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Late to the Party, Global Banks Try to Muscle Into India's Startup Boom
India

Late to the Party, Global Banks Try to Muscle Into India's Startup Boom

The banks missed out on the initial flurry of deal-making to their better-connected but much smaller domestic rivals.
6 Benefits for You and Your Community From Supporting Local Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs

6 Benefits for You and Your Community From Supporting Local Entrepreneurs

Locally owned businesses give communities a unique character but those businesses need loyal customers to survive.
John Rampton
4 Ways to Market Your Business for Free
Marketing

4 Ways to Market Your Business for Free

There are a handful of marketing practices available to entrepreneurs that don't require them to burn through valuable resources.
Aaron Goodin
Restaurants Ask Customers to #DineSmall on Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday

Restaurants Ask Customers to #DineSmall on Small Business Saturday

As small businesses claim the Saturday after Black Friday, local restaurants are getting in on the action.
Kate Taylor
Why Every Entrepreneur Should Focus on Local SEO
SEO

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Focus on Local SEO

Local SEO is a highly targeted, niche strategy that every entrepreneur can -- and should -- be thinking about.
Jayson DeMers
5 Ways Small Businesses Can Compete With Giants in SEO
SEO

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Compete With Giants in SEO

Regardless of what industry you're in, you'll always have at least one competitor who has been around longer and has tried harder to build a web presence.
Jayson DeMers
How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon
Growing a Business

How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon

You can slay the online giant (somewhat) -- by doing these eight things consistently.
Gene Marks
Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet
Mergers and Acquisitions

Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet

Etsy has scooped up 'A Little Market' -- a Paris-headquartered digital marketplace that also specializes in handmade crafts -- for a reported $100 million in cash and stock.
Geoff Weiss
Amazon May Launch a Local Services Marketplace
Service Business

Amazon May Launch a Local Services Marketplace

Amazon is reportedly looking beyond media, apparel, furniture and food -- and putting the call out to babysitters, handymen, birthday clowns and plumbers.
Geoff Weiss
Staging the Anti-Conference That Will Pull in Young Entrepreneurs
Conferences

Staging the Anti-Conference That Will Pull in Young Entrepreneurs

A confab that drew lots of youthful women in business provides lessons on how to tailor your event to attract millennials.
Rebekah Epstein
Office Design Strategies From the Guy Who Dreamed Up Twitter's Headquarters
Office Space

Office Design Strategies From the Guy Who Dreamed Up Twitter's Headquarters

Olle Lundberg, founder of Lundberg Design and the man behind Twitter's birdhouse-themed San Francisco headquarters, shares tips for improving office productivity and morale.
Geoff Weiss
Optimizing Your Website for Local Searches
Branding

Optimizing Your Website for Local Searches

With good content and quality links, you can attract more visitors located closer to home and increase your business' sales.
Jon Rognerud
NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space
Real estate

NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space

When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal.
Geoff Weiss
In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups
New Orleans

In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups

With New Orleans Entrepreneur Week underway, the event's co-founder discusses the state of small business in the Big Easy.
Jason Fell