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From ideation to starting your own business, this section provides expert advice and solutions from entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.

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Would You Make It on Shark Tank? The Importance of Scalable Business Models
By Jamie Johnson | May 17, 2024

Scalability is a crucial factor in business growth and success. Learn the components of a scalable company and how to scale your business.

Welcome to America: What Nonresidents Need to Consider When Forming a Company in the US
By Sean Peek | May 15, 2024

Non-U.S. residents can form a business in the United States, but there are a few things they need to consider. Learn what with this guide.

MLMs Are Preying on the Dream of Entrepreneurship
By Mona Bushnell | May 15, 2024

Learn how to tell the difference between legitimate business prospects and scams.

Time Crunch: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Prioritizing Your Tasks
By Jennifer Post | May 15, 2024

Entrepreneurs often find themselves overburdened with tasks. Learn how to allocate your time and prioritize your tasks.

Managing Resources: ERP Industry Trends That Impact Bottom Line
By Mark Fairlie | May 14, 2024

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) helps businesses drive quality by recording and storing real-time business performance data. Learn ERP trends to watch.

What Is ERP Software and How Can It Increase Efficiency?
By Jamie Johnson | April 19, 2024

Find out how ERP software can help you efficiently manage the most important operations of your business.

‘Bad’ Business Ideas That Made Bank
By Sean Peek | April 17, 2024

Does your business idea seem ridiculous on the surface? Take inspiration from these 10 businesses that found success despite starting with a "bad" idea.

10 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under 40
By Sean Peek | April 16, 2024

Check out our list of inspiring entrepreneurs under 40 who have paved the way for themselves and many others with successful businesses.

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Best Business Podcasts of 2024
By Skye Schooley | April 11, 2024

Podcasts are a great way for business owners and entrepreneurs to get business advice, learn about trends, and find inspiration. Check out our favorites.

8 Reasons Why the Cash-Only Model Doesn’t Work for Small Businesses
By Jennifer Dublino | April 10, 2024

Customers want payment options, making the cash-only model inconvenient. If your business doesn't accept credit cards, here are eight reasons you should.

Business Decision-Making: Gut Instinct or Hard Data?
By Sean Peek | April 10, 2024

When it comes to business, your decisions matter. But it's important to recognize whether your choices are based on intuition or emotions.

Starting an Advertising Agency
By Sean Peek | April 10, 2024

If you have a background in marketing and communications, an advertising agency could be a smart startup option. Here's what you need to know.

Do It for Me: The Next Evolution of the On-Demand Economy
By Jamie Johnson | April 10, 2024

Consumers want convenience, which often means they want someone to do something for them on demand. Learn how to take advantage of the DIFM movement.

Visualizing Success: How to Set Up Effective Quarterly Goals
By Julie Thompson | April 10, 2024

Breaking goals into small, actionable initiatives allows your employees and clients to become more productive over shorter time frames.

Elevating Expectations: 5 Ways Product Quality Affects Your Brand
By Sammi Caramela | April 10, 2024

Ensuring your products are high quality is crucial to your business's bottom line. Learn how to create products that meet user standards.

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6 Steps to Improve Your Organization’s Performance
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Continuous improvement is crucial for businesses. Learn the types of organizational improvements and 6 strategies for improving organizational performance.

The Pros and Cons of Virtual Offices
By Jennifer Post | April 04, 2024

Virtual offices haven’t lost their popularity but do they have more cons than pros at this point? Here is what you need to consider.

Small Business Guide to Energy Conservation
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Conserving energy can help your business save money, reduce its carbon footprint and help the environment. Learn how your business can save energy.

Resources for Veteran-Owned Businesses
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Military veterans seeking to transition to entrepreneurial ventures have a wealth of resources at their disposal. Learn how to access resources for vets.

4 Simple Steps to Valuing Your Small Business
By Russell Smith | April 03, 2024

Calculating your business's value accurately is crucial if you want to sell it or seek investors. Learn four steps for calculating your business valuation.

Crystal Knows All: You’re Being Profiled
By Mark Fairlie | April 01, 2024

Crystal claims it can give you accurate personality insights on customers, prospects, candidates and co-workers to help you sell more and manage better.

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What is a Holacracy? The Holacratic Workplace
By Genia Stevens | March 22, 2024

In a holacratic workplace, there's no traditional leadership hierarchy; team members assume multiple roles. Learn if holacracy is right for your business.

8 Tips to Manage Your Time as a Small Business Owner
By Jennifer Dublino | March 18, 2024

Small business owners are constantly pulled in different directions. Follow these time-management tips to maximize your effectiveness.

10 Scams That Prey on Small Businesses
By Jennifer Dublino | March 15, 2024

Scammers often target small and midsize businesses. Beware of these 10 business-related scams, and learn how to avoid cybercriminals and hackers.

7 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Needs a Branded Email Address
By Sean Peek | March 14, 2024

Don't use personal or generic email addresses for your startup. Learn why you need a branded email address for your business communications.

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In-N-Out Burger President Lynsi Snyder Serves Up ‘Slow-Growth Philosophy’ (Full Q&A)
By Rob Gabriele | February 14, 2024

She took over the company at 27 and “Double-Doubled” its success.

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What Is Supply Chain Distribution?
By Max Freedman | February 12, 2024

Supply chain distribution is used to balance supply and demand. Learn more about the importance of having a distribution plan for your business.

Discover the Unique Selling Proposition of Your Business
By Shane Barker | February 02, 2024

Without a unique selling proposition, you have nothing that distinguishes your company. Learn how to create an effective USP for your business.

Entrepreneurs Love These 13 Tools for Conducting Market Research
By Miranda Fraraccio | February 02, 2024

Here are the best tools for conducting market research.

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Common Mistakes That Can Lead to Product Failure
By Jennifer Dublino | February 02, 2024

What pitfalls cause most products to fail? Learn about these common traps so you can avoid mistakes and a failed product launch.