5 Best Pieces of Advice for Female Entrepreneurs

All entrepreneurs face major obstacles that stand in the way of success. For women entrepreneurs, however, things can be especially challenging, due to stereotypes among investors, partners and even customers. Here is our advice on how to fight through adversity and achieve your business goals.

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Funding: Know What you Want When Seeking Investors

Your business plan is rock-solid, so how do you get the capital that can serve as a the bedrock for your startup? While it can be a bit scary, seeking outside investors doesn’t have to keep you up nights. Nor does it mean you have to blindly beg any and all who have the money to back you. Rather, you can approach it smartly.

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Millennial Generation Likely to Change Entrepreneurial Landscape

When it comes to starting a new business, the old boys’ club is no longer the norm. Instead, according to the 2016 annual report by the Kauffman Foundation, women started 40.6 percent of new businesses. And joining women in their entrepreneurial quests are minorities.

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Capital Funding for Startups

Capital funding is the money that equity-holding investors, lenders, and (oftentimes) other entities give to a start-up business, and getting enough of it is one of the top problems many entrepreneurs face as they try to get their businesses up and running.

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20 Mobile Business Ideas You Can Start Today

If you think your business needs a fixed location to be successful, think again. With the rise of virtual offices and telecommuting, modern entrepreneurs can work from just about anywhere. If you'd like to unshackle yourself from a traditional brick-and-mortar workplace, consider the following 20 ideas for mobile businesses.

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The Tricks to Hiring and Managing a Virtual Workforce

When they are managed and treated well, remote workforces can be productivity powerhouses. On the other hand, when they are mismanaged, off-site employees can be unpredictable burdens.

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4 Reasons Incubators and Accelerators Can Help Grow Your Business

Even the savviest entrepreneurs could use some extra help, especially when business growth is their main goal.

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A Beginner's Guide to Omnichannel Marketing

There’s no getting around it: technology is omnipresent in our lives and new technology is emerging all the time. This means that brands need to be present in more places than ever before… and that’s where the importance of omnichannel marketing becomes clear.

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6 Tips to Get Press Attention for Your Business

Good press can make the phone ring, drive traffic to your website and conjure new customers seemingly from thin air. It can also lead to even more press, while boosting credibility and brand awareness. But, how do you make it happen?

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Web Design 101 For Small Business

Nowadays, having a website for your small business is hardly optional. It’s the first impression that most consumers will see, so you want to make sure you build a user-friendly website from the very beginning.

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6 Free Mobile Tax Apps for Small Businesses

Tax time can be stressful for small business owners who have lots of expenses and limited budgets. Fortunately, there are a number of mobile tools that can take the burden out of filing.

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5 Ways to Move Past Funding Rejections

Receiving a “no” after an investment pitch can be extremely disheartening, but there’s no reason this setback should stop you from pursuing your business dreams.

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What Is the "Gig Economy?"

For the better part of a century, Americans made a living working nine to five for a single employer. These days, much has changed, with millions of people assembling various streams of income by working independently.

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Why Founders Should Pay Themselves

If you’re still on the fence about whether or not you should begin to take a salary, keep reading — here’s why founders should pay themselves.

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5 People You Need in Your Network to Start a Business

The following connections can give you a considerable leg up in your venture, especially if you can nab them all.

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Best Alternative Small Business Loans

It's not always easy for small business owners to get financing for new ventures and timely opportunities. Fortunately, there are some good nontraditional options for acquiring business capital.

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