Growing Your Startup Infographic Mashable

Attempting to establish a startup takes courage, determination, and a slight leap of faith. To run a successful startup, it takes hard work, perseverance, and a lot of luck.

Statistics show, of the 514,000 new business owners in 2012, only 18% will succeed in their first venture. Those who are brave enough to try for a second or third venture see their success rate rise to 20%.

So why are so many business owners willing to take the plunge?

68% believe the odds of their business succeeding are better than others in their sector. And with such a positive attitude, they are more likely to stick it out to see success.

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During the month of April on the Webs blog, we’re going to be exploring tools and tips to help small business owners manage their limited time efficiently. Today’s article comes from our very own Head of Marketing, Rochelle Sanchirico, who is passionate (some might say fanatical) about the importance of inbox organization. Take it away, Rochelle!

I am one of those people who can’t focus if a room is messy–everything must be in its place before I can move on to a new project.  The same goes for my email inbox–if it’s a chaotic mess, I simply feel out of sorts and can’t be productive.  In order to keep my sanity, I’ve developed a couple of tricks over the past several years that keeps my email organization in tip-top shape and helps me make good progress in other important areas of my life and job.  Hopefully one or more will get you closer to pure inbox Zen:

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