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How Website Optimization Helped a Small-Business Owner Bounce Back From Debt

Four ways a Wisconsin perfume retailer overcame debt and started over and to find new success online.

Startup Weekend and Startup America Partner to Jumpstart Global Entrepreneurship

With the support of AOL Co-Founder Steve Case, new organization UP Global aims to accelerate startup communities around the world.

3 Leadership Lessons From Tumblr's David Karp

Learn how the 26-year-old founder navigated the challenges of growing the business in the early days.

I Screwed Up: How 3 Famed Entrepreneurs Learned From Failure

Barbara Corcoran, David Mintz and Fran Tarkenton reveal their biggest business mistakes and the lessons they learned.

Fast-Growing Organic Food Startup Acquired by French Food-and-Beverage Giant

Paris-based Danone has purchased a majority stake in Happy Family -- a deal reportedly worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

Networking Fundamentals to Boost Your Bottom Line

Effective networking involves more than just reaching out to people and showing your face at events. Here are four key ways to use networking as an effective growth strategy for your business.

In Major Hiring Push, Web Hosting Powerhouse Go Daddy to Expand Its Services

A look at Go Daddy's plan for growth and new offerings in an effort to target small businesses.

Shark Tank's Daymond John on Lessons From His Worst Mistakes

The television personality and FUBU founder discusses his background and learnings as an entrepreneur.

Billionaire Sara Blakely Pledges to Give Away Half of Her Fortune

The Spanx founder is the first self-made female billionaire to sign Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge.

Leaning In: The 10 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Businesses

Women Presidents Organization reveals its annual ranking of the top 50 women-led businesses in North America. We look at the leaders of the pack.

Inside Small-Business Growth: Top Industries and Other Success Secrets (Infographic)

A look at the obstacles entrepreneurs are facing, their strategies for staying on top, and the industries with the most opportunities.

10 Best States for Starting a Business

A U.S. Chamber of Commerce study out this week breaks down what each state in the U.S. is doing to promote small-business growth.

Entrepreneurs See Brighter Days for Their Business, Not the Economy

In two surveys released today, small-business owners report being more optimistic about their company's future, though concerns persist about government regulation, the economy, taxes and health care.

What Craft Beer Can Teach You About Business Growth: Best Advice from Jim Koch of Sam Adams

The Boston Beer Co. expands its microloan and mentorship program. Plus, the founder shares the most popular advice he dispenses to young business owners.

Survey: Small-Business Owners Band Together During Economic Struggles

A new report finds a majority of small-business owners spend their time and money supporting fellow small merchants and their communities.

Motorcycle Designer Roland Sands on Bikes, Branding and Building Success

Sands reveals his biggest branding mistakes and where he finds inspiration.

Why So Many People Resist Networking and Miss Out

Networking is a key way to build your business, yet entrepreneurs are often unwilling to take the time required to build those relationships. Get past these four personal barriers and you'll be well on your way to networking success.

10 Questions to Ask Before Making Your First Hire

Before rushing to expand your business with that first employee, here are the most important things you need to consider first.

5 Ways to Work With Extroverted Employees

A quick guide to recognizing this personality type and creating the most effective work environment.

The Man Behind a Budding Creative City

The efforts of one small-business owner are drawing young creatives to Norfolk, Va.

The Unusual Way One Media Startup Grew to 10 Million Readers in a Year

Upworthy's strategy: In with the old, out with the new.

NYC Venture Fellows Program Mentors Startups on the Fast Track

Since 2011, a competitive fellowship program has been providing early-stage startup founders in New York City with the contacts and knowledge they need to succeed.

What to Consider Before Your Business Expands

How to figure out where your company can expand and the financial models to get you there.

What Steps to Take After Crowdfunding Success

When Tigere Chiriga's crowdfunding campaign for his floating mug worked, he turned to CrowdHut for assistance.
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