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Startup Business Basics
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The "Sharing Economy" is about sharing human, physical and intellectual resources. Be sure to get the conversation going about this trend.
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Side hustles are a great way to bring in more money while following a passion. What side hustles have you started or want to launch?
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Do you outsource tasks to another company, or obtain goods from an outside source? Ask questions and Startup Growth provide insights on the topic here.
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Marketing, Sales and Public Relations
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Billions of people use social media. Social has become an intriguing platform to market a business. Share your thoughts on the trend here.
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Never underestimate the power of a good public relations strategy for your startup or small business. Pose your questions and find out PR best practices here.
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There is no profiting without making sales. Learn everything you need to know about sales in the small business and startup sectors within these threads.
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Finance & Funding
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Securing funding for startups is a big challenge. Peruse this forum for advice on how to do so, as well as alternative funding options.
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You may have secured a round of seed funding, but what happens next? Learn strategies to secure your next round of funding and grow your business.
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You're in a short elevator ride with a big-time investor. You have 30 seconds. How do you sell your business?
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Doing Business On The Web
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Businesses must be on the web today. Check here for all of the best practices and strategies on how to build and maintain a website.
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E-commerce continues to boom. It has altered the way we buy and sell online. Use this forum to engage in topics related to e-commerce.
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Expand for more options. Search Engine Optimization and Advertising
Search engines are the foundation of the internet. Find advice on SEO tactics & trends, as well as online advertising strategies, here.
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Our community wants to help. Ask for feedback on websites here. Community, please provide constructive criticism/ideas for improvement.
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Female leaders, girl bosses and businesswomen, unite! Female entrepreneurs can support, collaborate and network with each other here.
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Millennials/Generation Y employees continue to bring a new perspective to business. Engage with other millennials and discuss ideas in this forum.
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Do you run your business from home or remotely? Connect with fellow homepreneurs here and bounce ideas off of each other.
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If you're an office worker/employee who dreams of starting a business, or a former cubicle worker who started a venture, tell us about it.
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Ask questions and provide advice on how to reduce your company's carbon footprint and how to better take care of the environment.
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It's not too late. If you're a businessperson or aspiring entrepreneur from the baby boomer, or older generations, this space is for you.
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Does your business offer merchant services such as credit card processing? This is your place to connect with others in the field and provide your expertise in the industry.
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Expand for more options. Warehousing/Inventory Management
Keeping track of inventory and Startup Growth having an organized strategy for your warehouse is vital to a company's success. Let us know the best ways to do so.
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Expand for more options. Logistics Management
Tracking logistics is essential. Ask your logistics questions here, or inform us on how to create a logistics strategy for supply chain management.
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Security and safety for a company and its employees is a top priority. Discuss cyber security, surveillance, alarm systems, etc., here.
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Inventing and Intellectual Property
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Use this topic to discuss intellectual property and how to protect your ideas. This may include patents, copyrights, trademarks, etc.
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Expand for more options. Developing Your Invention
So, you have an idea or have created something. How do you develop it, test it and improve it before launch?
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Expand for more options. Commercializing Your Invention
Now that your product has been developed and tested, how do you get it into market, and how do you make a profit from it?
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Managing Your Business
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The purpose of a community is to connect. Use this forum to build relationships and find potential partners, mentors or employees.
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Expand for more options. Strategies & Tactics for Getting Efficient
How do you better your productivity and enhance efficiency? Let us know, or reach out to others for help with this.
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Expand for more options. Accounting and Financial Management
Managing finances and maintaining a steady cashflow is of the utmost importance. Drop some accounting knowledge and ask questions here.
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If your business sells products or services, customer satisfaction should be top priority. Provide your customer service tips here.
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If you're new here, introduce yourself, your idea, your business, etc. We don't bite!