Thinking about starting an Etsy business? Anna White reflects on why her first Etsy business failed miserably, and what she changed to make it better.
Accounting may seem like a dry business topic to talk about, but one business owner made a few mistakes, was audited, and lost his business. Learn from his mistakes.
The co-founder of a New York-based startup offers advice from his experience working with bad vendors.
A Pennsylvania woman tried to launch a home business, but after two years of trying to drum up customers, she shut it down. Learn from her mistakes.
Eric Hannan grew his marketing business too quickly, which ultimately caused its collapse. Learn from the mistakes this young entrepreneur made.
As Cross realized, you can’t start a business by crossing your fingers and hoping it all works out. “Without direction, there is no way you’ll accomplish your goals. It’s as simple as that.”
An entrepreneur chose a franchise that was a bad fit for him, and lost his money. These are his takeaways from the experience, and his advice on how not to repeat his mistakes.
Joe Fairless was an up-and-coming vice president at an ad agency in New York City. He was competing with the best of the best in business, but a few years into his fast-paced corporate life, his job wasn’t cutting it. “I wasn’t fulfilled,” he said. “I wanted out. I mentored college students while working at [...]
Adi Bittan says every entrepreneur can learn from her first-business mistakes, and offers these tips to new founders considering a partnership.