Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran

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

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.
Three financial resolutions that can benefit your business.
Finance

Three financial resolutions that can benefit your business.

Three financial resolutions that can benefit your business
Three Survival Stories From the Franchise World
Franchises

Three Survival Stories From the Franchise World

Fires, credit problems, medical emergencies--there's no end to the obstacles overcome by intrepid franchisees. Here's how three spirited entrepreneurs found success in the face of adversity.
How Entrepreneurs with Social Vision Secured Venture Capital
Finance

How Entrepreneurs with Social Vision Secured Venture Capital

VCs help sharpen Warby Parker's focus on the eyeglass industry.
Free Market-Research Tools -- A Sampler
Marketing

Free Market-Research Tools -- A Sampler

Small businesses can tap a variety of free resources for insights about customers, competitors and trends.
How CouchSurfing Got its Start, and Landed VC Millions
Starting a Business

How CouchSurfing Got its Start, and Landed VC Millions

Four entrepreneurs find more than pocket change in their couch.
Toy Maker Makes a Difference in Honduras
Starting a Business

Toy Maker Makes a Difference in Honduras

Tegu puts toys to work to build a better future for homeless kids.
How to Weigh Your Options When Deciding on Financial Products
Finance

How to Weigh Your Options When Deciding on Financial Products

Household brands like Office Depot, Sam's Club and Google are offering financial products, but are they the way to go for your business?
Building a Business on Regifting
Starting a Business

Building a Business on Regifting

With Shift My Gift, recipients can donate the money Aunt Gladys wanted to spend on them instead of having to find space for yet another useless tchotchke.
A 2011 Holiday Shopping Trend Snapshot
Growth Strategies

A 2011 Holiday Shopping Trend Snapshot

What retail forecasters expect from online customers during the holiday spending season this year.
Building a Business on Busy Schedules and Making Errands Pay
Starting a Business

Building a Business on Busy Schedules and Making Errands Pay

TaskRabbit lands $5 million in funding, as it banks on its errand service to help you get stuff done.
Small-Business Cards Offer Rewards, Some Risk
Finance

Small-Business Cards Offer Rewards, Some Risk

Banks are targeting more credit cards at small businesses, but companies must weigh the incentives against the potential costs.