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Here's The Secret To Starting A Business Overseas

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 12.21.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Today, 18 years and a half-dozen starting-a-business-in-a-foreign-country-from-nothing experiences later, I can explain. Someone who hasn't done it isn't going to understand, but it's just the way it goes.

5 Vital Choices New Entrepreneurs Should Make Before the Launch

Toby Nwazor | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Toby Nwazor

Let's face it. The big launch is always the most nerve-wracking. Those who have been into the business for a long time and those who are just starting off have to go through the same rigors of having everything in shape. It's understandable. Who wants to start off on the wrong foot?

5 Tips for Turning Your Creativity into a Business

Rachel Hollis | Posted 10.04.2016 | Women
Rachel Hollis

When I first started out as an Event Planner I wanted to have a place where I can share some tips and recipes that I would feature in some of my parti...

Why You Should Just Start Your Business Now (with Tips from Mikita Mikado)

Megan Brame-Finkelstein | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Megan Brame-Finkelstein

After nearly 10 years in the skincare industry, I've had my share of failures (which I all too readily admit to) but for all of the setbacks, I've never regretted the decision to start my business.

9 Low-Cost Tools for Millennials Starting a Business in 2017

Charmaine Belonio | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
Charmaine Belonio

Past generations might have been able to rely on the government and lifelong employers for job security and reasonable pension plans, but many millennials recognize that the way the world economy currently works doesn't make that a viable option--let alone an attractive one.

How to Become an Online Celebrity

Chloe Spencer | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Chloe Spencer

Ok we're not talking about becoming the next Britney Spears, but how good would it feel to be well-known for doing something? Better yet, doing someth...

The Emotional Weight of Entrepreneurship

Damian Bazadona | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business
Damian Bazadona

I've run my business for fifteen years and take great joy in sharing advice and war stories with aspiring entrepreneurs. The question that consistently comes up in these conversations is: What's the hardest part of running a business?

Why I Took A Leap Of Faith -- And How It's Finally Paying Off

Lexi Jones | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Lexi Jones

The days when these hurdles seem too high to overcome, I look at my children and remind myself that I'm doing it for them.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 35: Jessica Mah and Peggy Burke

Steve Blank | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Steve Blank

At 19 I thought that I would be able to work really hard on my startup, and then in a year we'd have break out success. We'd raise this money, users w...

The 12 Year Overnight Success

James Marks | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
James Marks

When I told my close friends I was starting a fulfillment company, you could see them flinch and try to mask their disappointment. You could almost see the single word forming inside their heads, "WHY??" They looked at me with something like pity while they struggled to put a good face on it.

Small Business Startup Checklist: Don't Overlook These Items

Marisa Sanfilippo | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Marisa Sanfilippo

Some people think starting a business will be this great thing to do and then as they move forward with the process quickly learn it's not always rain...

The Value of Brand Storytelling

Sandy Abrams | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Sandy Abrams

Storytelling is the new...well, it's everything today for small businesses and big brands too. It's how brands can differentiate themselves in this ve...

Women Entrepreneurs, Meet Women Investors

Daisy J Lin | Posted 06.06.2016 | Women
Daisy J Lin

Women entrepreneurs don't have the same kind of networks as men. Enter women investors.

4 Lessons From Building a Business in 66 Days

Alex Barker | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Alex Barker

Building a successful online business is one of the most difficult things to accomplish. With the explosion of the Internet, many people built businesses to capitalize on the gold rush -- and unfortunately, many businesses are failing.

Time for Ecommerce Entrepreneurs

Andre Averbug | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Andre Averbug

Building and running an ecommerce is still tons of work. But work you can administer at your own pace, especially if you are good at delegating.

4 Tips for New Grads Starting a Business Despite Student Debt

NerdWallet | Posted 05.25.2016 | Business

By Benjamin Pimentel Starting a business is tough enough when you're fresh out of school. Having a huge pile of student loan debt doubles the challen...

5 Ways Startups Can Play Bigger Than They Are

Kc Agu | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Kc Agu

In the early days of growing your startup, the days are long and challenges are numerous.

Chasing Venture Capital will Kill 99.78%* of Games Companies and App Startups

Elaine Heney | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Elaine Heney

When starting a new app business, chasing investor capital can be life threatening for your startup. Delusions of business grandeur can include signi...

How to Start a Great Business at Any Age

Rob Kornblum | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Rob Kornblum

You dream about it. Starting your own business. On your long commute or when you struggle through another meeting, it's on your mind. Like a little flicker of flame ready to burst into a full-on fire.

7 Shortcuts That Can Kill a Startup Business

Kc Agu | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Kc Agu

It is good practice for you to establish a business around something you love to do. The problem comes when your love for what you are doing overwhelms you and you forget that at the end of the day, you are running a business, not a hobby.

Dear Internet, Stop Telling Me to Quit My Job

Bianca Bass | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Bianca Bass

Don't get me wrong, the stories of those who have made it on their own are inspiring and deserve to be applauded. But for the vast majority people, they're far from reality. We need more voices, perspectives and opinions from all kinds of creative people.

Are You Ready to Buy a Franchise? 8 Tips to Consider

Diana Rodriguez-Zaba | Posted 05.13.2016 | Chicago
Diana Rodriguez-Zaba

After careful research and planning, I partnered with a national franchise that demonstrated a proven track record. The business model has its challenges, but it's also been very rewarding for me and my growing family of employees.

Should You Join the Gig Economy?

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Not too many years ago, it was more commonly called "freelancing" or "moonlighting" - the idea of picking up a few extra dollars outside of what used ...

Why Everybody Can't Start And Own A Successful Startup

Kc Agu | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Kc Agu

The stakes are high. The media and the world have always celebrated the next Wunderkind, the next "revolutionary" business, the next Google.

How Playing Video Games Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

Ross Resnick | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Ross Resnick

When I was a kid, I frequently tried to explain to my parents why video games were very important to my development. I vividly remember discussing thi...