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Rocket Hub and Ovation Team Up to Bring Crowdfunding to TV
Crowdfunding

Rocket Hub and Ovation Team Up to Bring Crowdfunding to TV

The special will showcase the work of artists who are raising money to fund their creative projects.
Catherine Clifford
How We Doubled Our Instagram Followers in Less Than 8 Hours
Social Media

How We Doubled Our Instagram Followers in Less Than 8 Hours

The uptick was due to three easy steps that won't cost you much at all.
Adam Callinan
Entrepreneur and CultureIQ Are Searching for the Top Company Cultures
Lists

Entrepreneur and CultureIQ Are Searching for the Top Company Cultures

We're looking for companies that instill a high-performance culture in the workplace. Think you've got what it takes to make our list?
Andrea Huspeni
For $125 and 200 Words You Can Own a Historic Bed and Breakfast
Contests

For $125 and 200 Words You Can Own a Historic Bed and Breakfast

A woman in Maine is giving her country inn to the winner of an essay contest, carrying on the tradition that began in 1993.
Carly Okyle
Marketing Magic: Monopoly Maker Hides Real Money in Game's Special Edition
Marketing

Marketing Magic: Monopoly Maker Hides Real Money in Game's Special Edition

For its 80th anniversary, 80 winners will find real cash when they buy the board game in France.
Nina Zipkin
One of These Nifty Inventions Could Soon Land on Staples' Shelves
Crowdfunding

One of These Nifty Inventions Could Soon Land on Staples' Shelves

A remote-controlled LED lightbulb and wireless earbuds are among the finalists in the Crowd2Shelf Contest hosted by office-supply chain Staples and crowdfunding site Fundable.
Catherine Clifford
Malaysia Airlines Scraps Ill-Conceived 'Bucket List' Promotion
Mistakes

Malaysia Airlines Scraps Ill-Conceived 'Bucket List' Promotion

Following the tragedies of Flight 370 and Flight 17, Malaysia Airlines rolled out -- and then promptly scrapped -- a contest asking consumers to describe their bucket lists.
Geoff Weiss
Help Select Our 'College Entrepreneur of 2014'
Entrepreneur of 2014

Help Select Our 'College Entrepreneur of 2014'

Nominees run the gamut, having created everything from a mouth guard that aims to prevent sports-related concussions to an app that helps actors nail down relevant and timely auditions.
Geoff Weiss
Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves
Crowdfunding

Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves

Staples and crowdfunding site Fundable have teamed up to launch a contest for entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
Gain Long-Term Social Followers With These 5 Tips
Connected Entrepreneur

Gain Long-Term Social Followers With These 5 Tips

Having an engaged audience online can help your bottom line, but you have to be careful.
Zach Cutler
4 Ways Managers Mess Up Sales Contests
Contests

4 Ways Managers Mess Up Sales Contests

Sales contests are supposed to provide motivation for employees to increase sales, customers and profits. But if done incorrectly, they can do more harm than good.
Bob Marsh
You Win When Using Giveaways to Grow Your Social Audience
Social Media

You Win When Using Giveaways to Grow Your Social Audience

Contests and sweepstakes with prizes your targeted audience likes will engage customers and spread your brand.
Matt Konigsmark
Best Practices for Businesses Using Facebook
Facebook

Best Practices for Businesses Using Facebook

Have a Facebook page but don't know what to do with it? Here are some tips from business owners who rely predominately on the social network to fuel their marketing efforts.
Geoff Weiss
Golf Company's $1.5 Million Giveaway Far From a Hole in One
Marketing Edge

Golf Company's $1.5 Million Giveaway Far From a Hole in One

Another glaring example of how companies miss the mark on marketing and customer loyalty campaigns.
Carol Roth