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The Networking Mistake Most Entrepreneurs Make

The Networking Mistake Most Entrepreneurs Make

Having a broad network of connections is important, but spread yourself too thin and you might be doing more harm than good. Here's why.
Best Business Bars

Best Business Bars

From old-school to trendy and everything in between, here are the best bars for business in some of the best U.S. cities for 'treps.

The Two Must-Have Elements for Attracting Startup Funding

Venture capitalist Paul Lee offers advice on what entrepreneurs should do get noticed by investors.
Bonnaroo's Founder on Hosting a Blockbuster Bash

Bonnaroo's Founder on Hosting a Blockbuster Bash

Rick Farman, the co-founder of Superfly Presents, the company behind music festival Bonnaroo, offers advice about successful events.

Bonnaroo Founder's 9 Tips for Throwing a Blockbuster Bash

Rick Farman, the co-founder of Superfly Presents, the production company behind music festival Bonnaroo, provides young entrepreneurs advice about crafting a successful event.
4 Ways to Turn Online Relationships Into Valuable Business Contacts

4 Ways to Turn Online Relationships Into Valuable Business Contacts

Follow these steps to bring your social network to life.

Networking Like a Pro: How to Host a Successful Business Mixer

Hosting a networking event can be really rewarding, but it takes careful planning to get the most out of it. These simple tips will help make your business mixer fun and successful.

3 Free Apps to Help You Network Like a Pro

With these tools you can collect new contacts and keep track of the ones you already have.
7 Ingredients to a Successful Business Dinner

7 Ingredients to a Successful Business Dinner

Wooing clients over dinner can help you build long-lasting relationships. Here's a guide to making the best possible impression.

How to Score a Meeting With Almost Anyone: Channel Their Hero

Even the toughest prospects are reachable if you know how to catch their attention. All it takes is a little savvy and some help from their biggest hero. Here's how.
Startup Weekend and Startup America Partner to Jumpstart Global Entrepreneurship

Startup Weekend and Startup America Partner to Jumpstart Global Entrepreneurship

With the support of AOL Co-Founder Steve Case, new organization UP Global aims to accelerate startup communities around the world.
How to Apply PR Skills at Networking Events

How to Apply PR Skills at Networking Events

If you are your own brand, it makes sense that you should employ your professional acumen when presenting yourself to potential clients.
10 Questions to Ask When Creating Your LinkedIn Company Page

10 Questions to Ask When Creating Your LinkedIn Company Page

How you can make a company page that generates leads, sales and traffic back to your website.

7 Ways to Make Your Business Card Your Best Marketing Tool

If you haven't put much thought into your business card, you're missing out on a great marketing opportunity. Here are six ways your business card design and delivery can get you noticed.
3 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Startup

3 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Startup

A surprising number of college students don't use the professional-social network. Here's why that's a mistake -- especially for young entrepreneurs.

Networking Fundamentals to Boost Your Bottom Line

Effective networking involves more than just reaching out to people and showing your face at events. Here are four key ways to use networking as an effective growth strategy for your business.
How to Use Customer Recommendations to Grow Your Business

How to Use Customer Recommendations to Grow Your Business

Don't wait for associates or customers to give you their thumbs-up with personal testimonials and endorsements. Here's how to be proactive about asking for endorsements.

3 Tips for Newbie Entrepreneurs on Starting a Business

Workplace expert and entrepreneur Liz Elam offers some advice about starting a business with little experience.
LinkedIn Tips: 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Network

LinkedIn Tips: 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Network

To celebrate the social media giant's 10th birthday, read about best practices for business owners.
5 Ways to Be a Better Leader Online

5 Ways to Be a Better Leader Online

Here's what separates the leaders from the followers online.

11 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

RedBull launches a music-tech startup accelerator, 3rd Ward offers a networking opportunity in Brooklyn, HUB Bay Area helps social treps with PR, Berlin startups slay dragons, VCs and treps square off, the SBA gets social, NY Tech Day kicks off, TechCrunch Disrupt unleashes in NYC again, the Webbys wants your votesÂ… This week's notable news and startup events for young treps.
4 Ways Introverted Young Treps Can Win in an Extroverted World

4 Ways Introverted Young Treps Can Win in an Extroverted World

It's not easy for introverted young treps to put themselves out there, but these tips can help you master the networking scene.
Why So Many People Resist Networking and Miss Out

Why So Many People Resist Networking and Miss Out

Networking is a key way to build your business, yet entrepreneurs are often unwilling to take the time required to build those relationships. Get past these four personal barriers and you'll be well on your way to networking success.
Forget Facebook's Social Graph: LinkedIn Has a New Search Tool Too

Forget Facebook's Social Graph: LinkedIn Has a New Search Tool Too

With LinkedIn's search update, people may be taking a closer look at your profile. Here are five tips for making sure you remain front and center on the professional network.

4 Ways a Hobby Can Boost Your Entrepreneurial Efforts

Student entrepreneur Will Caldwell on the importance of finding passion outside of your startup.
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