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How This E-Cig Franchise Is Moving Into Marijuana
Smoking

How This E-Cig Franchise Is Moving Into Marijuana

An e-cigarette firm develops a safer pot-delivery system.
5 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Employee Absences
Managing Employees

5 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Employee Absences

Track time off taken by your staff and figure out how to prevent its impinging on healthy company coffers.
Heather R. Huhman
With Original Movies, Amazon Looks to Drive Interest to Prime's Other Perks
Growth Strategies

With Original Movies, Amazon Looks to Drive Interest to Prime's Other Perks

Amazon may be looking to make its original content a bigger reason to join Prime, which is better known for its free two-day shipping option.
Nina Zipkin
3 Steps to 'Winterize' Your Business
Productivity

3 Steps to 'Winterize' Your Business

Just because the temperatures have plummeted doesn't mean your business should be cooling off.
Stu Aaron
The Creator Behind a Robotic Bartender Spills the Secrets on How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign
Kickstarter

The Creator Behind a Robotic Bartender Spills the Secrets on How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign

Dylan Purcell-Lowe, one of Somabar's creators, walks us through the entire Kickstarter process.
Laura Entis
3 Ways Your Current Customers Can Help You Acquire New Ones
Finding Customers

3 Ways Your Current Customers Can Help You Acquire New Ones

For a startup, immediately identifying and building relationships with your happiest and most outspoken customers can pay huge dividends.
Aaron Goodin
The Best Entrepreneurs Get Out of Their Heads and Open Their Ears
Starting a Business

The Best Entrepreneurs Get Out of Their Heads and Open Their Ears

Successful innovators are those who are willing to take off their blinders, put aside their ego and listen to what consumers are already telling them.
Catherine Clifford
Meet the 20 Business Owners Who Just Won $150,000 and a Trip to Google
Growing a Business

Meet the 20 Business Owners Who Just Won $150,000 and a Trip to Google

The winners of this year's Mission Main Street Grants program are the largest group of recipients since the program's start three years ago.
Nina Zipkin
The 6 Secrets for Turning Hard Work Into Elite Results
Productivity

The 6 Secrets for Turning Hard Work Into Elite Results

Long hours of work yield little without focus and strategy but you can change that starting today.
Peter Voogd
How One of the Internet's Biggest Viral Stars Turned Her Moment Into Momentum
YouTube

How One of the Internet's Biggest Viral Stars Turned Her Moment Into Momentum

In the pantheon of viral videos, Rebecca Black's 'Friday' may be among the most notorious. Here's how the teen star has parlayed her explosive success.
Geoff Weiss
Why Catering to Exactly What Clients Want Is a Winning Strategy
Customer Loyalty

Why Catering to Exactly What Clients Want Is a Winning Strategy

Sometimes a consumer won't be able to describe the need clearly but if you can figure out how to best provide the right service, you'll score the business.
Marley Majcher
No, Facebook Didn't 'Create' 4.5M Jobs. But Its Impact Can't Be Understated.
Facebook

No, Facebook Didn't 'Create' 4.5M Jobs. But Its Impact Can't Be Understated.

Facebook's hiring numbers are squishy, but the company continues to serve as a great example of how entrepreneurship can help the world.
Ray Hennessey
5 Secrets to Mastering Sales Follow-Up
Management

5 Secrets to Mastering Sales Follow-Up

Use these strategies to boost the number of sales or customers you get from a batch of leads.
Dan S. Kennedy
For This Cat Cafe, Crowdfunding With Kickstarter 'Was Never About the Money'
Crowdfunding

For This Cat Cafe, Crowdfunding With Kickstarter 'Was Never About the Money'

The co-founders of Meow Parlour raised three times as much cash as they set out to raise with a Kickstarter campaign. But that wasn't the best part of their crowdfunding success.
Catherine Clifford