Business Models SARA MAUSKOPF

4 Ways to Grow Revenue in a Downturn

With fundraising all but out of the question, businesses must turn to their profits to fuel growth.

Business Models HOWARD TULLMAN

Why Life Isn't Grand for Brands

Rising inflation and more powerful tools that allow consumers to compare and buy products, is putting some big names under pressure. They can't live off the past – neither can your company.

Business Models MAUREEN KLINE

What Allbirds is Building with a Sustainable Public Offering

With its IPO, the shoe company is trying to set guidelines for other companies to follow.

Business Models MINDA ZETLIN

Here's How Warren Buffett Convinced Google's Reluctant Founders to Go Public

Sergey Brin and Larry Page feared giving up control of Google. Buffett told them they didn't have to.

Business Models DOUG CANTOR

Every Entrepreneur Has Had to Change Their Business Model in Some Way. Here's How Some of the Most Successful Ones Did It

Whether it's a slight tweak or a complete overhaul, you need to continually adapt to new conditions. Follow the advice from these founders to get started.


This Food Delivery Startup Is Helping Home Cooks Become Entrepreneurs

Thanks to recent local legislative changes, Shef has expanded rapidly--offering a lifeline for immigrants and other front-line workers displaced by the pandemic.

Business Models TOM FOSTER

How Noom's Founders Shook Up a $250 Billion Industry With a Pandemic Hit That Took 10 Years to Build

The secret ingredients: failure, heavy metal, and a refusal to slim down their ambition

Business Models BILL FOTSCH

How to Test Your Incentive Plan

Employee incentives shouldn't just garner employee satisfaction--they should garner employee innovation

Business Models BHARAT KANODIA

Life Insurance: What Business Owners Should Know

It's important to insure yourself as well as your company

Business Models JOE PROCOPIO

From Worthless Paper to Giant Payday: Maximize Your Startup Equity Now

Equity is often handed out like play money. Then it becomes valuable and the knives come out.

Business Models KELLY MAIN

Coinbase Is Testing 1 New Feature That Will Change Who Invests In Crypto--and How

The secret brilliance of the seemingly mundane feature that everyone needs to know

Business Models JASON ATEN

Apple's New 'Business Essentials' Program Solves 1 of the Biggest Technology Challenges Small Businesses Face

The service offers device management, data storage, and support, in one monthly subscription for small businesses.

Business Models JOHN HALL

7 Techniques That Are Key to Customer Retention Today

It's a business axiom that holding onto existing customers is more lucrative than acquiring new ones. These techniques will make it as easily done as said.

Business Models RACHEL KEOHAN

The Pros and Cons of Leveraging Home Equity for Business Funding

Here are five different ways to approach the funding strategy and how to tell which is right for you and your business.

Business Models DARLEEN DEROSA

How to Understand and Prepare for Our Hybrid Office Future

Book excerpt: 'Leading at a Distance: Practical Lessons for Virtual Success'

Business Models BILL MURPHY JR.

American Airlines Just Launched a Really Interesting New Program. (Yes, You Should Definitely Copy It)

Can you find a way to eliminate customer pain without undermining everything else?


How Conscious Capitalism Can Help the Planet

This Earth Day, redefine your company's definition of higher purpose by building sustainability into your mission.

Business Models HEIDI ZAK

How to Attract Angel Investors in 2021

As an active angel investor, here's what I recommend you do to raise funds this year.

Business Models GRAHAM WINFREY

Daymond John Learned the Art of the Side Hustle From Watching His Mother

How the 'Shark Tank' investor's mother, Margot John, taught him to never settle.

Business Models DAVE KERPEN

How Sympathy Brands Became the Leading Player in the Industry

Introduction of pushes Sympathy Brands to the top amid the pandemic.

Business Models DIANA RANSOM

How Biden's Buy American Plan Could Boost Small Business

The president is directing federal agencies to change the definition of 'Made in America' and make contracting opportunities more transparent.


5 Keys to Jumpstarting Your New Venture With Skilled Advisers

Some entrepreneurs view an advisory board as a burden, and ignore the big potential payback.


How to Write the Financial Section of a Business Plan

An outline of your company's growth strategy is essential to a business plan, but it just isn't complete without the numbers to back it up. Here's some advice on how to include things like a sales forecast, expense budget, and cash-flow statement.

Business Models DONNA FENN

The Kid Behind a $170 Million Website

Aaron Patzer started because he was frustrated with Intuit's Quicken. Two years later, Intuit intends to cut him a very big check.


How to Switch Banks

When your financial institution doesn't provide the services your company needs as it grows, you should consider making a change.


How to Handle Online Credit Card Processing

If you are ready to take your small business's website to the next level and create a retail component, it is vital that you find a reliable (and affordable) credit-card processing gateway.