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advice
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11 Self-Made Millionaires Reveal the Best Advice They Ever Got

These millionaires and advisors in The Oracles have had some super-smart mentors; so we asked them for the best advice they’ve ever received. Here’s what they told us — and how it led to their success. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here “You’ll never succeed without me” The best...
raising capital
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6 Successful Dealmakers Provide Top Tips on Raising Capital

Bootstrapping will only take your startup so far. Many businesses underestimate how much money they really need to keep going and growing, and they run out of runway. When raising capital, these investor-entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share their best secrets, tips and strategies. 1. Soul-search For me, it’s all about enthusiasm. You need to show...
referrals
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How to Stay Top of Mind and Boost Referrals in Any Business

Referrals are the highest compliment to your business — but it takes work to get them. There’s a fine line between staying top of mind with referral sources and being pushy. Here’s how these relationship masters and advisors in The Oracles find this balance and win referrals. 1. Create content and meet right away We do our...
habits
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11 Tips to Master Self-Discipline and Rid Yourself of Bad Habits

Warren Buffett said: “Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.” It’s far too easy for bad habits to derail our businesses, health, finances, relationships and happiness. Just one bad habit can be the bad apple that spoils a dozen good ones. Here’s how top entrepreneurs...
product launch
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8 Steps for the Perfect Product Launch

You’ve created the killer product that will change the world. Now you need people to buy it. Top entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share their tried-and-tested ways to build buzz so people buy from you and passionately spread the word for mega profits. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here...
money
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6 Leading Entrepreneurs on Their Biggest Money Regrets

Even the world’s wealthiest people make poor financial decisions. We asked six self-made millionaires to reveal what they learned from their biggest money regrets. Here’s what these leading entrepreneurs and The Oracles advisors had to say: I didn’t invest in Uber “I had the chance to invest in Uber in the early days and I passed it up — twice....
how to start a business
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6 Accomplished Entrepreneurs Share How to Start a Business with $100

Many would-be entrepreneurs never start a business because they’re waiting for the perfect idea or don’t have enough disposable capital to break out of the rat race. These accomplished entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share how to start a business with $100: StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here...
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9 Highly Successful Entrepreneurs Reveal the Biggest Startup Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

What separates the entrepreneurs who make it from those who don’t? These successful business founders and Advisors in The Oracles share the most common mistakes they see from aspiring entrepreneurs and explain how to overcome those mistakes. Here’s why some will never make it — and how you can. They believe everyone’s advice Entrepreneurs often struggle because...
advice
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The Best (and Craziest) Advice I Ever Received and How It Led to My Success

Not everyone gets to the top by following the same rules, and these nine business moguls and Advisors in The Oracles are proof of that. Here, Grant Cardone, Bethenny Frankel and others share the unconventional advice they say has led to their success. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more...
side hustle
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5 Genius Insights to Start a Lucrative Side Hustle

Acorns grow into oak trees. Many successful entrepreneurs started with just a humble side hustle. Top entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share their invaluable lessons learned from early side hustles. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here It won’t be easy, but false confidence is good I was working 9...
online business
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Here’s What it Really Takes to Create a Successful Online Business

E-commerce is one of today's most buzzworthy industries, with countless solopreneurs claiming overnight success. These advisors in The Oracles share what it takes to build an online company that stands the test of time. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here Have a testing mindset The world of e-commerce is constantly...
setback
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7 Ways To Bounce Back From Your Biggest Setback

Everyone grapples with setbacks and obstacles on the path to success. Sometimes, a breakdown can lead you to a significant breakthrough. Here’s how seven successful entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles overcame a setback to fast-track their ultimate success. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here Appreciate that failure presents a...
podcast
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The 8 Most Informative Podcast Episodes You’ll Ever Hear

New podcasts pop up daily. It's difficult to wade through the noise and find the nuggets to move the needle in your life and business. These lifelong learners and advisors in The Oracles share the most informative podcast episodes they’ve ever heard. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here 1. "Dan...
social media influencer
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How to Become a Social Media Influencer

It’s an empowering time to be alive, thanks to social media, which gives a voice to anyone with something to say. But what does it take to stand out in this crowded digital world? That’s exactly what we asked these eight social media stars and Advisors in The Oracles. Here’s what they said. Be yourself This is tricky, and still...
e-commerce
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8 Crucial Steps You Need to Take Before Launching an E-Commerce Business

Thinking about starting an online business? It’s a good idea: e-commerce sales are expected to reach $3.45 trillion globally this year. Here are eight steps to take when launching your business, according to successful e-commerce entrepreneurs and Advisors in The Oracles. Play to your strengths and outsource the rest "I don’t even have a laptop or iPad,...