Entrepreneur: Latest from Shira Lazar http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:30:00 GMT Using Video Like the Big Brands What's Trending host Shira Lazar talks about what small business can learn from how the big brands use video. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/228078 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/228078 What's Trending host Shira Lazar talks about what small business can learn from how the big brands use video. Amanda De Cadenet Proves How Great Conversations Can Empower Brands and Viewers As host of Lifetime's The Conversation, Amanda De Cadenet has amassed a huge following. Here's how the model/actress is making that viewership count. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 12:00:21 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229099 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229099 As host of Lifetime's The Conversation, Amanda De Cadenet has amassed a huge following. Here's how the model/actress is making that viewership count. How to Use Video to Reach Customers Shira Lazar of What's Trending has tips for businesses that want to spread the word about their brand. Mon, 22 Jul 2013 06:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/227345 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/227345 Shira Lazar of What's Trending has tips for businesses that want to spread the word about their brand. The Creator of Funny or Die's 'Drunk History' on Wacky Business Ideas That Work The web series 'Drunk History' just made its TV debut on Comedy Central this week. Derek Waters, the show's creator, offers some tips for brainstorming and taking risks. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229043 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229043 The web series 'Drunk History' just made its TV debut on Comedy Central this week. Derek Waters, the show's creator, offers some tips for brainstorming and taking risks. What's Trending WithÂ…Yael Cohen? The F%#@ Cancer Founder on Starting a Movement YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with Yael Cohen at this year's SXSW. Here, she describes her startup story and offers advice to other young entrepreneurs. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228945 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228945 YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with Yael Cohen at this year's SXSW. Here, she describes her startup story and offers advice to other young entrepreneurs. What's Trending WithÂ… Jason Silva? The Former Current TV Host Turned YouTube Star on Big Ideas YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with the ever inspiring Jason Silva. Here, he dishes on where the best ideas come from and how to cultivate them. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228943 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228943 YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with the ever inspiring Jason Silva. Here, he dishes on where the best ideas come from and how to cultivate them. What's Trending With...Randi Zuckerberg? The Facebook Founder's Sister Talks About What's Next YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with Randi Zuckerberg at this year's SXSW. Beyond her uber famous brother, she talks about her own growing media empire. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228944 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228944 YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with Randi Zuckerberg at this year's SXSW. Beyond her uber famous brother, she talks about her own growing media empire. What's Trending With...Baratunde Thurston? The Comedian/Digital Savant Talks Business YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with author Baratunde Thurston to chat about his comedy/technology startup Cultivated Wit. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228941 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228941 YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with author Baratunde Thurston to chat about his comedy/technology startup Cultivated Wit. What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas, Unless You're Tony Hsieh At SXSW, Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stops by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW V2V program and more. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226056 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226056 At SXSW, Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stops by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW V2V program and more. Russell Simmons Sets His Sights on YouTube with 'Post-Racial' Programming For all of the future media startups out there, consider this tip from Uncle Rush: Go digital my friend. Here, the entrepreneur icon describes his plans for the future YouTube network 'All Def Digital.' Sun, 10 Mar 2013 08:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226025 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226025 For all of the future media startups out there, consider this tip from Uncle Rush: Go digital my friend. Here, the entrepreneur icon describes his plans for the future YouTube network 'All Def Digital.' Think Like Zuck: The Secrets to Facebook's Success Intel's social-media strategist and author of new book on Mark Zuckerberg Ekaterina Walter shares her insights on how the social network became so popular, as well as other business lessons. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 09:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225577 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225577 Intel's social-media strategist and author of new book on Mark Zuckerberg Ekaterina Walter shares her insights on how the social network became so popular, as well as other business lessons. Adventures in Candy Land: Dylan Lauren on Her Confectionary Empire Having a famous fashion designer as a father obviously helped fuel Dylan Lauren's entrepreneurial ambitions, but a passion for gummy bears and Belgian chocolate has helped her thrive. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225534 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225534 Having a famous fashion designer as a father obviously helped fuel Dylan Lauren's entrepreneurial ambitions, but a passion for gummy bears and Belgian chocolate has helped her thrive. How Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton Is Bringing Storytelling into the Digital Age The actor discusses his transition into entrepreneurship and offers some key tips for young treps. Mon, 26 Nov 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225064 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225064 The actor discusses his transition into entrepreneurship and offers some key tips for young treps. Social-Media Maven Amy Jo Martin on Working Hard and Being a Renegade Digital Royalty's Amy Jo Martin left the Phoenix Suns to launch her digital and social-media empire. Here are her tips for how to score more points with customers. Sun, 04 Nov 2012 06:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224836 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224836 Digital Royalty's Amy Jo Martin left the Phoenix Suns to launch her digital and social-media empire. Here are her tips for how to score more points with customers. David Segal on DAVIDsTEA: North America's Next Starbucks? While this startup likely won't topple the reigning queen of coffee anytime soon, the skill and backing required to open up shop across North America shouldn't be underestimated. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224632 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224632 While this startup likely won't topple the reigning queen of coffee anytime soon, the skill and backing required to open up shop across North America shouldn't be underestimated. What the Founder of Travel Site Trippy Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship Serial entrepreneur J.R. Johnson launched his first company 12 years ago at age 28. Here's what he wishes he knew then. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 03:00:06 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228834 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228834 Serial entrepreneur J.R. Johnson launched his first company 12 years ago at age 28. Here's what he wishes he knew then. Thrillist's Ben Lerer on Success as a Young Trep Despite his famous father, the Thrillist co-founder has managed to find massive success in business on his own. Here, we ask him about his victories -- and challenges. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224242 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224242 Despite his famous father, the Thrillist co-founder has managed to find massive success in business on his own. Here, we ask him about his victories -- and challenges. Thrillist's Ben Lerer on his Success as a Young Trep Despite his famous father, the Thrillist co-founder has managed to find massive success in business on his own. Here, we ask him about his victories -- and challenges. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 03:00:18 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228824 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228824 Despite his famous father, the Thrillist co-founder has managed to find massive success in business on his own. Here, we ask him about his victories -- and challenges. Mike Jones on Ditching La La Land for Silicon Beach Los Angeles has long been a mecca for creative types. Now it's attracting techies too. Tue, 24 Jul 2012 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224064 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224064 Los Angeles has long been a mecca for creative types. Now it's attracting techies too. How Being a Party Animal Helped SpiritHoods Grow Its Business When it comes to starting up in the fashion world, safety can be dangerous. See how SpiritHoods went to the edge -- and found success. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223966 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223966 When it comes to starting up in the fashion world, safety can be dangerous. See how SpiritHoods went to the edge -- and found success. New York, the City that Never Disconnects? New York is claiming ever more tech cred these days. Steven Rosenbaum, the city's first Entrepreneur at Large, discusses the Big Apple and the burgeoning idea of curation. Fri, 15 Jun 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223811 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223811 New York is claiming ever more tech cred these days. Steven Rosenbaum, the city's first Entrepreneur at Large, discusses the Big Apple and the burgeoning idea of curation. Mobile Roadie's Co-Founder on What You Need to Know Now About the Future of Mobile Apps If the future of business is mobile, where are mobile apps headed? We spoke with the entrepreneur behind the first self-service app creator on the road ahead. Mon, 07 May 2012 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223510 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223510 If the future of business is mobile, where are mobile apps headed? We spoke with the entrepreneur behind the first self-service app creator on the road ahead. Daymond John on Engaging Young Entrepreneurs and Building a Better Business The 'Shark Tank' investor shares his thoughts on youth and entrepreneurship, as well as business trends and using social media. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223409 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223409 The 'Shark Tank' investor shares his thoughts on youth and entrepreneurship, as well as business trends and using social media. Warby Parker's Grand Vision: Innovating Eyewear Through Social Media The eyewear company's co-founder discusses embracing social media and digital tools to enhance customers' experiences and engagement. Tue, 10 Apr 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223309 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223309 The eyewear company's co-founder discusses embracing social media and digital tools to enhance customers' experiences and engagement. Rainn Wilson on SoulPancake and Social Media See how the actor's new media company SoulPancake is making a business out of helping you chew on life's big questions. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223277 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223277 See how the actor's new media company SoulPancake is making a business out of helping you chew on life's big questions. A Chat With Sir Richard Branson Entrepreneur.com columnist Shira Lazar talked to Sir Richard Branson just after Virgin Atlantic's inaugural flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia. Wed, 04 Apr 2012 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223273 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223273 Entrepreneur.com columnist Shira Lazar talked to Sir Richard Branson just after Virgin Atlantic's inaugural flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia. Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez on TV, Social Media and Entrepreneurship When it comes to creating something totally new, cutting-edge film director Robert Rodriguez offers this advice. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 12:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223186 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223186 When it comes to creating something totally new, cutting-edge film director Robert Rodriguez offers this advice. How Zombies Became a Social-Media Firebomb Movies and TV shows like 'The Walking Dead' have taken hold of the nation's imagination. See what you can learn from a zombie. Thu, 08 Mar 2012 04:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223075 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223075 Movies and TV shows like 'The Walking Dead' have taken hold of the nation's imagination. See what you can learn from a zombie. Social Media Tips from the Oscars The Oscars may be a must watch event, but is it also a must Tweet event? Business owners, you be the judges. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 06:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222863 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222863 The Oscars may be a must watch event, but is it also a must Tweet event? Business owners, you be the judges. How the White House Became a Social-Media Powerhouse Macon Phillips, the White House's director of New Media, describes how the administration is using social media in unique ways -- and how your business can too. Wed, 08 Feb 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222755 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222755 Macon Phillips, the White House's director of New Media, describes how the administration is using social media in unique ways -- and how your business can too.