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Could Startups Ignite a Rust Belt Revival? 3 Tips for Struggling Cities.
Cities

Could Startups Ignite a Rust Belt Revival? 3 Tips for Struggling Cities.

Revitalization efforts get under way in former urban centers of industrial might. Will more follow?
Nick Sinatra
4 Free Must-Use Analytics Tools for Social-Media Marketers
Social Media Marketing

4 Free Must-Use Analytics Tools for Social-Media Marketers

Businesses can get a clear picture of how users are interacting with their posts to gain a better understanding of what works and what doesn't.
Drew Hendricks
2015 Collaboration Trends That Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know
Trends

2015 Collaboration Trends That Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Get a handle on the latest ideas about how teams, departments and businesses, nearby and in remote locales, can work together most effectively.
Boland Jones
Salespeople Are Shifting Away From Traditional Sales Models to This Strategy
Sales Strategies

Salespeople Are Shifting Away From Traditional Sales Models to This Strategy

As consumers become savvier and increasingly overwhelmed with sales and marketing messages, they've begun to tune out. Here is how to reel them back in.
Fergal Glynn
5 Year-End Tax Preparation Tips That Will Make Your Accountant Happy
Tax Center

5 Year-End Tax Preparation Tips That Will Make Your Accountant Happy

Paying taxes is a joyless duty but there are ways to make the process less painful.
Amrik Randhawa
IBM Says Cloud Business Enjoying 'Breakthrough Year'
Cloud computing

IBM Says Cloud Business Enjoying 'Breakthrough Year'

The tech giant aims to expand the number of data centers it offers clients around the world by 25 percent to meet fast-rising demand for internet-based services.
The Future of Ecommerce Will Focus on Creating Experiences
Ecommerce

The Future of Ecommerce Will Focus on Creating Experiences

A look into what worked and what hasn't worked in online retail, along with what's on the horizon.
Jack Lowinger
U.S. Considers 'Proportionate' Response to Sony Hacking Attack
Sony

U.S. Considers 'Proportionate' Response to Sony Hacking Attack

The attack was an example of 'destructive activity with malicious intent that was initiated by a sophisticated actor,' a White House spokesperson said.
5 Ways Open Government Data Can Inspire Startup Innovation
Big Data

5 Ways Open Government Data Can Inspire Startup Innovation

The best things in life are often free. And that's the case with scores of public information sets.
Asha Saxena
Want to Land a Massive Retail Deal? Be Careful What You Wish For.
The Grind

Want to Land a Massive Retail Deal? Be Careful What You Wish For.

While many entrepreneurs would love to be in the Targets and Walmarts of the world, it can be an extremely stressful time.
Adina Grigore
Marissa Mayer 'Balked' at Hiring Gwyneth Paltrow for Yahoo Food Because She Didn't Graduate From College
Leadership

Marissa Mayer 'Balked' at Hiring Gwyneth Paltrow for Yahoo Food Because She Didn't Graduate From College

In developing Yahoo's myriad tech products, Mayer obsessively references data and metrics. In honing the company's media strategies, however, she prefers to go with her gut.
Geoff Weiss
Food Startup Hampton Creek Raises $90 Million
Funding

Food Startup Hampton Creek Raises $90 Million

The company behind Just Mayo has closed its Series C round, which includes investments from an eclectic group from Salesforce's Marc Benioff to Renaissance man Jean Pigozzi.
What Your Flaky Behavior Is Really Telling People
Problem Behaviors

What Your Flaky Behavior Is Really Telling People

It's important to effectively manage your time and schedule, at least if you don't want to burn dozens of bridges.
Adam Callinan
Movie Theaters Are Now Banned From Showing 'Team America,' Too
Marketing

Movie Theaters Are Now Banned From Showing 'Team America,' Too

Paramount has pulled the plug on theaters' answer to 'The Interview' fiasco.
Ray Hennessey