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5 Essential Tips on How to Get the Most Out of Conferences

5 Essential Tips on How to Get the Most Out of Conferences

Conferences can be either extremely boring or extremely useful. Here are a few tips on making the most of your time at these events.
No Longer Hawkers, Modern Street Teams Can Help Build Your Online Presence

No Longer Hawkers, Modern Street Teams Can Help Build Your Online Presence

There's nothing like a real live person to greet and assist customers upon arrival to your location.
Smoke and Mirrors: Why We Aren't Seeing More Digital Zombies Like Michael Jackson

Smoke and Mirrors: Why We Aren't Seeing More Digital Zombies Like Michael Jackson

The King of Pop's digitized performance at the Billboard Music Awards gave the world a glimpse into a captivating technology that faces serious hurdles, inside and out.
Best Practices for Businesses Using 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.
Find Your Event-Planning Niche

Find Your Event-Planning Niche

Specializing on just one target market -- corporate or social events -- then narrowing your focus within that market will help you become the event planner everyone seeks out.
The Event Planning Recipe for Success

The Event Planning Recipe for Success

Here are some key tips to help you learn from the mistakes of others and make your event planning business a success.
Why Vendors Can Make or Break Your Event

Why Vendors Can Make or Break Your Event

Here's how to find the best vendors for your needs and negotiate with them to get the best prices.
National Small Business Week: Events to Watch For in Your Region

National Small Business Week: Events to Watch For in Your Region

As National Small Business Week kicks off today, here are some exciting events, opportunities and resources to look out for.
The Price is Right: Turning a Profit in the Event Planning Business

The Price is Right: Turning a Profit in the Event Planning Business

Learn how to set prices that are high enough to keep your profitable but not high enough to scare away prospective customers.
SXSW Stats That Might Surprise You (Infographic)

SXSW Stats That Might Surprise You (Infographic)

New numbers give insight into everything from the best times to tweet to how to get the most guests for your after-parties.
In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups

In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups

With New Orleans Entrepreneur Week underway, the event's co-founder discusses the state of small business in the Big Easy.
Google Glass, Hoodies and Rompers: The Relaxed Style of SXSW

Google Glass, Hoodies and Rompers: The Relaxed Style of SXSW

We snapped entrepreneurs' down-to-earth style at the Austin conference.
How to Create a Live Event That Spurs Social Buzz

How to Create a Live Event That Spurs Social Buzz

Leveraging a gathering in the physical world can have a ripple effect in the digital realm.
Beyond Free Drinks: Clever Marketing Lessons From SXSW

Beyond Free Drinks: Clever Marketing Lessons From SXSW

Get remembered at huge events by solving people’s problems.
You Know You're a SXSW Attendee When...

You Know You're a SXSW Attendee When...

Attendees at this Austin conference aren't like any other.
For SXSW, Courtyard By Marriott Creates Mini Guestrooms With Millennials in Mind

For SXSW, Courtyard By Marriott Creates Mini Guestrooms With Millennials in Mind

Marriott is betting these 'pods', which can be booked in 30-minute increments, will help far-flung attendees cope during the crush of SXSW festival.
Great Ways to Network at SXSW

Great Ways to Network at SXSW

Events help attendees get acquainted with Austin and each other.
The Inventor's Guide to Trade Shows: 10 Must-Know Secrets

The Inventor's Guide to Trade Shows: 10 Must-Know Secrets

Going to trade shows provides an opportunity to scope out the competition, get inspired and land deals. Here is how to best utilize your time at these events.
Going to SXSW? Here's Your Survival Guide.

Going to SXSW? Here's Your Survival Guide.

Fourteen things you need to know now if you're headed to the big event in Austin, Texas.
25 Ways to Make Your First Online Sale

25 Ways to Make Your First Online Sale

Don’t let the simple concept of a first sale mislead you. Obtaining that first customer can sometimes be a long, arduous battle. Here's how.
Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014

Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014

Entrepreneur.com partnered with Social Media Week to come up with a list of startups that have potential for a breakout year.
Top 10 Ways to Make Money Online -- With Integrity

Top 10 Ways to Make Money Online -- With Integrity

To do it right, you'll need to find a way that serves your vision while also supporting others.
A Tech Entrepreneur's Insider Tips for Exhibiting at CES

A Tech Entrepreneur's Insider Tips for Exhibiting at CES

Attracting attention at the big tech show last year proved to be more far more difficult than one startup expected. Here are some of their lessons and a look at their strategy the second time around.
Before You Sponsor an Event, Answer These Questions

Before You Sponsor an Event, Answer These Questions

Sponsoring an event can pay off in spades or it can be a total waste of money. Here are a few questions to ask before choosing to sponsor an event.
8 Event Marketing Tips From a Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Producer

8 Event Marketing Tips From a Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Producer

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, which airs tonight, is one of the most highly-anticipated television events each year. Here are some branding takeaways for your business.

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