Crowdfunding is catching fire in health care, partly because of the growing collection of sites that offer services to entrepreneurs inventing new products for patients, physicians and other medical providers. More »New Crowdfunding Sites Boost Health Startups
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I learned quickly in life that I am naturally suspicious of rules. I think that a lot of rules have the reverse effect of their intended purpose. For example, in first grade, we were expected to respond to a school fire alarm by silently getting up from our desks, getting in a single file line... More »3 Rules for Startup Teams That Thrive on No Rules At All
Most early-stage startups use equity to attract and keep talented workers. Here are five reasons why providing restricted stock is more effective than stock options.
More »Restricted Stock or Stock Options? 5 Factors to Consider
Business-owner-to-be P. Query is in the process of starting Angels' Rest, a small private-care residence for the elderly who seek an alternative to a nursing home. More »Startup Diaries: Creating a Brochure
If you are starting a business, creating a corporate identity is vital in order to consistently communicate your business’s core values and personality across all areas. There is no point in thinking up a great concept and brand idea, without being able to convey it to your potential customers. Your business identity should be able... More »First Steps for a Start Up Business: Part 2
Whether you’re a B2B marketer, focused on social media or someone who draws upon a wide range of online marketing skills, we’re all looking for ways to save time measuring the return on our digital efforts and welcome any services that make researching and analysis more efficient. There are many out there, but below is... More »13 Free SEO and Social Media Tools
Image by: dierken Have you got aspirations of being a successful entrepreneur, building your own goliath of a business out of nothing and going down in history as a “start-up success story”? Aside from having a good idea and knowledge of the trends developing around you in the business world, it also seems that it... More »Garages vs. Dorm Rooms: Which is Best to Start a Globally Successful Company?
If purchasing a new website seems daunting, you're not alone. Matt Mickiewicz (of Flippa, 99designs and Sitepoint fame) shares three ways to make sure you're doing your due diligence first. More »Look Under the Hood: 3 Rules for Buying a Website
Art Cardenas owns The Fit Pit, a fully equipped professional boxing gym in Austin, Texas. The gym, which opened in January 2011, is still growing and now has plans for expansion. More »Startup Diaries: Volunteerism and the Small Business Owner
The run up to making the presentation for your first capital injection is a nerve wracking process no matter how many times you go through it. There are countless factors to consider and a number of processes that need to be well under way. Some of the most important things you can consider in preparing... More »Killer Startup – 3 Considerations Before You Begin Your Money Quest
According to IBISWorld, a leading independent source of industry and market research, revenues in the hair loss treatment and remove industry were expected to grow 0.4 percent annually from 2007 to 2012 to $551.1 million. More »A 'Brite' New Franchise Opportunity Could Be on Horizon in Hair-Removal Sector
So you have a great idea for a new business, but you aren’t sure where to start. Beginning a new business venture can understandably be very daunting but the first few steps are actually fairly straight forward. However, many entrepreneurs rush this vital stage as they are so eager to get going. Don’t make this... More »First Steps for a Start-Up Business: Part 1
When someone says "Apple," do you think of fruit -- or one of the most legendary brands of our time? Mark Cenicola offers tips on how to build your personal brand to complement your company (and vice versa).
More »4 Steps to Create a Powerful Personal Brand
Recently, e-Learning has been covered in numerous high-profile articles in mainstream media outlets, such as the New York Times and Forbes Magazine. It was a topic of discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos. It’s even been the topic of a Thomas Friedman column. What does this mean? Is e-Learning mainstream? Does the guy... More »E-Learning Goes Mainstream: How To Upgrade Your Strategy
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