Kara Ohngren Prior

Kara Ohngren Prior

Kara Ohngren is a freelance writer and part-time editor at YoungEntrepreneur. Her work has appeared in publications including Entrepreneur Magazine, The New York Times, MSNBC, The Huffington Post and Business Insider.

Four Small-Business Lessons from 'The Hunger Games'
Growth Strategies

Four Small-Business Lessons from 'The Hunger Games'

The fictional heroine Katniss Everdeen provides some survival tips for entrepreneurs.
A Platform for Stylepreneurs: Pinterest Meets Online Department Store
Starting a Business

A Platform for Stylepreneurs: Pinterest Meets Online Department Store

With StyleOwner, fashionistas can help style-challenged friends and monetize their social networks

Jargon: Bacon Job

Definition: A project with no shortage of volunteers; a plum position.
What's With All the Interest in Pinterest?
Marketing

What's With All the Interest in Pinterest?

Here are six reasons you might want to try the wildly popular online pinboard.
10 Insights from Entrepreneur and Celebrity Chef Susan Feniger
Starting a Business

10 Insights from Entrepreneur and Celebrity Chef Susan Feniger

From 'Top Chef Masters' to food trucks, this restaurateur continues to reinvent herself.
A Search-Engine Startup with the Frequent Flyer in Mind
Starting a Business

A Search-Engine Startup with the Frequent Flyer in Mind

MileWise lets users manage their travel rewards programs and search for flights that offer them maximum benefits
How Tasti D-Lite Finds Success with Social Media
Franchises

How Tasti D-Lite Finds Success with Social Media

The frozen dessert franchise, in business since 1987, has become the poster child for online engagement in the franchise world.
Nine New Year's Resolutions for Stressed-Out Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs

Nine New Year's Resolutions for Stressed-Out Entrepreneurs

A look at life changes you can make to find more balance between your work and personal life in 2012.
That's Showbiz: What Entertainers Can Teach Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

That's Showbiz: What Entertainers Can Teach Entrepreneurs

Ten business lessons from top musicians, actors, comedians and other high-profile celebrities.
Will This Payment App Make You Ditch Your Wallet?
Technology

Will This Payment App Make You Ditch Your Wallet?

Kuapay, a new smartphone-based in-store payment app, aims to eliminate credit cards once and for all.
Who to Follow on Twitter for Innovative Business Ideas
Starting a Business

Who to Follow on Twitter for Innovative Business Ideas

Here are five resources for helping you channel your inner innovator.
Startup Aims to Leverage Crowdsourcing in Product Development
Starting a Business

Startup Aims to Leverage Crowdsourcing in Product Development

C.J. Kettler's online crowdsourcing venture, Genius Crowds, aims to move product ideas from the "light bulb" stage onto store shelves.
10 Lessons from America's Greatest Military Leaders
Leadership

10 Lessons from America's Greatest Military Leaders

Military talents can transfer well to guiding a team through the challenges of starting and running a small business.
Five to Follow on Twitter for Company Culture
Growth Strategies

Five to Follow on Twitter for Company Culture

BetterWorks co-founder Zao Yang reveals his top picks.
10 Secrets of Successful Leaders
Leadership

10 Secrets of Successful Leaders

Successfully maneuvering a team through the ups and downs of starting a new business can be one of the greatest challenges a small-business owner faces.