Where is the best city to start a small business? If you think that you'll only make an impact by heading to San Francisco, New York or Boston, the findings of a recent survey from financial planning WalletHub
By now if you follow me on Twitter you probably know that I do near daily "Snapstorms" or a collection of short videos (usually < 5 mins in total) with entrepreneur advice on Snapchat. Here's a recent
Michael Maylahn started working on the idea for Stasis, a low-cost system to monitor vital signs, as a University of Southern California undergrad. He and his co-founder, Dinesh Seemakurty, knew their
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Your business plan is a blueprint for how your company is going to turn out. Write a solid, detailed business plan, and you’ll have a clear
As a small business owner, you're going to have good days and bad days. Some days will be worse than others. Part of coping with the darker days that come with managing your own operation is being primed
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tends to not be much of a talker. That attitude spreads to his company, which generally treats any information it's not legally obligated to release as a state secret. Whether it's
The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is a perfect time for entrepreneurs to relax, rejuvenate, and reflect. One great exercise in reflection is to put together a “year in review” that explores
Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch them, guide them, hear their pitches, and fund them? So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which of their young or growth-stage
It’s easy to rush headlong into a business plan with big dreams, grand visions, and fat profits. If you get carried away with your business plan, however, you might miss the whole point — viability. In
If you've ever tried to recruit a new employee for your small business, you know how challenging the process can be. If you've ever tried to recruit a new employee for your small business, you know how
In order to make social media work for you, you need to ensure that you have the clarity, resources, and strategy required to build a successful social media presence. In the entrepreneurial world, there's
I'd spent so long people pleasing, so long wearing the persona of introversion and staunch professionalism, and so long playing safe to avoid judgement, that I had been crippling my potential for success.
Why Is This Important? Because any office can become a minefield of horrible people. Long Story Short A Harvard Business School paper sheds light on the characteristics of your office's most toxic employees.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Every start-up needs an idea. That’s a given. A few other table stakes for growing your business include drive, commitment, smarts and start-up
A small-business owner who expects to bring in $20 million next year describes how she fights her biggest distractions at
When you're running a small business, you need to stay focused to succeed. "As a small-business owner, there are so many tasks that need attention, which makes optimizing productivity especially important,"
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Having trouble getting your small business site to rank in the search engines? Not even sure where to start? This post will provide you with
We met near the MIT campus during a hot summer day in Boston, when the sun turns on the heat to compensate for all of the winter lows. Nikhil ordered his iced coffee, and I started with a broad question
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Whether you're building gadgets, selling software or starting a nonprofit, your starting point is a vision, which gets turned into a plan
Claudia Lucero was up to her ears in student loans, and she needed some extra cash to make her payments. So in 2009 she took her hobby - making homemade cheese - and launched an Etsy business selling kits.
The Nordic States have already raised more than $1bn of VC funding for startups this year and are on course to make it $2bn by the end of the year. More than 200 investments have been made, and the final