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 Site to Fight Cyber Bullying Gets Funding
Starting a Business

A Site to Fight Cyber Bullying Gets Funding

SocialShield's platform for monitoring kids' online activity attracts $10 million in funding.
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Avoid These Web Design Sins
Technology

Avoid These Web Design Sins

Avoid these design missteps and reap the rewards.
Lifesaving Commerce
Starting a Business

Lifesaving Commerce

Katharina Harf’s management savvy and some celebrity assists help her nonprofit donor center perform like a business.
Money From the Masses
Starting a Business

Money From the Masses

Crowdfunding sites let entrepreneurs leverage the power of peer persuasion.
The Giving Spirit
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The Giving Spirit

From sustainable farming to reforestation, VeeV is turning happy hour into a charitable act.
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Masters of the Tweet

With more than 19,000 followers, Ben Parr is a social media pro. So, who does he follow?
An Investment for Healthy Living
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An Investment for Healthy Living

A social network that promotes healthier living through group support and motivation attracts a $5 million VC investment.
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Beware Growing Retail Fraud
Finance

Beware Growing Retail Fraud

The National Retail Federation estimates that retail fraud cost the industry $9.6 billion in 2009.
How to Best Use Crowdsourcing
Growth Strategies

How to Best Use Crowdsourcing

How can crowdsourcing work for your business? A look at some online resources that stand out from the crowd.
Meet Your Mentor
Technology

Meet Your Mentor

A new online matchmaker offers to connect small-business owners with volunteer advisors.
Growth Strategies

What You Need to Know About Online Use Law

When it comes to your company's online presence, what you don't know about copyright law can hurt you.
Cash Flow Center

Is it Time for a CFO?

Managing financial issues can take a toll on owners. Know when to turn to a pro.
Protecting Your Personal Finances
Cash Flow Center

Protecting Your Personal Finances

Keep a good separation between business and personal to make sure you'll be OK if your business isn't.
How to Reduce Credit Card Fees
Cash Flow Center

How to Reduce Credit Card Fees

Rates for business credit cards are still high. Here are ways to knock them down.
Online Network for Local Farmers Hits Pay Dirt
Starting a Business

Online Network for Local Farmers Hits Pay Dirt

An online effort to connect farmers with consumers trying to buy local gets a million-dollar VC infusion.
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