What are the best resources for building a Startup?

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    Bruce Gonzales
    Written on October 16, 2018
    "I've been using HostPapa for a few years now, and I'm really happy with them. Good and fast technical support for when I have questions or issues, a reliable service overall!"
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      [TUTORIAL] How to start a business with no money
      In this video, Trent Dyrsmid, founder of BrightIdeas.co, shares with you the best tip of advice for those who want to start their own business and become successful
      Videos

      Free

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      Nicholas Kelly
      Written on February 1, 2017
      "A lot of people want to startup a business with no capital. Trent Drysmid helps us find out what we need to know to be more successful, and guides us along the way. The tips..."
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      Nicholas Kelly
      Written on February 1, 2017
      "A lot of people want to startup a business with no capital. Trent Drysmid helps us find out what we need to know to be more successful, and guides us along the way. The tips he offers here really help us find more money where there is none. It's a great resource for building a startup and I can recommend it to anyone."
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      Diana Morgan
      Written on October 10, 2017
      "This is the only resource you're gonna need to start your own business. It's got the ins and the outs, the wheres and the whys, basically all the basic tips you need to get your own startup going, it's really fab!"
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      Isabel Hurtado
      Written on May 1, 2017
      "Great information for others especially if this is free. The guy appears trustworthy and people would listen to him."
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      The Lean Startup

      The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries serves as a guide through the many changes that a startup brings and how to effectively manage one's budget.

      Books

      $11.93

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      Ruth Carter
      Written on January 2, 2017
      "This book is a perfect resource for building a start up business. It is practical and logical and a great read for any aspiring or current entrepreneur."
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      Ruth Carter
      Written on January 2, 2017
      "This book is a perfect resource for building a start up business. It is practical and logical and a great read for any aspiring or current entrepreneur."
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      Donna Delgado
      Written on March 16, 2017
      "The Lean start up gives me a guide on the reasons why start ups fail and what to do to prevent my start up from failing. Good source of information."
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      65 free web resources for starting your own business
      Want to start a business? Need to improve an existing business? Here is a step by step guide with free web resources that will help you on your way to suceess.
      Websites

      Free

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      Frank Phillips
      Written on May 17, 2017
      "An impressive site with many resources that can help a person to build a startup quickly. The author goes into the various steps that one should take such as legal issues..."
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      Frank Phillips
      Written on May 17, 2017
      "An impressive site with many resources that can help a person to build a startup quickly. The author goes into the various steps that one should take such as legal issues which are important in the process. I didn't have a chance to check all the links but the ones I did looked useful."
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      Reyansh Jayaraman
      Written on May 17, 2017
      "This is a great list of resources (free) that people trying to start a small business can take advantage of."
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      Cab Startup
      Cab Startup offers a custom taxi mobile application solution for companies who want to start a taxi business. It comes with advanced features that fulfill all the needs that a Uber-inspired company would have. 
      Websites

      Free

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      Justin Guzman
      Written on September 29, 2017
      "If you're in the market for a taxi startup, this is great. All other kinds of startups, however, will not be satisfied with this website. This is an extremely niche site, and..."
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      Justin Guzman
      Written on September 29, 2017
      "If you're in the market for a taxi startup, this is great. All other kinds of startups, however, will not be satisfied with this website. This is an extremely niche site, and while it would be helpful for someone seeking to start a cab company, anybody who wants to build a startup out of the transportation business should definitely turn to something else, or you'll be damaging your own plans."
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      Phillip Webb
      Written on April 24, 2017
      "Since I have always lived in the New York area, I realize how lucrative it can be to drive a cab. I always wanted to form my own startup, specifically a cab company, to make money off of the people who want this service. With Cab Startup, I am now able to get the resources I need to get my startup idea off of the ground."
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      Brian Walker
      Written on March 14, 2017
      "This seems like a good idea. One of the big selling points of the rideshare services are their apps. This lends the credibility of a taxi service with the slick interface of a ridesharing company."
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      [TUTORIAL] How to Find Business Ideas - The Ultimate Guide
      Are you frustrated because you can't seem to come up with business ideas? Well, this video teaches you how to generate hundreds of great ideas.
      Videos

      Free

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      Christopher Cole
      Written on May 18, 2017
      "It's really difficult to build a start up from scratch today and finding resources is hard. This ultimate guide presents great ideas and really shows you the ropes. Without..."
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      Christopher Cole
      Written on May 18, 2017
      "It's really difficult to build a start up from scratch today and finding resources is hard. This ultimate guide presents great ideas and really shows you the ropes. Without it I'd be lost, but I really got a helping hand here."
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      Victoria Keller
      Written on January 8, 2017
      "There's like a million books and guides like this. There isn't anything new here."
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      Creating a Business Plan - Lynda Course
      Looking to build a business or expand one you're already running? First you'll need to write a business plan. With this course, you will learn how to define your business, market, product, sales strategy, and more.
      Course

      $15.86 - basic plan

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      Jeffrey Taylor
      Written on January 26, 2017
      "I had a great idea for a new business, but didn't really know where to start. At the very minimum I needed help forming a business plan. A friend recommended Lynda.com. There..."
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      Jeffrey Taylor
      Written on January 26, 2017
      "I had a great idea for a new business, but didn't really know where to start. At the very minimum I needed help forming a business plan. A friend recommended Lynda.com. There I found a course for creating a business plan. It was exactly what I needed to jumpstart my business and get my dream rolling."
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      Beverly West
      Written on April 10, 2017
      "This appears to be a great course in developing a growing business. I can't wait to dive in and start using their suggestions!"
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      Pamela Riley
      Written on September 27, 2017
      "The Lynda website has some great information, videos and resources for how to start a business."
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      Business Plan & Start Startup
      Top business plan app with 500,000+ downloads and over 50,000+ people who already created their business plans on this app.
      Apps

      Android

      Free

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      Carl Ray
      Written on July 5, 2017
      "The app gives real world answers to the questions one has about starting up a business and offers them in a friendly interface that is easy to use. It's not super flashy but..."
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      Carl Ray
      Written on July 5, 2017
      "The app gives real world answers to the questions one has about starting up a business and offers them in a friendly interface that is easy to use. It's not super flashy but that's not really the intention here. Definitely worth a look."
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      Andrew Stanley
      Written on January 26, 2017
      "It's a solid little app and well worth the time to at least try out. Mainly it's free, so if you do not like it.. then you've only wasted a little time."
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      [TUTORIAL] How To Start A Business: Business Ideas To Success
      How to start a business: stop procrastinating, learn from 300,000 entrepreneurs & create your successful business now
      Course

      $10.7

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      Michael Harris
      Written on January 21, 2017
      "Granted the course is rather basic but if you're just getting into building a business you definitely need the fundamentals and the instructions does an excellent job of..."
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      Michael Harris
      Written on January 21, 2017
      "Granted the course is rather basic but if you're just getting into building a business you definitely need the fundamentals and the instructions does an excellent job of inflecting their own experiences into the program to make it seem more personal. It's six hours of material so definitely block out a good deal of time to soak in all the information."
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      Benjamin Matthews
      Written on June 7, 2017
      "This seems like a decent program to learn how to start up a business. The thing I liked the most is that you get personal interactions from the instructors to cater to your exact needs. It is good how it ranges from extreme beginner to very complex and detailed ways to make your business thrive."
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      Eugene Watson
      Written on May 3, 2017
      "Step by step approach on how to setup your business. Alex Genadinik really gives the feel of an expert not just on a professional level, but also as simply being someone who knows what he's talking about"
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      Entrepreneur Business Ideas
      This app contains articles on getting business ideas, protecting business ideas, and how to generally think about business ideas. In addition to the articles, there is a list of 100 business ideas.
      Apps

      Android

      Free

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      Thomas Richards
      Written on March 16, 2017
      "When I was thinking about starting a business I decided to try out this app and I thought it was a pretty useful tool. It had a lot of little tips and tricks that I would have..."
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      Thomas Richards
      Written on March 16, 2017
      "When I was thinking about starting a business I decided to try out this app and I thought it was a pretty useful tool. It had a lot of little tips and tricks that I would have never thought of on my own because I don't have that experience like the people who put the info into this app do."
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      Michelle Young
      Written on January 4, 2017
      "Useful tool for me. I just started a business a couple of months ago and this app directs me in the right direction. Lots of different resources."
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      15 Tactics For Successful Business Negotiations
      This post shows you 15 tactics that can work for you during a business negotiation.
      Websites

      Free

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      Larry Henry
      Written on January 10, 2017
      "The site lists 15 tactics that one can use for successful business negotiations. Several of the reasons, such as creating a letter of intent I had never thought of and I felt..."
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      Larry Henry
      Written on January 10, 2017
      "The site lists 15 tactics that one can use for successful business negotiations. Several of the reasons, such as creating a letter of intent I had never thought of and I felt were quite useful especially in the context of creating a startup venture where every little thing is vital to getting it off the ground. While professionals may consider the advise to be basic, I still think it is worth the look."
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      Eduardo Velázquez
      Written on February 15, 2017
      "The site definitely has its good points. The author is quite comprehensive in his steps to foster a successful negotiation and also puts in various pitfalls that should be avoided, provided his own personal experiences. While it's rather basic it's quite functional as a starting point."
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      Amanda Williams
      Written on January 5, 2017
      "I really did not know how to perform during a business negotiation. I read this and now I am a pro."
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      Identify, Analyze, and Launch Your Startup
      Develop your entrepreneurial mindset and skill sets, learn how to bring innovations to market, and craft a business model to successfully launch your new business.
      Course

      Free - Price upon request

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      Danielle Duncan
      Written on May 14, 2017
      "I've started doing freelance and I needed some resources to help me expand. This course helps me learn what to do before launching a start up."
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      Danielle Duncan
      Written on May 14, 2017
      "I've started doing freelance and I needed some resources to help me expand. This course helps me learn what to do before launching a start up."
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      Peter Bennett
      Written on March 20, 2017
      "This is a good solution. Although I think I'd like other options too."
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      Paul Graham
      Paul Graham is a programmer, writer, and investor. In 2001 he started publishing essays on this site, which in 2015 got 34 million page views.
      Websites

      Free

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      Eduardo Mora
      Written on November 7, 2017
      "Paul Graham's site is a great resource for accessing his published articles that can be of great use in advising on various aspects towards building a Startup business. There..."
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      Eduardo Mora
      Written on November 7, 2017
      "Paul Graham's site is a great resource for accessing his published articles that can be of great use in advising on various aspects towards building a Startup business. There is a wealth of information out there covering things from the general to the very specific, but Paul's site does both with the added experience he offers from his years as a programmer, writer and his involvement with investing. I'd say to certainly check it out if you have an interest in building a Startup; you're sure to find something worthwhile!"

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    Best resources for building a Startup
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 [TUTORIAL] How to start a business with no money Videos 22 Free
    2 The Lean Startup Books 18 Paid
    3 65 free web resources for starting your own business Websites 15 Free
    4 Cab Startup Websites 14 Free
    5 [TUTORIAL] How to Find Business Ideas - The Ultimate Guide Videos 11 Free
    6 Creating a Business Plan - Lynda Course Course 11 Paid
    7 Business Plan & Start Startup Apps 8 Free
    8 [TUTORIAL] How To Start A Business: Business Ideas To Success Course 6 Paid
    9 Entrepreneur Business Ideas Apps 4 Free
    10 15 Tactics For Successful Business Negotiations Websites 2 Free
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