Carol Tice

Carol Tice

Carol Tice, a freelance writer, is chief executive of TiceWrites Inc. in Bainbridge Island, Wash. She blogs about freelance writing at Make a Living Writing. Email her at carol@caroltice.com.

Five Tips for Turning Picky Holiday Shoppers Into Buyers
Marketing

Five Tips for Turning Picky Holiday Shoppers Into Buyers

As fewer shoppers may visit stores this holiday season, you'll have to get more of them to buy to see sales grow. Here are some tips.
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Startup Lessons from David Cohen and the TechStars
Starting a Business

Startup Lessons from David Cohen and the TechStars

Though the TechStars program lasts three months, participants say the entrepreneurship lessons will stick with them forever. Here's a snapshot of what they learned.
Five Simple Tips to Make Co-Working Work for Your Business
Starting a Business

Five Simple Tips to Make Co-Working Work for Your Business

Is a co-working space right for your business? Here are some tips on how to make coworking a nicer experience for you and your suitemates.
Now, Private Equity for the Little Guys
Finance

Now, Private Equity for the Little Guys

Private equity funding isn't a fit for every business. But even for those where it makes sense, PE firms have been hard to find and research -- until now.
Why Some Small Businesses Are Occupying Wall Street
Growth Strategies

Why Some Small Businesses Are Occupying Wall Street

Small business owners have long panned practices like bailing out giant companies and paying inordinate sums to Wall Street bankers. But now, they're doing something about it.
Not All Entrepreneurs Are Cut Out to be 'TechStars'
Starting a Business

Not All Entrepreneurs Are Cut Out to be 'TechStars'

On tonight's season finale of Bloomberg TV's reality series 'Techstars,' the show reveals the outcome for the program's entrepreneurs.
Seven Tips for Hosting Webinars that Rock
Growth Strategies

Seven Tips for Hosting Webinars that Rock

If you're looking to grow your business, deepen customer relationships and raise your profile, consider putting on Webinars. Here are tips for getting started.
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New Plan Asks Entrepreneurs to Sound Off on Immigration
Starting a Business

New Plan Asks Entrepreneurs to Sound Off on Immigration

To help stimulate the economy, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services plans to tap industry experts and entrepreneurs for advice.
Jobs Bill Breakup: What Will Entrepreneurs Push For?
Finance

Jobs Bill Breakup: What Will Entrepreneurs Push For?

The Senate spiked President Barack Obama's American Jobs Act. Now the question is: What may be salvaged from the bill that could still help small business?
Does Your Small Business Suffer from Owner Neglect?
Growth Strategies

Does Your Small Business Suffer from Owner Neglect?

If you've been checked out and letting your business's problems multiply, restaurant expert Jon Taffer from the series 'Bar Rescue' has some tips on how to turn things around.
Don't 'Occupy Wall Street,' Start a Small Business
Starting a Business

Don't 'Occupy Wall Street,' Start a Small Business

While some block sidewalks on Wall Street and elsewhere, other unemployed citizens are going in a more productive direction: They're starting businesses.
Why You Should Fire Your Worst Client
Marketing

Why You Should Fire Your Worst Client

When a problem client proposes to suck the wind from your sail, it might be time to cut anchor. Here are five ways to get rid of difficult customers.
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Can Starbucks, GE and MillerCoors Save Small Business?
Finance

Can Starbucks, GE and MillerCoors Save Small Business?

Big companies have recently announced plans to provide loans to small businesses.
Quirky's Advice for Inventors: Study the Market
Starting a Business

Quirky's Advice for Inventors: Study the Market

Inventors may know how to pinpoint a problem, but coming up with a product that shoppers want is another challenge entirely. Fortunately for them, Quirky can help.
How Online Retailers Can Ride the Exports Growth Wave
Growth Strategies

How Online Retailers Can Ride the Exports Growth Wave

Online sales are still booming in Spain, Brazil, China, Russia and Mexico, and their ecommerce growth rates are expected to outpace U.S. growth in the next four years. Here are eight tips for e-tailers seeking to improve their appeal to overseas shoppers.