In Crisis, What Should Entrepreneurs Make Free(mium)?

Lots of organizations, particularly subscription businesses, are changing their rules about what is free and what is paid, in response to the coronavirus. The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Business are a few of the many major publishers that have removed the paywall in front of coronavirus-related content. …

Lessons from Gutenberg

WordPress 5.0 is on the horizon. Yes, we’ve been saying it for months. But now we really are on the brink of its full release. The journey to get to this point has been quite a wild ride. During the buildup, we’ve heard just about every argument for and against …

A small business quickstart guide to creating a service intake process

There’s often a tug of war going on between the need to bring new work into your business, and actually completing the work you’ve already promised to do. Finding the right approach is tough, but there’s a solid way to redress the often lopsided balance between new leads and a smooth …

This Entrepreneur Shares Key Takeaways from Launching Her Direct-to-Consumer E-Commerce Brand

As a child, I watched my mother’s generation attempt direct-to-consumer business in a, shall we say, clunky fashion. They held Tupperware parties and loaded up the car with Avon deliveries. Before I knew what direct-to-consumer was, I wasn’t interested. However, technology has changed virtually every aspect of business in this …

StartupNation Radio feat. Ruby+Associates and 1-800-SWEEPER

On this episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff is joined in the co-host seat by Norm Pappas, president and CEO of Pappas Financial. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/821280904″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here To kick off the show, Jeff and Norm interview …

Function Composition in JavaScript with Array.prototype.reduceRight

Functional programming in JavaScript has rocketed in popularity over the last few years. While a handful of its regularly-promoted tenets, such as immutability, require runtime workarounds, the language’s first-class treatment of functions has proven its support of composable code driven by this fundamental primitive. Before covering how one can dynamically …

11 Brand-Building Strategies to Become a Thought Leader

How can a young founder signal or demonstrate their position as a thought leader and build their personal brand, despite their newcomer status? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have …