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software solutions
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8 Step Process for Evaluating Software Solutions for Your Business

Entrepreneurs are wise to make use of software to automate and streamline day-to-day processes. But knowing which software tool to choose is challenging. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here Here’s a process that will help you decide which tools to add to your list of options and how...
productivity tools
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Work Smarter: 3 Productivity Apps for Startup Success

What apps do you use regularly to help boost your productivity? With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to decide. In this video, I share three of my favorites, in the hopes that they help you be more productive in your business and life. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products...
outsourcing
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5 Tasks Entrepreneurs Should Outsource to Focus on Growth

Outsourcing will always be an entrepreneur’s best friend. However, many fail to understand the underlying benefits of outsourcing, like what to outsource, and how to maximize their efforts. Outsourcing is a tactical solution to reduce your company’s overhead expenses, while successfully scaling and delegating certain tasks to subject-matter experts. As an entrepreneur, your day-to-day operations likely...
momentum
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How 7 High-Performing CEOs Maintain Massive Momentum in Their Businesses

Ever wondered how high performers maintain momentum throughout the year? Here’s how these business leaders and advisors in The Oracles keep themselves and their teams motivated. Learn this important superpower Maintain momentum through osmosis. Our brains get inspiration by example; so spend time with others who are 10 years ahead of you, which also makes you more...
collaboration
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4 Collaboration Tools That Help Entrepreneurs to Work Smarter

The modern-day entrepreneur is an expert in utilizing technology to manage and market themselves and their business. But there are simple, agile ways to streamline your focus and grow your company, as well. Collaboration tools help to unify your communications, bring stakeholders together, manage multiple teams and take your business to the next level. Below...
mentor
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The Importance of a Having a Business Mentor When Starting Up

As an entrepreneur, you have a fierce independent streak. It’s how you got your business off the ground in the first place. However, there will come a time where you hit a wall when it comes to growing your business. When you reach that point in your journey, it’s important to have a business mentor to...
small business owners
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Study Explores the Current State of American Small Business Owners

The early bird gets the worm. Nice guys finish last. You snooze, you lose. Sound familiar? As entrepreneurs, we’ve all been hardwired, to some extent, to believe that the more hours we put in and the more we invest in self-preservation, the easier it will be to beat the competition to the punch. You hear...
IoT
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4 IoT Devices That Can Help Your New Business Succeed

Predictions call for the introduction of billions of new Internet of Things, or IoT, devices in the next few years, but this might seem like nothing more than an interesting concept—and not one worth implementing for your new business. On the other hand, some of the jobs that you have to juggle from day to...
side hustle
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How to Prep Your Side Hustle to Become a Full-Time Business

For many entrepreneurs, there comes that inevitable moment where balancing a full-time job with a growing side hustle just can’t be done anymore. It is time to take the next step and transition out of the traditional 40 hour workweek in favor of becoming an entrepreneur and growing your small business. Don’t let the calm...
freelance
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Work Smarter and Streamline Your Freelance Business with Apps

As the owner of a freelance videography company called Foster Creative, I’m a videographer, graphic designer, motion graphic animator and entrepreneur all in one. Having recently moved from the plains of Nebraska to the mountains of Colorado to expand my business’ creative services where I grew up, I also realized how much I needed to...
motivate
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Motivate Your Employees: 4 Creative Ways

Obviously, you hope to make your company's workforce as productive as possible. According to a recent study from the University of Warwick, you won't make your employees more productive by standing over them with the proverbial whip. You may not even be able to motivate them to get more done by offering them more money....
Productivity Apps
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Work Smarter: Top 8 Productivity Apps for Entrepreneurs

The importance of time for success Time is limited for everyone. Even if a person gives up sleep, eating and his or her personal life, he or she still only has 24 hours in a day. If an entrepreneur devotes all of his or her time to running a successful business, he or she will...