Don’t let your passion for a new idea and technology convince you that the idea alone will ensure business success.
Based on my experience working with hundreds of entrepreneurs, selling yourself and your idea to customers, as well as investors, is always a critical element required for progress. Read More

Top Tips on Starting Your Business

Top Tips on Starting Your Business  - http://www.mibusinessmag.com Avatar Posted by SPCowan under Startups
From http://www.mibusinessmag.com 31 days ago
Made Hot by: ObjectOriented on August 26, 2018 11:40 am
Guest contributor, Jon Barfoot, Co-Founder of Vegbread, provides his top tips on starting a business. Read More
Market opportunities for your new venture are now immediately worldwide, thanks to the pervasive access to the Internet and social media communication. But this doesn’t mean that you can treat the world as one big homogeneous market, ignoring the vastly different geographic cultures, economic, and Read More
Time is too precious to waste trying to close a deal with the wrong investors at the wrong time. Luckily, not all investors are looking for the same thing, so it pays to know what type of investors are most interested in what your startup brings to the table. Read More
Contrary to popular opinion, viral marketing has not eliminated the need for old-fashioned lead generation to bring customers to a startup. Indeed, while the rules and technologies for lead generation have changed, Forrester and other experts still see it as the most effective way for businesses wi Read More
According to the entrepreneurs I advise, the biggest challenge they typically face in starting a new business is funding. It consistently takes a huge amount of time and effort to find an investor you can trust, and that constrains your efforts in developing the solution you envision. People always Read More

3 Expensive Pitfalls Start-ups Should Avoid

3 Expensive Pitfalls Start-ups Should Avoid  - http://www.smallbizviewpoints.com Avatar Posted by AngelBiz under Startups
From http://www.smallbizviewpoints.com 39 days ago
Made Hot by: fusionswim on August 17, 2018 6:43 am
Startups can get into lot of trouble in early stages if they do not avoid these common pitfalls that many of them encounter. Read More
You can’t survive as an entrepreneur without resilience, because you are going to fail at least once, maybe multiple times. That’s the nature of trying something that’s never been done before. Resilience means not giving up, and being energized by what you have learned. As Thomas Edison said, "I ha Read More
The reigning theory in business has long been that “alpha” leaders make the best entrepreneurs. These are aggressive, results-driven achievers who assert control, and insist on a hierarchical organizational model. Yet I am seeing more and more success from “beta” startup cultures, like Zappos and A Read More

Best Places for Millennials to Start a Business

Best Places for Millennials to Start a Business  - http://www.mibusinessmag.com Avatar Posted by SPCowan under Startups
From http://www.mibusinessmag.com 46 days ago
Made Hot by: profmarketing on August 13, 2018 1:45 am
Are you a millennial planning to start your own business? Find out where are the best places for new startups. Read More

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