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Why KFC's New Go Cup Is a Brilliant Business Idea -- Even If You Don't Like Fried Chicken
Starting a Business

Why KFC's New Go Cup Is a Brilliant Business Idea -- Even If You Don't Like Fried Chicken

KFC has found a new use for your car's cup holder -- a lesson to all innovators out there: You don't have to reinvent the wheel to come up with a good idea.
Stephen Key
Starting a Business

How Keeping Wine Cold Became a Hot Business

Ben Hewitt created the Corkcicle to ensure "perfectly chilled wine every time."
Katherine Duncan
Why Every Entrepreneur Should Unleash Their Inner Artist
Starting a Business

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Unleash Their Inner Artist

Here are five ways to let your creative side shine to be a better entrepreneur.
SharĂ­ Alexander
5 Ways to Build Momentum For Your Business Idea
Starting a Business

5 Ways to Build Momentum For Your Business Idea

A good business idea needs a healthy dose of momentum to get it going. Here are five steps to help you get there.
Travis Peoples
Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington Opens Up About His Biggest Flops (Video)
Starting a Business

Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington Opens Up About His Biggest Flops (Video)

The founder of As Seen On TV has invested in 500 inventions in his career so far. He has tapped into some real home runs, but he has also lost a fair amount of money believing too long in the wrong products.
Catherine Clifford
College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business
Starting a Business

College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business

Regaalo, a web service that allows parents to send gifts to students, applies modern technology to an old-fashioned concept.
Jodi Helmer
5 Places Your Great Ideas Are Hiding And How to Set Them Free
Starting a Business

5 Places Your Great Ideas Are Hiding And How to Set Them Free

Business ideas are buzzing all around you. It's just a matter of knowing where to look and how to uncover them. Here are five places to start.
Stephen Key
How to Generate Ideas For Your YouTube Videos
Marketing

How to Generate Ideas For Your YouTube Videos

Not sure what your YouTube videos should be about? These 10 questions will help you generate ideas that attract the type of audience you want.
How to Know When to Trust Your Gut
Starting a Business

How to Know When to Trust Your Gut

Follow these four steps to know when you should go with your intuition and when you should take a more facts-based approach.
Art Markman
Dream Arcades Takes '80s Nostalgia to a New Level
Starting a Business

Dream Arcades Takes '80s Nostalgia to a New Level

Dream Arcades is the largest manufacturer of non-coin-operated arcade machines in the world. Last year the company broke $1 million in sales."Nostalgia sells," says co-founder Michael Ware.
Jennifer Wang
Are You Too Old To Be The Next Mark Zuckerberg?
Starting a Business

Are You Too Old To Be The Next Mark Zuckerberg?

So many of today's most successful innovations were started by young entrepreneurs -- from Facebook to Google to Microsoft. Did you miss your innovation window?
Debra Kaye
Why You Should Ditch Your Billion-Dollar Business Ambitions
Starting a Business

Why You Should Ditch Your Billion-Dollar Business Ambitions

In starting up, founders often set their sights too high. Here's why you should start a $1,000 business instead.
Walter Chen
8 Questions to Refocus Your Vision and Achieve Success
Productivity

8 Questions to Refocus Your Vision and Achieve Success

Stop getting distracted. Ask yourself these questions to maintain your focus and become more productive.
Stephanie Vozza
How to Decide If Your Business Idea Is a Total Bust
Starting a Business

How to Decide If Your Business Idea Is a Total Bust

Sometimes it's hard to know when you ought to let go of a business idea. Here are four key questions to help you decide.
Stephen Key