A survey of small business owners by Sage, a business management software company, regarding the 2016 election, revealed that a significant disconnect exists between the priorities and policy initiatives that small businesses want the federal government to focus on and what they perceive government Read More
It took me a while to be convinced that Snapchat was going to be worthwhile for me to invest time into, from a business perspective. Read More

How to Get Started With Startup Marketing

How to Get Started With Startup Marketing Avatar Posted by mapleleafmark under Startups
From http://www.markevans.ca 50 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on April 9, 2016 11:02 pm
For many startups, marketing can be daunting given the number of options. The reality, however, is marketing is a critical ingredient in the growth of a business. Here's a seven-step "framework" for startups to get going with marketing. Read More
Technical entrepreneurs love to compare the number of features in their product to competitors, and they love to keep adding features -- just because they can. Unfortunately, this approach often turns off mainstream customers, who find the result hard to use. Even worse, this “feature creep” often Read More
Every entrepreneur I know has their favorite excuse for a previous failure – an investor backed out, the economy took a downturn, or a supplier delivered bad quality. These things outside your control do happen, but based on my years of experience as a startup advisor and angel investor, I still se Read More

The true reason why "stupid" startups raise a lot of money

The true reason why \"stupid\" startups raise a lot of money Avatar Posted by MashaKaran under Startups
From http://www.alphagamma.eu 53 days ago
Made Hot by: MarketWiz on April 5, 2016 9:43 am
Have you noticed all the startups raising massive sums of money recently?

Perhaps you’ve scratched your head wondering how a company like Buzzfeed, known for its website full of animated gifs, listicles and quizzes, raised $200 million dollars, valuing the company at a reported $1.5 billion. Sna Read More
Intuitively, many entrepreneurs and businesses believe that the key to faster growth and success is more products, features, and markets. Since we all have limited resources, and can’t add more hours to the day, the result is usually more things done poorly, rather than a few key things done better Read More

Here Are Some Good Reasons To Start Your Own Business

Here Are Some Good Reasons To Start Your Own Business Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 56 days ago
Made Hot by: Digitaladvert on April 4, 2016 8:40 am
Do cubicles and long commutes make you cringe? Have you ever wanted to start your own business? If so, you are certainly not alone. Every year, thousands of people take a leap of faith and strike out on their own. Read More

Why It’s Not A Good Idea To Quit Your Day Job

Why It’s Not A Good Idea To Quit Your Day Job Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 58 days ago
Made Hot by: businessluv on April 1, 2016 8:25 pm
If you are about to quit your day job to work full time on your business, you may want to rethink doing that. That’s right. It may not be a good idea to quit your day job just yet. As a matter of fact, you could end up making it harder on yourself. Read More

What to Include in your Freelance Work Proposal

What to Include in your Freelance Work Proposal Avatar Posted by Nellie Akalp under Startups
From http://blog.corpnet.com 57 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on April 1, 2016 7:48 pm
For freelancers securing new business a proposal is a vital start to your relationship. This post has suggestions on what to include in that proposal. Read More

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Carolyn Higgins: From Layoff to Living the Dream

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