With the economy being as shaky as it is, sometimes starting a business is your best security. Here, Joel Libava helps you explore your options. Read More
Women are starting small businesses more than ever in recent years. According to the Womenable’s 2013 State of Women-Owned Business Report, commissioned by American Express OPEN, the market for woman-owned businesses is huge. Read More
This post explores how to brave the startup roller coaster, and stay on! One of the big personal risks for any entrepreneur creating a startup, is whether they have the ability to survive the massive demands on their emotional and physical resources over a sustained period, and to avoid burnout. Read More
One of the most difficult aspects of running a successful business is figuring out which activities are most worth your time and effort. Unfortunately, there are a lot of mundane tasks that can swallow up your time, leaving you with little ability to work on the things that truly matter. Once you g Read More
Creating your own business plan can be a daunting task. It's not easy to write a business plan from scratch, but there are a few options for new entrepreneurs that can help. The easiest and cheapest way to start building your plan might be to download a business plan template. Read More
This week on Bplans, we discussed several useful tools that entrepreneurs can use to help start and run their businesses. Maybe you’re a hairdresser looking to use Instagram to your advantage, or a business owner looking for the best mobile payment processor. Or, perhaps, you are a content creator Read More
When it comes to your startup's technology, your secret sauce can very well be a collection of insights or heuristics accumulated from domain expertise and many years of experience, but it’s not enough to have a general idea. Details matter – a lot. Carmel Ventures CTO Ofer Brandes explains why. Read More
Some great insider-tips (from Carmel Ventures) on how to nail a startup pitch to a room full of VC Partners. Read More
Today's entrepreneurs tiptoe through a minefield of potential problems that could cripple their businesses. How do you know the right move for your company? CB Insights recently analyzed 101 startup postmortems and identified the most common reasons for failure. Watch out for these top 10 mistakes Read More
How necessary is a business plan when starting a business? Is writing a business plan just a waste of time? Is a business plan the only way I can get my idea funded? The answers to these questions can at times be misconstrued. Read More

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Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …
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Kelvin Cech @FunctionWriting Lives Solopreneur Dream

Sometimes it's easy to forget, but a little over a year ago, Kelvin Cech was stuck grinding out copy for a small sports … More
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