All posts in “startups”

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7 Marketing Tips for Startups

Guest Blog Post by Chris Keenan

Startup businesses have recognized the power of social media and have implemented those websites into their marketing campaigns. This is an inexpensive way to not only build your brand recognition, it is a great way to reach a targeted audience. In additional to social media websites, there are many inexpensive ways a startup business can reach the masses with just a little ingenuity. Here are 7 marketing tips for startups that can help attract new business and traffic to your website. Continue Reading…

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4 Must-Read Books for Startup Entrepreneurs

Guest Post Manilyn Moreno

Positive thinking and inspiration are two things that any start-up entrepreneur should have in order to succeed with his endeavor. But where do you get this? If you feel down and you think you don’t have enough guts and wits to make it, it’s high time to infuse your mind with positive mantra to push you further and reach success. Continue Reading…

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5 Ways To Expand Your Startup

Guest Post by Alexandra

Growth is a central tenet of business. Being able to continue on an upwards trajectory means being able to develop and expand healthily, rather than stagnate or falter. But for start-ups, it can hard to find ways to move forward. So what are the best ways to expand a business without having to invest a fortune, and how do they apply to yours? Continue Reading…

5 Best Business Apps for the Growth of Your Business

Guest Post by Alina Jones

As businesses continue to grow so does technology and they are becoming increasingly co-dependent. Most user friendly applications are designed for entertainment but it was only a matter of time before apps were developed for business to help entrepreneurs organize their inventory and monitor their business to ensure that it is running smoothly. Continue Reading…

Kickstarter’s Bad Apples: A Tale of Caution to Business Owners

Guest Post by Derek Whitney

Kickstarter has raised over $679 million for creative projects to date as the world’s largest crowdfunding site. It has been a part of launching hundreds of new products, has funded television series, movies, and environmental projects. Unfortunately, some kickstarted projects have gone wrong due to poor planning or outright malice. Business owners looking to launch a product should pay attention to these three campaigns that went bad. 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…