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The 5 Worst Twitter Marketing Fails of 2014
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The 5 Worst Twitter Marketing Fails of 2014

#Fiasco. Some brands excel at tucking their tails between their tweets. Here's a naughty list of the ugliest Twitter marketing disasters this year and the important lessons you can learn from them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Holiday Pro Tip: Don't Screw Up Your Online Layaway Process
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Holiday Pro Tip: Don't Screw Up Your Online Layaway Process

Kmart inadvertently canceled online layaway orders for customers and is scrambling to fix the issue.
Carly Okyle
The Best Mistake I've Made
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The Best Mistake I've Made

Learning from bumps in the road can make your business stronger.
Linda Lacina
Minimize the Impact of Your Mistakes With These 6 Strategies
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Minimize the Impact of Your Mistakes With These 6 Strategies

Yes, mistakes will be made. But you do have some degree of control over how much they affect your business.
Stephen Key
How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success
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How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success

The legendary skateboarder describes his early entrepreneurial wipeouts and the hard lessons he learned from them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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Sephora Mistakenly Rolls Out Vulgar Hashtag
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Sephora Mistakenly Rolls Out Vulgar Hashtag

How a simple misspelling threw an entire promotional campaign into complete disarray.
Geoff Weiss
4 Costly Business Blunders Entrepreneurs Make
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4 Costly Business Blunders Entrepreneurs Make

While starting a new venture can be exciting, you may fall victim to certain mistakes that could end up costing you a great deal in the long run.
Aaron Goodin
Remember: Divorce Is Nothing Compared to Business Breakups
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Remember: Divorce Is Nothing Compared to Business Breakups

Strong businesses prepare for worst-case scenarios.
Carly Okyle
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos: 'I've Made Billions of Dollars of Failures'
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos: 'I've Made Billions of Dollars of Failures'

This is why it won't matter if the fire phone flops.
Jillian D'Onfro
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You're Actually Hurting Your Business With These 5 'Productive' Habits
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You're Actually Hurting Your Business With These 5 'Productive' Habits

Are your productivity hacks really making you better? Many are myths that are actually holding you back.
Adam Toren
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3 Stories on Bouncing Back From Failure
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3 Stories on Bouncing Back From Failure

A panel of ambitious entrepreneurs share how they've turned a mistake into an opportunity.
Carly Okyle
9 Blind Spots That Sabotage Businesses, and How to Beat Them
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9 Blind Spots That Sabotage Businesses, and How to Beat Them

The biggest challenge entrepreneurs may face is either a self-limiting or self-inflated view of their capabilities.
Sangeeta Bharadwaj Badal
It's Your Busy Season. Don't Drop the Ball.
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It's Your Busy Season. Don't Drop the Ball.

Get ahead of things early, lay down a firm foundation by asking the right questions and handle the flood.
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Microsoft Says 11-Hour Azure Outage Was Caused by System Update
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Microsoft Says 11-Hour Azure Outage Was Caused by System Update

The problem affected customers around the globe and affected third-party programs hosted on the platform.
Carly Okyle