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Taking Aim at Twitter, Facebook Ramps Up Celeb Presence
Social Media

Taking Aim at Twitter, Facebook Ramps Up Celeb Presence

The social giant continues to take aim at rival Twitter with an emphasis on VIP users and entertainment partnerships.
Nina Zipkin
Pat Sajak Taking on Groupon With Daily Deals Franchise
Daily Deal Sites

Pat Sajak Taking on Groupon With Daily Deals Franchise

The longtime 'Wheel of Fortune' host has big plans for his hyperlocal company.
Gabrielle Karol
Will.i.am Wants You to Buy This Eco-Friendly 3-D Printer
Celebrities

Will.i.am Wants You to Buy This Eco-Friendly 3-D Printer

The Ekocycle Cube, priced at $1,199 and shipping later this year, purportedly turns old plastic Coke bottles into ‘beautiful objects,' the artist says.
Geoff Weiss
How to Get Publicity When You Have No News to Share
Publicity

How to Get Publicity When You Have No News to Share

Tips for getting media attention for your business, even if you don't have a new product, service or website to brag about.
Joan Stewart
How to Succeed at Product Placement Without Celebrities
Product Placement

How to Succeed at Product Placement Without Celebrities

Get your product into the scene of a blockbuster movie, if you can, but until then leverage your social media marketing and boost sales with placements in local and regional outlets.
Pattie Simone
Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon
Celebrities

Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon

The Academy Award-winning actor and musician has invested in tech startup Zenefits, an automated human resources company.
Geoff Weiss
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Clearance for Takeoff
Space Travel

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Clearance for Takeoff

With any luck, Justin Bieber could be hurtling through space by year's end.
Geoff Weiss
Branding With the Stars: Celebrity Tactics for Business Owners
Branding

Branding With the Stars: Celebrity Tactics for Business Owners

Fame brings dedicated fan bases. Here are the elements you need to build up your persona.
Leigh Held
Wait 'Til You See the Picture Instagram Just Banned for Nudity
Social Media

Wait 'Til You See the Picture Instagram Just Banned for Nudity

In an Internet swarming with nudity, who would've guessed that a rough-hewn sketch of a topless woman could get you banned from Instagram?
Geoff Weiss
Meet the 28-Year-Old Stylist Who Dresses the World's Most Beautiful Woman
Fashion

Meet the 28-Year-Old Stylist Who Dresses the World's Most Beautiful Woman

Micaela Erlanger knows all too well the transformative ability of fashion to garner influence and sculpt careers.
Geoff Weiss
What Does Kevin Spacey Know About 'Disruption?' Apparently A Lot.
Disruption

What Does Kevin Spacey Know About 'Disruption?' Apparently A Lot.

Recently, Kevin Spacey spoke to a crowd full of tech junkies on what is needed to break into industries that seem resilient to change.
Dan Newman
CrowdRise, Ed Norton's Charitable Social Network, Raises $23 Million
Celebrities

CrowdRise, Ed Norton's Charitable Social Network, Raises $23 Million

CrowdRise, a for-profit site founded by the 'Fight Club' star that fuses social networking with charitable activism, raised $23 million in its latest fundraising round.
Geoff Weiss
Citing a Celeb in an Ad? The First Amendment May Not Protect You.
First Amendment

Citing a Celeb in an Ad? The First Amendment May Not Protect You.

A recent court ruling finds companies aren't protected from suits by public figures if corporate ads feature them without prior consent.
Richard Young and Matthew T. Ingersoll
Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie
Selfie

Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow