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How Competition Can Lead Your Startup to Pivot Faster

How Competition Can Lead Your Startup to Pivot Faster

One of the hardest things about getting a great foothold in your niche is by getting ahead of the competition. If you can beat your competition, you can dominate your niche and greatly boost your revenues. However, competition can be extremely difficult, and most business owners often wish their competition never existed. Obviously, that’s understandable.

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Battle of the Workplace: The Startup Vs. The Corporation

In this day and age, the big decision of picking between the two ends of the workplace environment spectrum is not that uncommon for the average employee to experience. You hear through the grapevine about the far-fetched but somehow simultaneously necessary and unnecessary perks of a startup environment and compare it with the guaranteed internal

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Surviving Competition: 6 Handy Tips to Launch Your Startup

Unique ideas are what drive successful entrepreneurs, but now there are an increasing number of startups competing for the attention of venture capitalists than earlier this century. It’s getting more difficult for both discovering original ideas and standing out in a crowded market, but it’s still possible to be a profitable game-changer if you focus

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Controlling Spending is Key for New Startup Businesses

The revenue side of a new startup business can be the one that gets the lion’s share of attention from the beginning. Bringing money in can naturally be top of mind for any small business owner. The money going out is just as crucial. Taking a realistic and analytical approach is a smart move, and

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How Do Successful Startup Entrepreneurs Do It Again And Again?

How Do Successful Startup Entrepreneurs Do It Again And Again?

Why is it that success comes so easily to some people and is so hard to come by for others? There are also others who are considered ‘one-hit wonders’. These are people who succeeded once but have never been able to make a mark since then. According to Stanford Professor Carol Dweck, success is often

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How To Maximize Your Marketing Dollars As a Startup Business

How To Maximize Your Marketing Dollars As a Startup Business

Failure to plan and execute an effective marketing strategy is among one of the most common reasons that new businesses go under. The challenge is to implement impactful marketing that drives sales leads in an affordable manner. The following is a look at several tips to maximize a tight marketing budget as a startup company

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4 Skills You Need to Learn Before Becoming a Startup

Starting your own company carries many romantic notions like creating your own hours, no capped hours, and, of course, being the boss. Obviously, if that’s all there was to running a successful business, then everybody would be forming startups. The reality is that there are many potential downsides to running a business, such as long

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4 Key Rules to Keep in Mind When Launching Your Startup

It can be difficult to take time to catch your breath once you’ve come up with an idea that you believe is going to change the world. However, pausing to focus and come up with a plan for launching a startup company the right way could mean the difference between failure and success. There are

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7 Tips for Small Business Startup Success

If you’re looking to start your own company, you’re probably well aware of the rather daunting statistics for launching a successful small business. According to the SBA Office of Advocacy, “About half of all new establishments survive five years or more and about one-third survive 10 years or more.” The outlook for startups isn’t rosy,

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10 Tips for Making Your Startup A Success

10 Tips for Making Your Startup A Success

The entrepreneur community has been buzzing with the story of Yahoo acquiring Tumblr. The Internet giant purchased the site founder David Karp launched from his mother’s Manhattan apartment for $1.1 billion. At only 26-years-old, Karp is expected to receive up to $220 million from the deal.  Though he eventually took venture funding, Karp launched his

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