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How to Find a Business Partner

Entrepreneurs have a reputation for trying to do it all singlehandedly. In the early days of starting your business, you may feel like you’re wearing several hats—too many, in fact. For this reason, you might consider working with a business partner. Not only does having a business partner distribute some of the work, it gives...

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4 Steps to Making Your Next Great Idea a Reality

Congratulations! You have a great idea. You and this idea, you’ve got plans. It started with a tiny nugget you were bouncing around, and it grew up in a marketing meeting. You brainstormed, you took this little idea and ran it up the flagpole, you sent it through the pipeline, passed it to the higher-ups....

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Sometimes, you need help finding your way.

How to Find a Mentor

Some of the most common advice for new entrepreneurs is to “find a mentor.” It’s understandable—after all, it’s good advice; having a mentor relationship is often a dream come true. A mentor is a teacher, a trusted advisor that a budding entrepreneur can turn to with questions and get valuable advice, tailored directly to their...

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Free Webinar: How to Build Your Brand

Do you want to learn how you can get big brand value on a small business budget? What can you do to increase customer loyalty, and get the recognition your business needs? Discover what a brand is, why it matters, and how easy it is to create one for your business. If you completed our Big...

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5 Ways to Re-launch Your Business

  Your business is doing okay—but it’s not the raving success you were hoping for. There’s no time like the present to look at new ways to bring it back to life. Below are some tips to help re-ignite your business, and your own enthusiasm. Try the Zappos way Zappos infuses customer service into everything...

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Jed Darland Cultivates Depth of Scope: A Secret to Success Story

When it comes to design, Jed Darland has the sensibility of an artist, and the ingenuity of an inventor. When it comes to business, he’s an opportunist in the best sense of the word. Jed knows how to seize the moment, turn downtime into a new venture, and that venture into a successful business. His...

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Prepare for Liftoff: Day 5 of the Big Brand Challenge

Welcome to Day 5 of the Big Brand Challenge—the last day! On Day 1 and 2 of the challenge, you laid the foundation for your brand. On Day 1 we defined who we are, on Day 2 we defined what we looked like, on Day 3 we created (or updated) your logo, and on Day 4 we outlined those...

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Create or Update Your Marketing Materials: Day 4 of the Big Brand Challenge

Welcome to Day 4 of the Big Brand Challenge On Day 1 and Day 2 of the challenge you laid the foundation for your brand. On Day 1 we defined who we are, on Day 2 we defined what we looked like, and on Day 3 we created (or updated) your logo. Now it’s time to update your marketing materials! How...

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