Starting a Business

The Pros and Cons of Founding With Friends

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.

By Andrew Deen | Share This

4 Ways to Improve Your Online Storefront

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.

By Chelsea Trautman | Share This

How to File Patents in Multiple Countries

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.

By Kanika Sharma | Share This

How Seniors Can Use Technology to Become Entrepreneurs After Retirement

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.

By Lindsay Engle | Share This

5 Tips for Starting a Business With Your Spouse

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.

By Sally Strebel | Share This

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

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.

By Howard Partridge | Share This

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

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.

By Jonathan Herrick | Share This

How to Write a Company Overview

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.

By Angelique O'Rourke | Share This

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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.