September 1, 2015

Startup

just fearless

A Willingness to Travel the World Has Helped This Entrepreneur Succeed

Have you always wanted to be a globe trotting entrepreneur? Then listen to the story of Kisha Mays. Mays is a business development consultant and founder of Just Fearless. She regularly travels the world to work with her many clients on global business branding. Here's how she manages her company on the go.


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Are These Mistakes Plaguing Your Startup’s WiFi Usage?

Offering a free WiFi connection to your customers could prove to be a real boon to business. However, you could potentially commit one of several fatal errors that could end up causing that decision to backfire.


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How to Pick the Best Business Partner for You

If you're going into business with another person or company, who you choose is a very important decision. The results could be long lasting, either good or bad. Here are 5 tips to picking the best business partner for your needs.


ana ono

Breast Cancer Survivor Creates Niche Lingerie Line

No one really understands the wants and needs of cancer survivors like someone who has gone through the experience themselves. Dana Donofree founded AnaOno, a lingerie line made especially for breast cancer survivors, as a result of her first hand experience with the disease.


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What the Wright Brothers Can Teach You About Management

In the beginning, Wilbur and Orville Wright were hands on inventors -- and hands on entrepreneurs. But gradually over time they had to delegate. Most small business owners must do the same. Here is what you can learn from the Wright Brothers' success.


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Entrepreneur Creates Sanctuary for Bees and Bee Education

Concern over the plight of the bees, threatened now by pesticides, disease and other factors, has prompted one entrepreneur to take action. Meet the man who hopes to give bees a new home and hopefully protect them from extinction.


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Girls Auto Clinic Teaches Women About Cars

Patrice Banks is a materials engineer who studied auto tech and now owns a business with a very unique niche. Not only is her auto repair company called Girls Auto Clinic. She also holds free monthly sessions to teach women what they need to know about automobiles.


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19-Year-Old Girl Makes $100k on Etsy for School

When 19-year-old LeiLei Secor discovered how steep her college tuition would be, she set upon a simple plan. Start an Etsy business. Secor credits her parents with teaching her the resourcefulness necessary to make the business a success.


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WixHotels Integrates MyAllocator to Massively Market Hotels Online

Web building tool Wix introduced WixHotels as a way for hotel owners who used the tool could let customers know about the rooms they have for rent. Now a new partnership will let them market hotels online and that information quickly and efficiently to the world.


paul revere

13 Colonial Small Businesses Making a Big Comeback Today

On this July 4 weekend, take a look at some of the businesses that thrived in the early 13 colonies and are still around today. Some of these businesses have made a comeback. Others have never left. All are reminder of how, in some ways, small businesses really haven't changed that much over the years.


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Serious Accident Leads to Life-Changing LeanOnWe Startup

Imagine an accident that put you in a wheelchair for the rest of your life. Could you come back from it and build a successful career for yourself as an entrepreneur anyway? Better yet, could you turn your own tragedy into a business that could help others?