Lindsay LaVine

Lindsay LaVine

Lindsay LaVine is a Chicago-based freelance writer who has worked for NBC and CNN.

'Shark Tank' Wannabes: 10 Business-Based Reality TV Shows
Entrepreneurs

'Shark Tank' Wannabes: 10 Business-Based Reality TV Shows

From CNBC's new show 'The Profit' to mainstays like 'Project Runway,' here's a look at Reality TV for the Entrepreneur.
Sheryl Sandberg Encourages Women Bloggers to 'Lean In'
Leadership

Sheryl Sandberg Encourages Women Bloggers to 'Lean In'

The Facebook COO and best-selling author challenges women at Chicago's BlogHer conference to answer the question: 'What would you do if you weren't afraid?'
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How Not to Get Sued When You Start Mobile Marketing
Growth Strategies

How Not to Get Sued When You Start Mobile Marketing

Keep these four concepts in mind to avoid legal issues with your mobile marketing campaign.
The Basics of Domain Names for Your Business
Technology

The Basics of Domain Names for Your Business

From choosing a registrar to maintaining your site, expert advice on how to keep your online business presence running, trouble-free.
Growth Strategies

The Power of Giving Back: How Community Involvement Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Companies who value corporate social responsibility are well regarded by their customers, have improved employee morale, and may even experience a boost in sales.
How to Create a Sustainability Program for Your Restaurant
Growth Strategies

How to Create a Sustainability Program for Your Restaurant

Three tips on how to source ingredients responsibly from the experts at the National Restaurant Association Show.
Growth Strategies

7 Things to Consider Before Buying Disability Insurance

Consider these essential details when deciding between disability insurance policies.
Travel Lounges That Help You Make Over Your Layover
Growth Strategies

Travel Lounges That Help You Make Over Your Layover

In a busy airport, independent lounges can give you the space you need to relax and get some work done. Some will even hand you a stiff drink.
Technology

What Every Online Business Needs to Know About the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

New changes to the law are scheduled to go into effect July 1st. Is your business ready?
Customer Privacy Policy Essentials
Starting a Business

Customer Privacy Policy Essentials

What every online business should know about protecting customer information.
How to Avoid a Product Recall: Quality Control Essentials
Growth Strategies

How to Avoid a Product Recall: Quality Control Essentials

What you can learn from Lululemon's recent yoga pant recall.
Should Your Business Have a Podcast?
Marketing

Should Your Business Have a Podcast?

With a low barrier to entry, podcasting may be a way to establish expertise.
When Business Names Confuse Consumers: The Basics of Trademark Law
Starting a Business

When Business Names Confuse Consumers: The Basics of Trademark Law

A look at the recent Florida health club lawsuit between 'YOU FIT' and competitor 'FIT U,' and what your business can learn from it about trademark infringement.
What You Need to Know About Music Licensing for Your Business
Starting a Business

What You Need to Know About Music Licensing for Your Business

Four need-to-know tips for businesses that play music.
How Brain Training Games Can Help You Build Your Business
Entrepreneurs

How Brain Training Games Can Help You Build Your Business

Three sites to help you improve your memory, focus, attention, and problem-solving skills.