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Richard Branson on the Importance of Design

Richard Branson on the Importance of Design

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Virgin Group's CEO shares why good store design is important to customer satisfaction.
February 11, 2013 in Growth Strategies
Cultivating Resilience and Other Tips This Week

Cultivating Resilience and Other Tips This Week

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How to stop your brain from holding you back, figuring out what your product replaces in the market, learning to say no and more: our best tips of the week.
February 8, 2013 in Productivity
How a Leather Designer Keeps Musicians Traveling in Style

How a Leather Designer Keeps Musicians Traveling in Style

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Ryan Barr, founder of WhippingPost.com, makes durable leather goods for musicians, including a "picker's wallet" with a dedicated stitched pocket for a guitar pick.
December 29, 2012 in Profiles
5 Steps to a Stress-Free Website Redesign

5 Steps to a Stress-Free Website Redesign

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What to consider when giving your old business site a forward-looking facelift.
December 19, 2012 in Building a Website
How Thinking Like a Designer Can Inspire Innovation

How Thinking Like a Designer Can Inspire Innovation

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Using these four tenets of design thinking can help you think differently and improve your business.
December 14, 2012 in Innovation
Photos: 20 Inspired Business-Card Designs to Better Market Your Startup

20 Inspired Business-Card Designs to Better Market Your Startup

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When it comes to getting your message heard, leaving behind a calling card can only serve you. Here, we dissect some of the most eye-catching business cards around.
December 5, 2012 in Marketing
How to 'Split Test' Your Website to Engage Online Customers Better

How to 'Split Test' Your Website to Engage Online Customers Better

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Improve your site's performance by determining which design features resonate most with your audience.
November 27, 2012 in Site Design
Feng Shui and the Successful Entrepreneur

Feng Shui and the Successful Entrepreneur

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Your blank walls are doing nothing for your productivity. Bring these simple principles of feng shui into your office decor.
September 21, 2012 in Lifestyle
Five Retail Design Myths Debunked

Five Retail Design Myths Debunked

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Be creative in your store design and take a skeptical view of the conventional wisdom.
September 17, 2012 in Grow Your Business
7 Low-Cost Design Ideas for Small Retail Spaces

7 Low-Cost Design Ideas for Small Retail Spaces

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Consider these unique ways to design a compact store to look bigger and accommodate more merchandise.
September 4, 2012 in Management & Operations
8 Ways to Make Your Business Cards Stand Out

8 Ways to Make Your Business Cards Stand Out

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We might be living in a digital world, but paper business cards remain a vital part of networking, here's how to make yours memorable.
August 29, 2012 in Networking
OrigAudio Hits It Big With Fold and Play Recycled Speakers

OrigAudio Hits It Big With Fold and Play Recycled Speakers

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Two friends create quirky portable speakers inspired by a takeout box.
August 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
What's Wrong with Microsoft's New Logo and How to Avoid the Same Mistakes

What's Wrong with Microsoft's New Logo and How to Avoid the Same Mistakes

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Tips from a graphic designer on how to create great company logos.
August 24, 2012 in Branding
How to Create Great Content for Your Website

How to Create Great Content for Your Website

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How to develop engaging, edgy content that draws customers to your website and keeps them coming back for more.
August 22, 2012 in Building a Website
3 Ways to Amplify Small-Business Marketing with Crowdsourcing

3 Ways to Amplify Small-Business Marketing with Crowdsourcing

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If you're looking to jump-start your marketing, consider enlisting your online fans.
August 17, 2012 in Social Media
5 Ways Store Colors Can Influence Shoppers

5 Ways Store Colors Can Influence Shoppers

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A look at how color matters in your retail space. It can either help to sell your products -- or irritate customers. Choose wisely.
July 25, 2012 in Marketing Ideas
7 Retail Disaster Zones Every Storeowner Should Avoid

7 Retail Disaster Zones Every Storeowner Should Avoid

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How to prevent common store design mistakes that can make your customers less likely to buy.
July 16, 2012 in Retail Center
A Sneak Peek at the Store of the Future

A Sneak Peek at the Store of the Future

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Look for more decentralized, less cluttered stores that offer experiences and personalized products.
June 28, 2012 in Retail Center
7 Tips to Create Winning Window Displays

7 Tips to Create Winning Window Displays

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How to design windows that will command attention and lure shoppers into your store.
June 25, 2012 in Retail Center
7 Layout Secrets of the Big Retail Chains

7 Layout Secrets of the Big Retail Chains

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The right design and displays can steer customers to more merchandise and keep them shopping longer.
June 18, 2012 in Retail Center
BeachMint Carves a Retail Niche with Celebrity Appeal

BeachMint Carves a Retail Niche with Celebrity Appeal

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How Myspace veteran Josh Berman and serial entrepreneur Diego Berdakin are using personal recommendations for exclusive merchandise by celebrity design partners.
May 22, 2012 in Profiles
Lighting Up Your Store -- and Your Sales

Lighting Up Your Store -- and Your Sales

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How to light your retail space to the best effect without breaking the bank.
March 23, 2012 in Retail Center
Six Design Mistakes to Avoid in Your Store

Six Design Mistakes to Avoid in Your Store

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Careful planning can head off potential problems with your retail space before it's too late.
March 20, 2012 in Retail Center
The New Trends and Technologies Driving Design

The New Trends and Technologies Driving Design

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Innovation in the way products are designed, manufactured and delivered is spelling opportunities for small businesses of all types. Learn how forward-thinking entrepreneurs are putting them to work.
February 21, 2012 in Innovation
Step-by-Step Through a Website Makeover

Step-by-Step Through a Website Makeover

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A winery moves into the 21st century with a website redesign.
February 21, 2012 in Your Website

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