How Elle Liu Turned a Rough Night’s Sleep into a 7-Figure Ecommerce Brand

Elle Liu always had trouble drifting off at night. As a hot sleeper, her slumber would be interrupted by having to toss off her bed sheets whenever they became too suffocating. It’s a frustration that many share—but in Elle’s case,...

/ May 17, 2022

21 Huge TikTok Trends & How to Find New Ones

As TikTok’s popularity continues to boom, more and more people are heading to the app to see what’s hot in fashion, music, food, art, etc. The video-sharing platform’s straightforward usability and intelligent algorithm create a revolving cycle of TikTok trends...

/ May 16, 2022

Selling Sunshine: How a Former Mortgage Professional Became TikTok’s Plant Mom

Five minutes into our conversation, greenery proprietor Sonja Detrinidad has already discussed menopause, Snoop Dogg, and her “murder scale”—the perceived level of danger of each of her plant-sourcing missions.  My first question—how did a 50-something ex-finance professional crack the code...

/ May 13, 2022

Ask Nik: How Do I Create the Perfect First Purchase Experience?

Welcome to Ask Nik, an advice column by me, Nik Sharma, on all-things entrepreneurship. I’ve spent the majority of my career focused on launching, scaling, and operating direct-to-consumer ecommerce brands like Hint, JuneShine, Caraway, Black Wolf Nation, Spritz Society, and...

/ May 13, 2022

My Starting Over Story: How I Revisited a Passion Project During My Lowest Point

Entrepreneurs face mental health challenges just like everyone else. And the stress of running a business can lead to burnout and feelings of isolation. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’ll be sharing inspiring stories and wellness resources to...

/ May 11, 2022

25+ Wellness Resources, Apps, and Ideas for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs face mental health challenges just like everyone else. And the stress of running a business can lead to burnout and feelings of isolation. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’ll be sharing inspiring stories and wellness resources to...

/ May 11, 2022

My Starting Over Story: I Rebuilt My Wellness Business After it Burned in a Fire

Entrepreneurs face mental health challenges just like everyone else. And the stress of running a business can lead to burnout and feelings of isolation. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’ll be sharing inspiring stories and wellness resources to...

/ May 11, 2022

How Boxraw’s Founder 3x Sales and Overcame A Broken 7-Figure Partnership Deal

Ben Amanna was endlessly bullied as a kid. At the age of 12, Ben turned to boxing as a safe haven. He became immersed in the world of boxing—from starting a boxing club and winning national championships to promoting live...

/ May 10, 2022

Budgeting for a Small Business: Make Your Money Work for You

You face many daunting challenges when you’re a business owner, but budgeting for a small business may be the most intimidating. Figuring out what you need to include and estimating the correct financial information is overwhelming enough, let alone organizing...

/ May 9, 2022

How to Avoid Burnout As an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs face mental health challenges just like everyone else. And the stress of running a business can lead to burnout and feelings of isolation. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’ll be sharing inspiring stories and wellness resources to...

/ May 6, 2022