Category: Startup Insider

5 Risks Every Entrepreneur Will Need to Take

Entrepreneurship is nothing without risk-taking, as it’s impossible to earn a substantial reward in the business world without an equally substantial risk taken in its pursuit. Risks are intimidating, of course, but that’s what separates the bulk of the population from the inspired, hard-working entrepreneurs who try their best to nurture an idea to success.…

It Takes a Lot More Than Enthusiasm to Make Those Lofty New Year's Resolutions Reality

During this time of the year — every single year — we start hearing about everyone’s New Year's resolutions, and how the upcoming fresh start is exactly what they need in order to make this their best year yet. While the enthusiasm and intentions are great, most people still start off strong in developing new habits and working towards…

5 Ways to Stop Worrying What Others Think

From the time we hit adolescence (and maybe even earlier), we live our lives caring what other people think of us. We're all guilty of this to a certain degree — it’s human nature to want to be liked and approved of by the tribe around us. However, there’s a problem when a fear of criticism or…

4 Ways to Integrate Instagram Ads Into Your Marketing

It's official: one of the fastest-growing social-media networks worldwide is now offering advertising opportunities for marketers large and small. After months of testing its new ad format to a limited audience, Instagram rolled out the platform to advertisers everywhere on Sept. 30. If you're looking to integrate the ads into your social media marketing strategy, you've come to the…

How Coworking Helped an Education Accelerator

People tend to ask me, “What makes AlleyNYC different from other coworking spaces?” Honestly, there are different variables that have culminated in the explosion of the coworking industry over the past few years. When AlleyNYC first opened its doors, there were only a handful of coworking spaces operating in New York City and an even…