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If you KNOW you need to start your business but have every excuse in the book - No time. Need to learn more. Here are some insights on how to present your brand before you start worrying about marketing your business. Read More
If you are proposing a merger or acquisition, or simply seeking an investor for your business, the process is the same. You have to put together a convincing story of a win-win opportunity for both sides. This may seem intuitively obvious, but as an angel investor, I have heard hundreds of new busi Read More
Are you measuring your chances for success against outdated business metrics? Here's what entrepreneurs can learn about growth potential from Tesla. Read More

3 Major Mistakes You Must Avoid When Planning Your Business

3 Major Mistakes You Must Avoid When Planning Your Business Avatar Posted by jondyer under Startups
From https://dyernews.com 3 days ago
Made Hot by: profmarketing on August 20, 2017 9:00 am
Dreaming up a brilliant idea for a new small business can be thrilling. As a result there may be the temptation to essentially go from "zero to sixty" and rush through the planning process. Unfortunately this mode of attack can often lead to financial disaster should your idea fall apart before fru Read More
Your business plan could fail for hundreds of reasons—but these 8 reasons for business plan failure are unfortunately common (and often overlooked!). Read More
Marketing is everything these days. You can have the best technology, but if customers don’t know you exist, or they don’t know how your technology solves a real problem for them, your startup will fail. Yet I see many technology entrepreneurs that focus on the basics of marketing too little and to Read More

How to Master Entrepreneurship Without Breaking a Sweat

How to Master Entrepreneurship Without Breaking a Sweat             Avatar Posted by brianamorgaine under Startups
From http://articles.bplans.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: Copysugar on August 18, 2017 12:07 am
The SBA says that about two-thirds of businesses fold within the first ten years. So, how does an entrepreneur beat the odds? These tips will help you crack the entrepreneurship code. Read More
Even though ‘big data’ has now been around for several years, the opportunities for startups seem to keep growing, just as the amount of data keeps growing. According to IBM, companies have captured more data in the last two years than in the previous 2000 years. This data comes from sensors, socia Read More
These days, you can get pretty much anything on demand. Doughbies is a startup that offers baked goods delivered right to your door within 20 minutes for customers in San Francisco, with overnight delivery offered for customers outside the area. Read More
Most business mentors tell me that the single biggest problem they have to deal with in small companies is the lack of open, honest, and effective communication, both from the top down and from the bottom up. Some entrepreneurs forget that talking is not communicating. Fortunately these skills can Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …
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