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Startup | Inc.com

How to Stop Making Excuses and Run With Your Business Idea

2 min read<p>This story appears in the March 2013 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>Introduce yourself to a stranger as an entrepreneur, and invariably that person will start talking to you about how he or she has this million-dollar concept that will change everything. You'll listen politely and …

Entrepreneurship

Clint Elcan's 5 Tips for Startup Success

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Women Business Owners – How to Get the Start-Up Boost You Need with Accelerator and Mentoring Programs | The U.S. Small Business Administration

Start-up accelerator programs are popping up all over the country offering industry-focused programs and support for a variety of business owners. …

The Common Start-up Mistake You Don't Want to Make

Most start-up founders accurately predict how they'll make money, and how much it will cost. But there's one thing they almost always get wrong.<p>I've built five businesses. I teach business. I regularly judge business plan competitions. And I advise both mature and start-up businesses. And there is …

Startups

YouTube Marketing Guide

If you’re looking to get into video marketing, there’s no better channel than YouTube. They’re the second most visited website on the entire …

5 Hot Opportunities for Start-ups

Fresh numbers from Intuit shine a light on where consumers are spending the most--and where you might want to look for new business ideas.<p>One way to find a hot business idea is to follow the money: Where are consumers spending the most?<p>If that's your approach, consider Intuit's recently released …

Startups

8 Things VCs Think About When Valuing Your Startup

Before you take money from a venture capital firm, you'll agree to a valuation — how much your startup is worth. That valuation will also affect how …

How Entrepreneur Friendly are the Top 10 Startup Hubs?

Entrepreneur Staff<p>Special Projects Director and Founder of This Dog's Life<p>Silicon Valley, Boston, Los Angeles, and New York's Silicon Alley can all boast about their status as top startup hubs for venture capital investment. But when it comes to ease of launch, some of these top cities were found …

Small Business

Mobile Marketing Can Put Your Business Ahead

. / Credit: Marketing Image via Shutterstock<p>Though their budgets may be limited, small business owners are pouring their time and money into social …

3 Lessons for Seasoned Entrepreneurs From CNBC's 'Crowd Rules'

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're just starting out or have been in business for years, most entrepreneurs can improve their operations with the input of experts and peers. <i>Crowd Rules</i> is a new show on CNBC that offers helpful advice to …

Entrepreneurship

If You Want to Start Something You're Passionate About, You Just Need 10 Minutes

“Got ten minutes? Go.”<p>This was the subject line of an email that Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia sent Jamie Wong several years ago. At the time, Wong …

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Starting up needn't be from scratch – you can buy an existing business

Starting a business from scratch is a major undertaking with huge challenges. There is funding to find, customers to attract, a reputation to establish, and then a lengthy wait for the financial rewards.<p>Buying an existing business is becoming an increasingly popular option for people who don't want …

Best Places To Retire Abroad: 12 Great International Locations To Call Home (PHOTOS)

These days, many post 50s are digging deep into their pockets and finding scant resources to fund the retirement they've always wanted, thanks to the one-two punch of the recession and a slow economic recovery. And so, with money getting tighter, a growing number of people are considering …

Best Places To Retire Overseas: Ecuador Tops InternationalLiving.com's 2013 Global Retirement Index

Retiring overseas has captured the imagination and attention of post 50s looking for adventure and affordability in their next home. The low cost of living and possibility of new experiences and cultures unlike those experienced back in the United States can be a draw for the reported 3.3 million …

The 10 Best Countries to Retire to in 2013

Planning to retire abroad? Ecuador is the top spot for North American retirees, according to InternationalLiving.com’s newly-released Annual Global Retirement Index 2013.<p>This is Ecuador’s fifth consecutive year at the top of the heap.<p>This annual Index—now in its 22nd year–ranks the best …

Resources For Seniors Interested In Retiring Abroad

<i>Dear Savvy Senior:</i> What tips and resources can you recommend to folks interested in retiring abroad? My wife and I will be retiring next year and are intrigued with the idea of living in a foreign country. What can you tell us?<p>--Looking Abroad<p><i>Dear Looking:</i> Whatever your reasons for wanting to …

Retire In Latin America: The 6 Most Relaxing Countries For Stress-Free Golden Years (PHOTOS)

Ever dreamed of retiring to a tropical paradise? With the low cost of living and vibrant expat communities of many countries south of the border, some retirees have found that it's easier than ever to make those dreams a reality. Increasing numbers of older Americans are choosing to retire abroad, …

Dreaming of moving abroad? Plan for the unexpected

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has issued a warning to British nationals who are considering a move abroad, advising them to plan for the …

Retirement

Home Exchange and Explore Expat Life Abroad | Degtev

Find The Perfect Homestay

Planning on moving abroad? Living with a family can be one of the fastest ways to immerse yourself in a new culture. Homestay programs can help with language fluency while providing an instant network of locals, making your transition from newcomer to native as easy as pie.<p>“Until my homestay in …

5 Tips for Moving Abroad: Part I. Before You Leave

Jill and I often hear from readers. Obviously most of the questions are about fashion tips* and a close second is advice on moving abroad. When we …

Deciding What To Take With You When Moving Abroad | British Expatriate Community

If you are moving with your family to an overseas destination, there will usually be a debate on what to ship or not, particularly as family members …

Minimalism

Want To Build An App And Strike It Rich? Don't Use Any Of These Terrible Ideas

Weather trackers, travel planners and dating apps are just a small selection of the applications available. They cover every possible demographic and audience in order to cater to their various needs.<p>Despite that, the multitude of programs has made it difficult for aspiring developers to come up …