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.

Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show
Starting a Business

Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show

Startup:NYC pilot lacks drama to hook audiences and funding.
How Shark Tank Is Changing Angel Investing
Starting a Business

How Shark Tank Is Changing Angel Investing

Competition based reality show-style pitch events are popping up around the country.
The Email That Snagged an Investment from Shark Tank's Mark Cuban
Starting a Business

The Email That Snagged an Investment from Shark Tank's Mark Cuban

You don't have to go on Shark Tank to catch the eye of a major league angel investor. Here's how one entrepreneur got funding by just sending an email.
Is Your Business Ready for an Incubator? 5 Tips from a 'TechStars' Grad
Finance

Is Your Business Ready for an Incubator? 5 Tips from a 'TechStars' Grad

One of the reality show's most successful startups, Onswipe, offers advice on how they did it.
5 Things Your Family Business Can Learn From Animal Planet's 'Tanked'
Growth Strategies

5 Things Your Family Business Can Learn From Animal Planet's 'Tanked'

Running a business with your family can be tough. The eccentric brood on Animal Planet's "Tanked" compromise to make it work.
The Shark Tank Effect: Top Success Stories from the First 3 Seasons
Starting a Business

The Shark Tank Effect: Top Success Stories from the First 3 Seasons

Just in time for the premiere of season four, a look back at 11 of Shark Tank's most successful entrepreneurs.
5 Things Startups Can Learn From 'Great American Food Truck Race'
Starting a Business

5 Things Startups Can Learn From 'Great American Food Truck Race'

The Food Network show highlights some of the foundations of building a business.
5 Tips for Transforming Your Hobby Into a Business From the 'Toy Hunter'
Starting a Business

5 Tips for Transforming Your Hobby Into a Business From the 'Toy Hunter'

What the reality show about toy collecting can teach you about turning your passion into a profitable business.
One Entrepreneur's Rocky Road to Success After 'Shark Tank'
Starting a Business

One Entrepreneur's Rocky Road to Success After 'Shark Tank'

One of Shark Tank's first entrepreneurs, Tiffany Krumins, talks about dealing with cancer, giving up half of her equity, and the challenges of getting her product made in the U.S.
7 Steps to Landing and Profiting from Celebrity Customers
Starting a Business

7 Steps to Landing and Profiting from Celebrity Customers

What the team on Animal Planet's Tanked learned from working with Tracy Morgan
What You Can Learn About Branding From 'Project Runway'
Marketing

What You Can Learn About Branding From 'Project Runway'

Putting a unique spin on your business can help you stand out from the crowd.
Why Man vs. Food Is Worth Watching
Leadership

Why Man vs. Food Is Worth Watching

How the Travel Channel show soared to success thanks to the host's winning personality.
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The Reality TV Show that Wants Your Offscreen Ideas Too
Starting a Business

The Reality TV Show that Wants Your Offscreen Ideas Too

'Everyday Edisons' producer Edison Nation has major connections and can help you bring your idea to market.
How Green Power Can Benefit Both Small Retailers and the Environment
Growth Strategies

How Green Power Can Benefit Both Small Retailers and the Environment

Tips on making the move to green energy, from wind and solar power to renewable energy credits.
The Art and Craft of Listening to Your Critics
Starting a Business

The Art and Craft of Listening to Your Critics

Scathing feedback from experts is a staple of many a reality TV show. More business owners could benefit from hearing the brutal truth -- if they act on it.