Entrepreneur: Latest from Jodi Helmer 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 Tue, 27 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT 8 Ways to Make Your Crowdfunding Campaign Pop It seems like everyone and their mother has a Kickstarter campaign. Here's how to get yours noticed. Tue, 27 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233876 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233876 It seems like everyone and their mother has a Kickstarter campaign. Here's how to get yours noticed. Drink Out of Your Glass and Eat It, Too Meet the startup creating tasty edible glasses that could take a bite out of landfills. Mon, 19 May 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233169 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233169 Meet the startup creating tasty edible glasses that could take a bite out of landfills. Naming Your Business? Consider These 3 Points First Finding the right name can make or break your business. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230201 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230201 Finding the right name can make or break your business. Bedtime Gets High-Tech With Digital PJs Inspired by QR-code technology, Juan Murdoch created cotton pajamas printed with a series of dots; when scanned with a smartphone, each dot launches one of 47 narrated bedtime stories, Fri, 29 Nov 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229375 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229375 Inspired by QR-code technology, Juan Murdoch created cotton pajamas printed with a series of dots; when scanned with a smartphone, each dot launches one of 47 narrated bedtime stories, College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business Regaalo, a web service that allows parents to send gifts to students, applies modern technology to an old-fashioned concept. Sat, 05 Oct 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227976 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227976 Regaalo, a web service that allows parents to send gifts to students, applies modern technology to an old-fashioned concept. Menswear for Women Corners a Niche Market Custom clothier Tomboy Tailors crafts bespoke menswear -- for women. Sat, 14 Sep 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227385 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227385 Custom clothier Tomboy Tailors crafts bespoke menswear -- for women. College Startup Offers a Creative Approach to Banish Boring Presentations Instead of boring slides with bullet points and clip art, Big Fish creates presentations that tell stories and resonate emotionally with viewers. Sat, 17 Aug 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227133 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227133 Instead of boring slides with bullet points and clip art, Big Fish creates presentations that tell stories and resonate emotionally with viewers. How a Squinting Dog Inspired a $3 Million Company When their border collie had trouble seeing during a game of fetch, Roni and Ken Di Lullo invented Doggles, tinted sport goggles for dogs. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227358 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227358 When their border collie had trouble seeing during a game of fetch, Roni and Ken Di Lullo invented Doggles, tinted sport goggles for dogs. How a Study Abroad Program Led 2 College Entrepreneurs to a New Idea in Social Networking SociaLink is an app that uses Bluetooth for instant, in-person connections on multiple social networks simultaneously. Sun, 30 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226766 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226766 SociaLink is an app that uses Bluetooth for instant, in-person connections on multiple social networks simultaneously. Inside a College Entrepreneur's Unique Coat Check Business A stolen jacket leads to a big business for an Indiana University grad. Sat, 01 Jun 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226384 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226384 A stolen jacket leads to a big business for an Indiana University grad. College Startup Rethinks Laundry A prepaid campus laundry service offers a lesson in entrepreneurship. Sat, 27 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226131 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226131 A prepaid campus laundry service offers a lesson in entrepreneurship. College Entrepreneurs Create Software to Help Businesses Thrive How three UPenn students created Airtime, a program that creates banners that turn e-mail signatures into branded messages. Sat, 23 Mar 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225823 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225823 How three UPenn students created Airtime, a program that creates banners that turn e-mail signatures into branded messages. Former Software Engineer Takes a High-Tech Approach to Farming How PodPonics transformed an unused lot in Atlanta into a productive farm. Sat, 09 Mar 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225476 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225476 How PodPonics transformed an unused lot in Atlanta into a productive farm. Web Startup Will Find the Best Parking Spot Ben Sann was a junior in high school when he came up with an idea for a website that would post the rates of parking garages all over New York. BestParking.com has now grown to include six cities. Sat, 02 Mar 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225477 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225477 Ben Sann was a junior in high school when he came up with an idea for a website that would post the rates of parking garages all over New York. BestParking.com has now grown to include six cities. College Entrepreneur Creates Wireless Headphones A young DJ mixes up a wireless sound solution with his startup EarTop. Sat, 26 Jan 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225248 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225248 A young DJ mixes up a wireless sound solution with his startup EarTop. College Entrepreneur Dives Into Niche Business A University of Oregon grad turns his love of coral into a thriving niche business. Sat, 12 Jan 2013 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225020 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225020 A University of Oregon grad turns his love of coral into a thriving niche business. College Entrepreneurs Invent a Way to Keep Beer Cold KegSkins banishes the biggest party foul -- warm beer. Sun, 02 Dec 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224759 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224759 KegSkins banishes the biggest party foul -- warm beer. Two Entrepreneurs Find Niche in Custom Wooden Bicycles Woodworkers carve out a niche with an offbeat, high-end product. Sun, 25 Nov 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224757 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224757 Woodworkers carve out a niche with an offbeat, high-end product. Papernomad Makes Biodegradable Sleeves for Mobile Devices A low-tech material protects high-tech products and reduces waste. Sat, 10 Nov 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224450 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224450 A low-tech material protects high-tech products and reduces waste. How Two Business Students Created Nutrition Bars for Dancers Julia Erickson and Aaron Ingley were both ballet dancers and business students when they came up with an idea to keep dancers full between rehearsals. Sun, 28 Oct 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224456 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224456 Julia Erickson and Aaron Ingley were both ballet dancers and business students when they came up with an idea to keep dancers full between rehearsals. How a Bad Roommate Sparked a Dorm-Room Startup RoommateFit, an online matching software modeled after online dating sites, grew out of Justin Mares' bad roommate experience his freshman year. Sun, 23 Sep 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224297 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224297 RoommateFit, an online matching software modeled after online dating sites, grew out of Justin Mares' bad roommate experience his freshman year. Young Entrepreneur Creates a Multimedia Music App Part music magazine, part discovery engine, the free iPad app Groovebug pairs downloaded music with photos, videos, and reviews. Sun, 02 Sep 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224010 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224010 Part music magazine, part discovery engine, the free iPad app Groovebug pairs downloaded music with photos, videos, and reviews. College Entrepreneurs Find a Green Niche in an Online Farmers Market The young environmentalists with a passion for sustainable agriculture won $10,000 in a business contest to launch the farm-to-front-door venture. Fri, 17 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223839 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223839 The young environmentalists with a passion for sustainable agriculture won $10,000 in a business contest to launch the farm-to-front-door venture. Success in a Flash: How One Young Trep Turned DIY into ROI How Flash Pals is gaining traction with its fuzzy animal-themed storage devices. Sat, 14 Jul 2012 06:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228807 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228807 How Flash Pals is gaining traction with its fuzzy animal-themed storage devices. Young Entrepreneur Carves a Creative Niche with USB Drives How Flash Pals is gaining traction with its fuzzy animal-themed storage devices. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223650 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223650 How Flash Pals is gaining traction with its fuzzy animal-themed storage devices. Harvard Grads' Startup Rewards Gym Rats, Penalizes Couch Potatoes An Ivy League economics assignment becomes a profitable business proposition: Work out or pay up. Thu, 24 May 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223522 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223522 An Ivy League economics assignment becomes a profitable business proposition: Work out or pay up. A Dorm-Room Startup on an Environmental Mission A student entrepreneur vows to make an environmental impact with his online wedding invitations. Sun, 26 Feb 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222810 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222810 A student entrepreneur vows to make an environmental impact with his online wedding invitations. Do What You Love; Get Rich Can you really make a living doing what you love? These entrepreneurs prove it's not only possible, but profitable. Thu, 10 Nov 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80772 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80772 Can you really make a living doing what you love? These entrepreneurs prove it's not only possible, but profitable. Passion Into Profit Can you really make a living doing what you love? These entrepreneurs prove it's not only possible, it can be profitable, too. Sat, 01 Oct 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80130 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80130 Can you really make a living doing what you love? These entrepreneurs prove it's not only possible, it can be profitable, too. Home Invasion When your home is your office, hiring employees is a touchy task. Learn how to set boundaries and cover your bases. Wed, 27 Jul 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78970 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78970 When your home is your office, hiring employees is a touchy task. Learn how to set boundaries and cover your bases.