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How Entrepreneurs Can Benefit From Enjoying a Night Out on the Town

It's all about market research, of course, according to 'Bar Rescue' host Jon Taffer.
Jason Fell
Why Isn't Access to Credit for Small Business Improving in 2015?
Access to Capital

Why Isn't Access to Credit for Small Business Improving in 2015?

Some 50 percent of small businesses that applied for financing in 2014 haven't yet received it.
David Nilssen
Entrepreneur and CultureIQ Are Searching for the Top Company Cultures
Promoted Content

Entrepreneur and CultureIQ Are Searching for the Top Company Cultures

We're looking for companies that instill a high-performance culture in the workplace. Think you've got what it takes to make our list?
Twitter's User Growth Slows to a Crawl
Twitter

Twitter's User Growth Slows to a Crawl

'This is unacceptable and we're not happy about it,' said Twitter's interim CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey.
The Holy Grail of Startup Marketing: Search, Social and Content
Online Marketing

The Holy Grail of Startup Marketing: Search, Social and Content

You need to be active on all three fronts to drive traffic to your website and increase sales.
Rahul Varshneya
Don't Let Those Closest to You Degrade Your Potential
Personal Improvement

Don't Let Those Closest to You Degrade Your Potential

It really does matter who we spend our time and engage in conversation with.
Matt Mayberry
The Pros Agree These Are the 2 Best Tools for Conversion Optimization
Increasing Conversions

The Pros Agree These Are the 2 Best Tools for Conversion Optimization

Sometimes you have to trust your gut. Online marketing is not one of those times.
Rohan Ayyar
5 Apple Patents We Hope Will Be Used to Make Actual Products
Patents

5 Apple Patents We Hope Will Be Used to Make Actual Products

From biometric-tracking headphones to water-resistant electronic parts, we'd be into a lot of these products. Get on it, Apple.
Laura Entis
The 4 Steps a Startup Used to 'Book' $200K in 2 Months
Starting a Business

The 4 Steps a Startup Used to 'Book' $200K in 2 Months

A company that writes and publishes books for its clients has already seen big growth.
Andrew Medal
4 Ways to Create a Culture of Daily Mentorship
Mentors

4 Ways to Create a Culture of Daily Mentorship

Be the "matchmaker" who encourages mentoring efforts at your workplace.
Gabrey Means and Cassie Hughes
Amazon Rolls Out New Marketplace for Startups
Amazon

Amazon Rolls Out New Marketplace for Startups

The tech giant is teaming up with big-name accelerators and VC funds to help entrepreneurs 'launch, market and distribute their products.'
Nina Zipkin
The Smithsonian and Kickstarter Partner Up to Preserve Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit
Kickstarter

The Smithsonian and Kickstarter Partner Up to Preserve Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit

More than 7,000 campaign backers have already contributed $550,000 to the preservation project.
Catherine Clifford
7 Ways to Soothe a Customer Complaining Online
Customer Complaints

7 Ways to Soothe a Customer Complaining Online

Customers can complain anonymously but you have to respond publicly. Be nice and patient.
John McAdam
5 Ways to Generate Business Through LinkedIn
Linkedin

5 Ways to Generate Business Through LinkedIn

Make sure you're taking full advantage of the professional social network.
Ann Handley
How the Gay Marriage Decision Affects Every Small Business
Managing Employees

How the Gay Marriage Decision Affects Every Small Business

The Supreme Court ruling means that every company that employs workers has to revisit some policies and benefits.
Susan Solovic
Reality Check: 5 Things You Need to Realize About Your Employees
Motivation and Retention

Reality Check: 5 Things You Need to Realize About Your Employees

Employers don't always get a behind-the-scenes look at the goings-on within various departments and their employees, but it's time to remove the curtain.
Andre Lavoie
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3 Luxuries I Left Behind When I Became an Entrepreneur

Back in the days when I worked for a big company, I had lots of money to throw around. Now I have to be a little creative to get similar perks.
The Unglamorous Truth About My First Year of Business
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The Unglamorous Truth About My First Year of Business

Sometimes you're better off not knowing what you're getting into.
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Starting a Business

Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

You can start any of these home based businesses for less than $5,000.
Business Plans: A Step-by-Step Guide
Business Plans

Business Plans: A Step-by-Step Guide

This guide to writing a business plan will outline the most important parts and what should be included in an effective plan.
14 Amazingly Free Stock Photo Websites
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14 Amazingly Free Stock Photo Websites

Looking for the perfect image for your next project? Try some of these free online resources.

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9 'Cheats' to Make Your Content Go Viral
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9 'Cheats' to Make Your Content Go Viral

These common formats can seriously increase your content's shareability.
9 Lessons in Entrepreneurship From Silicon Valley
Entrepreneurship

9 Lessons in Entrepreneurship From Silicon Valley

If you want to be great at something, learn from the experts. When it comes to startups, the experts are in the tech industry.
Venture Capital Isn't Partying Like 2000
Venture Capital

Venture Capital Isn't Partying Like 2000

Despite some headlines, the nature of the current venture market is far different than the bubble years.
10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders
Leadership Qualities

10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders

No one ever became a great leader without first becoming a great communicator.
13 Facts About Jack Dorsey's Fabulous Life
Jack Dorsey

13 Facts About Jack Dorsey's Fabulous Life

Did you know he started programming at age 15 and built Twitter's prototype in 2000?