StartupNation

Build Your Business. Live Your Dream.™

Latest articles

Tips for Turning Your Side Hustle Into a Thriving Full-Time Business

The story of my company, White Spider, began when I rented out the guest bedroom of my San Francisco apartment. I initially did it to make some quick cash to buy a used bike, but that weekend turned into many, and the bedroom became a mainstay on Airbnb. Eventually, I quit my high-paying job as a salesperson, and my side hustle grew into a successful...

Damage Control: How to Handle Negative Reviews and Turn Your Critics into Fans

Every entrepreneur will face a poor customer review at some point, whether the critique is fair or not. When it happens, it stings. You and your team work hard every day to ensure your customers get the best of your products and services. Yet, despite your best efforts, things are bound to go wrong sometimes. And with social media a ubiquitous presence,...

5 Financing Sources for New Businesses

Many new entrepreneurs start their businesses with funds from their own personal savings, or by getting friends and family to help them get off the ground. But that’s not an option for everyone. What do you do then? Your first inclination is probably to try to get a bank loan. But it can be very difficult for a brand new business to get a small business...

How to Make the Most of Your Holiday Email Marketing

The holidays are one of the most important times of year for small businesses, startups and e-commerce business to increase sales and boost revenue. One smart way to capitalize on this expected increase in consumer spending is to polish your holiday email marketing practices. According to Deloitte’s U.S. holiday economic forecast, holiday retail sales...

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: How to Think Like an Entrepreneur with Mike Morse (Episode 148)

On this morning’s WJR Business Beat, Jeff features Mike Morse, founder of Mike Morse Law Firm, the largest personal injury law firm in Michigan. In the segment below, Morse shares why everyone has to look at their entity like a true business, and how he’s learned to work on rather than in his business: For more information on Mike Morse, visit:...

These Startup Founders Urge Consumers to Avoid High-Cost Payday Loans

Sponsored content The COVID-19 pandemic has left many Americans in financial hardship, and with the holidays just around the corner, some individuals may consider turning to payday loans. While using payday loans and other expensive forms of credit may be tempting, doing so can lead to more serious financial problems, one startup founder explains....

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Shop Local and Shop Mainstreet This Holiday Season (Episode 149)

It’s officially holiday shopping season! While most of us will be doing our holiday shopping online this year (a reported 42 percent say they’ll be doing all of their shopping online), before you hit that “buy” button online, consider your local merchants. On this morning’s WJR Business Beat, Jeff talks about the importance of supporting local merchants...

Women in Business: StartupNation Radio feat. Jennifer Kluge and Jana Brownell

On today’s episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff is joined by co-host Norm Pappas, president and CEO of Pappas Financial. Together, they interview two accomplished entrepreneurs: Jennifer Kluge and Jana Brownell. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here First up is Jennifer Kluge, president...

What is Cyber Insurance, and Does My Startup Need It?

Startups typically rely on innovative ideas and technologies to disrupt and revolutionize their respective industries. However advantageous, this reliance on technology also has its drawbacks. Most startups can expect to have severe exposure to cybercrime and unintentional data breaches at some point. If you store, manage and use your clients’ personal...

Cyber Monday Starts Now! Shop Dell’s Cyber Week Savings Event

Ready for a tech upgrade? Achieve more each workday with exclusive member savings on powerful computers, top electronics and more. StartupNation Members can save an additional 5 percent to 10 percent on select Dell products during the Cyber Monday Savings Event, starting Sunday, Nov. 29 through Sunday, Dec. 6. Speak with a Small Business Advisor...

Discover, share and read the best on the web

Subscribe to RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters! Get unfiltered news feeds or filter them to your liking.

Get Inoreader
Inoreader - Subscribe to RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters!