Entrepreneur: Latest from Jason Ankeny 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, 08 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT The Inside Story of Flipboard, the App That Makes Digital Content Look Magazine Glossy How serial entrepreneur Mike McCue successfully positioned Flipboard at the forefront of a new era of digital media. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234925 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234925 How serial entrepreneur Mike McCue successfully positioned Flipboard at the forefront of a new era of digital media. This Company Makes Money by Letting Civilians Drive Military Vehicles "We've crushed cars and motor homes. We've even driven tanks through barns," says founder Tony Borglum Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234887 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234887 "We've crushed cars and motor homes. We've even driven tanks through barns," says founder Tony Borglum Crowdsource Your Way to Free Wi-Fi Everywhere By getting people to share a part of their bandwidth, upstart Fon wants to build a no-cost web-access world. Sun, 15 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233999 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233999 By getting people to share a part of their bandwidth, upstart Fon wants to build a no-cost web-access world. Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg The San Francisco startup has developed a plant-based substitute that's both cheaper and healthier than the real thing. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233878 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233878 The San Francisco startup has developed a plant-based substitute that's both cheaper and healthier than the real thing. This Visual-Recognition App Lets You Shop the Streets ASAP54 matches users' photos of apparel and accessories to identical or similar product images stored in its database. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233880 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233880 ASAP54 matches users' photos of apparel and accessories to identical or similar product images stored in its database. How Your Smartphone Is Becoming Your Doctor Withings has created a series of health-care devices designed to integrate seamlessly with your smartphone. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233884 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233884 Withings has created a series of health-care devices designed to integrate seamlessly with your smartphone. This Startup Is Revolutionizing Mobility for Wheelchair Users An electric car signals freedom for people with disabilities. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233886 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233886 An electric car signals freedom for people with disabilities. The Case for Updating the Hiring Process Hiring platform Smarterer wants employers to ditch the resumes and evaluate job candidates through assessment tests. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233888 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233888 Hiring platform Smarterer wants employers to ditch the resumes and evaluate job candidates through assessment tests. How These 10 Marketing Campaigns Became Viral Hits Any company can create word-of-mouth ad -- all it takes is a clever idea and skillful execution. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233207 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233207 Any company can create word-of-mouth ad -- all it takes is a clever idea and skillful execution. The Science Behind Crafting Contagious Content Jonah Berger, a marketing professor a the Wharton School of Business, has identified six key drivers of virality. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233254 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233254 Jonah Berger, a marketing professor a the Wharton School of Business, has identified six key drivers of virality. Success or Failure: Which Breeds Stronger, More Resilient Entrepreneurs? Are champions born or are they made? Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231535 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231535 Are champions born or are they made? Aereo CEO: 'We're on the Side of the Angels' Aereo, which snatches over-the-air TV signals and streams them on the internet for a few dollars a month, is determined to prevail over the TV networks trying to bring it down. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232285 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232285 Aereo, which snatches over-the-air TV signals and streams them on the internet for a few dollars a month, is determined to prevail over the TV networks trying to bring it down. Our Collective Mobile Security Blind Spot With business continuing its shift from the desktop to smartphones and tablets, more than half of all companies now have sensitive information stored on mobile devices. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230877 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230877 With business continuing its shift from the desktop to smartphones and tablets, more than half of all companies now have sensitive information stored on mobile devices. The Secret Behind This Legendary Hollywood Hotel's 50-Year Run The Sunset Marquis isn't just a place where entertainment icons stay and play--it's a Hollywood legend in its own right. Here's your all-access pass. Sat, 01 Feb 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229722 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229722 The Sunset Marquis isn't just a place where entertainment icons stay and play--it's a Hollywood legend in its own right. Here's your all-access pass. Revolutionizing the Film Industry With Remote-Controlled Drones Videography company Aerial Media Pros captures hard to get shots at a fraction of the traditional cost. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230733 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230733 Videography company Aerial Media Pros captures hard to get shots at a fraction of the traditional cost. A New Take on Vintage Design Apparel startup Homage combines period-correct design sensibilities with contemporary production techniques. Sat, 04 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230212 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230212 Apparel startup Homage combines period-correct design sensibilities with contemporary production techniques. The Future of Fashion Design Is Mobile Crowdstar's new Covet Fashion app lets fashionistas style a digital mannequin by mixing and matching real-world garments and accessories -- all from their phones. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228343 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228343 Crowdstar's new Covet Fashion app lets fashionistas style a digital mannequin by mixing and matching real-world garments and accessories -- all from their phones. The Man Behind the 'Bible of Bro Culture' Rude, crude, sexist and often mean-spirited, David Portnoy's Barstool Sports has become a go-to for young men. But can Portnoy continue to cash in on controversy? Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229401 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229401 Rude, crude, sexist and often mean-spirited, David Portnoy's Barstool Sports has become a go-to for young men. But can Portnoy continue to cash in on controversy? Creating a Banner Ad Worth Clicking on Dispop sources click-worthy banner-ad proposals from a network of designers. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229359 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229359 Dispop sources click-worthy banner-ad proposals from a network of designers. Fashion Trend for 2014: Country Couture on the Rise Country music's crossover appeal is spurring interest in western apparel. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229851 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229851 Country music's crossover appeal is spurring interest in western apparel. Why Your Business Should Get in on the Gamification Trend Gamification, a principle for applying gameplay mechanics and theories to everyday problems, is growing in popularity. Here's how your small business can start playing. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227958 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227958 Gamification, a principle for applying gameplay mechanics and theories to everyday problems, is growing in popularity. Here's how your small business can start playing. Using Gamification to Boost Staff Morale In addition to helping business owners solve problems around customer engagement and retention, gamification can enhance staff relations. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227959 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227959 In addition to helping business owners solve problems around customer engagement and retention, gamification can enhance staff relations. Creating a Mobile Game: A Cautionary Tale Entrepreneur wanted in on the multibillion-dollar mobile gaming business. So we decided to build our own iPhone game and share everything we learned with readers. Here's the painfully true story of Bosshole. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227407 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227407 Entrepreneur wanted in on the multibillion-dollar mobile gaming business. So we decided to build our own iPhone game and share everything we learned with readers. Here's the painfully true story of Bosshole. A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform Darian Shirazi turned down a $35 million acquisition offer from Google, and leveraged his massive local database to provide real-time information for sales teams targeting the U.S. small-business market. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227833 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227833 Darian Shirazi turned down a $35 million acquisition offer from Google, and leveraged his massive local database to provide real-time information for sales teams targeting the U.S. small-business market. The Company Giving Common Objects a Sleek New Design Slice aims to make everyday items both nicer to look at and easier to use. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226745 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226745 Slice aims to make everyday items both nicer to look at and easier to use. In New Venture, Bonobos Co-Founder Reimagines the Way Men Shop Brian Spaly's latest venture, Trunk Club, bucks conventional retail models. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227010 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227010 Brian Spaly's latest venture, Trunk Club, bucks conventional retail models. SoLoMo and How It Can Help Your Marketing The convergence of social media, mobile interactivity and geolocation technology has given rise to a new marketing trend: SoLoMo. The name may be a mouthful, but it could signal the next evolution of local advertising. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226408 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226408 The convergence of social media, mobile interactivity and geolocation technology has given rise to a new marketing trend: SoLoMo. The name may be a mouthful, but it could signal the next evolution of local advertising. When to Hire a Design Firm to Get Your Logo Just Right Struggling to convey your startup's value to consumers? Team with the right design firm for branding that fits. Mon, 20 May 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226070 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226070 Struggling to convey your startup's value to consumers? Team with the right design firm for branding that fits. The 5 Branding Rules of Attraction Your brand draws customers to your business. Here are the elements you should consider when designing it. Mon, 20 May 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226074 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226074 Your brand draws customers to your business. Here are the elements you should consider when designing it. New Service Aims to Simplify Ecommerce Payments Ribbon allows for one-click payments via any user platform. Thu, 16 May 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226082 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226082 Ribbon allows for one-click payments via any user platform.