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7 Simple Steps to Writing Product Descriptions That Sell

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How seductive are your product descriptions? Does your product copy entice readers to click buy or try? Or do you simply describe your product and tell web visitors what it does? The secret to writing seriously seductive product descriptions is to follow a … Continue reading

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How to Pitch Your Business Without Being a Jerk

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As a new business owner, you’re inevitably going to meet people who can help you with your business — maybe it’s at an official investor meeting that took months to set up or a chance encounter at your local coffee … Continue reading

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These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup ‘Dream Team’

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When you’re building a startup, smart hiring is essential. You need to find the right people and place them in the right roles to create a quality product, build a strong brand and reach the right customers. In other words, … Continue reading

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Angel Investors: Pitfalls to Avoid When Dealing With These Key Sources of Funding

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Angel investors can provide key financing for small firms, but not every entrepreneur knows how to manage these important relationships. With this issue in mind, we posed the following question to The Experts: What is the biggest mistake entrepreneurs make when … Continue reading

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5 Great Traits Effective Entrepreneurs Share

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Entrepreneurs are like snowflakes: no two are exactly alike. But despite their differences, great businesspeople often share certain characteristics that drive success. We’ve sorted through Entrepreneur’s coverage from the past year and chosen five great traits that define the effective … Continue reading

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Top 3 Back Of An Envelope Start-up Ideas

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  This certainly puts a new spin on the old elevator pitch idea. Any aspiring entrepreneur needs to be able to quickly and concisely articulate their big idea to grab attention, captivate their fleeting audience and provoke enough curiosity so … Continue reading

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  • Business Plan Resources

    Do you have a business idea or want to enter a business plan competition but not sure where to start? See our list of must-read business plan resources.