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5 Apps That Can Manage Stress and Improve Your Daily Life

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When you’re in charge of an entire company, a little bit of stress is the appropriate response. Entrepreneurs are often burdened by poor sleep, tense shoulders, and stress headaches on a regular basis. Fortunately, there are more than enough mobile apps out there designed…

10 Elements All Written Company Guidelines Should Include

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Company culture is important to establish as a burgeoning company. Whether you plan on being a super chill founder with flip-flops and hoodies or a rigid, tough love type that requires professionalism at every turn, employees need to know what to expect from day…

6 Financial Myths You Should Always Ignore

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The world is filled with misleading financial myths. Whether its the fact that working more equates to earning more or that 8/10 startups fail within their first year, it’s always important to do your research. Don’t be swayed by old myths because you could be…

3 Reasons to Connect With Like-Minded Entrepreneurs

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Inspiration, passion and confidence are just a few of the benefits you stand to gain from making meaningful connections with like-minded individuals. The old proverb, “Show me your friends and I’ll tell you who you are,” translates into surrounding yourself with the right people. As…

8 Ways to Leverage TV Appearances to Build Your Brand

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Getting on TV is the startup founder’s dream. Whether it’s a local news segment or a popular pitch competition show, having a natural marketing opportunity like TV is a great way to facilitate success. But don’t let an appearance on “Shark Tank” limit you…

6 Things to Consider When Creating an Ecommerce Mobile App

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When you don’t have a physical storefront, your mobile presence becomes even more important. And with more and more people using their smartphones to purchase items online, a well-functioning app could be the difference between big sales and abandoned shopping carts. We asked six entrepreneurs…

The Unspoken Benefits of Parenting While Growing a Business

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Being a parent is a full time job. But when it comes to running a business in between diaper changes and parent teacher conferences, some entrepreneurs can get pretty stressed out. Yes, you’re going to lose sleep a lot of sleep. But what many…

9 Tips for Improving How Your Team Uses Slack

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When it comes to team communication, Slack has set itself apart from the rest. With enough impressive statistics to make your head spin, this internal messaging app has changed the way people do business. However, you have to admit it takes some getting used…

10 Unique Marketing Strategies That Actually Work

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Everyone knows that effective marketing takes a certain level of innovation and creativity. After all, attracting potential customers is an always-changing process. And while you might think the traditional marketing methods will work, being unique is the best way to make your brand known to…

7 Common Hiring Mistakes You Might Be Making

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Almost every entrepreneur will tell you that your startup idea is no where near as important as your team. Having quality employees can make all the difference when it comes to success. And when hiring this team, be careful not to overlook a candidate’s…

4 Easy Ways to Expand Your Network This Year

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Having an expansive network is the key to startup success. Whether you’re looking for mentors, funding, or just some good ol’ fashioned advice, having the right people in your corner (or your contacts page) can make all the difference. Besides, squeezing in last minute…

12 Marketing Tips Your Startup Can’t Afford to Ignore

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All startups want to succeed, obviously. In the simplest of terms, the way to get that done is through effective marketing. Getting great exposure for your brand starts with knowing your contacts, your audience, and your competition. Without them, you might as well throw…

5 Tips For Setting Up Your Ideal First Office Space

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Growth is part of the startup process. So when you’re ready to move out of your garage and into your very first office, it can be pretty exciting. But have you really thought everything through? Do you know what moving into a physical space…

7 Communication SaaS Products Every Business Should Consider Using

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Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) with cloud technology are starting to become a norm. Angel List reports 11,325 SaaS startups with an average value of $4.3 million. These tools can help you grow both internally and externally, especially when it comes to communication. We asked seven entrepreneurs…

9 Things to Consider Before Giving Employees a Cost of Living Increase

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While some entrepreneurs adjust salary depending on the city, others think raises are best saved for performance. The factors used when deciding to increase salary vary. The necessity to keep things fair and balanced is not just a concept meant for the employee but…

8 Tips for Planning a Successful Company Retreat Without Breaking the Bank

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Company culture is important and retreats are the best way to foster a community atmosphere between hour employees. But whether you’re gathering your team at your home or piggybacking on a popular conference, don’t overspend on your retreat. We asked eight entrepreneurs how they plan…

9 Things to Consider Before Accepting an Offer on Your Company

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While every founder in the world hopes to become the next Uber, most will settle for being acquired by them. After all, a huge payout can do wonders for the future of your entrepreneurial endeavors. However, if you do plan to sell, you need…