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 Your Business Can Get on Siri's Radar
Marketing

How Your Business Can Get on Siri's Radar

Make sure your business garners love from the iPhone's new voice-activated search assistant.
How to Raise Cash With Crowdfunding
Finance

How to Raise Cash With Crowdfunding

Sites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo attract hobbyists and wannabes, but they can also help aspiring raise up to the five or six figures.
10 Hot Export Markets for Small Businesses
Growth Strategies

10 Hot Export Markets for Small Businesses

A look at a range of export opportunities, as well as challenges, for companies seeking growth beyond their home borders.
Six Books on Leadership Worth Actually Reading
Leadership

Six Books on Leadership Worth Actually Reading

No one springs forth from the womb a fully formed leader--but some books can shorten the learning curve
The Risks of Betting on Sports in Your Office
Leadership

The Risks of Betting on Sports in Your Office

Here's how office pools may earn your company a major-league penalty.
How Military Veterans Are Finding Success in Small Business
Starting a Business

How Military Veterans Are Finding Success in Small Business

Leveraging the benefits of their training and specialized resources, military veterans are increasingly turning to entrepreneurship. Here's a look at their battle plans.
Startup Aims to Make Social Media Easier for Superstars
Marketing

Startup Aims to Make Social Media Easier for Superstars

WhoSay, an insider's social-media management tool, attracts millions in financing, even without a revenue model.
How Pawngo Put a Modern Spin on an Old-Fashioned Business
Technology

How Pawngo Put a Modern Spin on an Old-Fashioned Business

A smart rebranding landed this online pawn shop new customers and investors.
Need Inspiration? Three 'Doing Good' Success Stories
Starting a Business

Need Inspiration? Three 'Doing Good' Success Stories

We follow up with some of our do-gooders from past columns.
How One Small Business Redesigned its Website for Better Sales
Technology

How One Small Business Redesigned its Website for Better Sales

A total overhaul adds sizzle to an electronics company's web sales.
A New Tool to Compare Health-Care Plans
Growth Strategies

A New Tool to Compare Health-Care Plans

A look at how small-business owners can more easily research information on health insurance options.
A Computer Business That Gives Back Through Tech Upgrades
Entrepreneurs

A Computer Business That Gives Back Through Tech Upgrades

How inQuo helps startups and struggling small businesses in need of equipment.
New Tools Make it Easier to Build a Facebook Fan Page
Marketing

New Tools Make it Easier to Build a Facebook Fan Page

ShortStack offers hungry businesses a lumberjack breakfast's range of Facebook page options.
CharityBuzz's Big Idea: Altruistic Online Auctions
Starting a Business

CharityBuzz's Big Idea: Altruistic Online Auctions

An upscale auction site offers ultimate access to big-name talent -- and charities reap the rewards
An Inside Look at an Online Catalog Makeover
Technology

An Inside Look at an Online Catalog Makeover

A sporting goods site puts the emphasis on content and wins big.