Sun.Apr 16, 2017

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.

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


Why we should worry less about the robots, and more about ourselves

Start Up Blog

As if concocted by some kind of Industrial Séance, the past 100 years has turned people in the developed world into a cohort of economic outpatients.

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.

Viral 41

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.

More Trending

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.

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

Email 29

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.


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


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.

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

Five Advantages Of Accepting Credit Cards That Outweigh The Cost


This is probably not the first time you’ve considered the idea of accepting credit and debit card payments as a small business owner.

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


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.

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

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.

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

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.


Charlotte boy’s death at Atlanta hotel not first freak fatal accident at that hotel

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

ATLANTA — A 5-year-old Charlotte boy’s death in the workings of a rotating Atlanta restaurant is not the first strange and fatal accident to have occurred at that hotel site

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.

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


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

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


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

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

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

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