In my experience with technical entrepreneurs, they work hard on creating an innovative and elegant solution, and assume that customers will flock to them (“if we build it, they will come”). The reality is that successful businesses these days require an equally elegant business model, with the rig Read More

How Wicked Good Cupcakes Scaled Quickly But Naturally

How Wicked Good Cupcakes Scaled Quickly But Naturally Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Startups
From 49 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on January 8, 2018 10:35 am
Scaling a business isn’t easy. But the founders of Wicked Good Cupcakes were able to do it fairly successfully, thanks to a little help from Shark Tank and some good old fashioned business savvy. Read More
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Why Live Chat Integration is a Top Tool for Boosting Your Business in 2018

The internet is not the wide-open marketplace it once was and oversaturation is a real problem in many of its sub-sectors. Regardless of what you are selling online, there is likely a plethora of competitors that are look Read More

The Best Ecommerce Business Ideas in 2018

The Best Ecommerce Business Ideas in 2018 Avatar Posted by muhammadsaad under Startups
From 50 days ago
Made Hot by: FutureVision on January 6, 2018 12:30 pm
Because of the rapid pace of innovation, low setup and management costs, and easy access to shipping facilities. According to Hufffingtonpost, ecommerce revenues are expected to reach an all-time high of $460 billion in the 2018. Read More
As an advisor to entrepreneurs, I often have to deal with people who are convinced that they must get me to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) before they begin talks about their new venture. They seem shocked to learn that most professional investors and advisors, myself included, routinely dec Read More
Every culture and community puts pressure on its members to follow the norms. Even young people who start out wanting to be different are called “freaks,” and most are slowly bent back into the norm by the time they “grow up.” Maybe that’s why so many entrepreneurs struggle with building a disrupti Read More
Most entrepreneurs believe they are “different,” but they can’t quite understand how. They usually explain it by insisting that they are driven to follow their passion, need to be their own boss, want to get rich quick, or want to change the world. I now believe that the roots of the difference may Read More

10 Questions To Ask Before Selecting A Search Firm

10 Questions To Ask Before Selecting A Search Firm Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From 57 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on December 31, 2017 1:58 am
I started out in business as a techy geek, so I understand why technologists starting a new venture spend so much effort getting the product just right. Yet I’ve learned over time that building the business is all about having the right team members. Thus I’m frustrated when I see founders pushing Read More
Some businesses are born out of innovation, while others are born out of necessity. AneaOno is a case of the latter. The company’s founder, Dana Donofree, recently spoke with us for our latest Smart Hustle Report. During the conversation, Donofree shared how her own experience with breast cancer le Read More

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