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Three Signs Your Business Idea Is Worth Pursuing

Need a business barometer? Look for these three indications that your business idea really is a "can't miss."<p>"Following your heart" will only get you so far in business. Most entrepreneurs open a business in an area they're passionate about, but the chance of failure is high. In the U.S., the …

Entrepreneurship

How to Choose a Business Partner (Infographic)

Finding the perfect business partner isn't easy, but it can make or break your company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding the right business partner is a matter of chemistry. While it can be a tough, it’s extremely important to find someone compatible with you and …

The 4 Main Personality Types You See in Meetings (and How to Manage Them)

Here's what you need to know before you send out invites to your next meeting.<p><i>What are some tips and methods for effectively organizing a business meeting? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</b> …

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist | Inc.com

It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But this year, you are finally launching a business. Where do you start? We asked some of the top business minds …

Entrepreneurship

At My First Startup, I Lost $120,000 and Couldn't Meet Payroll. Here's What I Learned About Staying Afloat | Inc.com

It was early on a Monday morning when I received the call. It was Marcy, one of our consultants, and she sounded a bit concerned.<p>"Adam, I didn't get paid today."<p>I told her that I'd investigate and get right back to her. When the customer service rep from my payroll provider told me that the bank …

Financial Projections Aren't Black Magic. Here's What You Need to Know (It Involves Data) | Inc.com

As an angel investor and business advisor on new ventures, I expect to see five-year financial projections from every entrepreneur. Yet I get more push-back on this request than almost any other issue.<p>Founders point to the great number of financial unknowns in any new business, and are reluctant to …

Small Business

21 Side Projects That Became Million-Dollar Startups (and How Yours Can, Too) | Inc.com

Maybe you want to start a business. Or maybe you want to expand your business into a new area. Or maybe you don't want to quit your full-time job--at least not yet. You're trying to find a side hustle. Should you?<p>Absolutely.<p>The following is from Ryan Robinson, a content marketing consultant to the …

Startups

So You Want to Start a Business: What's Your First Move?

Start something -- anything -- where you can learn about entrepreneurship.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people are entrepreneurs because they always have been. They started out running tiny businesses when they were very young and just learned to do it. Other …

A Guide to Making Your Startup More Agile in the Early Stages | Inc.com

In the early stages of building a startup and growing a business, it's easy to feel as if some of the decisions you're making are small and inconsequential. And while some of them will be forgotten down the road, many of the choices you make have a rather significant impact on the trajectory of …

Project Management

The 3 Time-Management Habits of Millionaires | Inc.com

Several years ago, I completed an international survey of over 20,000 business owners and leaders around the world. Many of the entrepreneurs I interviewed were millionaires, mostly due to their smart ideas, hard work -- and time management habits. Yes, you heard me right. These moguls were so …

The official D&D app is out now and you can try it for free

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> fans will be happy to know that the makers of the uber-popular tabletop role-playing game have made good on their promise from March to roll out a companion app to aid in your adventures.<p>Available at this desktop site, D&D Beyond offers a complete Fifth Edition rules compendium, …

Why Amazon Still Acts Like a Startup (Even Though It Makes More Than $100 Billion a Year) | Inc.com

Since the beginning, Jeff Bezos has been reminding his team that at Amazon, it is always Day 1. Every year, he reinforces the company's commitment to this philosophy by republishing the 1997 letter to shareholders in which he mapped out the Day 1 approach.<p>Here's how he described his vision for …

Business Strategy

6 Steps to Building a Successful Online Drop Shipping Business

Want to start a drop shipping business? Here's how.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Drop shipping is an extremely popular business model for new entrepreneurs, especially Gen Zers and Millennials, due to internet marketing skills far outweighing financial capacity. Since …

5 Secrets to Launching a Great Entrepreneurial Product (While You're Still Employed) | Inc.com

<i>By Kirill Bensonoff, founder and CEO of Unigma and ComputerSupport.com.</i><p>It's tough to launch a great product. I have successfully launched multiple IT-related products and tech-enabled services, but I have also made many mistakes along the way. However, I've learned that by sticking to these five …

Business Strategy

3 apps that can help you craft an ironclad business plan

The first step on the road to creating a successful startup is developing a solid business plan. This document should map out your plan for growth over the next three to five years, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. Your business plan is important for getting investors on board …

Small Business

15 Ways to Test Your Minimum Viable Product

<i>Chris Bank is the Growth Lead at UXPin, the UX Design App. He recently co-authored the Guide to UX Design & Process Documentation.</i><p>Though the MVP provides a means to test hypotheses as a starting point, it does not imply that it is easy to build. The idea behind this exercise is not to see if the …

5 Tips to Chase Your Entrepreneurial Pursuit While Working a Full-Time Job

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I heard some pretty terrible advice the other day.<p>The advice came on a business podcast from a successful entrepreneur who had built a company to billion-dollar status. In this podcast, he told the audience that if you are going to be …

How to Build a $3 Billion Company: Steve Conine, Co-founder of Wayfair.com | Inc.com

Without customers, you don't <i>have</i> a business ... and without steady growth, you can't <i>build</i> a business.<p>Obvious, right? What's not so obvious is how to pull those things off.<p>So let's ask a guy who knows: Steve Conine, a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Wayfair.com, the e-commerce business started …

The Top 15 Blogs All Startup Managers Should be Reading | Inc.com

Being a manager within a startup often means feeling unappreciated. CEOs are the idea guys - you're the glue holding everything together while translating their visions into executable actions.<p>These blogs have your back, and they're packed full of great advice on everything from running an …

Here’s How I Launched My Startup Without Investors

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

Why Two Heads are Better Than One When Starting a Business | Inc.com

Many aspiring entrepreneurs are jealous of inventors, thinking that new inventions are the key to new ventures. In my experience advising startups, I have found that the invention is usually the easy part, and the hard part is turning the invention into a business.<p>It takes a special kind of person …

6 Business Basics for Startup Success

Vision isn't enough. Six back-to-basics business strategies can help entrepreneurs achieve long-term success.

Building a Business: 5 Things I Didn't Expect

Building a successful business won't be anything like you imagined.<p>It's been a crazy journey to get where we are today--and it's a ridiculously awesome place.<p>I'm excited to say that WordStream has made the Inc. 5000 list for the fourth year in a row. The company that I founded in 2007 took in $22.8 …

Five Essential Skills Any Startup Owner Must Develop

<i>This guest column is by Jayesh Purohit, Founder & writer, Indabaa</i><p>After working with two startups (a successful and a….), I came to know about two …

You Need A Motivated Startup Team To Change The World

I was shocked to read an old Gallup study that indicates only 13% of employees worldwide are actively engaged at work, and more recent data shows only a small change in the right direction. In my own experience as a startup advisor and mentor, I find that entrepreneurs who can’t attract and …

Employee Engagement

5 Steps To Manifesting Your Business Dream, ASAP

We live in extraordinary times.<p>A single idea has the power to change the world. Think about the creation of the first electric car, the first solar …

How to Market Your Startup on a Budget

No one ever said running a small business was easy. However, when asked what they find most difficult about being business owners, …

6 Signs You Shouldn’t Have Your Own Startup

Who hasn’t told themselves at least once (or twice) – “I’ve got a great idea and it’ll be worth millions…It’s time to launch my startup.”<br>That’s good …

The 2 Hires That Will Help Grow Your Business | Inc.com

If you're an entrepreneur, you've probably caught yourself telling someone that starting your business is like having a baby. You read all the books, ask for advice from other entrepreneurs, but the day your business goes live, all of that goes out the window and you know the baby's the one in …

Small Business

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …