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Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Jim Yu.
Marketing

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Jim Yu.

Our marketing expert Jim Yu is looking to answer your questions on topics ranging from content marketing to SEO and entering the world of mobile.
Andrea Huspeni
Why Staying Small Is Better for Your Sanity and Other Must-Read Business Tips
Productivity

Why Staying Small Is Better for Your Sanity and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how keeping your business small lets you control your schedule, what Jerry Seinfeld has to teach you about productivity and more advice for business owners.
Brian Patrick Eha
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Just Gone Public? Here's How to Keep Investors Happy
Finance

Just Gone Public? Here's How to Keep Investors Happy

While many people celebrate going public, this new milestone can be challenging on many fronts. Here, we discuss how to keep investors engaged and your board satisfied.
Chris Collett
Want to Thrive Like AirBnB and Uber? Build Growth Into Your Company's DNA.
Growth Strategies

Want to Thrive Like AirBnB and Uber? Build Growth Into Your Company's DNA.

The companies that win big are those that believe that everything they do is to support and drive growth.
Sean Ellis
Customer Retention Begins on the Front Lines
Growth Strategies

Customer Retention Begins on the Front Lines

Your existing customer base can still help you grow. Make sure your employees who deal with them are passionate.
Andrew Miller
The Hurdles of Scaling Globally
Growth Strategies

The Hurdles of Scaling Globally

While many startups envision expanding their business beyond their country's borders, scaling globally can present some unique challenges.
Venkat Eswaran
How to Make It as a Freelance Entrepreneur
Growth Strategies

How to Make It as a Freelance Entrepreneur

For entrepreneurs wanting to go down the freelance route, here are five tools and tips to build a successful career.
Jon Salm
Etsy to Offer Tips to Sellers in Town Hall Meeting
Growth Strategies

Etsy to Offer Tips to Sellers in Town Hall Meeting

CEO Chad Dickerson will discuss best practices for running an Etsy business in a live-streamed event, following company policy changes in the fall.
Nina Zipkin
Smart Twitter Guidelines to Follow
Social Media

Smart Twitter Guidelines to Follow

If you're new to Twitter, these guidelines can help you 'think before you tweet.'
Scott Levy
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15 Entrepreneurs on What They Wish They'd Known When They First Started Up
Starting a Business

15 Entrepreneurs on What They Wish They'd Known When They First Started Up

We all wish we could get everything right the first time. That, of course, isn't the case. Here's what some business owners wish they new from the start.
LISTEN: Marc Ecko on How to Build a Memorable Brand Like a Billionaire
Marketing

LISTEN: Marc Ecko on How to Build a Memorable Brand Like a Billionaire

The fashion pioneer talks about what it takes to grow a successful business and become your own personal version of greatness.
Lewis Howes
How a Brand Pivot Helped This Startup Disrupt a $30 Billion Dollar Industry
Marketing

How a Brand Pivot Helped This Startup Disrupt a $30 Billion Dollar Industry

Finding success in the world of fraternities and sororities, this startup decided to step up its game and have its brand go big.
Melanie Spring
Payroll, Meet Accounting: ZenPayroll and FreshBooks Join Forces
Growth Strategies

Payroll, Meet Accounting: ZenPayroll and FreshBooks Join Forces

Payroll service ZenPayroll and cloud accounting software company FreshBooks are combining their services in a move that could help small-business owners.
Nina Zipkin
Facebook Buys Social Startup Branch to Spearhead New 'Conversations' Group
Technology

Facebook Buys Social Startup Branch to Spearhead New 'Conversations' Group

Facebook has snapped up Branch for a reported $15 million and appointed the Branch team to run its new Conversations group in New York.
Nina Zipkin