healthcare startup

How to Build a Healthcare Startup

by Rose Martin

The adoption of new digital technology means the healthcare industry is growing—and with that comes new opportunities, as well as increased competition. These 7 tips will help you build a successful healthcare startup. Read more »


How to Start a Successful Online Clothing Business

by Richard Meadow

Want to start your own clothing line? Here’s a checklist of must-do tasks that will help you prepare, starting right at the very beginning. Read more »

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The Pros and Cons of Founding With Friends

by Andrew Deen

Should you start a business with a friend? To help you decide if you can “make it” as business partners, take a look at these pros and cons of founding with friends. Read more »

online store seo

4 Ways to Improve Your Online Storefront

by Chelsea Trautman

Your website is your store—and if your store isn’t in order, your ability to leverage the high growth of sales online will be threatened. Here's how to optimize your ecommerce site. Read more »

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How to Write a Business Plan in Under an Hour

by Noah Parsons

Does the idea of writing a business plan sound drawn-out and intimidating? It doesn't have to be. It’s possible to write your initial business plan in less than an hour—and here's how. Read more »


How to File Patents in Multiple Countries

by Kanika Sharma

Patent laws are country specific, which means a U.S. patent won’t protect your invention everywhere. Here's how to file a patent in multiple countries. Read more »


Extremely Valuable Tips for Creating a Financial Forecast During the Early Stages of an Entrepreneurial Journey

by Cobus Vurren

Creating a thoughtful forecast can be time-consuming, but it will help you to make informed decisions. These tips will help you build a financial forecast. Read more »

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How Seniors Can Use Technology to Become Entrepreneurs After Retirement

by Lindsay Engle

If you’re a retiree looking for business ideas or ways to leverage your skills and experience into a new project or business opportunity, here are some ways you can use technology to get started. Read more »

starting a business with your significant other

5 Tips for Starting a Business With Your Spouse

by Sally Strebel

If you and your partner share a dream, perhaps you've considered starting a business together. Here's how to start a business with your spouse—without it negatively impacting your relationship, or the success of the business. Read more »

business coach

The One Thing That Makes the Difference Between Success and Failure in Business

by Howard Partridge

We all need support, encouragement, and accountability. In short, we all need a community around us to help us succeed. Having a coach can make a huge difference in the overall performance of your business. Read more »

must-read books for entrepreneurs

3 Books Every New Business Owner Must Read

by Bill Widmer

Not all information is created equal. These three business books have immediate, actionable takeaways that you can (and should) implement the day you start your business. Read more »

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Seven Steps to Successful Project Planning

by Varju Luceno

Lack of proper planning and failure to create a systematic approach can be fatal to projects. This approach to project planning will help ensure that your projects are successful. Read more »


Crafting Your Brand? Here Are 3 Things You Haven’t Thought About

by Jonathan Herrick

Branding is even more important now that people have increasingly more access to products and services from anywhere in the world. A standout brand is the best way to attract their attention, but first, you need to know exactly who your customers are and what appeals to them. Read more »

company overview

How to Write a Company Overview

by Angelique O'Rourke

A company overview is essential, and should be exactly what it sounds like—an overview containing all of the most important points about your company. Here's how to write one. Read more »

small business website

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Setting Up Your First Website

by Robert Mening

Here’s the entrepreneur's guide to getting your first website off the ground. We’ll look at your options, and determine the best way to get started, depending on your business goals. Read more »

first customers

How to Get Your First 100 Customers for Any Business

by Johnathan Grzybowski

You've just launched your business, and you need your first 100 customers—like, now. Here's a strategy that will help you get there. Read more »

social entrepreneurship

How Social Entrepreneurship Is Changing Businesses

by Matthew Hughes

Social entrepreneurship is on the rise—a growing number of startups are launching with the intention of helping to bring about positive change. Here's how it works. Read more »

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How to Pitch to Investors in 10 Minutes and Get Funded

by Caroline Cummings

Sometimes you only get 10 minutes to pitch your business idea to investors. Here's a pitch format that has worked successfully for both veteran and first-time startup CEOs to secure funding. Read more »

creative entrepreneur motivation

5 Ways Creative Entrepreneurs Can Keep Motivated

by Keren Lerner

If you’re a creative entrepreneur and have big “smart” goals for your business that you’re determined to reach, these tips will help you get there. Read more »

Abandoned Cart

Why Do Shoppers Abandon Their Carts—and What Can You Do About It?

by Dmytro Tkach

A customer wouldn't just abandon a full cart of groceries in the middle of a supermarket—so why do they abandon shopping carts online? Here are some reasons why abandoned carts happen—and how to fix it. Read more »