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When Whiffling is Good Business
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When Whiffling is Good Business

Can a boyhood dream become a successful sports league?
YouTube: An Unexpected Haven for Entrepreneurs
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YouTube: An Unexpected Haven for Entrepreneurs

A growing number of people are raking in big bucks from YouTube's advertising partnership program.
How Goodreads Got Started
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How Goodreads Got Started

By tapping into the collective popularity of books, Goodreads quickly built a devoted following in the multiple millions.
How Startup Weekend Got Its Start
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How Startup Weekend Got Its Start

This crash course for would-be entrepreneurs is hard-core.
Custom Jewelry Goes Online for 'Generation Me'
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Custom Jewelry Goes Online for 'Generation Me'

Matt Lauzon's Gemvara puts the 'me' in e-commerce.
An Inside Look at a Surprising Business
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An Inside Look at a Surprising Business

Reporter Jennifer Wang gets her own surprise -- at circus school -- with Surprise Industries.
A 'Kingpin' of Reinvention
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A 'Kingpin' of Reinvention

Tom Shannon's chain of bowling alleys breaks the suburb stereotype.
Dating Sites For -- and By -- Entrepreneurs
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Dating Sites For -- and By -- Entrepreneurs

Business owners find a market niche in their unique relationship dilemma.
The New Kid Craze: A Tiny, Squishy Toy in a Plastic Bubble
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The New Kid Craze: A Tiny, Squishy Toy in a Plastic Bubble

Pull with mommy bloggers and big-box stores helped an entrepreneur create a new fad. Look out, SillyBandz.
A Nonprofit Gives Tampa Kids Resources to Do Their Homework
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A Nonprofit Gives Tampa Kids Resources to Do Their Homework

An IT company leader works to provide technology and education to Tampa kids.
Magnolia Bakery's Sweet Success
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Magnolia Bakery's Sweet Success

How Steve Abrams built a fast-rising cupcake chain.
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Philanthropy as a Business Model?

Dancing Deer Baking Co. has made philanthropy an integral part of its business -- and it's still coming out on top.
OpenIndie.com: Reeling in Funds from Fans
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OpenIndie.com: Reeling in Funds from Fans

How crowdfunding financed a startup to help filmmakers flourish.
A Site to Fight Cyber Bullying Gets Funding
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A Site to Fight Cyber Bullying Gets Funding

SocialShield's platform for monitoring kids' online activity attracts $10 million in funding.
Making a Fermented Tea Trendy
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Making a Fermented Tea Trendy

Two Silicon Valley entrepreneurs give kombucha a champagne-colored makeover.
It Passes the Mom Test
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It Passes the Mom Test

A former law student develops an online business that lets anyone -- even his tech-challenged mother -- create a website.
Entrepreneur of 2010: Daniel Lubetzky
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Entrepreneur of 2010: Daniel Lubetzky

Find out why the founder of KIND Healthy Snacks took top honors in our contest.
Social Media Tactics to Boost Holiday Sales
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Social Media Tactics to Boost Holiday Sales

A look at how three online businesses are using the social web to drive revenues.
Trend-Spotter: The Man Behind Silly Bandz
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Trend-Spotter: The Man Behind Silly Bandz

How Robert Croak turned rubber bands into a craze and his plans for the next big thing.
Tony Dow in his Topanga Canyon Studio
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Tony Dow in his Topanga Canyon Studio

Tony Dow in his Topanga Canyon Studio
The Pub Hits the Road
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The Pub Hits the Road

It sounds like the wackiest idea ever: A bar on wheels powered by brew-pounding pedalers.
How I Survived My First Year Without Any Venture Capital
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How I Survived My First Year Without Any Venture Capital

Brooke Moreland, of Fashism.com, worked two jobs and ran her business on a shoe-string budget until she got her big-break.
When You Can't Go Big, Go Niche
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When You Can't Go Big, Go Niche

Wild Planet Toys CEO Danny Grossman has made a career of thoughtful, deliberate decision-making.
Flick of Fate
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Flick of Fate

Entrepreneur scores with low-tech game in high-tech world.
E-Commerce in Reverse
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E-Commerce in Reverse

Milo bridges online and in-store selling with a site that lets consumers search for products offered by local merchants.
Acrobat of Pizza
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Acrobat of Pizza

Siler Chapman picked up a ball of dough and found fame, fortune and franchising.
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