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Catherine Clifford

Catherine Clifford is a senior writer at Entrepreneur.com. Previously, she was the small business reporter at CNNMoney and an assistant in the New York bureau for CNN. Catherine attended Columbia University where she earned a bachelor's degree. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. Email her at CClifford@entrepreneur.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @CatClifford.

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PayPal Co-Founder's New Baby: An App to Help You Get Pregnant

PayPal Co-Founder's New Baby: An App to Help You Get Pregnant

Max Levchin's new fertility app Glow includes a community-funded pool of money to distribute to women who are unsuccessful in conceiving in the first 10 months.
August 10, 2013 in Apps & Software
Groupon's New CEO May Be Its Best Deal Yet

Groupon's New CEO May Be Its Best Deal Yet

The daily deals site has called off its search for a new head in favor of retaining their temporary CEO permanently.
August 9, 2013 in News and Trends
YouTube Founders Launch MixBit Video App to Rival Vine and Instagram

YouTube Founders Launch MixBit Video App to Rival Vine and Instagram

Chad Hurley and Steve Chen unveil their newest video creation, an app that allows users to edit video on their smartphones.
August 8, 2013 in News and Trends
Bebo Founder Buys Back His Website for $1 Million and Shuts It Down Right After

Bebo Founder Buys Back His Website for $1 Million and Shuts It Down Right After

Just a month after returning to the hands of its founders, social-networking site Bebo has been shut down in preparation for a re-launch.
August 8, 2013 in News and Trends
Top 3 Small-Business Challenges (Infographic)

Top 3 Small-Business Challenges (Infographic)

Business owners are optimistic about the U.S. economy improving and want to grow their business, but they face significant hurdles in doing so, a new report shows.
August 8, 2013 in Financing
Yahoo to Roll Out a New Logo Each Day for the Next 30 Days

Yahoo to Roll Out a New Logo Each Day for the Next 30 Days

The internet giant will keep the exclamation point, the color purple and its yodel, but the iconic image is being replaced.
August 7, 2013 in Branding
The 15 Countries Spending the Most on Business Travel

The 15 Countries Spending the Most on Business Travel

Global spending on business travel is expected to reach $1.12 trillion this year, according to a new report. Here's a look at the countries spending the most.
August 7, 2013 in Business Travel
After $2.3 Billion Sale, Entrepreneur Shares the Secret to Growing His Business

After $2.3 Billion Sale, Entrepreneur Shares the Secret to Growing His Business

Clay Mathile started managing Iams pet food when it was a $500,000 company. He sold the company for $2.3 billion. In his new book, he talks about the importance of letting go of control.
August 6, 2013 in Business Management
Obama Administration Makes a Rare Move Defending Apple in a Longstanding Patent War Between Apple and Samsung

Obama Administration Makes a Rare Move Defending Apple in a Longstanding Patent War Between Apple and Samsung

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative stepped into the Samsung-Apple battle and vetoed the ruling from the International Trade Commission earlier in the summer.
August 5, 2013 in Mobile
Need a Prototype? 3-D Printers Coming to UPS Stores

Need a Prototype? 3-D Printers Coming to UPS Stores

The shipping giant has made 3-D printing available in a San Diego franchise and will extend the offering to five other cities across the U.S. in the next two months as part of a pilot program.
August 2, 2013 in Office Tech
Scoring Government Contracts Takes an Increasing Amount of Time and Money

Scoring Government Contracts Takes an Increasing Amount of Time and Money

A new report from American Express on small-business owners doing business with the U.S. government shows that active contractors spent almost $129,000 in the past year seeking out those opportunities
August 2, 2013 in Business Management
Intuit to Give One Small Business a Free Super Bowl Ad

Intuit to Give One Small Business a Free Super Bowl Ad

Financial-software firm Intuit launches a contest it's calling 'Small Business Big Game,' and the winning entrepreneur will score air time during the Super Bowl.
August 2, 2013 in Advertising
In a Win for Small Merchants, Judge Overturns Fed Ruling on Debit Card Fees

In a Win for Small Merchants, Judge Overturns Fed Ruling on Debit Card Fees

In the ongoing saga between the nation's biggest banks and small retailers over swipe fees, the courts rule in favor of Main Street.
August 1, 2013 in Cash Flow & Money Management
Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

A new report measures the rates of female entrepreneurship and the sentiments of female business owners around the world.
August 1, 2013 in Leadership
Obamacare Delay Estimated to Cost U.S. $12 Billion

Obamacare Delay Estimated to Cost U.S. $12 Billion

The Congressional Budget Office estimates the increased cost of giving large employers an additional year before they are hit with fines.
July 31, 2013 in Human Resources
What Obama's Grand Tax 'Bargain' Would Mean for Your Business

What Obama's Grand Tax 'Bargain' Would Mean for Your Business

President Obama today unveiled a plan to close overseas tax loopholes, lower corporate topline tax rates and invest in infrastructure growth in the U.S. to generate jobs domestically.
July 31, 2013 in Tax Center
How to Give Your Customers Exactly What They Want (Infographic)

How to Give Your Customers Exactly What They Want (Infographic)

If you take very good care of your customers, they can become evangelists for your business.
Looking for a Bank Loan? Don't Forget About the Little Guys

Looking for a Bank Loan? Don't Forget About the Little Guys

A new report says the growth rate of lending at smaller banks surpassed that of their larger peers in the second quarter.
July 30, 2013 in Financing
Publicis Omnicom and the Tricky Business of a Merger of Equals

Publicis Omnicom and the Tricky Business of a Merger of Equals

Organizational psychologist Ben Dattner offers a playbook for leaders attempting to create a common culture after a merger.
July 30, 2013 in Management & Operations
SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love

SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love

The U.S. Small Business Administration, widely considered near useless to high-tech startups, has made two efforts in as many weeks to woo this innovative group of entrepreneurs.
July 27, 2013 in Innovation
Crocodile Tears? Crocs Blames Earnings Drop on the Weather

Crocodile Tears? Crocs Blames Earnings Drop on the Weather

The colorful, rubber footwear company said cold weather contributed to plunging profits in the second quarter.
July 27, 2013 in Business Management
Get Your Gift On With 8 of This Year's Hottest Holiday Novelties

Get Your Gift On With 8 of This Year's Hottest Holiday Novelties

From a fish tank that grows food to a wearable camera, here's an early look at some of the coolest items made by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.
July 26, 2013 in Lifestyle
Brace for a Bumpy Road Ahead, Obamacare Rollout Expected to Be Patchy

Brace for a Bumpy Road Ahead, Obamacare Rollout Expected to Be Patchy

Small-business owners will soon be able to enroll for health insurance on new, online marketplaces. Health-care experts weigh in on how that process might look.
July 25, 2013 in Human Resources
Business Owners More Optimistic About U.S. Economy

Business Owners More Optimistic About U.S. Economy

The latest survey of private-company executives by PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that almost two-thirds of U.S. business owners consider the U.S. economy growing.
July 24, 2013 in Management & Operations
Top 3 Candidates to Lead the U.S. Small Business Administration

Top 3 Candidates to Lead the U.S. Small Business Administration

Karen Mills announced last week that she will be leaving her post at the helm of the SBA. Here's a look at potential candidates to replace her.
July 24, 2013 in Leadership
Why Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs Often Don't See Eye to Eye

Why Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs Often Don't See Eye to Eye

The National Venture Capital Association released its first brand influence study on the venture capital industry today.
July 23, 2013 in Venture Capital
International Online Shopping Expected to Almost Triple in Next 5 Years

International Online Shopping Expected to Almost Triple in Next 5 Years

Consumers are increasingly looking to buy goods across international borders, both to save money and to gain access to a greater variety of items.
July 22, 2013 in Shipping Center
Why You Might (Still) Want to Consider Launching in Detroit

Why You Might (Still) Want to Consider Launching in Detroit

Entrepreneurs in the Motor City have to deal with lackluster public services, but they also get access to cheap facilities and an unsaturated market.
July 19, 2013 in Location
SBA Chief Karen Mills Leaving With No Replacement Named

SBA Chief Karen Mills Leaving With No Replacement Named

Five months after announcing her resignation and without a successor lined up, Mills says she's leaving next month.
July 18, 2013 in Business Management
Many Believe China Will Soon Overtake the U.S. as World's Leading Superpower

Many Believe China Will Soon Overtake the U.S. as World's Leading Superpower

A report from the Pew Research Center shows that many people across the world see China as on its way to becoming the dominant global superpower.
July 18, 2013 in Business Management
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