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You Can Do Good by Doing Well, If You Pick the Right Social Enterprise Model
Social Entrepreneurs

You Can Do Good by Doing Well, If You Pick the Right Social Enterprise Model

Since both consumers and energetic young employees prefer companies dedicated to social good, philanthropy is a viable business strategy.
Christie Garton
Will Tesla Have to Franchise?
Tesla

Will Tesla Have to Franchise?

Elon Musk has hinted that Tesla may be considering a departure from the direct sales model, something industry insiders consider inevitable.
Kate Taylor
Ello Is Starting to Look More Like a Business
ello

Ello Is Starting to Look More Like a Business

The buzzy social network with an anti-advertising mission takes small, important steps toward eventual revenue generation.
Daniel Roberts
5 Tips for Building Adaptivity Into Your Business Model
Business Model

5 Tips for Building Adaptivity Into Your Business Model

No startup business plan is so good that it anticipates every twist and change in the market and customer demand. To thrive, anticipate the unknown.
Jan Verleur
Iterate or Eliminate? When You Need to Go Back to the Drawing Board.
Business Ideas

Iterate or Eliminate? When You Need to Go Back to the Drawing Board.

When do you stick with an idea, and when do you eliminate it altogether? As an entrepreneur, this can be a life-or-death decision for your startup.
Jake Gibson
What a Teen's Summer Job Can Teach Us About Good Business Practices
Lessons

What a Teen's Summer Job Can Teach Us About Good Business Practices

Lessons come from everywhere -- even that kid selling ice cream from a boat.
Jonathan Long
The 6 Different Hats a CEO Might Have to Put On
Leadership

The 6 Different Hats a CEO Might Have to Put On

Company chiefs may assume as many as half a dozen roles to guide their companies and inspire their staff. Take a look at how it plays out.
Joel Trammell
Raising Capital? Answer These Questions to Score an Investor's Check
Raising Capital

Raising Capital? Answer These Questions to Score an Investor's Check

Shed light on five key areas about a startup's business model to make a compelling pitch for money.
Peter S. Cohan
6 Great Business Models to Consider for a Startup
Business Model

6 Great Business Models to Consider for a Startup

Be sure to describe the consumer pain to be relieved by the enterprise and how big a wedge can be driven between what customers are willing to pay and the costs.
Peter S. Cohan

How Your App Can Turn a Profit

Our expert breaks down the three business models app makers can use to generate revenue.
Rahul Varshneya
The Pricing Conundrum: Figuring Out the Right Strategy For You
Pricing

The Pricing Conundrum: Figuring Out the Right Strategy For You

While pricing can be a tricky matter for any entrepreneur, it is especially difficult for those providing a service. Here are a few lessons on pricing strategy.
Dana Brownlee
7 Sins of Newbie Entrepreneurs
Mistakes

7 Sins of Newbie Entrepreneurs

Following these sins could kill your business. Fortunately, there are simple solutions to fix these blunders.
Dana Brownlee
At Whole Foods, Employees Can Look Up Other Employees' Salaries
Transparency

At Whole Foods, Employees Can Look Up Other Employees' Salaries

Whole Foods has had a long-standing tradition of keeping compensation details open. Here's why.
Alison Griswold