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Kara Ohngren Prior

Kara Ohngren is a freelance writer and part-time editor at YoungEntrepreneur.com. Specializing in social media, she launched Entrepreneur’s Twitter and Facebook profiles and helped both take off. Her work has appeared in publications including Entrepreneur Magazine, The New York Times, MSNBC, The Huffington Post and Business Insider. She's also worked at daily newspapers, trade magazines and a host of online publications.

30 Recent Stories

Jargon: Meanderthal

October 12, 2011 in Magazine

Jargon: Job Stopper

September 7, 2011 in Magazine
Five to Follow on Twitter for Upcycling

Five to Follow on Twitter for Upcycling

LooptWorks founder Scott Hamlin reveals his list of top tweeters for upcycling.
August 1, 2011 in Going Green

Jargon: Debtcade

The period directly following the noughties, it refers to 2010 to 2019, a decade of extreme consumer and governmental debt. Coined by Adam Roberts, an editor for The Economist.
July 26, 2011 in Magazine
Five to Follow on Twitter for Mobile 'Treps

Five to Follow on Twitter for Mobile 'Treps

Shopkick founder Cyriac Roeding reveals his list of top tweeters.
July 18, 2011 in Social Media
Five Businesses Born at a Bar

Five Businesses Born at a Bar

The back-of-the-napkin business plan is not just a myth. Here are just a few examples of business ideas that took shape over drinks.
June 21, 2011 in Business Ideas
Five to Follow on Twitter for Raising Capital

Five to Follow on Twitter for Raising Capital

When you start a fast moving and disruptive business, VCs may soon knock on your door. Until, then check out Joe Fernandez of Klout's top five feeds to follow on Twitter.
June 1, 2011 in Financing
How Yipit Is Upending the Daily Discount Model

How Yipit Is Upending the Daily Discount Model

This new service scans the web to aggregate offers. Plus, a look at other game-changing companies catering to bargain hunters.
May 24, 2011 in Business Ideas
Five to Follow on Twitter for Startups

Five to Follow on Twitter for Startups

Sometimes in business it actually helps to follow the crowd. Here are five tweeters to follow if you're just getting started up.
May 11, 2011 in Starting a Business
Five to Follow on Twitter for Marketing to Moms

Five to Follow on Twitter for Marketing to Moms

When it comes to turning moms into customers, these tweeters have insights in spades.
May 6, 2011 in Marketing
Five to Follow on Twitter for Social Media Newbies

Five to Follow on Twitter for Social Media Newbies

Here's who celebritweet Sean Malarkey follows on Twitter to learn about what's new in social media.
April 19, 2011 in Online Marketing
The Influencers: Five to Follow on Twitter for Tech Startups

The Influencers: Five to Follow on Twitter for Tech Startups

Keeping up with the latest tech news can be daunting. Here's who to follow on Twitter to help you stay in the know.
April 6, 2011 in Technology
The Influencers: Five to Follow on Twitter for Hiring

The Influencers: Five to Follow on Twitter for Hiring

Attracting and retaining top-flight workers is a constant challenge for small businesses. Here's who to follow on Twitter for advice and hiring help.
March 28, 2011 in Hiring Center
New Year's Resolutions for Entrepreneurs

New Year's Resolutions for Entrepreneurs

Want to raise your game in 2011? Here's advice to get started now.
December 30, 2010 in Grow Your Business

A Starbucks Marketer's Essential Tweets

Adam Brotman, Starbucks vice president of digital ventures.
December 21, 2010 in Online Marketing
Merging Shopping with Social Sharing

Merging Shopping with Social Sharing

Swipely aims to turn people's purchases into an online conversation by merging shopping with sharing.
December 21, 2010 in Technology
The Secrets of Successful Logos

The Secrets of Successful Logos

How Twitter, Digital Chocolate and SmugMug symbolized their brands.
December 9, 2010 in Branding
E-Commerce in Reverse

E-Commerce in Reverse

Milo bridges online and in-store selling with a site that lets consumers search for products offered by local merchants.
October 20, 2010 in Success Stories

Funny or Die: 10 Essential Tweets

CEO Dick Glover follows a healthy mix of comedy, tech, business and sports feeds.
October 1, 2010 in Social Media
Click to Avoid a Fashion Emergency

Click to Avoid a Fashion Emergency

Go Try It On brings crowdsourcing to bear on that age-old question: 'How do I look?'
September 21, 2010 in Entrepreneur Magazine
From Concept to Market--in 10 Months Flat

From Concept to Market--in 10 Months Flat

How one entrepreneur navigated the inventing minefield and brought his idea for bass-thumping travel speakers to life
August 17, 2010 in Inventing