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Twitter Demotes Recently Hired Product Chief, Names a New One as Engagement Slides

Kevin Weil, who was head of revenue-generating products, will now take charge of all products at the company.
The Supreme Sales Advantage of a Family Business Is the Family Story
Family Businesses

The Supreme Sales Advantage of a Family Business Is the Family Story

Customers are not simply making cold calculations when they decide from whom they will buy. When they know the family, they trust the business.
Daphne Mallory
Indiegogo Co-Founder: When What It Means to Be a Fearless Entrepreneur Changes
Leadership

Indiegogo Co-Founder: When What It Means to Be a Fearless Entrepreneur Changes

Danae Ringelmann along and her two other co-founders launched the crowdfunding platform around four primary values. The company has grown, and what those values mean for the company has evolved, too.
Catherine Clifford
What You Need to Know About How Google's Penguin 3.0 Affects You
Online Business

What You Need to Know About How Google's Penguin 3.0 Affects You

The latest iteration of Penguin is no earthquake, unless you've been taking shortcuts to build traffic to your site.
Pratik Dholakiya
Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin to Leave Google
Android

Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin to Leave Google

Rubin will start a company to support startups interested in building technology-hardware products.
Most Entrepreneurs Have 4 of the 5 Critical Success Traits, and That's Not Quite Enough
Entrepreneurs

Most Entrepreneurs Have 4 of the 5 Critical Success Traits, and That's Not Quite Enough

The drive to innovate and disrupt defines entrepreneurship but when what you've invented works, the opposite qualities are necessary.
Dixie Gillaspie
Build Shoppers' Trust Through Better Product Descriptions
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Build Shoppers' Trust Through Better Product Descriptions

These five tips will help you craft product descriptions that turn shoppers into buyers.
Kelly Meeneghan Peters
A Personal Mission Statement Can Set You on a Course to Success
Motivation

A Personal Mission Statement Can Set You on a Course to Success

Define who you are and where you want to go. Then make it official with your statement.
Matt Mayberry
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3 Ways to Optimize Your Marketing-Automation Systems
Marketing

3 Ways to Optimize Your Marketing-Automation Systems

It’s time to give up on the dream of shortcuts. By setting up your system correctly from the start, you can create better conversations with buyers and learn how your potential clients behave.
Justin Gray

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Chart Goals to Create a Road Map to Your Success
Goals

Chart Goals to Create a Road Map to Your Success

Imagining your work life in the months and years ahead? Pick immediate and intermediate checkpoints along the way to reach your final objective.
5 Potentially Dangerous Decisions to Avoid When Starting a Business
Starting a Business

5 Potentially Dangerous Decisions to Avoid When Starting a Business

Steer clear of these minefields in laying the foundation for your newly launched firm.
5 Ways to Get Your First Customer
Customers

5 Ways to Get Your First Customer

The initial adopters of your product play a pivotal role for your company. They bring in revenue and can open doors to other purchasers.
Steer Clear of These Tricks Journalists Use to Loosen Your Lips
Interviews

Steer Clear of These Tricks Journalists Use to Loosen Your Lips

Be savvy in your interactions with reporters. Your reputation is at state.
The 6 Scary Truths About Becoming an Entrepreneur
Challenges

The 6 Scary Truths About Becoming an Entrepreneur

The haunting, messy reality of running a business is at times painful -- yet it's also exhilarating.

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5 Ways to Get Your First Customer
Customers

5 Ways to Get Your First Customer

The initial adopters of your product play a pivotal role for your company. They bring in revenue and can open doors to other purchasers.
5 Tips on Planning Amid Rapid Change
Business Plans

5 Tips on Planning Amid Rapid Change

As the pace of business shifts quickens, forecasting can become even more vital.
11 Reasons Why Your Website Doesn't Sell
Website Traffic

11 Reasons Why Your Website Doesn't Sell

Strip your pages of all the hurdles and turnoffs that drive customers away. Fill it instead with engaging, customer-friendly features.
Is Your City Among the 10 Richest in the U.S.?
Cities

Is Your City Among the 10 Richest in the U.S.?

A new report reveals the 10 wealthiest cities in America.
Conflict Among Team Members Can Lead to Better Results
Management Lessons

Conflict Among Team Members Can Lead to Better Results

Don't fear workplace disagreements. Instead frankly discuss the differences. Let all be heard. Work it through. The company can grow from it.