Linda Lacina

Linda Lacina

Linda Lacina is a special reports editor at Entrepreneur.com. Her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Smart Money, Dow Jones MarketWatch and Family Circle. Email her at llacina@entrepreneur.com.

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Yes, You're Probably Guilty of the Biggest Office Time Wasters (Infographic)
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Yes, You're Probably Guilty of the Biggest Office Time Wasters (Infographic)

A recent survey proves you're not alone in thinking certain work disruptions are a waste of time.
Ideas From SXSW: How to Get People to Download Your App
Technology

Ideas From SXSW: How to Get People to Download Your App

A little creativity helped companies get on users’ phones at SXSW.
Marketing

Too Much Swag! SXSW Freebies Delaying Air Travel

Screening bags packed with festival freebies is slowing down departing flights from the Austin festival.
The Truth About the Cronut Creator's Cookie Shots at SXSW
Marketing

The Truth About the Cronut Creator's Cookie Shots at SXSW

Thanks to a commitment to big ideas, a dessert became one of the breakout launches at SXSW.
Beyond Free Drinks: Clever Marketing Lessons From SXSW
Marketing

Beyond Free Drinks: Clever Marketing Lessons From SXSW

Get remembered at huge events by solving people’s problems.
Lauren Bush Lauren on Running a Business With a Social Mission
The 'Treps

Lauren Bush Lauren on Running a Business With a Social Mission

Entrepreneur chats with the founder of FEED about how social entrepreneurs can stay focused and how their missions are driving change throughout the industry.
How to Get Hired, SXSW Style
The 'Treps

How to Get Hired, SXSW Style

The usual job hunting rules still apply even at the super-hip SXSW.
Expansion of PayPal Startup Program Shows Landscape Heating Up
Technology

Expansion of PayPal Startup Program Shows Landscape Heating Up

Through a program to aid entrepreneurs, PayPal can identify the latest hit before it’s a household name.
Calculate Your SXSW ROI (Interactive Infographic)
Starting a Business

Calculate Your SXSW ROI (Interactive Infographic)

Are you getting the most out of SXSW? Understand the true value of your time at the festival with this interactive tool.
For SXSW, Courtyard By Marriott Creates Mini Guestrooms With Millennials in Mind
Lifestyle

For SXSW, Courtyard By Marriott Creates Mini Guestrooms With Millennials in Mind

Marriott is betting these 'pods', which can be booked in 30-minute increments, will help far-flung attendees cope during the crush of SXSW festival.
SXSW: Show Us Your Awesome Swag
Social Media

SXSW: Show Us Your Awesome Swag

Entrepreneur.com wants the super swag you've picked up at SXSW.
With New Acquisition, Toy Maker Mattel to Take on Lego

With New Acquisition, Toy Maker Mattel to Take on Lego

Mattel's purchase of MEGA Brands illustrates the importance of low-tech toys in a high-tech world.
Introducing Entrepreneur Barbie
The 'Treps

Introducing Entrepreneur Barbie

At Toy Fair this week, Mattel announced its iconic doll is becoming her own boss.
The Latest Surprise About the Obamacare Health Exchanges
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The Latest Surprise About the Obamacare Health Exchanges

A new study finds a money-saving reason businesses should keep their eye on the new government exchanges.
How 10 Savvy Companies Use Food to Boost Morale and Collaboration
Business Management

How 10 Savvy Companies Use Food to Boost Morale and Collaboration

The key to your staff's heart (and productivity) might be through their stomachs. Check out the innovative ways these companies are getting work done while keeping bellies full and spirits high.
Downton Abbey: Lord Grantham's 5 Worst Management Mistakes
Business Management

Downton Abbey: Lord Grantham's 5 Worst Management Mistakes

What the world of butlers, footmen and lady's maids can teach you about management.
What Shoppers Still Won't Buy on Amazon (Infographic)
Business Management

What Shoppers Still Won't Buy on Amazon (Infographic)

Shoppers still won't buy just anything online -- even from an ecommerce giant like Amazon. This infographic explains what influences their decision making.
Our Digital Experts Share Their New Year's Resolutions
Marketing

Our Digital Experts Share Their New Year's Resolutions

Our Team Digital experts in marketing, social media and more reveal their plans and goals for the upcoming year.
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7 Ways to Get Excited for 2014

Our Team Digital experts share ways to get inspired for your goals in the year ahead.
This Holiday's Wow-Factor Shop Windows
Marketing Ideas

This Holiday's Wow-Factor Shop Windows

Forget deck the halls. These retailers decked out their windows for unforgettable buzz and branding. Which ideas will inspire your next great display?
The Lunch Table: The Low-Tech Management Tool You're Not Using
Growth Strategies

The Lunch Table: The Low-Tech Management Tool You're Not Using

Eating together can increase collaboration, trust and morale. So why aren't you doing it?
5 Easy Ways to Lose Customers (Infographic)
Shipping Center

5 Easy Ways to Lose Customers (Infographic)

From shipping that's too expensive to deliveries that arrive without warning, this infographic outlines what not to do.
The Only Holiday Dates You Need to Know (Infographic)
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The Only Holiday Dates You Need to Know (Infographic)

This infographic has all the dates you’ll need for a successful holiday season. Be sure to keep it in a safe place to stay on target.
Giving Ecommerce Customers What They Want (Infographic)
Shipping Center

Giving Ecommerce Customers What They Want (Infographic)

When it comes to ecommerce deliveries, do customers value cost or speed? The answer might surprise you.
Business Travel

Business Travelers: Are You Part of the Digital Elite? (Infographic)

This infographic explains how, thanks to technology, travelers expect a more personalized experience, one that starts at booking.
Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)
Shipping Center

Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)

This infographic breaks down the same-day delivery process to help you better understand your logistics needs.
Let This Mouse Inspire You (Video)
Grow Your Business

Let This Mouse Inspire You (Video)

Having a rough day? This tiny mouse overcame the odds and you can, too.
What Filmmakers Can Teach Entrepreneurs
Grow Your Business

What Filmmakers Can Teach Entrepreneurs

Your favorite filmmakers talk about the blood, sweat and tears of creating.
Note to Bloggers: Fight Bad Content, Not Martha Stewart
Grow Your Business

Note to Bloggers: Fight Bad Content, Not Martha Stewart

A tiff with bloggers reveals the tension that still exists between traditional and online media. But are fights like these even worth it?
Retail: It's Personal (Infographic)
Grow Your Business

Retail: It's Personal (Infographic)

Connecting to customers at brick-and-mortar stores can increase engagement, loyalty and sales.
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