Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran

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

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Late-Stage Venture-Capital Investors
Finance

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Late-Stage Venture-Capital Investors

If you're looking to scale up one day, it will pay to know now about how late-stage investing works.
Four Rules for Location-Based Marketing Without Creeping Out Customers
Marketing

Four Rules for Location-Based Marketing Without Creeping Out Customers

Now companies can pitch location-based offers to smartphone customers instantly--and potentially make them feel uneasy.
PayPal Here Joins Mobile-Pay Apps Already There
Finance

PayPal Here Joins Mobile-Pay Apps Already There

When PayPal launched its newest mobile payment platform, it joined a wide selection of existing services. Here's a breakdown of the leaders.
Last-Minute Ways to Save on Your Taxes
Finance

Last-Minute Ways to Save on Your Taxes

Consider these ideas for tax breaks on your 2011 taxes.
How to Repair a Damaged Reputation Online
Marketing

How to Repair a Damaged Reputation Online

Online rumors got your brand down? Get ready to fight back.
Looking to Borrow? An Audited Financial Statement Can Help
Finance

Looking to Borrow? An Audited Financial Statement Can Help

Paying for audited financials may help you get credit and reduce interest rates.
Five Simple Ways Startups Can Save Money
Starting a Business

Five Simple Ways Startups Can Save Money

So you're launching a business on a shoestring. Here are a few money-savers that you may have overlooked.
Three Ways to Use QR Codes for Business
Marketing

Three Ways to Use QR Codes for Business

These small companies turned the now-ubiquitous QR code into a new sales machine.
When Seeking Funding, Credit Unions Can Be Worth Checking Out
Finance

When Seeking Funding, Credit Unions Can Be Worth Checking Out

More credit unions are offering business loans, and their interest rates and fees are often lower than at commercial banks. What's more, their loan officers typically have more flexibility and decision-making ability than those at larger institutions.
Tech Exec's Family Inspires a Senior-Care Business
Finance

Tech Exec's Family Inspires a Senior-Care Business

Using easy-to-understand technology, Independa helps seniors stay well on their own.
The Four People You Need on Your Team
Starting a Business

The Four People You Need on Your Team

Forget fantasy sports. This is the real-life team you should have in place for your business to thrive.
A New App for Reporting Customer-Service Issues
Leadership

A New App for Reporting Customer-Service Issues

Tello notifies business owners when customer service reviews are posted.
Three Things to Know About Business Credit Cards
Finance

Three Things to Know About Business Credit Cards

Business credit cards have their benefits, but it's good to know their downsides as well.
How Stageit Is Becoming a Must-Have Commerce Tool For Music Entrepreneurs
Finance

How Stageit Is Becoming a Must-Have Commerce Tool For Music Entrepreneurs

Musicians can streamlive shows to virtual concert-goers through a hassle-free online auditorium.
Connecting Nonprofits With Pro Bono Help
Starting a Business

Connecting Nonprofits With Pro Bono Help

Many nonprofits can't afford the help of designers and copywriters. CrowdSpring's volunteer program offers a solution.