Here’s a look at three entrepreneurs who have changed company names and the lessons they learned.
Some of the perks of owning a small business? More freedom, better sleep and more sex.In January, my Inc.com colleague Selena Cuffe wrote that, though her evidence was purely anecdotal, she believed that entrepreneurship was highly correlated with a better sex life. Turns out the evidence isn’t just anecdotal…
After burning through $48 million, the Fab.com founder learned a key start-up lesson: Be ready to turn on a dime.Jason Goldberg pulled off one of the most successful pivots of all time when he turned Fabulis.com, a failed gay social network, into Fab.com, a fast-growing flash-sale site that raked in more than $100 million in sales last year…
We’re highlighting small businesses from around the country as nominated by you, our readers. If your favorite small business is using Twitter to communicate with customers, let us know about it @fbsmallbiz with the hashtag #mysbc, and it may be featured as an upcoming Small Business Spotlight.
Three tips to help you keep a optimistic outlook on the challenges of running a business.
Wondering how to get subscribers for your email list? Here are 17 email list building strategies that work to build an opt-in email list. Get started today. Mailing to your list is one of the most cost-effective tools you can use to market your business.
The IRS is on a campaign to crack down on businesses that it says misclassifies employees as independent contractors to avoid paying taxes and fair wages. Is your business at risk for an audit?
When it comes to landing startup capital, crowdfunding can be a young entrepreneur’s best friend. Given the new crowdfudning law, though, here are a few changes that’ll pay to know sooner than later.
When co-founders Scott Carleton and Alex Tryon of the art-rental and purchase platform needed help around the office, they soon learned that preparation and clarity are key in hiring employees.
Want your tweets to reach more potential customers? New research offers plenty of simple suggestions you can implement today.Social media is an awesome way for small businesses to connect with potential customers, but it’s only effective if people are actually listening and sharing your content. A presence isn’t enough—what you need is followers…
If you don’t have the money to hire a professional designer, here are several tips to help you create your eye-catching business cards.
Sales Tips for Success: Looking for a way to boost sales? Here are ten unique tips to help you find more sales success, no matter what business you’re in.
As an entrepreneur who built three businesses from scratch, GoDaddy.com’s Bob Parsons says he learned his most valuable lessons from ‘practical experience, not from any business school.’ Here’s a crash course on best practices for growing your business from the creator of the web domain superstore.