Tag Archives: YEC

Black Entrepreneurs

7 Most Important Areas of Business Budding Entrepreneurs Should Focus On

What is the most important area to focus on when you're just getting your business off the ground and why?

Members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) share advice on the most important areas to focus…

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barbara corcoran

4 Important Lessons About Failure From ‘Shark Tank’s’ Barbara Corcoran

Embracing fear and failure is a key component of becoming an entrepreneur; you need to take a leap of faith

Barbara Corcoran, a successful businesswoman and TV personality, explains the key components of entrepreneurial success:…

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planning

4 Tips for Planning Ahead as You Scale Up Your Business

A lack of planning can stunt the growth of your business, so use these tips to get ahead sooner rather than later.

Don’t let bad planning end your company’s growth prematurely. Use these four tips to stay…

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Million Dollar

Building a Million Dollar Online Business From Scratch

All businesses run into challenges. But if you love what you do, you’ll be able to overcome those obstacles.

If I knew what it took to build a million-dollar online business when I first…

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legal

When Does Your Startup Need a Legal Department?

These are the indicators that outsourcing your legal matters isn’t cutting it anymore.

These five specific indicators will help you determine if establishing a legal department would be…

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Seattle

5 Reasons Seattle Should Be the Home of Your Next Startup

From great talent to a community of investors, there’s nothing this startup hub can’t offer

Seattle is the hub for Pacific Northwest entrepreneurial innovation. Entrepreneurs are flocking to Seattle to…

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empower

4 Ways to Empower Yourself Professionally and Personally

Work on enhancing these personal qualities to improve your success in work and life

Success happens by choice, not chance. Here are the most powerful qualities you must cultivate…

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4 things

4 Things You Should Do When You Feel Like You’ve Hit a Wall

Roadblocks are inevitable when you’re an entrepreneur. Here’s what you can do when the going gets tough

Keeping yourself motivated as a business owner is an absolute priority. Here are four tips…

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equal business

4 Ways to Create a Truly Equal Business Partnership

Owning a business 50/50 isn’t possible if you and your co-founder won’t listen to each other

Thinking about going into co-founding a startup? Here are a few pointers to maintain a…

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feedback

3 Things That Stop You From Listening to Customers

If you find yourself getting sidetracked instead of implementing changes according to customer feedback, here’s what may be holding you back

Recognizing these common situations can help you avoid suffering the setbacks that occur when you…

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SEO ranking

3 Things Every Website Needs for a Better SEO Ranking

To boost your website’s visibility, it all comes down to the fundamentals

SEO is a combination of content, technical fundamentals and user experience. Here are 3 technical…

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Content Calendar

The Trick to Making a Content Calendar Work for Your Business

Follow these steps to organize your content scheduling

If you struggle to post regularly on your business blog or write but, then a…

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students

How Your Marketing Can Appeal to Students (and Turn Them Into Brand Ambassadors)

College campuses are a breeding ground for potential brand ambassadors. Here are three ways you can appeal to student organizations

Want to connect your business with the students on a college campus? Here’s how to…

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capital

5 Simple Ways to Raise Capital for Your Small Business

Use these tips to help successfully fund your small business

Small businesses often need capital to get their footing, i.e.: for inventory, equipment or retail…

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new year

How You Can Effectively Plan Ahead Before the New Year

Don’t wait until the end of December to plan your New Year's goals—start now

Goal planning is not just for the new year. Here are some simple tips to…

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generations

3 Ways to Keep Your Best Talent for the Long Haul

If you’re building an all-star team, here’s what to do instead of recruiting only when you have an open position

A strong and dedicated team is the key to growing a successful business, but building…

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motherhood

Changing the Way We Handle Work-Life Integration

As parents and entrepreneurs, we need to change the culture of business, and how we talk about work-life balance

The work-family conflict is a challenge that isn’t going away. We need to shift to…

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power struggle

This Is How To Stop Fighting With Your Co-Founder

You and your co-founder are bound to have disagreements. It’s how you each work to solve them that matters

Power struggles can arise in any relationship and in any environment. Here are four tips…

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media

4 Ways You Can Be Your Own Media Coverage

Who says you need a PR firm to get exposure?

Instead of hiring a PR distribution company to help your brand grow and get exposure,…

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paths

Fundraising 101: 3 Typical Startup Funding Paths

Don’t go straight to a venture capitalist; start by raising your own funds and pitching to angel investors

How does a startup fund their business? While it won’t always be simple, you can…

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