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How to Know If Your Startup is Ripe for Success

Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga on the importance of a great business model to the overall health of your company.

How Much Did That New Customer Cost You?

Determine your marketing plan's effectiveness by analyzing how much you're spending to gain just one client.

5 Ways to Land Celebrity Clients

Jason Abrams, realtor to celebrity athletes and star of the new HGTV show 'Scoring the Deal,' shares five tips for how to get (and keep) famous clients.

Reverse-Engineering Your Business Plan: Success Starts With the End

Focusing on your ultimate goals can help you devise a plan to reach them.

4 Ways to Dip a Toe into Social Entrepreneurship

As the number of social-entrepreneurs rise, catering to sustainably-minded ventures makes good business. Here's how to ease into working with these companies and how to grow with the trend too.

3 Surprising Ways to Find New Clients

Defy convention and employ these unconventional methods for connecting with new customers.

Start-Up Jitters? 6 Ways to Ease into Entrepreneurship

Starting up for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience. Here's how to soothe your fears and boost your odds for success.

A New Definition of Networking

It's time for a fresh look at the way we form and develop business relationships.

How to Diagnose and Repair 'Conversion Rate' Problems on Your Website

Consider these strategies if you aren't converting website viewers into paying customers.

5 Tips for Targeting Your Ideal Start-Up Customer

Generating lots of traffic is only part of the battle. Here are some tips to help you avoid the blunders of blind traffic generation.

Think the Flintstones, EQ and Other Tips from Gary Vaynerchuk About Connecting With Customers

In this chat interview, we asked entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk your questions about winning over customers on social media.

Overcoming the Groupon Effect: How to Sell Merchants on Your Start-Up Deal Site

Faced with a glut of daily-deal sites, new entrants are having a tough time winning over merchants. Here's how to cut through the hype and build your client roster.

What the 2012 Presidential Election Can Teach Startups About Finding a Niche

Unlike in a presidential election where candidates look to ply their message to anyone and everyone, the best way to market a cash-strapped startup is to be direct.

7 Key Habits of Super Networkers

Networking requires focus and follow-up to develop and nurture valuable business relationships.

3 Low-Cost Sales Lead Tools for Startups

You don't have to spend big money to get the same valuable contacts as the big guys. Here are some options to consider.

7 Tips For Building a 'Power Network' on LinkedIn

How to use the professional networking site to make better business connections.

How to Attract the Clients You Want

Entrepreneur's Diana Ransom talks with small-business expert Marie Forleo about leading small companies reach the types of customers most likely to be willing to pay their prices.

5 Tips for Getting Started With Mobile Advertising

As mobile device usage grows, your ads need to be where the action is. Here's what you need to know.

A Former Broker Taps Into His Passion for Vintage Guitars

A CEO's knack for buying low and selling high combined with his love of vintage musical instruments led him to revive Chicago Music Exchange.

How Gamification Can Help Attract New Customers

Expert Gabe Zichermann explains how adding gaming features to your site can surpass traditional loyalty programs when it comes to generating new business.

No Mobile Website? You're Probably Turning Customers Away

Three tips for making your website smartphone-friendly.

How Gamification Can Reduce the Need for Discounts

Expert Gabe Zichermann explains how gaming elements, not special offers, can help make customers more loyal.

How to Humanize Your Brand and Build Social-Media Buzz

When it comes to starting up, one of the biggest drivers you'll have in finding customers is your current customers. Here's how to keep them happy -- and chatty.

Time for a Second Look at Daily Deals?

A new report finds that daily deals may perform better than previously thought.

Marketing Math: What's a New Customer Really Worth?

You want to market to gain new customers. But what is a new customer really worth to you? It's time to learn simple marketing math.

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