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To get your startup off the ground, you'll need to pick a business structure, find financing, craft a business plan, deal with legal issues, and more.

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Any of these statements can haunt a small business for years. The trick: Avoid hearing them by staying keenly in tune with every move the customer makes.
If you haven’t been growing your business the way you want, one (or more) of the following frights might be scaring you away from succeeding in business.
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Filed In: Getting Started
While an ego contributes to an entrepreneur's confidence and lack of fear, it becomes a hindrance when it shuts down the ability to see and hear the truth.
Couple, Lindsay and Bjork has built a thriving home-based business, which highlights their personal interests and builds on their determination to continually improve.
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Filed In: Business Planning and Finance
It's often said that two heads are better than one, and in the case of having a business partner to bounce ideas off of, it can be priceless.
The business world is full of "instant success" stories, but there are some successful entrepreneurs who failed at first, only to find great success later.
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Free publicity is really a great way to grow your business. Here are three key things you need to remember when crafting your publicity pitch.
Authority marketing means using your expertise to build a reputation for yourself in your industry. Learn how to apply its principles to any business.
Starting up a business of any sort is never likely to be easy or straightforward. Here are 5 of the most common pitfalls startups will encounter.
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Filed In: Finance
There are a number of financial pitfalls that many startup businesses regularly encounter. Dr. Richard Weinberger explains what to avoid and how.
To help you through all the highs and lows of starting your own business, We've gathered some of our favorite inspirational quotes for entrepreneurs.
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Working from home is fraught with distractions. Use these powerful Jedi mind tricks (and a little bit of the Force) to overcome obstacles to your productivity.
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Running a tech company isn't the only way to succeed in business these days. Here are four great tips to growing a successful business in a tech-driven world.
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We profile three women immigrant entrepreneurs who found success in the United States despite the challenges they faced.
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Through proper technique, you can turn email into the highlight of social interaction, engaging your audience on a more intimate level.
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White men continue to make up the overwhelming majority of the tech workforce; these five organizations are on a mission to bridge the gender gap in tech.
You've got a great idea for a business - now what? Melanie Haselmayr shares the next steps to transform an exciting new business idea into a real business.
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Before you quit your day job to start a full-time business, consider this: A new study shows part-time business startups may have better chances of success.
Connecting deeply to their customer's problems has catapulted Adrienne and Stephanie Vendetti brand into a thriving business.
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Filed In: Your Career and Staffing & HR
Do you find your professional development to be the last thing you invest in? If you're an entrepreneur, you've got to invest in yourself and your growth.

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