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December 8, 2019
12 Qualities All Startups Need for Success in Their First Year premium
Starting your own business is the dream of many — freedom from the corporate rat race and building something that belongs to you is a siren’s call. Starting a company is easy, but succeeding with a startup is hit or miss. About 20 percent of businesses fail in their first year, and another 10 percent […]
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Lexie Lu
Owner of Design Roast
October 8, 2019
3 Deadly Mistakes Early-Stage Startups Can Make Building Their Founding Teams premium
Over the last 15 years, I’ve been a founding team member at three different startups and the one thing I can tell you is nothing can kill a new business faster than “people problems”. Even if you have an industry-disrupting product or service so attractive to customers it sells itself, if you don’t have the […]
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Greg Roth
Head of Marketing at UniTel Voice
September 26, 2019
18 Free Resources On How To Write A Business Plan For Your Startup (That Won’t Suck) premium
There a number of challenges you face when starting a business. If you’re prepared and have a strong business plan, you’ll be ready to deal with anything thrown your way.  Before you start writing your business plan you should make an outline.  For example, your business plan sections might include: Title page Executive summary Business […]
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Vitaly Kuprenko
Writer at Cleveroad
September 14, 2019
5 Avoidable Ecommerce Mistakes Every First-Time Entrepreneur Makes premium
Starting your own eCommerce business can be challenging. Between nailing your marketing and actually building your store, it’s easy to make a mistake or two from time to time. One wrong step and you could see your sales plummet — but most rookie mistakes are easily avoidable. To help you tread the fine line of […]
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Patrick Foster
Founder at EcommerceTips.org
August 18, 2019
The 7 Deadly Sins of Naming Your Startup premium
Coming up with a good name for your startup is both an objective and subjective exercise. The right name can be the foundation from which you build a loveable brand and company. The wrong name, however, cannot only fail to resonate with customers, but it can also result in challenging branding issues or even worse, […]
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David Koller
Copywriter at Media Gurus
July 26, 2019
7 Bookkeeping Tips That’ll Keep Your New Business Out of Hot Water premium
Whether it’s turning that pet grooming side hustle into a full-time gig or it’s creating a dating app for seniors, starting a business is a thrilling experience for any first-time entrepreneur. But while creating your company logo and hiring your first employee is certainly fun, starting a business also comes with some less-than-exciting responsibilities. Namely, […]
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Katherine Pendrill
Content Marketer at OpenDigits
July 15, 2019
A 7-Step Nontechnical Quick Guide on Website Speed Optimization premium
Just how important is your website speed? A slow website can kill your SEO efforts and cut your conversions in half.  In fact, more than half of your visitors will leave your site if it takes more than 3 seconds to load, and 1-second delay can result in a 7% drop in your conversion rate.  […]
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Raul Harman
Editor in Chief at Technivorz
July 2, 2019
8 Qualities To Look For When Picking The Right Co-Founders For Your Startup premium
Teaming up with someone in order to start a company is something that you might find necessary for a number of reasons. First of all, it makes fundraising easier. You’re not raising the money on your own. Second, the admin work becomes easier seeing as how you get to split responsibilities. The problem is teaming […]
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Alexander Hunkin
Startup Advisor
June 21, 2019
5 Things Startups Need To Know About Trademarks premium
Trademarks are key brand assets for every business. Your customers associate them with your company and its reputation and they help distinguish your products and services from your competitors in a crowded marketplace. For startups, it’s important to establish and protect your trademarks right from the beginning. Otherwise, you risk major headaches down the road. […]
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Chris Heer
Founder of Heer Law
June 21, 2019
5 Features Your Online Selling Platform Needs For Marketing Digital Products premium
As an entrepreneur, you’ve probably heard people tell you that “it’s what you know that’s profitable,” and they are absolutely right. There are plenty of ways to make money online, each one with its own learning curve, barriers to entry, and profit margins. Getting involved with creating and selling digital products is a great way […]
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Jimmy Rodela
Founder of the Guild of Bloggers
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