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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
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
Richard Branson on Growing Your Business by Building a Community
Growth Strategies

Richard Branson on Growing Your Business by Building a Community

Building strong ties to your community will help you you build a stronger company culture, better relationships with your customers and staff, and ultimately a more successful business.
Richard Branson
High Hopes and Blunt Truths for the $2.3 Billion Legal Marijuana Market
Growth Strategies

High Hopes and Blunt Truths for the $2.3 Billion Legal Marijuana Market

Like it or not, legal marijuana is here and the market is growing. Find out who stands to profit, what opportunities exist in this emerging market and what barriers these entrepreneurs have to overcome.
Brian Patrick Eha
Biz Stone's Answer to the Search Engine Has Arrived, But Will Anyone Use It?
Technology

Biz Stone's Answer to the Search Engine Has Arrived, But Will Anyone Use It?

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has launched a Q&A app called Jelly with the mission of making the world 'a more empathetic place.'
Nina Zipkin
How to Attract the Right Kind of Twitter Audience
Social Media

How to Attract the Right Kind of Twitter Audience

First, determine your strategy -- local leads, a national following or international visibility -- then follow these tips for attracting an audience.
Scott Levy
10 Questions to Ask When Recruiting New Employees Online
Growth Strategies

10 Questions to Ask When Recruiting New Employees Online

Insider advice, tips and tactics on how to find your ideal hire on the web.
Kim Lachance Shandrow