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The Sharing Economy is Misnamed But Deserves Celebration Anyway
Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy is Misnamed But Deserves Celebration Anyway

Technology and the profit motive are creating more opportunity for entrepreneurs and better prices for consumers.
Andrew Geant
The Idiot's Guide to Making a Video for Your Business
Videos

The Idiot's Guide to Making a Video for Your Business

Never shot a video before? Don't fret -- we're here to walk you through it.
Mikal E. Belicove
Up Your Odds of Snatching Freelancing Projects From Experienced Competitors
Starting a Business

Up Your Odds of Snatching Freelancing Projects From Experienced Competitors

When you're first starting out, you need to build your reputation. Here's how to increase your chances in landing your first few gigs.
Anand Srinivasan
Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done
Starting a Business

Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done

WhatsApp is all over the news for its $19 billion deal with Facebook. But most startups won't make it to that caliber and that's okay. Here are a few tips on how to survive and thrive.
Mike Templeman
Elance and oDesk Announce Merger That Would Create Freelancing Giant
Technology

Elance and oDesk Announce Merger That Would Create Freelancing Giant

Two of the leading platforms for freelance work have signed an agreement to merge, furthering the advance of the freelance economy.
Brian Patrick Eha
The Freelance Economy Is Booming. But Is It Good Business?
Growth Strategies

The Freelance Economy Is Booming. But Is It Good Business?

Elance and other online platforms have made possible a global marketplace for so-called fractional work. But with full-time employment opportunities shrinking, is freelancing the way forward?
Brian Patrick Eha
How One Small Firm Replaced Its AWOL Site Designer -- Fast
Technology

How One Small Firm Replaced Its AWOL Site Designer -- Fast

A stationery boutique owner had to do some serious bargain-hunting when she needed a web designer to add a 'shop online' element to her company's website.
Jennifer Wang
Why Entrepreneurs Celebrate 'Independent's Day'
Starting a Business

Why Entrepreneurs Celebrate 'Independent's Day'

On this Fourth of July holiday, small business owners share why they're grateful to be calling their own shots.
Diana Ransom
How to Build a Better Business with Outsourcing
Growth Strategies

How to Build a Better Business with Outsourcing

A comprehensive guide on the what, when and how to outsource for your small business.