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4 Ways to Know It's Time to Make the Leap and Start Your Own Business
Fifty-one percent of Americans are interested in being self-employed, however most don’t start their own business, largely out of fear of what would happen if they don’t succeed. I was part of the 51 percent and feared remaining part of that statistic forever, never taking the leap to go out on my own. For a decade, I worked as a...
5 Secrets to Launching a Great Entrepreneurial Product
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 simple rules, you can better prepare yourself for a more successful launch day: Find a partner (just one). Two heads are definitely better than one...
Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write a Book
As an entrepreneur, what do you really need? What does every entrepreneur always want more of, especially for their business? Attention. I don't mean that in the narcissistic "everyone look at me" sense. When I say every entrepreneur wants more attention, what I mean is that attention is the key to everything else entrepreneurs want and need. It all starts...
How to Start a Vending Machine Business
Are you looking for a new business opportunity that requires no special skills or training, can be done part time and/or as a home-based business, and can get your whole family involved? How about starting a vending machine business? According to U.S. statistics from brandongaille.com: Vending machines average over $7 billion a year in sales. The snack and vending machine industry...
Get Started: After downturn is a good time to start business
BAD ECONOMY, GOOD TIMING The best time to start a business may be right after companies crash and burn. That's the finding of a researcher at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. Companies founded from 2009 to 2011 had a nearly 51 percent chance of still being in business five years later, almost 3 percent higher than the average...
Want to strike out on your own and start a business? Here's what I learned
It’s official. I survived the first year as a new business owner virtually unscathed. Of course, I rode the roller coaster of emotions that most new business owners or entrepreneurs face during the first year — the highs of a new adventure to the valleys of self-doubt or fear of failure. If you can get past the negative emotions...
Here's How I Took My Business From Paper to Profitable With Minimal Marketing Spend
When I was a senior in college, I pitched my undergraduate capstone project as such: I was going to start a business . . . on paper. As a marketing major stuck in an artsy honors program, my capstone project options were limited to literature seminars or the like. So, I tracked down my favorite marketing professor and begged...
4 Side Gigs You Can Start Today
It’s no secret that we’re shifting gears into a “gig-economy.” The typical 9-to-5 workday is slowly becoming a thing of the past as skilled freelancers are able to generate six-figure incomes around multiple side-gigs and a flexible work schedule. If you’re looking for work or a full-time employee looking for extra sources of income, I strongly suggest picking up a...
Boomer entrepreneurs are making it big by doing what they love
Bryan Kravitz has seen his career come full circle. He began repairing typewriters in the 1970s and continued his work until computers came on the scene. Then he moved into direct mail and marketing. But much to his delight and surprise, typewriters are back. And now Kravitz, at age 67, is back in the business of fixing them with...
Why 2017 Is The Year To Make The Entrepreneurial Leap
There has never been a better time to start a business than now. The abundance of tools and resources available for entrepreneurs has skyrocketed in recent years – and will continue to throughout this year. Numerous aspects of starting a business have become easier. Everything from finding real estate to uncovering freelance talent is now right at your fingertips. Here are my top...

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