Diana Ransom

Diana Ransom

Diana Ransom is the former deputy editor of Entrepreneur.com.
Entrepreneurs

SBA Chief Touts Entrepreneurship to Recent Grads in Twitter Q&A

New college graduates are facing never-before-seen student-debt levels. The White House is hoping entrepreneurship is the answer.
How a 9-Year-Old Entrepreneur's Business Went Viral
Starting a Business

How a 9-Year-Old Entrepreneur's Business Went Viral

Millions of people have tuned into an 11-minute video of entrepreneur Caine Monroy's cardboard arcade creation, but how did that video catch on when so many others don't? To figure it out, we asked the experts to give us their best viral-video tips.
Product Placement's Future: The 'Gossip Girl,' Birchbox Mashup?
Growth Strategies

Product Placement's Future: The 'Gossip Girl,' Birchbox Mashup?

The cosmetics darling will offer customers a 'Gossip Girl'-inspired selection of goodies in May. If this branding hookup is the harbinger of what's to come, consider these tips for amping up your own offerings.
Instagram Dreams? Wake Up. VCs Still Want to See the Money
Starting a Business

Instagram Dreams? Wake Up. VCs Still Want to See the Money

With so many startups trying to follow in Facebook's -- and now Instagram's -- footsteps, they're forgetting one very important element: money.
Win an Office Even Don Draper Would Love
Productivity

Win an Office Even Don Draper Would Love

Does your office say, I'm haggard and in need of Windex? If so, consider entering Turnstone's contest for a chance to win a free $25,000 office makeover and a possible shout out on Entrepreneur.com.
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Without the Health Law, Reforms Could Stick
Growth Strategies

Without the Health Law, Reforms Could Stick

Even if you expect the Supreme Court to repeal the health-care law next week, many of the reforms already in effect won't likely go away, say insurance experts.
Reinventing Retail: How One Owner Is Making Her Boutique Tell a Story
Starting a Business

Reinventing Retail: How One Owner Is Making Her Boutique Tell a Story

See how Rachel Shechtman is bringing a magazine-like approach -- and advertisers -- into her retail shop.
How Dermalogica Is Giving Women Entrepreneurs a Boost
Finance

How Dermalogica Is Giving Women Entrepreneurs a Boost

To alleviate many of the problems in the world, Dermalogica founder Jane Wurwand boldly suggests giving women entrepreneurs a hand up.
Obama Talks Energy, Pain at the Pump
Growth Strategies

Obama Talks Energy, Pain at the Pump

With gas prices inching higher, the pressure is rising on Barack Obama to act. Here's his plan.
How the Republican Presidential Candidates Stack Up on Small-Business Taxes
Finance

How the Republican Presidential Candidates Stack Up on Small-Business Taxes

The Presidential candidates will likely add to their reform agendas in the weeks ahead. But here's a look at the candidates' existing small-business tax plans.
Obama Takes Aim at Corporate Taxes
Finance

Obama Takes Aim at Corporate Taxes

The President hopes to revise the U.S. business tax code. Though the goal is to the level the playing field, there would be winners and losers.
The Payroll-Tax Cut Deal Gives Obama's Budget Hope
Finance

The Payroll-Tax Cut Deal Gives Obama's Budget Hope

They called the President's budget 'dead on arrival' but new efforts to compromise in Congress may bode well for certain small-business-focused provisions.
Valentine's Niche: Say It With Beer and Beef Jerky?
Marketing

Valentine's Niche: Say It With Beer and Beef Jerky?

In the business of love, nothing is sacred -- not even candy hearts and red roses.
Young Entrepreneur Gabrielle Palermo on Growing a Social Business
Growth Strategies

Young Entrepreneur Gabrielle Palermo on Growing a Social Business

Entrepreneur Magazine's College Entrepreneur of 2011 and co-founder of G3Box shares the challenges of growing the startup.
Fashion Mogul Christopher Burch Talks Business
Starting a Business

Fashion Mogul Christopher Burch Talks Business

As Fashion Week kicks off, we sat down with the man behind brands like Tory Burch and Monika Chiang to find out what it takes to make it in the business.