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Why Playing It Safe Will Kill Your Startup
Marketing Strategies

Why Playing It Safe Will Kill Your Startup

Following the prevailing trend or the tried-and-true could drain a new company's creativity. Aim instead to be an innovator.
Renée Warren
Vine Launches Standalone App for Children
Online Video

Vine Launches Standalone App for Children

The micro-video platform developed the app spinoff during Hack Week, when employees remarked how much their children loved Vine.
Geoff Weiss
Right in Sports, Wrong for Business -- the 4 Differences Leaders Must Realize
Ethics

Right in Sports, Wrong for Business -- the 4 Differences Leaders Must Realize

Don't get carried away with sports analogies. Pro athletes and coaches sometimes behave the opposite of how professionals should act in an office setting.
Marty Fukuda
4 Ways to Successfully Develop Employees Year-Round
Performance Reviews

4 Ways to Successfully Develop Employees Year-Round

Successful performance management is much more than just an end-of-year performance review.
Matt Straz
Meet Match-Click, the Company That Wants to Take on LinkedIn
Recruiting

Meet Match-Click, the Company That Wants to Take on LinkedIn

By making job postings 'go viral.'
Laura Entis
How to Prevent Office Gossip From Ruining Your Business
Gossip

How to Prevent Office Gossip From Ruining Your Business

You can't stop water-cooler chat, but you can prevent your company from turning into a middle school.
Lisa Evans
5 Ways for Online Entrepreneurs to Stand Out
Building Your Online Presence

5 Ways for Online Entrepreneurs to Stand Out

The real competition online is for notice, credibility and respect. Achieve that and sales will follow.
Kimanzi Constable
Here Are the Best Months, Days and Times to Publish YouTube Videos
Content Strategy

Here Are the Best Months, Days and Times to Publish YouTube Videos

Whenever possible, aim for Thursday or Friday between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Geoff Weiss
Don't Be the Cheapest, Be the Best
Competition

Don't Be the Cheapest, Be the Best

When pricing your product or service, instead of sweating the pennies, look at how you can charge more by offering a better quality experience for your customer.
Mike Templeman
The Failing 'A' for Why Your Business Is Struggling
Marketing

The Failing 'A' for Why Your Business Is Struggling

Resolving the 'ask deficit' is easier than you think: You just have to muster up the courage.
Kelsey Ramsden
3 Ways to Boost Word of Mouth and Referrals for Your Business
Finding Customers

3 Ways to Boost Word of Mouth and Referrals for Your Business

Learn how you were able to get someone to notice your good work and bring it up in conversation so that the magic happens.
Brian Barquilla
Taylor Swift's Latest Trademark Filings Reveal a Shrewd Business Strategy
Celebrities

Taylor Swift's Latest Trademark Filings Reveal a Shrewd Business Strategy

The star stealthily filed trademark applications for certain lyrical stylings from her latest album, '1989.'
Geoff Weiss
7 Steps for Establishing the Right Business Model
Startup Basics

7 Steps for Establishing the Right Business Model

Building a product may be the easy part of a startup. Don't forgot about the other, equally important half of the equation.
Martin Zwilling