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Your Eyes and Ears on the Ground: SXSW Interactive
Starting a Business

Your Eyes and Ears on the Ground: SXSW Interactive

Don't miss out on knowing about 'The Next Big Thing' first. Over the next five days, we'll fill you in on all the mayhem that is SXSW Interactive.
Bryan Keplesky
One Startup's Plan to Kill Product Packaging
Starting a Business

One Startup's Plan to Kill Product Packaging

Product packaging is pesky and expensive, but can we live without it? One startup's founders are betting that the answer is yes.
Carol Tice
How Gamesalad Can Help You Create Your Own Video Game

How Gamesalad Can Help You Create Your Own Video Game

This Austin company can turn almost anyone into a game developer.
Gwen Moran
Reid Hoffman's 10 Rules for Entrepreneurial Success
Starting a Business

Reid Hoffman's 10 Rules for Entrepreneurial Success

LinkedIn's co-founder talks about what it takes to succeed in a down economy.
Mikal E. Belicove
Parting Thoughts on SXSW Interactive
Starting a Business

Parting Thoughts on SXSW Interactive

South by Southwest Interactive may be over, but the lessons learned will carry on -- at least, until next year.
Bryan Keplesky
At SXSW, Chief Shoe Giver Extols Social Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

At SXSW, Chief Shoe Giver Extols Social Entrepreneurship

Blake Mycoskie, the founder of TOMS Shoes, explains why starting up a social venture is a good business strategy.
Bryan Keplesky
'Water Gun Marketing' at SXSW
Marketing

'Water Gun Marketing' at SXSW

Just when you thought SXSW lost its edge. Here's some guerrilla marketing for you.
Prentice Howe
The Dailies at SXSW, Part Four
Starting a Business

The Dailies at SXSW, Part Four

SXSW in Austin may be the place to go for networking opportunities, but it's also good for a quick dose of inspiration.
Prentice Howe
The Dailies at SXSW, Part Two
Marketing

The Dailies at SXSW, Part Two

Talk about a tough slog. SXSW is replete with free rides via Chevy, free food from FedEx and can't miss side parties.
Prentice Howe
Creating a Startup at 60 MPH
Starting a Business

Creating a Startup at 60 MPH

Think starting a business is hard? Try doing it on a bus in 48 hours.
Bryan Keplesky
Creating a Friend-Friendly App
Technology

Creating a Friend-Friendly App

Recco, a new mobile app that offers up your friends recommendations, makes its debut at SXSW.
Prentice Howe
The Dailies at SXSW, Part One
Entrepreneurs

The Dailies at SXSW, Part One

Can't make it to Austin this week? Here's a sampling of happenings at the Interactive Conference.
Prentice Howe
At South By Southwest, Here's Your To-Do List
Marketing

At South By Southwest, Here's Your To-Do List

For the lucky entrepreneurs in bright sunny Austin this week, here are a few musts to fill out your itinerary.
Jennifer Wang