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Sarah Pierce

30 Recent Stories

From Dream Chaser to Dream Maker

Meet 3 entrepreneurs who never "made it big" until they started helping others reach the same dream.
November 25, 2008 in Success Stories

Convert Passers-By Into Purchasers

Take advantage of event crowds by getting people off the street and into your store.
October 31, 2008 in Marketing Ideas

3 Perks That Work in Lieu of Raises

Keep employees happy with creative benefits they'll value more than money.
October 1, 2008 in Managing Employees

Stretch Your Dollar With Horizontal Marketing

Partnering with a company that shares your target market saves you time and money.
August 8, 2008 in Marketing Basics

The Business of Politics

A surge of young voters is fueling a niche market that targets their growing passion.
July 30, 2008 in Branding

Surviving a Seasonal Business

It takes a year-round effort to maximize profits in your peak season. Here are 4 principles to get you there.
July 15, 2008 in Business Ideas

Top 10 Fast Food Franchises

Want supersized sales figures? Here are the hottest food chains around the country.
May 22, 2008 in Franchises

Leaving the Rat Race

Making the transition from a 9-to-5 job requires a leap of faith. Here's how 3 entrepreneurs finally cut the strings.
May 21, 2008 in Success Stories

Thanks, Mom

5 simple lessons from the women who raised them helped these entrepreneurs succeed.
May 7, 2008 in Startup Basics

Pump It Up

Rising gas prices can mean rising profits, if you play it smart.
April 25, 2008 in Success Stories

A Place for the Home Based

Shared work spaces give solo-preneurs offices to call their own.
April 14, 2008 in Home Based Business

Spring Into Style

Need a new work wardrobe? Check out this season's must-have office attire.
March 13, 2008 in Lifestyle

Pay Me, I'm Irish

St. Patrick's Day means a giant pot o' gold for some local Irish bars.
March 12, 2008 in Success Stories

Spirit of the Entrepreneur

These 5 characteristics will take you far as you start your business.
February 28, 2008 in Startup Basics

The Future of Customer Service

Mobile technology is changing the way consumers search for answers.
February 11, 2008 in Business Management

Good Food Delivered

New trends in prepared-meal delivery offer healthy, gourmet options fit for any appetite.
January 17, 2008 in Business Ideas

Photobucket: Finding the Missing Link

Being #1 is just a drop in the bucket for this popular photo-sharing site.
October 26, 2007 in Success Stories

Thinking Outside the Bottle

Beer entrepreneurs quench the thirst of increasingly savvy consumers.
October 11, 2007 in Business Ideas

Dorm Room Dreams

Student entrepreneurs hit the mark with businesses aimed at fellow students.
October 3, 2007 in Success Stories

Up Close and Entrepreneurial

Dating is hard enough without running a business at the same time. Here's how to cope.
September 26, 2007 in Work/Life Balance

Turning to Plan B

Sometimes even the best business ideas need some adjustments--or a complete overhaul.
September 11, 2007 in Business Management

Virtual Life Worth Living?

Experts weigh in on whether the virtual world can actually help your business.
August 9, 2007 in Technology

The Perfect Presentation: Appearance

In part 5 of a 6-week series, we share our tips for dressing to impress.
August 3, 2007 in Marketing Basics

No Longer Lost in Translation

A near death in the family prompts two brothers to create the first digital-video link between doctors, patients and live translators.
July 23, 2007 in Success Stories

The Perfect Presentation: Speaking

In part 3 of a 6-week series, you'll learn how to deliver your material like a seasoned presenter.
July 20, 2007 in Marketing Basics

The Perfect Presentation: Materials

In part 1 of a 6-week series, we discuss how to create materials that will impress potential investors.
July 5, 2007 in Marketing Basics

Cutting Down Costs, Not Trees

One entrepreneur is saving the environment--and your pocketbook--by eliminating wasted printer paper.
June 29, 2007 in Technology

The Intranet Grows Up

From MySpace-style profiles to video blogs, check out the cool new things businesses are doing with their intranets.
June 20, 2007 in Technology

Gen Y Myths Debunked

Are young employees really the slackers, whiners and praise-junkies they're made out to be? Here's what the experts have to say.
June 1, 2007 in Managing Employees

The Revolution of Video Advertising

A startup cashes in on the popularity of online video through ads.
May 30, 2007 in Success Stories