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    Stop calling it Silicon: A Business Rockstars Minute
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    Stop calling it Silicon: A Business Rockstars Minute

    Because Silicon Valley, founded around the first big semiconductor companies, became a hub of startup and entrepreneurial innovation, especially... More »

    Inventive Entrepreneurs Should Explore Patent Protection
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    Inventive Entrepreneurs Should Explore Patent Protection

    When an entrepreneur’s efforts to launch a small business include an invention, seeking patent protection may be in order. This is not always a... More »

    Becoming a Cottage Food Producer: Get Ready to Learn the Rules
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    Becoming a Cottage Food Producer: Get Ready to Learn the Rules

    [NOTE – for the purposes of this article we are following the regulations and rules for cottage food businesses in California. Most US states now... More »

    Food as a Cottage Industry
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    Food as a Cottage Industry

    Before the Industrial Revolution, when the greater part of the world’s population was engaged in agriculture, cottage industry was a common hedge... More »

    How to start a business in 7 days
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    How to start a business in 7 days

    Recently I had the opportunity to join John Lee Dumas on Entrepreneur on Fire, a top business podcast. It was a ton of fun!At the end of every show,... More »

    Does Your Startup Idea Have What it Takes?
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    Does Your Startup Idea Have What it Takes?

    Though execution is certainly important when it comes to startups, all the determination in the world can’t save a business idea that is essentially... More »

    eCommerce Legends: 8 Successful eCommerce Entrepreneurs
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    eCommerce Legends: 8 Successful eCommerce Entrepreneurs

    Building a highly successful company from the ground up is no easy task. Sure, in the movies creating a masterpiece can look easy, but in reality... More »

    Not Loving Your Day Job? The 3 Keys to Side Hustle Satisfaction
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    Not Loving Your Day Job? The 3 Keys to Side Hustle Satisfaction

    Even though they say money can’t buy happiness, we all want to earn more, right?Money is a HUGE motivator at work and at home, but it might surprise... More »

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    How Entrepreneurs Can Turn $100 (or Less) Into $100,000 (or More)

    You can’t just make a wish, blow on a seeded dandelion, and expect your business to grow. That’s what I usually tell entrepreneurs launching their... More »

    The Top 5 Places Entrepreneurs Meet Investors
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    The Top 5 Places Entrepreneurs Meet Investors

    Getting startup capital can be easy if you have a good idea and know the right investor. If you’ve spent serious time thinking about becoming an... More »

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