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Jane Porter

Jane Porter is a freelance writer and editor based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has appeared in publications including BusinessWeek Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Men's Health and The Chronicle of Higher Education. She has a bachelor's degree in English from Brown University as well as a masters of fine arts in creative writing from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, N.C.

12 Recent Stories

Avoid These Interview Mistakes

Avoid These Interview Mistakes

Employees can make or break your success as a small business owner. Here's how to make better hires.
August 23, 2011 in Hiring Center
How to Build Credibility as a Young Entrepreneur

How to Build Credibility as a Young Entrepreneur

Five steps to make your business a success when experience is not on your side.
August 8, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
Shift Your Mindset, Save Your Business

Shift Your Mindset, Save Your Business

Five steps to see your company in a new way -- and make a comeback.
June 20, 2011 in Leadership
How the Recession Saved One Company

How the Recession Saved One Company

A small business owner is forced to retract, only to return stronger than ever.
May 31, 2011 in Success Stories
How Pricing Can Power a Turnaround

How Pricing Can Power a Turnaround

A small business overhauls its fee model to woo customers and make a comeback.
May 23, 2011 in Success Stories
How to Stage a Small-Business Comeback

How to Stage a Small-Business Comeback

Three turnaround strategies to survive, and thrive, beyond the recession.
May 16, 2011 in Marketing How-To Guides
Multimillion-Dollar Domains

Multimillion-Dollar Domains

A look at some of the priciest names on the Internet.
April 21, 2011 in Building a Website
Three Common Marketing Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Three Common Marketing Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Experts and small-business owners share tips to avoid blunders that affect your bottom line.
April 13, 2011 in Online Marketing
Do's and Don'ts of Securing a Domain Name

Do's and Don'ts of Securing a Domain Name

Consider these six tips from small-business owners and experts before deciding on a website name.
March 31, 2011 in Building a Website
When Peers Prompt a Turnaround

When Peers Prompt a Turnaround

As part of our Small Business Comebacks series, a Cincinnati-based IT company reaches out for guidance to stage a comeback.
March 22, 2011 in Leadership
Rebuilding Sales After Deep Discounts

Rebuilding Sales After Deep Discounts

As part of our Small Business Comebacks series, an online fragrance retailer creates technology for a turnaround.
February 28, 2011 in Leadership
Bouncing Back After Losing a Big Client

Bouncing Back After Losing a Big Client

A Chicago-based tech outsourcing firm retools marketing and pricing for a turnaround.
February 22, 2011 in Leadership
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