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Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie
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Ellen, Big Papi and LeBron -- Samsung's all-stars -- aren’t the only big names snapping promotional selfies. Tons of other brands are cashing in on selfie marketing mania, too.
April 7, 2014 in Business News
Want a Celebrity Endorsement on Twitter? 3 Legal Precautions to Know.

Want a Celebrity Endorsement on Twitter? 3 Legal Precautions to Know.

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Before you shell out cash for a new e-spokesperson, make sure you're in the clear so no issues pop up later.
March 25, 2014 in Marketing
3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

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Bitcoin isn't just for 'cyber snobs' anymore. Tech-happy stars are riding the trendy Bitcoin wave, too.
March 19, 2014 in Business News
Tinder to Roll Out Verification Feature for Love-Hungry Celebrities

Tinder to Roll Out Verification Feature for Love-Hungry Celebrities

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Following an uptick in celebrity usage, dating app Tinder has announced a verification feature not unlike Twitter’s blue checkmarks.
March 13, 2014 in Social Media
Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win an Academy Award? This Data Company Thinks It Has the Answers.

Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win an Academy Award? This Data Company Thinks It Has the Answers.

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It's anyone's guess who'll take home a golden statue, but big data could provide some insight.
February 28, 2014 in Lifestyle
TELL US: Who Do You Think Will Win at the Oscars?

TELL US: Who Do You Think Will Win at the Oscars?

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Most everyone has an opinion about who will win an Academy Award. Share yours with us.
February 28, 2014 in Lifestyle
An Unlikely Icon: With 'Drag Race,' RuPaul Rounds Another Victory Lap

An Unlikely Icon: With 'Drag Race,' RuPaul Rounds Another Victory Lap

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Decades after landing on the mainstream radar, RuPaul is experiencing a career renaissance with his smash-hit 'RuPaul's Drag Race' in its sixth season on Logo.
February 28, 2014 in Lifestyle
The Latest Must-Stop for Celebs on a Promo Tour: Silicon Valley

The Latest Must-Stop for Celebs on a Promo Tour: Silicon Valley

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With television audiences diminishing as a result of newer digital mediums, celebrities are increasingly courting the tech giants of Silicon Valley on their recent promo tours.
February 19, 2014 in News and Trends
This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

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Laffster, once a platform specifically targeting comedians, rebranded itself today to become Cogo, available to actors, authors, musicians and athletes.
February 11, 2014 in Financing
A Jonas Brother's Baby, Brought to You by Procter & Gamble

A Jonas Brother's Baby, Brought to You by Procter & Gamble

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News of the birth of Kevin Jonas's first child, a baby girl, was accompanied by a marketing message from the consumer products company.
February 5, 2014 in Marketing
You'll Never Guess Hulk Hogan's Latest Business Venture

You'll Never Guess Hulk Hogan's Latest Business Venture

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Following an unpredictable succession of endeavors, the wrestler is now throwing his hat into the website hosting ring with a new company entitled Hostamania.
February 4, 2014 in Branding
The Business of Nudity: The Unlikely Success of Mr. Skin

The Business of Nudity: The Unlikely Success of Mr. Skin

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The founder of the popular website talks about how he turned his passion into profit.
January 7, 2014 in Profiles
Are Celebrity Investors Worth the Hype?

Are Celebrity Investors Worth the Hype?

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Brands have paraded A-listers out front as spokespeople for ages, but in recent years they've been joining as investors. Here, we examine when it works and what entrepreneurs should keep in mind as they team up with celebs.
November 18, 2013 in Marketing Ideas
4 Famous Crowdfunding Fails

4 Famous Crowdfunding Fails

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As we celebrate the top 100 crowdfunded companies, we take a look at some of this year's biggest crowdfunding flops.
October 24, 2013 in Financing
From Paper Boy to Music Mogul: Entrepreneurship Lessons from Sean 'Diddy' Combs

From Paper Boy to Music Mogul: Entrepreneurship Lessons from Sean 'Diddy' Combs

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Entrepreneur.com sat down with the Grammy Award-winning rapper to talk about what he has learned about building businesses.
October 4, 2013 in Leadership
5 Easy Ways to Connect With Online Influencers

5 Easy Ways to Connect With Online Influencers

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Following these tips to meeting influential people in your niche can help you get the exposure for your startup you've been looking for.
August 13, 2013 in Networking

How to Get Entourage's Adrian Grenier to Tout Your Social Venture? Give Him Something to Believe in

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At this year's Nexus Global Youth Summit, a panel of Hollywood heavyweights provided the skinny on how to get a celeb's endorsement.
July 26, 2013 in Starting a Business

Why Obama Asked Amy Poehler and Jon Bon Jovi to the White House. Hint: It's Not a SNL Sketch

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For millions of young Americans who don't now have health insurance, the president is leaning on celebs to spread the word about signing up.
July 25, 2013 in Marketing
Report: The Fancy Getting $53 Million From American Express and Will Smith

Report: The Fancy Getting $53 Million From American Express and Will Smith

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Credit card company American Express and actor Will Smith are apparently sinking $53 million into online retail service The Fancy.
July 9, 2013 in Financing
Lessons from Paula Deen: How What You Say Can Damage Your Brand

Lessons from Paula Deen: How What You Say Can Damage Your Brand

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The celebrity chef's recent behavior is a prime example of how an entrepreneur can destroy their brand. Here are lessons every entrepreneur should remember.
June 24, 2013 in Branding
Web Startup Puts a Digital Spin on Collecting Autographs

Web Startup Puts a Digital Spin on Collecting Autographs

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Athletes and fans share memories through electronic autographs.
June 14, 2013 in Business Ideas
Video: Comedian David Koechner on Social Media as a Platform for ExperimentingPlay Video

Comedian David Koechner on Social Media as a Platform for Experimenting (Video)

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Youtube and Twitter have become key ways for entertainers -- and entrepreneurs -- to experiment and get immediate feedback from their audience. Koechner talks about how he's doing this himself.
June 12, 2013 in Social Media
What Brands Can Learn About Social-Media Authenticity From Kobe Bryant

What Brands Can Learn About Social-Media Authenticity From Kobe Bryant

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Ideas for how you can share your brand personality and connect with followers on sites like Facebook and Twitter.
April 15, 2013 in Social Media
How Jay-Z Went From Music Mogul to Sports Agent

How Jay-Z Went From Music Mogul to Sports Agent

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A timeline of the life and career of Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter, who transformed himself into a $450-million brand.
April 4, 2013 in Success Stories
3 Ways to Spark Celebrity Buzz Around Your Product

3 Ways to Spark Celebrity Buzz Around Your Product

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Getting your product in the hands of celebrities can boost your business, but it takes some planning. Here are three ways to help make it happen.
March 29, 2013 in Marketing Ideas

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