How to regain a reputation and customer base

Brilliant businesses are built on brilliant reputations, with few exceptions. A growing base of enthusiastic fans and happy customers who spread the word negates the need for excessive marketing spend. It also helps to increase revenue, profits and all other metrics and means your company easily outperforms competitors along the way. If every satisfied customer … Read more

Book a mentor session with Nextdoor co-founder Sarah Leary

The views expressed by the contributing Entrepreneurs are their own. Don’t spend six months building your minimum viable product (MVP). You really want to launch something quickly (in weeks, not months) to get feedback from real customers and iterate before you get too far into an idea that isn’t quite right. So says Sarah Leary, … Read more

How do you know this is the right side for you?

getty You’ve been thinking about this side hustle idea for some time now, wondering if this is it. You don’t want it to take too much of your day (or your wallet) to implement it, but you do want it to be successful. Of course, there is a much more important matter on your mind. … Read more

How to unlock the power of critical thinking

The views expressed by the contributing Entrepreneurs are their own. Great entrepreneurs are able to challenge widely held beliefs, make connections between seemingly disparate ideas, and essentially see what no one else can. This is called critical thinking, and you don’t have to be born with it — it’s a skill you can learn. There … Read more

How stressful is it to start a side hustle?

Getty Images In 2006, Congress established National Entrepreneurship Week. It is celebrated around the third week of February. You might think of “entrepreneurship” in terms of starting new businesses with the intention of blossoming into Wall Street winners. Well, there is a new breed of entrepreneur emerging from the ranks of not only Main Street … Read more

The three main traits that built a business empire

What would you do if you had nothing? If you were starting from scratch, with no money, no contacts and no idea which way to turn, what would be your next move? When you hit rock bottom, there’s only one way to go from there. But getting out of a bad place takes more than … Read more

Why your business should be on the Metaverse

The views expressed by the contributing Entrepreneurs are their own. “Audentis Fortuna iuvat.” The ancient Latin phrase translates as fortune favors the bold. It’s a mantra that has survived the test of time for a reason. People see those who ask for forgiveness instead of permission as “lucky,” when really, they see the results of … Read more