What makes your business stand out from the competition? Learn how to create a unique value proposition (also called a unique selling position) to set your business apart from competitors.

Starting a Business

How to Create a Unique Value Proposition

What makes your business stand out from the competition? Learn how to create a unique value proposition (also called a unique selling position) to set your business apart from competitors.

By Lisa Furgison |

How to Start a Nonprofit [Updated for 2019]

Starting a nonprofit requires thorough planning and dedication. If you're wondering how to start a nonprofit, read on—we've covered the outline for a nonprofit business plan, and included all the steps you need to go through to start a nonprofit, as well as free nonprofit sample business plans.

By Angelique O'Rourke |

The Mindset Game: 7 Lessons for Every Entrepreneur

The most common, the most difficult, and the most frustrating challenges of starting and running a business always seem to be related to the way you and others on your team think. Here's why your mindset matters, and how to develop an entrepreneurial mindset.

By Jesse Nieminen |

5 Things to Compare When Choosing an eCommerce Platform

The reality of ecommerce is that it’s relatively easy to get a store up and running. However, operating a store that is successful is something else entirely. Here are five important things to keep in mind when choosing an ecommerce platform.

By Manish Dudharejia |

Head, Heart, and Hands: 3 Essentials for Startup Success

The truth is, you already possess some of the most important assets you’ll need to achieve startup success. These are nothing less than your personal faculties—the awesome power of your own head, your own heart, and your own hands.

By Jason Stone |

How to Start a Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Business

The demand for safe and reliable public transportation for people with medical issues and disabilities, particularly in rural communities, continues to grow. If you’re thinking about starting a non emergency medical transport (NEMT) business, this guide will show you how.

By Kelly Richardson |

How to Start a Business in 30 Days: The Complete Guide

How long does it take to start a business? You can be up and running faster than you think. Follow this guide to learn how to start a business in 30 days. You'll get detailed steps to take every day that will help turn your business idea from a dream into reality.

By Candice Landau |

Why You Should Update Your Business Plan Regularly to Drive Growth

What if you find your business coming to a standstill—or worse, if you start to see signs that your business might be failing? It's a scary moment for entrepreneurs, but regularly updating your business plan can help prompt growth and prevent business slowdown. Here's how to do it.

By John Catibog |

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What makes your business stand out from the competition? Learn how to create a unique value proposition (also called a unique selling position) to set your business apart from competitors.