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21 Free Sample Business Plans

Here you’ll find free sample business plans for every conceivable type of business.<p>Go through our collection of free sample business plans – we have …

Small Business

10 Finance Fundamentals To Act On For Success

Making money can often seem more difficult than ever before. Many people rely on pawn shops and Craigslist ads to get a little extra money when …

Personal Finance

A Startup's Guide to Price Matching

From an entrepreneurial point of view, it's important to recognize the significance of pricing strategy when launching a startup or growing a business.<p>Throughout the history of commerce, consumers have always been price sensitive. It's prices that often determine which vendor a customer selects. …

Could Your Success Be as Simple as Creating a Basic Business Plan? Yes!

<b>The Business Plan: Your Roadmap to Success</b><p>Writing a business plan can be a very time consuming and difficult task but frankly one that all too many …

Small Business

5 Debt Prevention Tips To Avoid Bad Debts

Everyone tells you to avoid bad debt expense, but can we really anticipate these situations and recognize possible bad debtors? Debt prevention is …

The Best Kept B2B Networking Secrets for Selling Anything -- Online Strategy for Offline Sales

<i>Photo source</i><p>The free market can be as unforgiving as it is wonderful. It's great to hang your shingle and open your doors for business. It turns worrisome when business slows or withers for no reason. Conventional wisdom says pick a location with good road frontage and good traffic, open for …

Real Estate

4 Simple-But-Overlooked Ways to Stand Out From Your Competition

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the explosive growth of the Internet, the opportunity for new business has almost become limitless. It’s created a central place to tell potential customers who you are and how you can help their life. While the opportunity is great, …

Results vs. Creativity: Which Approach Should Your Business Take?

3 Marketing Strategies That Will Surely Sink Your Startup

Do you like when other people prove you wrong?<p>I think it's probably safe to say that most people don't like to be wrong. It's kind of like the natural aversion to the nails-on-chalkboard sound.<p>Recently, I asked my fans to send me examples of marketing tactics they've tried for their businesses that …

4 Essentials of the Growth-Oriented Business Plan

The business plan for strategic growth is one of my favorites because it’s about core business decisions, steps, metrics, and making things happen. …

Why Giving Away Free Content Is a Money-Making Strategy

The online world has forever changed the way we think about - and do - business. Trade secrets, blueprints locked away in a safe, and secret vaults of competitor data have given way to transparency in business, authenticity in social and vulnerability in networking. It stands to reason that the …

Do You Know Your Social Media GOALS?

It's easy to fall down the rabbit hole when using social media for your business. It can be a truly counter-productive use of time if you don't have clear goals in mind.<p>I am not talking about goals as it relates to likes, followers and sales. Likes don't pay your mortgage! I am talking about a …

There are Only 3 Pricing Strategies for Your Startup

Pricing. Is there any word that confers some whisper of dark arts than pricing? Or any question that instills less confidence than, “How did you …

The 3 Key Steps to Building a Successful Brand [VIDEO] | Inc.com

What Many Entrepreneurs Do Wrong Once Their Startup Becomes Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

7 Leadership Tips When The Business Is Struggling

It’s easy for an entrepreneur or a CEO to feel like a leader when things are going well, but the challenge is to keep that confidence and drive in the face of economic downturns, business turnarounds, and stressful personnel situations. Working twenty hours a day, losing your cool, and falling back …

5 Ways To Stay Motivated While Building Your Business On The Side

A common strategy for many aspiring entrepreneurs is to ease their way into it by building their business on the side while working a full-time …

How to Choose a Right Business Location

Choosing a right <b>business location</b> is one of the most important decisions that every small business owner make. It needs extensive research, planning, …

Seven Secrets For Strategic Business Growth

“What are the secrets to growing my business and increasing my revenues?”<p>This is one of the most common questions I’m asked by startups and emerging entrepreneurs. The key here is <i>strategically</i> growing your business.<p>There are thousands, perhaps millions, of possible ways to build your business and …

You don’t need to invest millions to help get an innovative business off the ground

Make an entrepreneur’s day (and possibly her fortune)<p>There are an estimated 150 million businesses currently in the making worldwide, with about 300 …

Venture Capital

The 3 Best Ways to Grow Your Business Overnight

Startup success boils down to these 3 factors.<p>Growing your company can be tough.<p>A major reason why some entrepreneurs fail isn't their inability to employ the right strategies - it's their distraction from having so many elements of their business to focus on.<p>If a company can focus on just the most …

Customer Service

5 Skills Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Other Professionals

Entrepreneurs need multiple skills to stay ahead of the competition and succeed in their chosen industry. While there are plenty of books out there that highlight the skills needed to run a business -- and how to acquire them -- the best source for learning is other professionals who can …

3 Things You Should Be Doing Instead Of Competing

Silicon Valley loves a good “disrupt” story and for a good reason. Tales of 19-year-old founders taking on corporate giants, often securing eye-popping valuations in the process, abound. However, there is a good reason for avoiding anecdote like these when beginning your own company. For most …

3 Kickstarter Secrets From a Successful Millennial Entrepreneur

Kickstarter can be a remarkably powerful way to finance your startup -- if you do it the right way.<p>You might remember 29-year-old millennial woman entrepreneur Avi Loren Fox from her first successful 2014 Kickstarter campaign for the Alpaca Mantle, which was 133% funded--ringing in a total $39,827. …

Startup Advice for New Entrepreneurs

Back in August 2015, we launched Product Hunt LIVE, a series of community-led Q&As with some of the top entrepreneurs, investors, entertainers, and …

7 Shortcuts That Can Kill A Startup Business

Starting a new business is not an informal process, and should never be treated like a hobby between friends. Unfortunately, as a startup advisor and angel investor, I’ve seen too many ventures with great potential get destroyed or set back by legal and other shortcuts that should never have been …

How to Bootstrap a Business from Your Basement

Entrepreneurship isn't for everyone, but a few of these tips may help if you're thinking of getting a business going.<p><i>Tonya Lanthier, an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from Atlanta, is the founder of DentalPost.net, a nationwide mobile job board for dental professionals with solutions and</i> …

How to Cope With the 3 Worst Days You'll Face as a Business Owner

As a small business owner, you're going to have good days and bad days. Some days will be worse than others.<p>Part of coping with the darker days that come with managing your own operation is being primed and ready to handle them when they arrive.<p>This involves building a network of advisors around …

Small Business