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All shared business ideas eventually reach a critical decision point – if the company makes money, who gets what? Deciding who gets how much, and why, at the very beginning of your venture will save you an enormous headache later on. Read More
Forget about trying to write your business plan from scratch. Ask anyone who has tried to write their business plan without assistance, and they will be sure to admit how grueling the process can be. Either they can hire a professional consultant, or subscribe to business plan software. Read More
Every startup fears that one angry and unfair customer who can jeopardize the business by a negative post on Ripoff Report, Yelp, or one of the hundreds of other consumer complaint and review sites on the Internet. Most entrepreneurs don’t even know how to keep track of what people are saying about Read More
When the economy tanks as it did in the last recession, that’s a strong signal that things have to change, and it’s hard to miss. But most of us in business have to deal most of the time with weak signals, or change that is happening in a far more subtle way. These changes can be cultural, like the Read More
Every entrepreneur with a new technology tells me that his innovation will be industry-disrupting, meaning that it will render the existing technology obsolete, and create a new market. Yet truly disruptive innovations, like the smartphone from Apple and the rise of the Internet, are very rare, and Read More

How to Use Patreon to Start a Business from Home

How to Use Patreon to Start a Business from Home Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Startups
From http://articles.bplans.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on March 22, 2015 3:14 pm
Anyone with the desire to create on a regular basis and to engage with those that support their creations is likely to find this platform a gem. If you have a hobby or skill that you believe others will pay you to pursue—singing, writing, drawing, acting—Patreon is the place to be.
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Know the Net - and See your Business Soar

Know the Net - and See your Business Soar Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Startups
From http://www.onsmb.com 9 days ago
Made Hot by: AmyJordan on March 22, 2015 4:54 am
With a bit of entrepreneurial sense and a great website, you can mould your tiny site into a high-flyer - in your own way. Read More

My Favorite Patreon Profiles

My Favorite Patreon Profiles Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Startups
From http://articles.bplans.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: steefen on March 20, 2015 1:45 pm
"How many creators today would love to have the modern equivalent of a court patron, a wealthy benefactor such as a king who supported the musician, writer, or artist while they created their work?" Read More
f an entrepreneur doesn’t find themselves in over their head at least 20% of the time, they are probably not pushing the limits, not taking enough risk, and probably not working on an idea that’s worth doing. The challenge in to know when and how to ask for help, and not let bravado and ego mask an Read More

How To Start A Business Without Experience

How To Start A Business Without Experience Avatar Posted by tabithajeannaylor under Startups
From http://successfulstartup101.com 11 days ago
Made Hot by: centrifugePR on March 20, 2015 9:37 am
Starting and running a business has a lot to do with research, preparation and the knowledge you have about the industry. Note: there was no mention of experience because unlike in the employment industry, the business world is full of multi-billion businesses that were started by people who had no Read More

5 Things Your Latino Employees Wish You Understood

Latino employees are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. workforce – in fact, by some estimates one in three working …

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