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    It Always Takes More Time and Money Than You Think to Start a Business

    Editor’s Note: In the new podcast Masters of Scale, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman explores his philosophy on how to scale a business — and at Entrepreneur.com, entrepreneurs are responding with their own ideas and experiences on our hub.This week, we’re discussing Hoffman’s theory: You need to raise more money than you think you need […] More

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    How This Husband-and-Wife Team's Business Transformed Skateboarding

    Business & Burgers co-hosts Scott Duffy and Alan Taylor are back at Muldoon’s Dublin Pub with Jason and Sarah Kenworthy, founders of Pink Helmet Posse, one of the fastest growing action sports companies in America. This husband-and-wife team set out to create better skateboarding gear for their three daughters and wound up transforming the male-dominated […] More

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    The Shocking Reality of Scaling an Online Business

    Reader Resource Apply now to be an Entrepreneur 360™ company. Let us tell the world your success story. Get Started » Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from Daniel DiPiazz’s new book Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start An Epic Business, Score The Life You Want. It’s two-thirty in the morning, and you’ve woken up from […] More

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    5 Types of Frenemies at Work

    We spend more time at work with our colleagues than at home with our friends and family. And when you account for the fact that Americans are pretty terrible at taking time off — more than half of workers in the U.S. don’t take all of their paid vacation time — that’s a lot of […] More

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    Should Your Product Be Perfect or Scalable? Can It Be Both?

    Editor’s Note: In the new podcast Masters of Scale, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman explores his philosophy on how to scale a business — and at Entrepreneur.com, entrepreneurs are responding with their own ideas and experiences in our hub. This week, we’re discussing Hoffman’s theory: the only way to scale is to do things that […] More

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    TELL US: What Creative Business Ideas Have Your Kids Come Up With?

    When it comes to thinking entrepreneurially, kids come up with some surprisingly creative ideas. Whether they need a little inspiration from their parents, or if it comes to them naturally, some children enthusiastically embrace the entrepreneurial mindset. How great is that, right? As parents, educators and mentors, our job is to encourage and celebrate their […] More

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    Watch a Live Conversation With SBA's Linda McMahon and Facebook Exec Erin Egan Here

    Whether you’re an entrepreneur, small-business owner or tech enthusiast, here’s something you’ll want to watch. For National Small Business Week, tune in today at 10:30 a.m. ET to see the Small Business Association’s Linda McMahon speak with Facebook’s vice president and chief privacy officer for policy Erin Egan in a Facebook Live. During the Live, […] More

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    The Ins and Outs of SWOT Analysis for Marketing Growth

    What if there was an analysis tool that helped to shine a spotlight on all the critical aspects of a company’s situation so that an intelligent, focused direct mail program can be developed? There is: It’s called SWOT Analysis. By performing a SWOT analysis of your business and marketing strategies, you can: Highlight your Strengths Acknowledge your […] More

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    5 Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask Potential Investors

    When meeting an investor for the first time, entrepreneurs face a lot of pressure to make a favorable impression quickly. In many cases, this tends to make people talk too much in an attempt to appear confident, knowledgeable and articulate. It also makes them forget to ask questions and qualify the investor’s interest and fit. No […] More

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    5 Low-Cost Franchises You Can Start for as Little as $4,000

    As an entrepreneur, you are done working for other people. You want to follow your dreams, set your own goals and dive into projects you are passionate about. But starting a business can expensive, risky and at times lonely. To mitigate those problems, we did a deep dive into 2017’s Franchise 500 List to find opportunities that […] More

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    7 Misconceptions About Entrepreneurship

    Entrepreneurship is romanticized in our culture, and it’s easy to see why: We live in a capitalistic society that values the creation of ideas, the unlimited potential of business and of course the prestige of attaining wealth and power. Related: 12 Signs You Have an Entrepreneurial Mindset On top of that, we have entrepreneurial celebrities like Elon Musk […] More

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    To Get This VC's Attention, Stop Making Spreadsheet-Based Decisions

    This story appears in the April 2017 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » Howard Lindzon is an irreverent buzz machine who powers through wall-to-wall meetings on five milligrams of Adderall. A prolific blogger and serial entrepreneur (StockTwits, a Twitter for traders, is his crown jewel), Lindzon is founder and general partner at Social Leverage, an eclectic […] More

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    5 Reasons You Should Keep Your Day Job

    While I regularly write about side hustles, earning more and how amazing it was to leave my day job for self-employment, there are far more reasons to keep your day job than leave it. Your livelihood is no laughing matter, and quitting your job with no game plan can lead to a personal finance disaster. Before […] More

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    This Founder Shares the Mindset That Helps Her Stay On Track

    Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s “20 Questions” series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and advice for aspiring founders. Amber Venz has always only ever been an entrepreneur. Her first real business was a jewelry line that she began at 15 […] More

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