Erin Drennan

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Accelerate Your Business With A Budget For Proof-Of-Concept Marketing

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a growth consulting, advisory and executive staffing firm based in Chicago.</i><p>It is a sad, but familiar, story in startup land. An entrepreneur raises a limited amount of funds, plows it entirely into building out their product, …

18 Must Have Social Media Marketing Tips for Business

February 24, 2015<p>Share<p>You already know about our main mission to provide our readers with advice on social media. We’ve written how-to guides, shared …

15 Startup Podcasters You Need To Follow

Some of the best entrepreneurial stories are found in these online podcasts.<p>As an entrepreneur you will never stop learning. While there are plenty of articles, webinars, infographics, eBooks, etc. out there to assist with helping your startup grow, too many people are overlooking one of the most …

Event Designer Kristin Newman Shares Her Top Wedding Tips

Kristin Newman, a top party planner in Charleston, South Carolina, tells brides to get grooms involved early — and keep the wine flowing late. Here, more of her expert tips.<p><b>If you're good at making decisions, a short engagement is fabulous.</b><p>A long one can be agonizing; it lets you rethink …

Weddings

6 Bootstrapping Tips From an Entrepreneur Who Turned $3,000 Into Millions

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While it’s often thought that you need a significant amount of capital to start a business, this isn’t always the case.<p>Yes, many successful companies were launched with a significant amount of funding, but it’s important to realize that …

How Entrepreneurs Think (Infographic)

Use the Mind Subway to think like an entrepreneur.<p>How often do you think about the way you think?<p>I remember how busy my thought process was in the earliest days of starting WordStream. At the time, I was bootstrapping my start-up with consulting fees while building the software side of the …

Akrapovič Full Moon Concept Motorcycle Stands Upright when Parked

Stunning, yes, that’s one word that can describe <b>Akrapovič Full Moon Concept Motorcycle</b>. This futuristic concept was unveiled by Akrapovič at the Bad …

Start Planning For The Sale Of Your Business On Day One

With the retirement of Baby Boomers who own approximately 12 million American small businesses, the next decade is projected to generate a tidal wave of business sales. These business owners should have already started planning the sale of their businesses years ago.<p>Entrepreneurs should learn this …

Why every company needs a minimum viable product

All businesses strive to create value – they just don't always know where that value lies.<p>A minimum viable product (MVP) is the most basic level at which a product can enter the market. It's an experiment to determine if the execution of an idea has enough marginal utility to make or improve …

Product Management

Online Tools that Help You Start a Business without Breaking the Bank

Many people dream of starting their own business, but they fear they don’t have enough resources or that their idea is not good enough to ensure a …

Finance News & Topics

Find the answers to your most pressing questions about wills and estate planning.<p>Phil Town | 2 min read<p>After facing his darkest entrepreneurial days, this contributor learned that fiscal responsibility grounded in the long-term view is what pays the bills until success pays them for you.<p>Marc Fisher …

Why Choosing A VC Is Like Choosing A Spouse

<b>What to consider before you put a ring on it</b><p>Committing to a relationship with a VC is committing to the long-term. In romantic terms, it’s a marriage, not a casual drink or weekend getaway. In fact, venture capital/startup relationships last just as long as most marriages — around 7 or 8 years — …