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 Gamesalad Can Help You Create Your Own Video Game

How Gamesalad Can Help You Create Your Own Video Game

This Austin company can turn almost anyone into a game developer.
Five Recovery Steps Business Owners Need to Take Now
Growth Strategies

Five Recovery Steps Business Owners Need to Take Now

How to put your company in the best position to benefit from an improving economy.
Crowdfunding Could Be the Answer to Your Cash Woes
Finance

Crowdfunding Could Be the Answer to Your Cash Woes

A host of websites have sprung up to help people raise money from supporters.
How Two Long-Time Buddies Launched a Top-Grossing App
Entrepreneurs

How Two Long-Time Buddies Launched a Top-Grossing App

The founders of fitness app developer Abvio share the secret to their super-fast success.
How a Young Entrepreneur Cobbled Together a Business By Recycling Vinyl into Shoes
Entrepreneurs

How a Young Entrepreneur Cobbled Together a Business By Recycling Vinyl into Shoes

Paperfeet is building an eco-friendly business out of discarded billboard materials.
How to Make Sure Your Business Isn't Paying Too Much in Sales Tax
Finance

How to Make Sure Your Business Isn't Paying Too Much in Sales Tax

Consider taking these three steps to avoid overpaying the tax man. Plus, the best and the worst tax states for business owners.
How to Barter to Save Money Without Running Afoul Labor and Tax Rules
Growth Strategies

How to Barter to Save Money Without Running Afoul Labor and Tax Rules

Here's what your business needs to know about volunteers and paying in barter.
Craigslist Founder Launches a New Site to Connect Nonprofits
Marketing

Craigslist Founder Launches a New Site to Connect Nonprofits

Craig Newmark's new site is designed to bring together a world's worth of helping hands.
A New Social Venture Takes the Lead from TOMS Shoes to Fight Child Hunger
Starting a Business

A New Social Venture Takes the Lead from TOMS Shoes to Fight Child Hunger

Two Degrees addresses malnutrition in developing countries with a get-one, give-one sales approach.
Venture Capital in Reverse: The Business Idea First, Then the Entrepreneur
Finance

Venture Capital in Reverse: The Business Idea First, Then the Entrepreneur

A Kansas City firm turns the traditional VC funding model on its head and captures new opportunities.
New LinkedIn Services Offer Networking Options for Small Businesses
Marketing

New LinkedIn Services Offer Networking Options for Small Businesses

Consider trying out LinkedIn's new features for your business.
The Business of Better Benefits
Growth Strategies

The Business of Better Benefits

Providing a first-rate benefits package for employees can be an important part of the recruitment and retention puzzle, especially for small businesses
Business Incubators for a Variety of Niches
Starting a Business

Business Incubators for a Variety of Niches

A growing number of specialized, market-specific business accelerators are helping entrepreneurs around the country get their businesses off the ground
The Business of Building Artificial Reefs
Starting a Business

The Business of Building Artificial Reefs

An aquatic exhibits designer crafts a plan to reinvigorate his state's marine life and fishing industry.
How To Clean Up Your Business
Entrepreneurs

How To Clean Up Your Business

Spruce up your work by chucking these eight productivity pitfalls. No Swiffer required.