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Laura Lorber

Laura Lorber is executive online editor of Entrepreneur.com in New York City. Previously, she had been an assistant news editor overseeing small-business coverage at The Wall Street Journal Online and editor of WSJ Digital Network's financial careers web site, FINS.com.

30 Recent Stories

'Jobs' Movie Is Missing the Magic of His Story

'Jobs' Movie Is Missing the Magic of His Story

Moviegoers get plenty of inspiring quotes in 'Jobs' but little inspiration.
August 19, 2013 in Lifestyle

Entrepreneur Who Led the Pack in the Dog-Walking Business Dies

The New Yorker is credited for making dog-walking a professional business. The easy-entry niche has since boomed along with soaring demand from busy families.
July 15, 2013 in Profiles
Shaquille O'Neal on Geeks, Partnering and Winning in Business

Shaquille O'Neal on Geeks, Partnering and Winning in Business

The retired basketball star has advice for entrepreneurs.
March 11, 2013 in Profiles
Gary Vaynerchuk on Social Media's Multiplier EffectPlay Video

Gary Vaynerchuk on Social Media's Multiplier Effect (Video)

The author of 'The Thank You Economy' shares his views on the power of connecting with customers online.
November 25, 2012 in Marketing Basics
How Gary Vaynerchuk Went from 'America's Wine Guy' to Business ExpertPlay Video

How Gary Vaynerchuk Went from 'America's Wine Guy' to Business Expert (Video)

The serial entrepreneur and business author talks about his struggle to recast his personal brand.
November 24, 2012 in Branding
Gary Vaynerchuk on Connecting With Employees on a Personal LevelPlay Video

Gary Vaynerchuk on Connecting With Employees on a Personal Level (Video)

The entrepreneur talks about the power of recognizing workers as individuals.
November 23, 2012 in Motivation and Retention
Gary Vaynerchuk on Growing Up in a Family BusinessPlay Video

Gary Vaynerchuk on Growing Up in a Family Business (Video)

The serial entrepreneur talks about his relationship with his father and becoming an entrepreneur.
November 22, 2012 in Family Business
Think the Flintstones, EQ and Other Tips from Gary Vaynerchuk About Connecting With Customers

Think the Flintstones, EQ and Other Tips from Gary Vaynerchuk About Connecting With Customers

In this chat interview, we asked entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk your questions about winning over customers on social media.
November 16, 2012 in Social Media
Webinar: Smarter Online Marketing With John Jantsch

Webinar: Smarter Online Marketing With John Jantsch

Join us Wed. Nov. 14, at 12 noon Eastern for a free webinar, 7 Stages of a Total Online Presence, with Duct Tape Marketing's John Jantsch.
November 13, 2012 in Marketing Basics
Community and the Value of a 'Kinky' Business Idea

Community and the Value of a 'Kinky' Business Idea

Do others feel your pain? Then you might just have a great business idea. A recent online kerfuffle underscores the power in harnessing the passion of a community.
August 2, 2012 in Finding Ideas
Women Entrepreneurs: Still a Long Way to Go, Baby

Women Entrepreneurs: Still a Long Way to Go, Baby

Women-owned businesses may represent a big source of potential growth for the U.S. economy and jobs.
July 18, 2012 in Trends
An Entrepreneur's Life: Gary VaynerchukPlay Video

An Entrepreneur's Life: Gary Vaynerchuk (Video)

Social media expert Gary Vaynerchuk talks about his life and dreams as an entrepreneur.
July 16, 2012 in Profiles
Happy Small Business Week: Time to Shine in D.C.

Happy Small Business Week: Time to Shine in D.C.

National Small Business Week is a big deal for small business. Here's what you can expect.
May 16, 2012 in Growth Strategies
Entrepreneur.com Redesign Launches Today

Entrepreneur.com Redesign Launches Today

We're unveiling our new redesign. Tell us what you think.
August 25, 2011 in Daily Dose Blog
Airbnb: From Scrounging for Rent to a $1 Billion Valuation

Airbnb: From Scrounging for Rent to a $1 Billion Valuation

A business born of a need to find a way to pay the rent receives funding that values the company at more than $1 billion.
July 25, 2011 in Success Stories
Crazy B---- Tea Wins Our Independence Day Video Contest

Crazy B---- Tea Wins Our Independence Day Video Contest

We asked readers to send in their videos describing the moment they declared their independence as business owners and then put them to a vote.
July 5, 2011 in Starting a Business
Help Us Celebrate Independence Day: Vote for Your Favorite Video

Help Us Celebrate Independence Day: Vote for Your Favorite Video

Readers sent in short videos describing the moment they declared their independence. What's your top pick?
July 1, 2011 in Starting a Business
When Was Your Independence Day?

When Was Your Independence Day?

Help us celebrate Independence Day. Send us a video describing the moment you decided to start your own business. The Entrepreneur.com community will vote on favorites through the July 4th weekend.
June 20, 2011 in Startup Basics
Pandora, Passion and Persistence

Pandora, Passion and Persistence

The Internet radio company's initial public offering can be a good occasion for entrepreneurs and others to reflect on what it takes to start and grow a new company.
June 15, 2011 in Success Stories
How to Focus Your Finding-Customers Efforts

How to Focus Your Finding-Customers Efforts

It can pay to be organized when prospecting for more sales. These free template forms can help you keep better track of your contacts and follow-up plans.
April 25, 2011 in Finding Customers
Atlas Shrugged. I Napped. People Clapped.

Atlas Shrugged. I Napped. People Clapped.

Love or hate her, Ayn Rand is popular among many entrepreneurs and business leaders. The new movie can be a good way to learn about her ideas if you aren't up for her 1,300+ page book.
April 18, 2011 in Leadership
Entrepreneur.com Goes Mobile

Entrepreneur.com Goes Mobile

Entrepreneur.com's new mobile app is available for download. Tell all your fans and tweeps.
April 1, 2011 in Apps & Software