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Avoid This Big Mistake When Optimizing Your Site for Search
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Avoid This Big Mistake When Optimizing Your Site for Search

Online marketing expert Neil Patel says this is one of the most common SEO mistakes and can negatively impact how your site ranks in searches online.
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Food Trucks Share Social Media Secrets
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Food Trucks Share Social Media Secrets

Who knows social media better than mobile businesses? We asked food trucks in Brooklyn and Austin how they build audience and amplify their message.
How Small Businesses Can Embrace Big Data
Big Data

How Small Businesses Can Embrace Big Data

It's possible to analyze large information sets to boost product quality, improve marketing and further customer relationships -- all without a huge price tag,
This New App Wants to Optimize Your Schedule by Running It Through an Algorithm
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This New App Wants to Optimize Your Schedule by Running It Through an Algorithm

Timeful, a mobile app, applies big data, machine learning and behavioral science to optimize your time and boost your productivity.
5 Tips for Finding Friends When You're a Startup Newbie
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5 Tips for Finding Friends When You're a Startup Newbie

Everybody begins as an outsider. The connections you need are just outside your comfort zone.
5 Reasons Real Estate Is, Once Again, a Prudent Investment
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5 Reasons Real Estate Is, Once Again, a Prudent Investment

The wreckage of the burst housing bubble has largely been cleared and mortgages are still historically low. America is ready to go home.
The 3 Essential Things Needed in a Founders' Agreement
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The 3 Essential Things Needed in a Founders' Agreement

While your relationship with your co-founder may be peachy right now, there is a possibility it could turn sour down the road. To protect yourself (and the company), make sure these three areas are covered in your founders' agreement.
4 Reasons Why Your Startup May Never Be Successful
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4 Reasons Why Your Startup May Never Be Successful

The high failure rate that occurs in the startup world can be attributed to many different factors, but often, it comes down to these four recurring problems.

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Thinking of Joining an Incubator? Check Off These 5 Things First.
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Thinking of Joining an Incubator? Check Off These 5 Things First.

Business incubators present an amazing opportunity for startup companies, as long as you have the right expectations.
Is Martha Stewart the Mentor From Hell?
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Is Martha Stewart the Mentor From Hell?

Actress Blake Lively was looking to follow in Stewart's footsteps in launching her own lifestyle company. Stewart's response? 'Let her try.'
Meet Some of the Hottest Startups Melding Fashion and Tech
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Meet Some of the Hottest Startups Melding Fashion and Tech

The inaugural class of the New York Fashion Tech Lab shows how big a business opportunity fashion can be.
The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business
Starting a Business

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business

Sure, you're idea is unique but how businesses survive, or don't, is the same for everybody.
How Much of Your Company Should You Give to New Co-Founders?
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How Much of Your Company Should You Give to New Co-Founders?

It helps to bring in others to fill any gaps in your skill or experience. Here are five variables that will help you determine how much a new partner is worth.
Richard Branson: 'There's No Shortcut or Magic Recipe to Success'
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Richard Branson: 'There's No Shortcut or Magic Recipe to Success'

Creating a successful and profitable business takes time.
Marc Ecko's Keys to Startup -- And Life -- Success
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Marc Ecko's Keys to Startup -- And Life -- Success

Laugh. Watch Will Ferrell movies. Kiss your kids. Intentionally sweat. Stay hydrated.
10 Essential Startup Lessons That You May Not Have Learned in College
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10 Essential Startup Lessons That You May Not Have Learned in College

To start a successful business, you'll have to quickly learn some techniques that aren't in any book.
The 3 Biggest Roadblocks in Product Development
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The 3 Biggest Roadblocks in Product Development

The three spots where product development startups are most likely to stumble - and how to get around them
How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On?
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How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On?

Accepting risks is a skill that can be learned. When you're ready to launch a venture, consider these five tips that have proven effective in the classroom.
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