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performance metrics
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6 Performance Metrics Your Startup Should Track for Success

Revenue is an exciting and vital performance metric to track when starting a new business, but it’s not the only one an entrepreneur should be concerned with. While there are myriad metrics that experts across the board will argue will justify your fantastic idea to potential investors, here are six time-tested metrics you should pay...
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4 Simple Ways to Implement Customer Research on a Budget

As an entrepreneur, it’s easy to get swept up in the allure of branding. If something is cool and pretty and makes us swoon, won't that same logo and color scheme draw in customers like flies to honey? The answer is… maybe, maybe not. And you'd be wise to find out before fully investing in...
side hustle
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7 Steps to Starting a Side Hustle While Working Full Time

People with an entrepreneurial mindset often find themselves toying with an idea for a business that they can start up while still working their day job. Continuing to work your full-time gig while starting up a side hustle isn’t just understandable risk management—it’s also a savvy business move. According to a study from the Academy...
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20 Free Tools to Jumpstart Your New Business in 2019

It's difficult to get your business off the ground when startup costs appear to be at an all time high. While this is true to a certain degree, there are ways entrepreneurs can work around some of these costs. One such way is by taking advantage of free business software whenever possible. Here, we’re going...
market research
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What Goes In to Market Research and How Much Does it Cost?

Market research, the process of gathering information about consumers' preferences, is an important component of your startup's marketing plan. It provides vital feedback about your offerings and those of your competitors, and it can include product trials, focus groups and direct observation. Market research can get expensive, so you might need to consider ways to...
Online tools
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7 Amazing Online Tools Every Startup Should Know About

Getting your business off the ground and growing it can seem daunting, so below are seven online tools that are sure to make it easier: Content Idea Generator Having a blog on your website is a great way of getting your name out there, showing off your industry-specific knowledge and building relationships with clients. This...