Nina Zipkin

Nina Zipkin

Editorial Assistant

Nina Zipkin is an editorial assistant at Entrepreneur.com.

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Ever Wish You Could Decipher Social-Media Snark?  So Does the Secret Service.
Social Media

Ever Wish You Could Decipher Social-Media Snark? So Does the Secret Service.

The Secret Service is looking for new social-media monitoring tools, to among other things, help determine sarcasm.
WATCH: Comedian John Oliver Takes On FCC in Witty Net Neutrality Rant
Business News

WATCH: Comedian John Oliver Takes On FCC in Witty Net Neutrality Rant

The HBO host says of the agency's net neutrality proposals, 'if you want to do something evil, put it inside something boring.'
The One Habit That Can Make or Break Your Success
Starting a Business

The One Habit That Can Make or Break Your Success

Why simply being on time can help you have it all.
Don't Be That Boss: Sayings You Should Never Let Slip
Leadership

Don't Be That Boss: Sayings You Should Never Let Slip

A workplace's success all comes down to communication, so be sure to avoid saying these things to your employees.
Was Apple's Beats Acquisition Smart or Desperate?
Grow Your Business

Was Apple's Beats Acquisition Smart or Desperate?

The tech giant has always been known for its innovation, but its latest move is leading some to question whether it's losing its edge.
Productive Ways to Jumpstart Your Day
Lifestyle

Productive Ways to Jumpstart Your Day

Cut out daily distractions all day long with these early-morning strategies.
How to Write a Great Mission Statement
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How to Write a Great Mission Statement

Your mission statement can be as important to your success as your business plan.
How This Wildly Popular Web Series Made It Big
The 'Treps

How This Wildly Popular Web Series Made It Big

The creators of 'Submissions Only,' a comedy web series that airs on BroadwayWorld.com, have struck a sweet spot with audiences well beyond the theater world.
WATCH: Kids React to Old Computers With Wonder and Confusion
Technology

WATCH: Kids React to Old Computers With Wonder and Confusion

But seriously, how do you turn this thing on?
Why You Need a Marketing Plan
Starting a Business

Why You Need a Marketing Plan

With your growth strategy in mind, a marketing plan can help your mission.
Just How Long Has 'Selfie' Been Around, Anyway?
Social Media

Just How Long Has 'Selfie' Been Around, Anyway?

The Merriam-Webster dictionary has added 150 new words, many of which have been around for a surprisingly long time.
What These Influential Leaders Want to Tell Today's 22-Year-Olds
The 'Treps

What These Influential Leaders Want to Tell Today's 22-Year-Olds

Richard Branson, Deepak Chopra and other LinkedIn Influencers look back at themselves at 22 to offer advice to this year's group of college graduates.
New FCC Program Lets You Text 911 in an Emergency
Technology

New FCC Program Lets You Text 911 in an Emergency

Though not yet nationally available, text-to-911 could change how we ask for help.
TOMS Founder: 'Focus on Your Passion. Nothing Else Matters.'
The 'Treps

TOMS Founder: 'Focus on Your Passion. Nothing Else Matters.'

After failing at launching a cable network, Blake Mycoskie found his passion in social entrepreneurship. Here is how he turned TOMS into a global force for good.
Like Airbnb, Birchbox Jumps to TV with First Commercial
Grow Your Business

Like Airbnb, Birchbox Jumps to TV with First Commercial

Digitally-minded startups are taking to TV to raise their profiles and reach new users.
This Crazy, High-Tech Billboard Does More Than Just Display Ads
Technology

This Crazy, High-Tech Billboard Does More Than Just Display Ads

Get this: An innovative billboard from a university in Peru cleans the air around it. Yup.
Someone New Wants to Chat With You: Your Refrigerator
Technology

Someone New Wants to Chat With You: Your Refrigerator

Customers in South Korea can now purchase LG's smart fridges, ovens and washing machines equipped with a social messaging system called HomeChat.
NSA's Cryptic Tweet Was Actually a Recruiting Tool
Social Media

NSA's Cryptic Tweet Was Actually a Recruiting Tool

The surveillance agency tweeted out a scrambled message on Monday meant to draw in would-be code breakers.
Amazon's New Twitter Hashtag Puts Items in Your Shopping Cart
The 'Treps

Amazon's New Twitter Hashtag Puts Items in Your Shopping Cart

With #AmazonCart, you can now add items to your Amazon shopping basket without leaving Twitter.
Foursquare Doesn't Want to Be Just 'That Check-In App' Anymore
Social Media

Foursquare Doesn't Want to Be Just 'That Check-In App' Anymore

Looking to take on sites like Yelp and Facebook, the location-based social networking service is revamping its old app and adding a new app called Swarm.
Mark Cuban's Rules for Running a Stellar Startup
The 'Treps

Mark Cuban's Rules for Running a Stellar Startup

The serial entrepreneur imparts advice from experience running his own ventures and encouraging new business owners.
Make Your Company's Name Unforgettable
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Make Your Company's Name Unforgettable

Your business will stand out with these tips for naming a new venture.
The Women Behind Networking Platform Be Moxie Want to Pay It Forward
Leadership

The Women Behind Networking Platform Be Moxie Want to Pay It Forward

Aline Murta, Macia Batista and Joannie Diaz are hoping to mentor on a broad scale.
An Inside Look at Yahoo's Original Series
Grow Your Business

An Inside Look at Yahoo's Original Series

Yahoo announced two original comedy series -- one about a misfit spaceship crew and one about Las Vegas's first pro basketball team.
Are Self-Driving Cars Only a Matter of Time?
Technology

Are Self-Driving Cars Only a Matter of Time?

Google has released new footage of vehicles in its self-driving cars program reacting to pedestrians, cyclists, stop signs and more.
Facebook Buys Popular Fitness-Tracker App So It Can Know Even More About You
Grow Your Business

Facebook Buys Popular Fitness-Tracker App So It Can Know Even More About You

With its acquisition of Moves, the social network is getting into the fitness-tracking game alongside Fitbit and Nike.
Taking Aim at Costco and Walmart, Amazon Launches Prime Pantry
Business News

Taking Aim at Costco and Walmart, Amazon Launches Prime Pantry

Amazon Prime members can now have big boxes filled with regular-sized household items delivered at a flat rate.
Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair
Technology

Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair

In 50 years' worth of innovation, much has changed. But in some ways, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
OK, You Can Sue Us: General Mills Scraps Controversial Terms of Service Updates
Business News

OK, You Can Sue Us: General Mills Scraps Controversial Terms of Service Updates

Bowing to customer outrage, the food giant has done an about-face on its terms of service.
5 Reasons Stephen Colbert Is a Smart Pick for 'The Late Show'
Leadership

5 Reasons Stephen Colbert Is a Smart Pick for 'The Late Show'

While it's not yet clear if and how Colbert will repurpose his Comedy Central-bred persona for network TV, he is bound to make 'The Late Show' all his own.

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