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Cofounder Disputes, How To Build A Brand In 5 Days & More Reading List Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from our expert curators.   1. Cofounder Disputes and Making Something People Want By Jessica Livingston Digest: Startup Curator: Zubin Chagpar In this excerpt from Jessica’s talk at the 2014 Female Founders Conference, she discusses the two most common reasons…

The Dangers of Offline Card Processing (and What to Do Instead)

The following is a guest post by Tiffany Rowe. Tiffany is a Marketing Administrator at Seek Visibility, where she assists clients in contributing resourceful content throughout the web. Thanks to Square, Paypal Here, Intuit GoPayment, and a handful of other mobile payment processors, small sellers everywhere have the ability to accept card payments at all times.…

Scale or Fail: Critical Tools for Agile Growth

The following is a guest post by Sara Parker, an experienced writer and editor. Sara has made her career in content and social media marketing. It’s a hard market for startups and small businesses. Not only do you have to compete with the big corporations, but you have to compete against your fellow small businesses. Even if…

The Fine Art of Negotiation and 5 Ways to Be a Good Negotiator

The following is a guest post by Ty Kiisel. Ty is a contributing author focusing on small business financing at OnDeck, a technology company solving small business’s biggest challenge: access to capital. The ability to negotiate a business deal is an important part of running a small business. It’s not uncommon for a business owner to regularly negotiate with both…

How to Conduct Market Research in 5 Steps

The following is a guest post by Marketest, a market research company that specializes in helping startups and small businesses. One of the easiest things for startuppers to believe is to launch their new businesses by moving directly into the market. Falling into this trap is not uncommon and has increased the number of failing…

How 3D Printing Advances Help Small Businesses

The following is a guest post by Roy Rasmussen, co-author of “Publishing for Publicity.” Rasmussen is a freelance copywriter who helps small businesses get more customers and make more sales. In December, San Francisco 3D printing firm Apis Cor used a mobile printer to construct the world’s first on-site 3D-printed home in Stupino, Russia. In cooperation…

Protect Your Business’s Building, Records and Bank Accounts

The following is a guest post by Roy Rasmussen, co-author of “Publishing for Publicity.” Rasmussen is a freelance copywriter who helps small businesses get more customers and make more sales. Security — physical, cyber and financial — is a growing concern for today’s small businesses. According to The Hartford’s claims data, theft is the most common…

What You Need to Know About Business Lines of Credit

The following is a guest post by Tiffany Rowe. Tiffany is a Marketing Administrator at Seek Visibility, where she assists clients in contributing resourceful content throughout the web. Most entrepreneurs know about the typical types of funding: loans, investors, venture capitalists, bootstrapping, and the like. Most even know a bit about business lines of credit –…

5 Big Legal Mistakes Small Businesses Can Avoid in 2017

The following is a guest post by Taylor Johnson. Johnson is a business expert at LegalTemplates.net, a legal documents company that strives to simplify the complex world of law and business for everyday people. Entrepreneurs run into a lot of legal risks when starting a new business, but by following these solutions, they can triumph over any obstacle…

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