Startup

Why Every Startup Should Consider Hiring Humanities Graduates

For college students, choosing a major is a major decision. We’re pushed and pulled in so many directions: following our hearts, family traditions, prestigious careers, and high salaries. Should we specialize early, or attempt to establish ourselves as well-rounded? You probably can’t answer these questions even now. Seems cruel to expect that of a teenager – doesn’t … [Read more...]

Top 5 Startup Challenges and How to Overcome Them

If you’ve been paying attention lately, you probably noticed that more and more people are launching their own startups. That being said, if you have a good business idea, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t give it a go as well. However, running a startup can sometimes seem way easier than it actually is. In order to take your startup to the next level, you’re going to face a … [Read more...]

The Surprising Beginnings of Six Famous Car Companies: An Infographic

All small business owners, entrepreneurs, and freelancers know the challenges that come with building a brand from the ground up. As you make your way through the seemingly endless decisions that come with owning your own company, you’ve likely experienced significant obstacles at one point or another. Imagine, for a moment, that you’re a prominent member of society and … [Read more...]

4 Stepping Stones to Dazzling Startup Success

Startups do not have it easy these days. It is estimated that 90% of all new startups fail and only the selected few ever reach the dizzying heights foretold. Even those that survive the crucial initial period are often strapped for cash and struggle to reach clients. Well, many entrepreneurs have been there and done that. They have plenty of actionable tips for you and one of … [Read more...]

5 Unexpected Locations Perfect for Startups

New or experienced entrepreneurs understand that the location of a startup is everything. The wrong spot can lead to business failures or tempered profits. If you're a savvy entrepreneur, you need to know the perfect locations for your startup. These places will offer you the best demographics, technologies, and resources available. At number one, Silicon Slopes is the best … [Read more...]

Habits All Successful Startups Should Follow

Old habits die hard and bad ones even harder. When we put startups in this context, it’s easy to guess how damaging bad habits can be. The sooner you get rid of them, the better results your startup will achieve. In order to replace the bad with the good habits, here is what your startup should be doing. Choose Your Clients Wisely Satisfied clients are your best … [Read more...]

How to Improve Your Knowledge Before Becoming Self-Employed

It’s easy to see the attraction in being self-employed. Self-employed people get to take more control over their personal and their professional lives. Being self-employed doesn’t just mean the freedom to decide more for yourself. For many people it also offers a very potent tool for improving their self-esteem, and their overall sense of self-worth. However, being … [Read more...]

Advice to My Startup Self: Jessica Dawson of Founder Nonfiction

Jessica Dawson is the Editor-in-Chief at Founder Nonfiction, a publishing house dedicated to telling the stories of business owners and entrepreneurs. She and her team collaborate with business owners who should have books, but who don’t have the time to devote to learning the fine details of writing and publishing. In this interview, Jessica talks to Businessing Magazine about … [Read more...]

5 Things to Consider Before Starting a Business in 2018

Every single year there are entirely different things to consider when starting a business. A few years ago it was the financial crisis which still weighed heavily on everybody’s minds and it had certain repercussions. Now, however, we’re in an entirely different era. That means there are different opportunities, and different headaches as well. What are some of the biggest … [Read more...]