One of the most widely accepted "rules" of business is to avoid controversy. Someone must have forgotten to tell Nick Palmisciano, Tom Amenta, and Tim Kennedy—three of the founders of Ranger Up, a hugely successful web site devoted to military gear and fearless advocacy. More »Ranger Up Markets Military Gear—and an Unapologetic Lifestyle
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For any business, it’s important to accurately estimate supply and production costs. If cost estimates are inaccurate, you can’t price your product correctly, which will lead to a faulty prediction of your potential profit. Don’t let this chain reaction be the kiss of death for your new company. More »Getting A Good Fix On Your Costs: Smart and Simple Guide to Starting a Business Part 8
Paperwork, paperwork, paperwork… There are very few people who relish this side of creating a business, but it can be dangerous to ignore. Consider your options for getting all the licenses in order, and putting in place any other legal details before you open your doors. More »How to structure your business correctly: From sole proprietorship to C-Corp
Quick, when I say Finland what do you think of? No, not Angry Birds. If your next response happens to be Finnstyle.com, that means Ben Horn is doing his job right. More »Conquering an Ecommerce Niche: A love affair with the Finnish Aesthetic
There are lots of sayings to highlight how getting going early can really lead to success. ‘The early bird catches the worm,’ ‘…early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.’ But what about the other end of the day? New research suggests that night owls may actually be more successful than morning people. More »5 Things Successful People do in the Evening
Sports can break your heart. Think of the Mighty Casey striking out. Think of the Brooklyn Dodgers moving to L.A. Think of sports fans living so far from their home-team's stadium that the local TV station doesn't carry the games. Worse yet, how are those fans gonna get the gear? Gameday Merchandising's Ecommerce division has an app for that. More »Gameday Merchandising takes In-Stadium Sales to a new level—Online
A lot of online entrepreneurs start at square one, hoping they’ve found a product or service uniquely well suited to Internet marketing. And then there are the grand centenarians of the retail world—companies with brick and mortar in their blood that nonetheless make a youthful, entrepreneurial leap into Cyberspace. More »Langston’s: A 100-year-old Online Store does E-commerce Right
Learning to code is all the rage these days, but not in one place that matters a lot: U.S. schools. U.S. students already significantly lag their global counterparts where math and science skills are concerned. But computer science is in even worse shape: Of 12 technical subjects examined in a recent study by the National... More »Schools Aren’t Teaching Kids To Code (Here’s Who Is Filling The Gap)
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Being named Ohio’s “entrepreneur of the year” in April was enough to confirm for Zach Green that quitting his job as an Eli Lilly brand manager to start his own business was the right move. But seeing the announcement of his award in the paper alongside the news that his former employer would lay off 30 percent of its sales force “was the ultimate validation,” he says. More »A firefighter’s plan to save lives and employ brothers
Run a cost analysis for your business as you start it up: Part 8 of the Smart and Simple Guide to Starting a B …Yahoo! Small Business Advisor - Mon, Sep 16, 2013 5:11 PM EDT
This is the single most important thing you are going to do, because at this stage – before you have committed to anything - it is the way to stave off future financial problems by getting out ahead of them. So take you time and try to think of everything. More »Run a cost analysis for your business as you start it up: Part 8 of the Smart and Simple Guide to Starting a Business
This is the resource guide – a list of links and resources – to accompany our articles on understanding your costs when starting your business. You can find the over view here, and the workguide here. Please read both – the overview will help you understand the issues and give you a grounding before you dive into the workguide to build the costs section of your budget. More »Resources for researching and understanding fixed and variable costs for your business
As investment banking interns on Wall Street several years ago, Nathan Bennett Fleming and five of his Morehouse College fraternity brothers dreamed of finding a way to leverage the Internet to finance African-American startups. More »Their Dream: World's Largest Social Network of Black Innovators
A divorce can be among the most stressful experiences a person can endure. But Traci Whitney likes to “make lemons out of lemonade,” as she says. More »Copacetic co-parenting: A divorce spawns a small business idea
Bareburger is winning awards and packing in diners with organic burgers and craft beer. The New York Post recently named the $8.45 Beef Bareburger the city’s best, and dished on all the celebrities who are fans of the chain’s menu that features organic milkshakes and patties made from sustainably sourced elk, ostrich, bison, wild boar, and black beans. More »The burger king from Queens
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