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Steve Tobak

10 Behaviors of Genuine People

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10 Habits You Should Ditch Now to Bring Productivity to an All-Time High

Entrepreneur and Marketer, VP of Marketing at When I Work
Joel Trammell

How CEOs Can Prevent the Scourge of Isolation

Veteran CEO; CEO and Founder, Khorus
Brandon Turner

How Setting an Earlier Alarm Changed My Life

Real Estate Investor and VP of Growth at BiggerPockets.com
Jonathan Long

5 Reasons Business Cards Still Matter

Founder and CEO, Market Domination Media
Andrew Medal

3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product

Serial Entrepreneur, Digital Strategist, Web Designer, Author, Volunteer
Deborah Mitchell

5 Worst Offenders That Drive Visitors Away From Your Website

CEO & Founder, Deborah Mitchell Media Associates
Jayson DeMers

5 Traits All Great Entrepreneurs Have

Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom
Kelsey Humphreys

The Giant Marketing Opportunity You're Missing

Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author and Consultant
Alex Iskold

7 Tips for Managing Your Schedule Like a Pro

Entrepreneur, Investor, Managing Director of Techstars in NYC
Andrew Cohen

Why You Should Constantly 'Fire' Yourself and Your Employees

Founder & CEO, Brainscape; Instructor, TechStars and General Assembly

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Becoming a Great Leader Starts With Building Trust
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Becoming a Great Leader Starts With Building Trust

By talking the talk and walking the walk, you'll inspire those around you.
Jason Forrest
6 Ways to Change Your Environment to Be More Inspiring
Inspiration

6 Ways to Change Your Environment to Be More Inspiring

Sometimes to get out of a rut, entrepreneurs must look beyond their internal voice of intuition to get motivated.
Te-Erika Patterson
How Office Politics Can Tank Your Small Company
Conflict

How Office Politics Can Tank Your Small Company

When you are trying to grow your business, you want to focus on the business itself, not internal conflicts.
Beth Miller
4 Can't-Miss Mobile Marketing Best Practices
Mobile Marketing

4 Can't-Miss Mobile Marketing Best Practices

Help your business launch an exciting, innovative and successful campaign.
Brett Relander
6 Benefits of Mission-Driven Marketing -- And How to Do It Right
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6 Benefits of Mission-Driven Marketing -- And How to Do It Right

By buying from a company that's actively doing something praiseworthy, affluent consumers feel they're helping out as well-without having to do anything other than make a purchase they were going to make anyway. Find out how you can align your company with a cause they'd like to support.
Dan S. Kennedy
5 Steps to Create and Test Your First Infoproduct for Less Than $20
Business Ideas

5 Steps to Create and Test Your First Infoproduct for Less Than $20

Want to see if your idea will work? Try this method before you truly invest.
Adam Toren
Let's Be Real: Why Transparency in Business Should Be the Norm
Transparency

Let's Be Real: Why Transparency in Business Should Be the Norm

It's clear there's a real need for businesses to be open -- with both consumers and employees.
Robert Craven
Facebook Faces Off With Belgian Privacy Commission Over Privacy Accusations
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Facebook Faces Off With Belgian Privacy Commission Over Privacy Accusations

A new study calls Facebook's privacy and data collection policies into legal question but the social giant says the authors of the research never reached out to them.
Nina Zipkin
3 Benefits to Giving Away Your Services and Sharing Your Expertise
Charity

3 Benefits to Giving Away Your Services and Sharing Your Expertise

Numerous studies point to the physical, psychological and even spiritual effects of charity. And it could also help your business thrive.
Lida Citroën
The 4 Things You Need to Reach Customers on Facebook
Online Marketing

The 4 Things You Need to Reach Customers on Facebook

This primer will teach business owners and marketers how to take advantage of all Facebook has to offer.
Mitch Meyerson
5 Common YouTube Advertising Mistakes
YouTube

5 Common YouTube Advertising Mistakes

If harnessed correctly, ads on the video network can become one of the top growth channels for your business.
Eric Siu
4 Tips to Follow Before Buying a Business
Buying a Business

4 Tips to Follow Before Buying a Business

Purchasing an existing venture can be very rewarding, or it can be a nightmare.
Doug and Polly White
The Rules of Business Texting
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The Rules of Business Texting

There are, OMG, actual rules of etiquette you should observe.
John Rampton
How to Design the Perfect Logo (Infographic)
Infographics

How to Design the Perfect Logo (Infographic)

From striking shapes to magnetic fonts, to cunning hidden imagery and beyond, here are all of the juicy ingredients you need to cook up a high-impact logo.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The McDonald's Fight That Could Change Franchising
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The McDonald's Fight That Could Change Franchising

An ongoing fight between McDonald's and labor unions has entered a key phase this week.
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The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch
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The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch

Here's a breakdown of what a pitch includes and why it works, using a real-life example. Read and learn.
When Workplace 'Slackers' Derail the Cohesion of a Team
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When Workplace 'Slackers' Derail the Cohesion of a Team

See the five ways these ne'er-do-wells imperil company success.
How to Name a Business
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How to Name a Business

What's in a business name? Plenty. Follow this guide to choose a memorable name that will best represent your brand.
10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business
Habits

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business

Reframing your thinking can go a long way. A psychologist suggests trying these strategies to get further along the path you've carved out and reach success.
6 Steps to Launching Your Social Sales Campaign on LinkedIn (Infographic)
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6 Steps to Launching Your Social Sales Campaign on LinkedIn (Infographic)

Selling via social media cuts down on dreaded cold calls and drives up sales. Here's how to get started fast.

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The Best Content Marketing Tools to Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder
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The Best Content Marketing Tools to Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder

From blogging to distribution to simply staying organized, these tool are sure to set your marketing efforts in the right direction.
Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says
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Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says

Despite concerns of a tech bubble, at least one venture capitalist thinks most of today's heavily funded startups warrant their valuations.
Is Kickstarter Right for Your Business?
Crowdfunding

Is Kickstarter Right for Your Business?

Don't let a crowdfunding calamity happen to you.
15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People
Persuasion

15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People

Whether you're convincing someone to invest in your startup or your boss to let you take on a project, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.
3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product
Investors

3 Must-Haves to Raising Money Without a Product

Yes, it's completely possible to win the backing of investors without something physical to show.