Sara Wilson

30 Recent Stories

Human Resources

What to Know Before Hiring a Freelancer

Use these 6 tips to get the most from temporary talent.
Starting a Business

Laid Off? Find Your Next Big Opportunity

Learn from 2 entrepreneurs who found upside in the downturn.
Marketing

Free Marketing Via Social Networks

Make the most of your time online.
Marketing

Get Thee to a PR Firm

These entrepreneurs knew it was time to hire a PR firm when.
Business Ideas

Something From Nothing

A look at how life leads to business.
Startup Basics

Make it Big--Locally

Taking your business far and wide doesn't have to mean crossing state lines or landing national accounts.
Money

Loans for Local Producers

A new option for independent local producers.
Starting a Business

The Worst Ideas That Made Tons of Money

Sometimes it's better to be lucky than smart.
Growth Strategies

Think Like a Negotiator

Knowing how to negotiate is always important, especially when cash is tight.
New Ideas

Think Like a Negotiator

Knowing how to negotiate is always important, especially when cash is tight.
Starting a Business

You Can Start a Restaurant in a Down Economy

In an industry so unforgiving, what's the recipe for starting a restaurant in a recession?
Business Ideas

Laid Off? Check Here

If you're looking to get off the ground, these are the first steps.
Business Management

When to Lower Your Price Point

You'll pay the price if you swing the wrong way when navigating the price point waters.
Starting a Business

Capitalize on Nostalgia

Sometimes all it takes to find the next big idea is a dash of the old.
Starting a Business

Build a Billion-Dollar Business

It starts with strategic thinking and thoughtful growth. Here's an inside look at how two successful businesses went from zero to $1 billion.
Starting a Business

Beginner Bad Habits

To keep yourself and your startup afloat, dodge these three dead zones.
Growth Strategies

Build a Billion-Dollar Business

It starts with strategic thinking and thoughtful growth. Here's an inside look at how two successful businesses went from zero to $1 billion.
Business Management

5 Ways to Spur Employee Creativity

Stagnation is a bad thing. Keep your employees engaged with these ideas.
Business Management

Feeding the Anti-Tipping Movement

Do tip jars have you crying uncle? Some restaurants are testing the no-tipping waters.
10 Tips for Getting Your Business on Reality TV
Public Relations

10 Tips for Getting Your Business on Reality TV

From pitching your humble beginnings to finding the right point person, we've got the picture-perfect tips to get your business in the spotlight.
Starting a Business

Laid Off in 2008? Start a Business in 2009

3 budding entrepreneurs share how they made the most of their recent job losses.
Startup Basics

Tech Hotbed: NYC

Wall Street may be taking its lumps, but tech is flourishing in the Big Apple.
Money

The Cost of a Price Hike

When it's time to add fees, be clear about what and why.
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