Mistakes

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5 Surefire Ways to Wreck Your Social Media Network
Networking

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.
Phil La Duke
Top 5 Reasons e-Businesses Fail
Startup Kit

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
Risk

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.
Sreekanth Ravi
France Orders 2,000 Trains Too Wide for Station Platforms
Mistakes

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.
Geoff Weiss
The 4 Pitfalls Small Businesses Face
Mistakes

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.
JT Ripton
Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes
Startup Basics

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.
Elaine Pofeldt
This Big Mistake Can Hurt Your Site's Search Rankings
SEO Tips

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.
Jason Fell
17 Absentminded Mistakes That Will Cost Your Business Big Time
Mistakes

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.
Danny Wong
5 Life Lessons That Will Help You Make Fewer Mistakes
Mistakes

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.
Stephen Key
The 3 Deadly Sins of Networking
Networking

The 3 Deadly Sins of Networking

Avoid these three lethal blunders when meeting and interacting with potential new clients.
Tom Borg
Hold the Phone! Don't Outsource Customer Support Just Yet
Customer Support

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

Here are five reasons to keep a support team in-house.
Chris Herbert and Christian Smith
HP CEO Meg Whitman on Learning from Failure
Leadership

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
My Biggest Mistake

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.
Mike Templeman
What to Do When You Screw Up
Leadership

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.
Steve Tobak