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Low-Cost Patent Search Options for Inventors on a Budget
Patents

Low-Cost Patent Search Options for Inventors on a Budget

Inventors routinely believe they were the first to think of their great idea. They are not routinely correct.
Kedma Ough
Facebook's Quarterly Profit Slips as Costs Soar
Facebook

Facebook's Quarterly Profit Slips as Costs Soar

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said the huge increase in expenses was for 'growth we need now and in the future.'
5 Ways to Manage an Outsourced Team on a Startup Budget
Outsource

5 Ways to Manage an Outsourced Team on a Startup Budget

Outsourcing builds a star team fast and affordably but synchronizing everybody is a job all by itself.
Peter Daisyme
3 Reasons Why Your Hiring Process Is Killing Your Company
Hiring

3 Reasons Why Your Hiring Process Is Killing Your Company

Taking your time to get back to that very promising applicant? You're making a big mistake.
Adam Robinson
4 Magical Business Lessons From 'The Happiest Place on Earth'
Lessons

4 Magical Business Lessons From 'The Happiest Place on Earth'

Disneyland is not only a place for kids and adults to have fun. It's an exceptionally well-run business that any entrepreneur could glean valuable information from.
Brandon Turner
What's Behind Yelp's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week
Yelp

What's Behind Yelp's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

The company reported a loss, a co-founder left and the stock nose-dived.
Daniel Roberts
To See Results, Entrepreneurs Must Choose the Right Marketing Metrics
Marketing

To See Results, Entrepreneurs Must Choose the Right Marketing Metrics

For marketing to be effective, businesses need to befriend data and ensure they are measuring the right metrics for their business.
Dan Newman
Become a Superhero to Customers, and Watch Your Brand Soar
Customer Service

Become a Superhero to Customers, and Watch Your Brand Soar

'In every business, even college recruitment, people are looking for someone to rescue them.'
John Brubaker
Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Says Married Entrepreneurs Must Do This or Risk Divorce
Marriage

Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Says Married Entrepreneurs Must Do This or Risk Divorce

The key to a lasting union isn't love, passion or sex. Not to the shrewd 'Mr. Wonderful.'
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Revealing Interview Questions That Assess Employee Fit
Company Culture

5 Revealing Interview Questions That Assess Employee Fit

Finding the right fit can be the fuel that ignites personal passion, and that's exactly what you want from the people at your business.
Jeff Boss
5 Common Business Plan Mistakes That Torpedo Startups
How To Write a Business Plan

5 Common Business Plan Mistakes That Torpedo Startups

Your business plan isn't a romance novel, so don't depend on just your passion to get investors interested in reading it.
Larry Alton
How Not to Alienate Your Employees (Hint: Don't Hire From the Outside)
Employee Retention

How Not to Alienate Your Employees (Hint: Don't Hire From the Outside)

Five suggestions for how to keep your talent from jumping ship.
Curtis Odom
Pitching Investors With Customer Motivations Won't Work
Pitching investors

Pitching Investors With Customer Motivations Won't Work

Here are the eight differences between convincing the public to pick up your product vs. getting someone to fund your business.
Martin Zwilling