That’s one of the most common doubts when it comes to making a business. People read a lot about innovations and wondering if their idea is innovative enough to achieve success with their online business. Read More

Are You Mentee Material?

Are You Mentee Material? Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Startups
From http://articles.bplans.com 338 days ago
Made Hot by: FutureVision on June 3, 2015 11:16 am
You’ll find that experts in most fields recommend getting a mentor. Whether it’s in the business world (including here on Bplans), the arts, academia- you name it, and a thought leader in the space will refer to the benefits of seeking a mentor. But then what? Read More
These days every new entrepreneur understands that an innovative product or service is necessary, but not sufficient, to start a business. You have to build a web presence with marketing content to get visibility above the almost 300 million other new websites created last year, and attract the cus Read More
The self- employed are never far from the television when the investors are swimming in the Shark Tank. It’s become an addiction for those passionate entrepreneurs looking to take their businesses to the next level with a little help from the Sharks.
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This simple question will guarantee a reply to your email

This simple question will guarantee a reply to your email Avatar Posted by timjahn under Startups
From http://getdonald.com 338 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on June 1, 2015 10:45 am
Not getting any replies to your emails? This simple question will make a world of a difference in how you approach striking up a conversation via email. Read More
So you’ve thought of it … taking your design ideas and putting them out there for everyone to see.

But you have questions.

Does it cost a lot of money to get started?
Do I have to use my own designs?
Can I set my own prices?
Where will I sell my T-Shirts?
How much money can I earn?
Well Read More
Startups are usually so focused on selling more of their branded product or service to their own customer base (organic growth) that they don’t consider the more indirect methods (non-organic growth) of increasing revenue and market share. Non-organic growth would include OEM relationships, finding Read More
Welcome to the Bcast, the official podcast of Bplans.com. Each week we discuss the latest news, resources, and advice for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Hosted by Jonathan Michael and Peter Thorsson.

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Lean Business Planning with Tim Berry [VIDEO]

Lean Business Planning with Tim Berry [VIDEO] Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Startups
From http://articles.bplans.com 338 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on May 30, 2015 4:25 pm
We recently had Tim Berry, Palo Alto Software founder and business planning expert, present our Bplans audience with his latest advice on lean business planning. He is the known guru in business planning. Read More
Have you been wondering how many hours should you put into your business?Does working endless hours make you a hero or a failure?If you had to set a weekly time limit, how many hours would you say is the least number of hours you need to succeed in business? Read More

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