Starting a Business Articles
on June 4, 2013
Etsy.com is a retail website set up for artisans to showcase and sell their handmade crafts and art. The site handles all of the ordering, notifications, and payment processing, making it easy for crafty entrepreneurs to focus on production.
The process of se…Read » Views: 4,823
on May 3, 2013
The number of female entrepreneurs is on the rise and (thanks in part to Lean In) so is their optimism about growth opportunities for their business. Where are the best cities in America for female small business owners to thrive, and what are the best ways t…Read » Views: 4,714
on May 1, 2013
Securing enough capital to start a business or maintain one is often one of the most daunting tasks an entrepreneur has to face. In the graphic below, we break down the National Small Business Association’s survey on who the lenders are and what that access to…Read » Views: 2,414
on April 25, 2013
California’s Silicon Valley is credited by many to be the epicenter of technology and innovation in the U.S., but as rental rates continue to climb in the area, startups are beginning to evaluate other states to call home.
Click on the graphic below to see an…Read » Views: 2,085
on April 22, 2013
What was your first business? For many of us, it was the classic lemonade stand. Finding the best location for a booth, pricing the product, and dealing with customers can help budding entrepreneurs get a taste for what it takes to run a successful small busin…Read » Views: 1,887
on April 9, 2013
Just because you aren’t fresh out of college doesn’t mean you can’t start a business. Entrepreneurs who are in their 50s and older are sometimes called “boomerpreneurs.” Often, they’re professionals who held long, successful careers and started a b…Read » Views: 2,299
on March 19, 2013
Anyone who’s ever considered starting his or her own business has heard the following:
“You have to love what you do.”
“Start a business around something you feel passionate about.”
“To succeed, you must follow your passion.”
If your motivat…Read » Views: 2,081
on March 5, 2013
It’s easy to overlook the future when you’re squarely focused on the present, especially if you’re in the throes of starting a small business.
But answering some basic questions before you “hit the launch button” will help you set the best possible …Read » Views: 1,856