Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran is a freelance writer and co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Business Plans (Alpha, 2010).

How One Startup Is Making Comparison-Shopping Even Easier
Starting a Business

How One Startup Is Making Comparison-Shopping Even Easier

Priceonomics scours the web for the best prices to create an objective guide for consumers,
Five Steps to Get Your Business Finances in Order
Starting a Business

Five Steps to Get Your Business Finances in Order

Establishing solid corporate and accounting strategies from the start is critical when launching a business. Consider this advice to get off on the right financial foot.
Startup Helps Fend Off Car Repair Ripoffs
Starting a Business

Startup Helps Fend Off Car Repair Ripoffs

BodyShopBids clears the confusion around disparate car-repair quotes
Six Signs You Need a Break From the Startup Grind
Lifestyle

Six Signs You Need a Break From the Startup Grind

Here, reminders you need to start now to take (at least a little) time out for yourself to prevent burnout.
Telltale Signs You Have a Workplace Bully
Growth Strategies

Telltale Signs You Have a Workplace Bully

How to spot and stop an office bully from chasing away talent -- and damaging your small business.
From Major Crisis to Comeback, What One Startup Learned
Leadership

From Major Crisis to Comeback, What One Startup Learned

How entrepreneur Annette Giacomazzi handled a triple threat to her business and her life, and still managed to come up out on top.
Four Rules for Innovative Leadership
Leadership

Four Rules for Innovative Leadership

Yesterday's leader can become tomorrow's laggard without innovation and reinvention. Here's how to always stay ahead of the competition.
Doing Good One T-Shirt at a Time
Starting a Business

Doing Good One T-Shirt at a Time

Sevenly serves its causes through the sale of limited-edition T-shirts.
Big Investors Are Helping Trippy Go the Distance
Starting a Business

Big Investors Are Helping Trippy Go the Distance

Backed by author Tim Ferriss, singer Jason Mraz and Randi Zuckerberg, Trippy lets you tap the wisdom of your social network for in-the-know recommendations.
How PowerVoice Is Cashing In on Paid Tweets
Starting a Business

How PowerVoice Is Cashing In on Paid Tweets

PowerVoice enables social media personalities to promote brands for bucks.
Mom's Startup Success Story:  'Open Table' Reservation Service for Babysitters
Entrepreneurs

Mom's Startup Success Story: 'Open Table' Reservation Service for Babysitters

A social media answer for helping parents find reliable, trusted babysitters -- fast
How a Pile of Student Debt Inspired a Venture-Backed Startup
Starting a Business

How a Pile of Student Debt Inspired a Venture-Backed Startup

ReadyForZero racked up $4.5 million in funding to help consumers pay their bills.
Would Your Website Pass a Usability Test?
Technology

Would Your Website Pass a Usability Test?

Affordable usability audits can weed out glaring trouble spots. A range of services are available to help for less than $200.
Yoga Program Offers Instant Karma
Starting a Business

Yoga Program Offers Instant Karma

A community service certification requirement aims to spread some om to those in need.
From Intern to Venture-Backed Entrepreneur With a Little Help From Big Data
Starting a Business

From Intern to Venture-Backed Entrepreneur With a Little Help From Big Data

Competition site Kaggle makes predictive modeling more effective and efficient--and a lot more fun.