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Retention Science uses predictive algorithms to create automated marketing campaigns for companies based on customers' buying patterns.
The sector created an estimated 11,000 new establishments and 150,000-plus jobs in 2013, outpacing the overall U.S. economy in business formation and job growth.
Base your marketing strategies on what you're selling.
Customer Loyalty and Retention
The app OwnerLists establishes a direct line of communication between business owners and their customers, allowing them to respond directly to negative reviews.
A marketing shop gleans powerful insights on visitors to clients' sites, filling in the details where Google Analytics leaves off.
You may have a great idea, but your company's fate depends in large part on the strength of your team.
Grow Your Business
Using the RingRevenue platform, buyCalls was able to sniff out some major discrepancies in their campaigns.
Ben Hewitt created the Corkcicle to ensure "perfectly chilled wine every time."
From your business partners to full-time staff, here is what to look for at three critical stages of your startup.
HitBliss, an online streaming site, allows users to pay for movies and TV shows with cash earned from watching ads.
Automated kiosks that buy back used electronics aim to ease the electronic waste burden and put cash in consumers' pockets.
Apps & Software
No more waiting for a ride. Hailo aims to connect passengers and taxis within two minutes in cities all over the world.
Are you in need of some recharging? Is your staff looking a little drained? We've got the tools and tips to help you get back in action.
Five tips for getting your online content marketing message right.
Choosing a Business Structure
Why you should consider building an advisory team alongside your business plan -- and how to get started.
A motivational psychology expert suggests strategies to put into play once your initial enthusiasm about your startup starts to waver.
Two small businesses team up to combat fraud.
Apps & Software
A photo of any house reveals treasure troves of app-generated info.
Apps & Software
A crowdsourced code allows a travel-photo app to take off.
Social media marketing dashboard MarketMeSuite can show you how many pinners are promoting your company on the popular social sharing site.
When he was just 9 years old, Greyson Maclean discovered the key to his Lego frustrations on a pair of sunglasses.
Boutique health clubs are competing with established players like 24 Hour Fitness by creating unique ways to break a sweat. Here are four that are changing the way we work out.
JetSuite's founder sees smaller planes as the solution to the "broken" $14 billion private-aviation industry.
How the Growler Station is building a business on a new beer-to-go concept.
Two experts weigh in on career transitions
How Myspace veteran Josh Berman and serial entrepreneur Diego Berdakin are using personal recommendations for exclusive merchandise by celebrity design partners.
Is parenthood inspiring your entrepreneurial instincts? Consider the stories of these cool companies for modern parents from a range of industries.
A Dale Carnegie top executive reveals who you need and where to find them.
Dissatisfied with options for online storefronts, a snowboard seller and his friend built one themselves. Now thousands of other businesses use their customizable store builder.
Management & Operations
A company ditches its traditional office for a cost-effective space that better reflects the way it does business.