Gwen Moran is a freelance writer and co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Business Plans (Alpha, 2010).
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The social fundraising site powers money raising efforts for everything from charities to joint vacation rentals.
OneRoof Energy wants to change the way homeowners think about solar energy, and how much it costs.
BioLite CampStove could be a force in reducing air pollution and deforestation all while charging your cellphone and toasting s'mores.
Even the most successful business owners pinched pennies when starting up -- and many still do. Consider their money-saving advice when starting a business.
Health & Fitness
With digital diaries and video chats, PrettyPaddedRoom.com offers online counseling for woman and a "nice play to go crazy."
Grow Your Business
What the Food Network host learned about listening to his customers after he lost his first restaurant in a fire.
Even with the e-commerce site still in beta, the startup drew $6 million in venture capital in February.
How Green B.E.A.N. Delivery grew its membership-based organic farm and food-delivery business.
Apps & Software
Online service Windsor Circle uses customer purchase histories to help small businesses improve their email marketing.
Growing Your Business
The performance strategies that help elite athletes power through tough times can also help 'treps persevere in business. Here are three you should adopt now.
Just as Olympians need great coaches to reach their highest potential, your high-performing employees need coaching to do the same. Here's how to get started.
Tips for making your team feel comfortable to tell you what you need to hear, instead of only what they think you want to hear.
Business lessons from a resilient entrepreneur who fought his way back from a brutal attack.
Billing and Collections
Not getting paid fast enough? Incomplete, incorrect or unclear invoices could be to blame. Here's how to get it right.
The outspoken business-makeover specialist Tabatha Coffey of Bravo reality show fame dishes on how to keep customers coming back.
A look at how the startup is using technology to draw attention to independent films -- and who is funding the concept.
As you reflect on your business this holiday week, consider these strategies to generate new ideas that will grow your business.
Priceonomics scours the web for the best prices to create an objective guide for consumers,