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5 Solution Domains Suggest A Wealth Of Startup Ideas

Startup Professionals Musings

Potential startup founders are always looking for ideas to implement, when they should be looking for problems to solve. Customers pay for solutions, but there is no market for ideas. I’m often approached by people with a “million dollar idea,” but I haven’t seen anyone pay that for one yet.

6 Reasons Your Startups Should Opt for a Website Builder

The Startup Magazine

Start ups need a website to increase their exposure on the internet as well. This exposure is very important because it increases sales while continuing to spread the name of the brand beyond a limited geographical confinement.

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Software Salvation: Why You Should Be Utilising ERP Solutions


There was a time when only big multinationals were expected to need sophisticated ERP solutions. Yet, now, with markets becoming ever more complex and customers demanding bigger, faster, stronger products, it’s no longer just the big boys who need support.

Best Thing About Being a Product Manager

The Product Guy

Out of the hundreds of nominations, and amazing finalists, the 7th annual winner of The Best Product Person is … Chris Butler. The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management.

5 Popular Product Categories To Consider For Your New eCommerce Store


Starting an ecommerce store isn’t hard, but finding a product to sell can prove to be difficult, especially when it comes to finding a reliable supplier.

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United Airlines Boots More Customers, More Stories Go Viral. Maybe That's Just How It's Going to Be Now

Inc Startups

Is there a strategic business method to this madness? Actually, yes.

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When is the best time to pitch an investor?


I was moderating a VC panel a couple of weeks back, and we talked about the best way to get an investor’s attention. One of the panelists said, “Well, the worst way is to bombard me at an event.” And the more I thought about it, the more I disagree.

Jeff Bezos Just Shared His Secret For Amazon's Success (And Yours As Well)

Inc Startups

This one concept captures beautifully all of the trials, tribulations, and magic of the entrepreneurial spirit. Innovate


Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur?

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Becoming successful as an entrepreneur can prove challenging. You may have an idea, but don’t know where to start, or you know where to start, but not how to do it. As of 2015, the United States had 27 million entrepreneurs.

4 Innovation Lessons From Charles Darwin

Inc Startups

The truth is that innovation needs exploration. Innovate


Tribeca documentary about coal includes NC community

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SALISBURY — A documentary that includes information about North Carolina's coal ash pollution will be premiere later this month at the Tribeca Film Festival

The Best Way to Get Through Your Inbox On Monday Mornings

Inc Startups

Try these tips to avoid getting overwhelmed by a flood of emails at the start of your workweek. Productivity

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Virginia Tech marks 10 years after shooting that killed 32

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Ten years after a mentally ill student fatally shot 32 people at Virginia Tech, survivors and families of the slain returned Sunday to the campus to honor the lives that were lost that day

How to Have Happy Employees Without Increasing the Bottom Line

Inc Startups

When raises are unaffordable, successful leaders find other ways to make employees feel special. Innovate

Scott Hollifield: The quest for Patrick Swayze’s fighting sweatpants

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Most of us can agree the 1989 film “Road House,” starring Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott, a dozen mullets and a monster truck, is the finest motion picture ever made


4 Things You Have to Know About Tax Extensions

Inc Startups

What you need to know about filing a tax extension this tax season. Money


Fear of customers eases for Lexington lunch counter worker

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) AP) — When Norma Gales walked into Lexington Drug for her first day of work at the lunch counter, she thought she had made a big mistake when she saw who many of the customers were

New United Airlines Horror Stories Emerge (In One Case, The Airline Fights Back)

Inc Startups

At what point will all this end? No time soon. Secrets of the Inspired Traveler


The Latest: Trump: Who's behind rallies seeking tax returns

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

The Latest on rallies in cities nationwide urging President Donald Trump to release his tax returns (all times local


Channel Partner Sales Depend on This One Important Factor

Inc Startups

It's tough to rely on others to sell for you, but in many industries, it's vital to pass trust from your partners and their relationships to your brand. Startup

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Cash 5" game were

Mapping Austin BCycle trips

Austin Startup

Visualizing 18.7 million GPS points This is the latest in a series of posts on Austin Bcycle’s bike rental data. I’ve been working with Austin BCycle on previous articles on bike stations , bike rentals , and using machine learning to predict hourly rentals.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were

April 21 Deadline for Austin A-List

Austin Startup

The Forrest Four-Cast: April 16, 2017 If you are a Central Texas-based startup, then know that end of day on Friday, April 21 is the deadline to apply for Austin A-List. This project is spearheaded by the Austin Chamber of Commerce, with some assistance from SXSW.

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Pick 4 Evening" game were

Happy 1 year anniversary to!

Austin Startup

It’s been a little more than a year since we launched the publication on Medium and it has exceeded all expectations. With dozens of contributors and hundreds of stories, this truly is the voice of the Austin entrepreneurial community.

NC Aquarium considers upward expansion as part of $10M plans

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT FISHER, N.C. (AP) AP) — As part of a $10 million expansion and renovation of the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher, officials are considering a perch where visitors could observe the environment surrounding the state-run facility


NC officials investigate suspicious fires in abandoned homes

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) AP) — Authorities believe three fires that burned empty homes within 20 minutes of each other in a North Carolina river community were set on purpose

Environmentalists map homes, hog farms as lawsuits clouded

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Environmental groups say they estimate tens of thousands of homeowners would be affected by a North Carolina proposal to protect hog and poultry operations from lawsuits to stop intense animal waste smells

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Day' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Pick 4 Day" game were

NC Lottery

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) _ These North Carolina lotteries were drawn Sunday

Floodplain changes for NC beach community get initial OK

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. (AP) AP) — North Carolina's floodplain mapping officials have approved an appeal of severe flood zone restrictions for a beach town, meaning property owners may save some money

Strong winds drive smoke from Georgia wildfire into NC

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Weather officials say strong winds are carrying smoke from wildfires in Georgia into North Carolina