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Don't Make These Social-Media Blunders That Businesses Keep Repeating

These 5 mistakes pop up frequently. Your company shouldn't be the latest example.

Welcome to the Nimble Workplace of the Future, One Fostering Constant Change

Embrace a philosophy that encourages real-time collaboration and participation so your company will be a healthy player.

5 Surefire Ways to Wreck Your Social Media Network

While you try to grow your contacts online, steer clear of these practices. Or you might see your contact list shrink.

Top 5 Reasons e-Businesses Fail

Learn from the mistakes failed dotcom businesses made so you don't make the same errors when starting your e-business.

When Launching Your Startup, Consider These 5 Risks

While entrepreneurs may think they have the next billion-dollar idea, they need to assess certain risk factors before bringing it to market. Otherwise, they will crash and burn.

France Orders 2,000 Trains Too Wide for Station Platforms

Talk about being on the wrong side of the tracks. While we all make mistakes, France’s latest eye-popping mishap should serve as a lesson in vigilance.

The 4 Pitfalls Small Businesses Face

Launching and running a company is no walk in the park. Be aware of these challenges before you jump into starting a business.

Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes

These tips will show you what not to do when you are presenting your idea to angel investors.

This Big Mistake Can Hurt Your Site's Search Rankings

Online marketing expert John Rampton talks SEO and outlines one mistake to avoid at all costs.

17 Absentminded Mistakes That Will Cost Your Business Big Time

Distracted by daily tasks and critical goals, most entrepreneurs let seemingly unimportant issues slip through the cracks.

5 Life Lessons That Will Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

Screw ups can be learning experiences, but it's probably best not to make them in the first place.

The 3 Deadly Sins of Networking

Avoid these three lethal blunders when meeting and interacting with potential new clients.

Hold the Phone! Don't Outsource Customer Support Just Yet

Here are five reasons to keep a support team in-house.

HP CEO Meg Whitman on Learning from Failure

Whitman says during her tenure at eBay, missing out on an eBay Japan was one of her biggest mistakes.

My Biggest Mistake: Relying on a Resume

You have heard the saying, 'don't judge a book by its cover.' Here is why you shouldn't judge a person by her resume.

What to Do When You Screw Up

We all occasionally shoot ourselves in the foot, but some of us are our own worst enemy. No worries: This six-step program will fix you right up.

With GM's Massive Recall, Is Corporate Culture to Blame?

Did the mistake lie not with a faulty part but rather with how the entire company dealt with problems?

My Biggest Mistake: One Size Doesn't Fit All

When it comes to leadership, different employees take to different approaches. Having a cookie-cutter strategy can lead to disaster and in this case, losing top talent.

Learning From Past Mistakes, Netflix Takes New Approach to Price Hikes

When Netflix raised its subscription prices two years ago, users rebelled. This time, the company is doing it differently.

Failure: Go From Moping to Hoping

Fail. Hope. Repeat. How a few simple steps can help you spring back if your startup fails.

What to Do When Your Company Is In Full-On Crisis Mode

Professional coach and Entrepreneur.com contributor Lindsay Broder on what you need to keep in mind when managing a startup -- and a team -- through a rough patch.

6 Common Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business

Do yourself a favor and avoid these costly pitfalls.

Porn Accident: US Airways Issues Worst Brand Tweet of All Time

The airline's recent PR nightmare is a reminder to slow down, pay closer attention and think before you tweet.

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