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3 Common Regrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

Guest Post by Melissa Rudy

Steve Jobs was fired from his own company. When speaking about success in business, this fact is often thrown around. What this example fails to explain, however, is how Jobs rose to success, and the drawbacks that came with it. Even after achieving their goals, many entrepreneurs look back on their early careers and recognize mistakes that could have been easily avoided. Continue Reading…

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making a Video for your Crowdfunding Project

Guest Post by Derek Whitney

With the large number of crowdfunding projects all over the Internet, it is essential that you grab the attention of visitors by adding a video to the project. No matter what type of project you’re trying to raise funds for, it needs a video to maximize the chances of reaching the goal. Simply creating a video is not the answer either. Avoid making these five common mistakes that can turn your project into a failure. Continue Reading…

A Hidden Danger of Startups: The Chargeback

Guest Post by Ted Lamphere

Startups are risky. However, they are a gamble many are destine to take. Before diving in, most wanna-be business people take the time to research the process, the industry they are joining, and many other specific details. There are numerous resources – like this blog! – that help people anticipate the future of their startup by instilling a be-prepared-for-anything mentality. Continue Reading…

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What to Do When You Just Don’t Have Enough Money to Hire a Good SEO Firm

Guest Post by Will Schneider

If you’re like many small online business owners out there, then you most likely run into one of the most significant challenges with growing your business – not having enough time and money to take advantage of the opportunities at hand. There are only a limited amount of hours in the day and, if you’re like most of us out there, then you probably don’t have millions of dollars in venture capital funding at your disposal. Continue Reading…

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Five Leadership Strategies to Ensure Your Success

Guest Post by Julie Robert

Finding talented leaders and efficient employees for both managerial and non-managerial roles, whether your company is experiencing a boom or struggling, is always the biggest desire and priority for an organization. In times of current cut throat corporate culture, with an unpredictable business climate and market, where the employee’s judge and value financial gains more than company loyalty and longevity, keeping a valuable employee and talented workforce intact is quite a task. Continue Reading…

The Fast, Explosive Growth of Crowdfunding Today

The Fast, Explosive Growth of Crowdfunding Today

Guest Post by Derek Whitney

Crowdfunding represents a unique form of fundraising that would only become truly effective with the help of the Internet and the ability to connect with thousands of people at the same time with an investment idea. The effect is simple and similar to how ants work. A single ant can’t do much; it can only carry its own body weight and a bit more. Continue Reading…

Less Traditional Funding Sources for Your Startup

Guest Post by Fonthip Maspithak

While some entrepreneurs are fortunate enough to be able to borrow seed money from family and friends, others have to seek out alternative sources. Angel investors and crowdfunding sites are the banks of today, showing up just in time to help out small business professionals that have little luck with satisfying strict bank loan requirements. Continue Reading…

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Tips for Inspiring Creativity at Work

Guest Post by Amy Harris

We spend almost half our lives within the workplace, whether we are alone or surrounded by our colleagues. This being the case, it’s often all too easy for employees to become bored and uninspired during working hours. Keeping things fresh, especially when tasks are mundane or routine, can sometimes be an uphill struggle. Continue Reading…