Entrepreneur: Latest from Katherine Duncan 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 Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT Leveraging Big Data to Boost Click-Through Rates Retention Science uses predictive algorithms to create automated marketing campaigns for companies based on customers' buying patterns. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234005 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234005 Retention Science uses predictive algorithms to create automated marketing campaigns for companies based on customers' buying patterns. Despite Challenges, Franchising Continues to Rebound in 2014 The sector created an estimated 11,000 new establishments and 150,000-plus jobs in 2013, outpacing the overall U.S. economy in business formation and job growth. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230288 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230288 The sector created an estimated 11,000 new establishments and 150,000-plus jobs in 2013, outpacing the overall U.S. economy in business formation and job growth. Digital or Traditional Marketing? Depends on Your Business Base your marketing strategies on what you're selling. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228652 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228652 Base your marketing strategies on what you're selling. Connect With Angry Customers Before They Yelp The app OwnerLists establishes a direct line of communication between business owners and their customers, allowing them to respond directly to negative reviews. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228308 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228308 The app OwnerLists establishes a direct line of communication between business owners and their customers, allowing them to respond directly to negative reviews. Tracking Customers Beyond Google Analytics A marketing shop gleans powerful insights on visitors to clients' sites, filling in the details where Google Analytics leaves off. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228310 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228310 A marketing shop gleans powerful insights on visitors to clients' sites, filling in the details where Google Analytics leaves off. 3 Steps for Assembling a Startup Dream Team You may have a great idea, but your company's fate depends in large part on the strength of your team. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227132 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227132 You may have a great idea, but your company's fate depends in large part on the strength of your team. How an Ad Agency Fixed Its Call-Center Marketing Using the RingRevenue platform, buyCalls was able to sniff out some major discrepancies in their campaigns. Sun, 20 Oct 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227911 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227911 Using the RingRevenue platform, buyCalls was able to sniff out some major discrepancies in their campaigns. How Keeping Wine Cold Became a Hot Business Ben Hewitt created the Corkcicle to ensure "perfectly chilled wine every time." Sat, 12 Oct 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227974 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227974 Ben Hewitt created the Corkcicle to ensure "perfectly chilled wine every time." Find the Right Hires for Each Stage of Your Startup From your business partners to full-time staff, here is what to look for at three critical stages of your startup. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226858 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226858 From your business partners to full-time staff, here is what to look for at three critical stages of your startup. Revolutionizing the Way We Watch TV and Movies HitBliss, an online streaming site, allows users to pay for movies and TV shows with cash earned from watching ads. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227070 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227070 HitBliss, an online streaming site, allows users to pay for movies and TV shows with cash earned from watching ads. The Serial Entrepreneur Who Is Tackling E-Waste With EcoATMs Automated kiosks that buy back used electronics aim to ease the electronic waste burden and put cash in consumers' pockets. Thu, 23 May 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226675 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226675 Automated kiosks that buy back used electronics aim to ease the electronic waste burden and put cash in consumers' pockets. A Mobile App That Makes Hailing a Taxi Easier and More Efficient No more waiting for a ride. Hailo aims to connect passengers and taxis within two minutes in cities all over the world. Wed, 22 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226684 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226684 No more waiting for a ride. Hailo aims to connect passengers and taxis within two minutes in cities all over the world. How to Bring Life Back to Your Office Are you in need of some recharging? Is your staff looking a little drained? We've got the tools and tips to help you get back in action. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226106 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226106 Are you in need of some recharging? Is your staff looking a little drained? We've got the tools and tips to help you get back in action. How to Spread the Word Through Content Marketing Five tips for getting your online content marketing message right. Wed, 13 Mar 2013 08:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225940 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225940 Five tips for getting your online content marketing message right. How to Build an Advisory Board Why you should consider building an advisory team alongside your business plan -- and how to get started. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 08:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225938 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225938 Why you should consider building an advisory team alongside your business plan -- and how to get started. How to Stay Excited About Your Business A motivational psychology expert suggests strategies to put into play once your initial enthusiasm about your startup starts to waver. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225803 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225803 A motivational psychology expert suggests strategies to put into play once your initial enthusiasm about your startup starts to waver. How to Combat Identity Theft Two small businesses team up to combat fraud. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225211 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225211 Two small businesses team up to combat fraud. App Aims to Satisfy Real-Estate Lust A photo of any house reveals treasure troves of app-generated info. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224999 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224999 A photo of any house reveals treasure troves of app-generated info. iPad App Sources Travel Photos From Facebook A crowdsourced code allows a travel-photo app to take off. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224744 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224744 A crowdsourced code allows a travel-photo app to take off. New Tool Gauges Pinterest Mentions Social media marketing dashboard MarketMeSuite can show you how many pinners are promoting your company on the popular social sharing site. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224278 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224278 Social media marketing dashboard MarketMeSuite can show you how many pinners are promoting your company on the popular social sharing site. How a Pint-Size Entrepreneur Solved a Sticky Toy Dilemma When he was just 9 years old, Greyson Maclean discovered the key to his Lego frustrations on a pair of sunglasses. Sun, 30 Sep 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224296 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224296 When he was just 9 years old, Greyson Maclean discovered the key to his Lego frustrations on a pair of sunglasses. Four Fitness Startups Find a Unique Workout Niche Boutique health clubs are competing with established players like 24 Hour Fitness by creating unique ways to break a sweat. Here are four that are changing the way we work out. Sat, 28 Jul 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223783 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223783 Boutique health clubs are competing with established players like 24 Hour Fitness by creating unique ways to break a sweat. Here are four that are changing the way we work out. JetSuite Brings Efficiency and Speed to the Private-Jet Set JetSuite's founder sees smaller planes as the solution to the "broken" $14 billion private-aviation industry. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223857 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223857 JetSuite's founder sees smaller planes as the solution to the "broken" $14 billion private-aviation industry. Carving a New Niche in Craft Beer How the Growler Station is building a business on a new beer-to-go concept. Fri, 22 Jun 2012 02:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223738 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223738 How the Growler Station is building a business on a new beer-to-go concept. A Fork in the Road Two experts weigh in on career transitions Fri, 01 Jun 2012 18:12:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223479 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223479 Two experts weigh in on career transitions BeachMint Carves a Retail Niche with Celebrity Appeal How Myspace veteran Josh Berman and serial entrepreneur Diego Berdakin are using personal recommendations for exclusive merchandise by celebrity design partners. Tue, 22 May 2012 18:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223610 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223610 How Myspace veteran Josh Berman and serial entrepreneur Diego Berdakin are using personal recommendations for exclusive merchandise by celebrity design partners. Companies to Watch in the Mom-and-Pop Space Is parenthood inspiring your entrepreneurial instincts? Consider the stories of these cool companies for modern parents from a range of industries. Wed, 21 Mar 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223116 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223116 Is parenthood inspiring your entrepreneurial instincts? Consider the stories of these cool companies for modern parents from a range of industries. How to Build a Brilliant Team A Dale Carnegie top executive reveals who you need and where to find them. Thu, 15 Mar 2012 01:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222972 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222972 A Dale Carnegie top executive reveals who you need and where to find them. How Shopify Became the Go-To Ecommerce Platform for Startups Dissatisfied with options for online storefronts, a snowboard seller and his friend built one themselves. Now thousands of other businesses use their customizable store builder. Tue, 13 Mar 2012 02:37:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222967 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222967 Dissatisfied with options for online storefronts, a snowboard seller and his friend built one themselves. Now thousands of other businesses use their customizable store builder. Designing a More Work-Friendly Workspace A company ditches its traditional office for a cost-effective space that better reflects the way it does business. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222786 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222786 A company ditches its traditional office for a cost-effective space that better reflects the way it does business.