Scott Gerber

Scott Gerber is the founder of Sizzle It!, a New York-based sizzle reel production company specializing in promotional videos for PR and marketing professionals, and the Young Entrepreneur Council. He is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, columnist, public speaker and author of Never Get a "Real" Job: How To Dump Your Boss, Build a Business and Not Go Broke (Wiley, 2010).

27 Recent Stories

Six Ways to Smooth Out Uneven Cash Flow
Managing Cash Flow

Six Ways to Smooth Out Uneven Cash Flow

How one small-business owner made strategic changes when finances became unpredictable.
Five Ways to Re-Energize Sales
Sales Techniques

Five Ways to Re-Energize Sales

An entrepreneur shares strategies that helped breathe new life into his company.
Never Get a Real Job
Startup Basics

Never Get a Real Job

Five things you need to know to always be your own boss
How Can I Stay Effective Under Pressure?
Business Management

How Can I Stay Effective Under Pressure?

Scott Gerber, founder of Sizzle It! and the Young Entrepreneur Council, on keeping your cool when tensions run high.
How Can I Find a Mentor?
Startup Basics

How Can I Find a Mentor?

Scott Gerber, founder and chief executive of Sizzle It! and the Young Entrepreneur Council, on securing introductions to those who can open doors for you.
What's the Best Way to Stay Motivated?
Productivity

What's the Best Way to Stay Motivated?

Scott Gerber, founder and chief executive of Sizzle It! and the Young Entrepreneur Council, on creating a boredom back-up plan to avoid burnout.
How Can I Come Up With a Name for My Company?
Startup Basics

How Can I Come Up With a Name for My Company?

Scott Gerber, founder and chief executive of Sizzle It! and the Young Entrepreneur Council, on how to decide on a name for your business.
The One-Paragraph Start-Up Plan
Young Entrepreneurs

The One-Paragraph Start-Up Plan

Use these five steps to write a practical business plan to launch a new company quickly.
The Young Entrepreneur's Generation Gap Challenge
Young Entrepreneurs

The Young Entrepreneur's Generation Gap Challenge

Here are three tips that will serve you well when dealing with an age bully.
10 Do's and Don'ts for Facebook Pages
Online Marketing

10 Do's and Don'ts for Facebook Pages

Use these tips to make the most of your Facebook marketing efforts.
Using Sizzle Reels to Brand and Market Your Business
Branding

Using Sizzle Reels to Brand and Market Your Business

11 tips for producing short videos that will captivate your audience, spread your message and increase sales
Why Young Entrepreneurs Fail
Growth Strategies

Why Young Entrepreneurs Fail

Founder of Under30CEO.com, Matt Wilson, shares tips to avoid failure.
Cash Flow & Money Management

Ditch Your Bad Financial Habits

Straight talk and business tips from personal finance guru Ramit Sethi.
Young Entrepreneurs

Vote For Art: Democratizing Collegiate Apparel

Jeremy Parker infiltrated an institution and made crowdsourcing profitable
Young Entrepreneurs

The Upstarts Are Coming

An inside look at the latest book from renowned author and journalist, Donna Fenn
Young Entrepreneurs

Summit Series: Connecting Young Entrepreneurs

Elliot Bisnow created a networking event to bring together young captains-of-industry.
Business Ideas

Involver: A New Frontier in Marketing

Rahim Fazal forged a niche helping advertisers engage customers using new media formats.
Startup Basics

Increase Your Startup's Online Visibility

5 ways to develop engaging brand language and ensure success on the internet
Startup Basics

10 Tips for the First-Time Business Owner

Advice from a young entrepreneur in the trenches
Success Stories

Unigo: Retooling the College Guidebook

This young entrepreneur is giving students the power to rate and review their schools.
Business Ideas

5 Steps to Building a Successful Niche Business

A simple service can win big in a small market.
Marketing Ideas

Marketing That Pops

Magnetic 3D is cornering the market on high definition, 3-D advertising
Startup Basics

The 10 Worst Partners For Your Start-Up

Don't give away equity or authority to these characters.
Success Stories

School for Entrepreneurship Hits the Road

These young entrepreneurs take school for startups on tour.
Startup Basics

6 Steps to the Perfect Pitch

Learn to succeed with investors--from a guy who failed.
Starting a Business

HARO: Tapping Into Sources

This simple service is connecting journalists with sources.
Starting a Business

Look Like a Multimillion Dollar Brand

Five ways to look like you make a lot of money without spending a lot.

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