Laura Entis

Laura Entis

Laura Entis is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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Entrepreneur's 10 Hottest Stories About Social Media in 2013
Social Media

Entrepreneur's 10 Hottest Stories About Social Media in 2013

It was a crazy year for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn - you name it. Here's a roundup of our most clicked-on stories about social media.
Entrepreneur's Top 10 Insights From Richard Branson in 2013
Starting a Business

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Insights From Richard Branson in 2013

A look at the most popular words of wisdom from the unflappable entrepreneur.
Entrepreneur's Top 10 Infographics of 2013
Grow Your Business

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Infographics of 2013

The habits of the world's smartest people, the career arches of self-made billionaires, what really motivates employees and more topics explained through infographics.
Target Hit by a Sophisticated Hack Job
Security

Target Hit by a Sophisticated Hack Job

The retail company was targeted by hackers who may have tampered with the machines customers use to swipe their cards.
Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2013
News and Trends

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2013

From tips on staying focused to advice on improving your writing, here are the stories that struck a chord with our readers this year.
Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes: User Feedback Is Everything
Management & Operations

Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes: User Feedback Is Everything

The co-founder of Facebook and editor-in-chief of The New Republic pays attention to how users are responding to a product, and then tweaks accordingly.
What Types of Entrepreneurs Become Employers?
Starting a Business

What Types of Entrepreneurs Become Employers?

If a small-business owner is going to hire any employees at all, chances are he or she will do so in the first three years, according to a new study.
We're a Country of Binge-Watchers, and We Feel Pretty Good About It
News and Trends

We're a Country of Binge-Watchers, and We Feel Pretty Good About It

Half of Netflix users watch an entire season in a week, according to a new survey.
Tips for Expanding Your Business to Another City
Location

Tips for Expanding Your Business to Another City

Mark Vevle helped set up Brooklyn Flea Philly, but the market failed. Lessons learned, he decided to open his own, Philly-centric market.
Young Women Are Earning Almost as Much as Men for First Time Ever
Lifestyle

Young Women Are Earning Almost as Much as Men for First Time Ever

Women between the ages of 25 and 34 are earning 93 percent of what men earn, according to a new survey.
The 10 Most Overused Buzzwords on LinkedIn (Infographic)
Social Media

The 10 Most Overused Buzzwords on LinkedIn (Infographic)

Want to stand out on LinkedIn? Avoid describing yourself as "responsible," "strategic," or "creative."
The 10 Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in 2014
Managing Employees

The 10 Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in 2014

A positive work environment, intelligent co-workers and great benefits (free yoga!) make these 10 companies the most exciting places to work for in 2014, as rated by the employees themselves.
Meet the Top 5 Angel Investors of 2013 (Infographic)
Angel Investors

Meet the Top 5 Angel Investors of 2013 (Infographic)

These 'super angels' were active investors this year, funding a diverse cast of promising startups.
Fast Facts on Apple's Recent Buying Spree
News and Trends

Fast Facts on Apple's Recent Buying Spree

Apple's purchase of Topsy rounds out what has been a busy year of acquisitions by the consumer-electronics giant.
Fake Twitter Followers: How Many Do You Have?
Social Media

Fake Twitter Followers: How Many Do You Have?

There's a good chance that at least a few of your followers on Twitter are fake. Here's a look at how you can tell, and how much it costs to buy fake followers.
Watch Out: This CRM App Just Got Very Personal
News and Trends

Watch Out: This CRM App Just Got Very Personal

Streak, a customer relationship management app that integrates with Gmail, unveiled a feature today that allows senders to see who has read an email, where they read it and what type of device they re
Tell Us: Are Anti-Google T-Shirts a Good Look for Microsoft?
News and Trends

Tell Us: Are Anti-Google T-Shirts a Good Look for Microsoft?

Google responds to Microsoft's line of anti-Google merchandise.
Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic)
Financing

Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic)

VCs and angel investors get a lot of attention, but personal loans and credit, followed by investments from friends and family, are the top funding sources for startups.
Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn
News and Trends

Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn

Ahead of an internet safety summit in Britain, the two companies announced their plan to tighten online searches.
Supercharge Your Recruitment Strategy (Infographic)
Hiring Center

Supercharge Your Recruitment Strategy (Infographic)

Sales and marketing professionals have used the funnel method for years. Here's how recruiters can employ these same tactics.
How to Impress the Robots Reading Your Resume (Infographic)
Hiring Center

How to Impress the Robots Reading Your Resume (Infographic)

New resume-filtering technology means you should consider letting go of outdated rules and focus on making your resume robot-friendly.
Survey: 38% of 2-Year-Olds Use Mobile Devices
News and Trends

Survey: 38% of 2-Year-Olds Use Mobile Devices

A new report shows more young children are using devices such as iPhones, tablets and Kindles.
Could This New Recruiting Tool Be a Bigger, Smarter LinkedIn?
News and Trends

Could This New Recruiting Tool Be a Bigger, Smarter LinkedIn?

Identified collects and organizes people's public information to create the largest professional database on the internet, with one billion profiles and counting.
5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business
Startup Basics

5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business

Five strategies for starting a business from the CEO and co-founder of web site creation and hosting service Weebly.
How Online Personality Assessments Could Revolutionize Hiring
Hiring Center

How Online Personality Assessments Could Revolutionize Hiring

Michal Kosinski is convinced that employers of the future will be able to evaluate millions of job applicants within seconds based on psychological profiles compiled from applicants' online behavior.
Company Turns 'Unsexy' Corporate Compliance Training on Its Head
Office Tech

Company Turns 'Unsexy' Corporate Compliance Training on Its Head

True Office gamifies the way companies train their employees, with its founder insisting it's cheaper and more fun than hiring an expert.
Report: U.S. Adults Lag Behind International Peers in Literacy, Math and Tech Skills
News and Trends

Report: U.S. Adults Lag Behind International Peers in Literacy, Math and Tech Skills

A new survey by the OECD shows that Americans across generations performed below average on math, reading and problem solving.
Delta to Replace Flight Bags With Microsoft Surface 2 Tablets
Business Travel

Delta to Replace Flight Bags With Microsoft Surface 2 Tablets

Taking steps toward a completely paperless cockpit, Delta is swapping out its pilots' flight bags for Microsoft Surface 2 tablets.
Panel to FAA: Electronic Devices OK During All Stages of Flight
Business Travel

Panel to FAA: Electronic Devices OK During All Stages of Flight

Business travelers are one step closer to being able to use their electronic devices during all stages of flight, including takeoff and landing.
Microsoft Adds Battery Life, Business-Friendly Features to New Surface Tablets
News and Trends

Microsoft Adds Battery Life, Business-Friendly Features to New Surface Tablets

Faster, better battery life, improved kickstand: Microsoft's second-generation tablets seek to win over the increasingly on-the-go consumer.