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YOUNG MONEY business planning articles, books, tools and resources for student entrepreneurs. Marketing plan and business plan basics, common young entrepreneur business plan mistakes.

How to Make Money from Your Photography

This post is by guest author Amethyst Tagney. Amethyst spends her time writing on a variety of topics. She is an avid learner and loves to share what she discovers. You can find her @AmTagWrites Snapping a picture can be easy. Selling that picture can be less so. As a photographer, breaking into the field takes a mixture […]

How to Make Change a Positive Experience for Your Millennial Employees

Starting your own business? You’ll need to hire and retain some excellent talent. Millennials are highly trained and skilled, and they’re ready to join your workforce. Yet, at work 71% of millennials are not engaged, and 47% will switch jobs if this doesn’t improve. As the millennial generation begins to mature and make career inroads, […]

The Pros, Cons, and In-betweens of Starting Your Own Business

A black and white world doesn’t exist. If I were to tell you, “There’s absolutely no downside to starting your own business”, I would be be wrong. Rather, starting your own enterprise involves entering a world of complexity you’ve only glimpsed from the outskirts. The good news: about one-third of new businesses survive 10 years […]

Entrepreneurs: How to Minimize Marketing Spend Online

Are you a young entrepreneur going into business for the first time? If there’s anything you don’t have a lot of at the outset, it’s money. In terms of cash flow, 28% of small businesses that go bankrupt have big problems with their financial structure. There are a multitude of expenses, from product development, to […]

Save money on your first small business brick and mortar location

Starting a small business? Real estate will be one of your biggest expenses. Unless you’re committed to doing nothing but ecommerce, there’s no escaping the difficulty of finding just the right location at a price you can afford. Particularly if you’re planning on starting something like a coffee shop, a type of business highly dependent […]

5 Unlikely Business Successes

There are many successes strange ideas that have been quite successful financially. Here are five examples of outlandish business ventures that no sane person would ever think of trying. I mean even with the best ideas that you would agree have a fighting chance, BusinessInsurance.org would still be your first step on the plan. I […]

How to Approach a Startup

During an era when Mark Zuckerberg has taken a place for college students to keep in touch to a worldwide internet behemoth, the appeal of starting your own business seems obvious. The Wall Street Journal spoke with some young professionals who have taken the plunge and looked at what a startup needs to be successful. […]

Coursework unknowingly set model for start-ups

During Autumn 2007, a course at Stanford University established itself as the “Facebook Class”. The New York Times reports the students were tasked with creating an application, drawing users’ attention to it and starting the process again. And the success that some students encountered was entirely unexpected but also thoroughly welcome. Millions of users test […]

LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman Dispenses Entrepreneurial Advice

Held in Austin, Texas every year, South by Southwest brings together the divergent industries the city is home to, including technology and music. This year, Reid Hoffman, the co-founder and chairman of networking site LinkedIn, gave a speech to attendees about the trick to building a successful, “massive” company. Hoffman knows what it takes to […]

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be…

One of the most common things I hear is this: Jordana, I would love to start my own business, but I have no idea what I want to do! Sound familiar? So many people stop themselves from moving forward because they’re waiting for the perfect idea to come their way. While those AHA moments are […]