestones or overcame challenges. Follow The Grind on Twitter with the hashtag #ENTGrind.