Startup

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...]

What You Need to Know Before Launching Your Tech Startup

Launching a business of any kind can be terrifying, no matter how much experience you have. Today’s market is highly saturated, and that means it’s incredibly competitive. The tech world especially is seeing considerable growth for business, from large to small. You must be prepared before kickstarting your business. You must know your goals, your initial plans, what you’re … [Read more...]

Funding a Startup with Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has become popular for startups looking to launch, and it’s no wonder. It’s (commonly) free money, which you do not need to repay. And you can get these funds without needing to surrender any ownership or control over your startup. Plus, it can help you to ascertain the appeal of an idea or a prototype or invention, since there is no sense in proceeding if there is … [Read more...]

How to Start a Venue Business

Owning a venue business opens a door to countless opportunities, but it also requires doing a lot of work, investing large sums of money, and dealing with tedious permits. However, it is also liberating, as you can tweak the space and use it and rent it for an astoundingly diverse range of events as you create new contacts and quality business connections. It is also a … [Read more...]

How to Make Sure That Your SMB is One of the 70% That Hits the 2-Year Mark

Running a small business is no easy task. You’re constantly spinning plates, trying to develop and maintain a loyal customer base while still making money in the process. Luckily, 70 percent of small businesses last at least two years. To make sure your business is a part of this majority, here are a few steps you can take. Grow at the Right Rate Common sense says that the … [Read more...]