Partnerships The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Partnerships en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:00:00 GMT The 5 False Expectations That Could Destroy Big-Brand Partnerships On the surface, startups and big-name brands are businesses with a similar overarching goal: to make money. But crack the exterior, and you’ll find that’s about all they have in common. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:00:00 GMT Jason Kulpa Collaborate or Be Killed Don't venture into business with just a one-man army. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:45:00 GMT Kelsey Ramsden How to Leverage a Celebrity Like Giuliana Rancic to Build a Business Finding a brand advocate who's well-known and with a tremendous following can give your startup a tremendous lift. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:30:00 GMT Adam Callinan A Crash Course on Licenses, Joint Ventures and Partnerships Here are some common terms and features that you might see in your next business agreement. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT Carol Roth Oracle Now Has Two Leaders, But Can These Arrangements Work? With the announcement of Larry Ellison's stepping down, here are three tips for companies considering having co-ceos. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:04:00 GMT Doug and Polly White Great Idea for a Business, But No Experience? These Founders Prove It Can Be Done. The entrepreneurs behind footwear startup Jack Erwin had no experience in shoes. Now, they're steering a million-dollar shoe brand. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:00:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Capitalizing on Fashion Week: How This Tech Accessory Company Made It to the Runway The manufacturer of protective cases for smartphones deployed a thorough partnership strategy to elevate its brand during a pivotal time for trendsetting and branding. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:00:00 GMT Tanya Benedicto Klich Are You a Spineless Business Owner Dominated By Your Staff? An unpleasant experience with a former client and his dominating bookkeeper reminds us that the boss needs a backbone. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21:30:00 GMT Gene Marks Referrals Worth Seeking Out Possess These 3 Attributes Worth of mouth is powerful, but only if your contact can actually deliver a strong connection. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:30:00 GMT Kai Sato The 7 Deadly Sins of Joint Ventures Joint ventures always make sense on paper but not so much when we flawed humans are actually running things. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:45:00 GMT Patricia E. Farrell The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Partnering With Your Partner Starting a business with your significant other can make a lot of sense, until it doesn't. Consider these pros and cons before jumping in. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:00:00 GMT Carol Roth 9 Elements of an Irresistible Business Pitch Once you've mastered the essentials of your pitch, you can make it as unique as you and what you have to offer. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:30:00 GMT Ellen DaSilva and Alex Taub Looking to Be Everywhere, Uber Opens Its API to Big-Name Companies The ridesharing company has released a feature that allows third-party companies like Trip Advisor, Starbucks and United Airlines to embed the Uber service into their own mobile applications. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:18:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Be a Better Client to a Consultant With These 3 Tips Following this advice should save you time and money when working with a service provider. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT Edith G. Tolchin Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business Sole-proprietorship, partnership, LLC or corporation? All have their advantages – and their drawbacks. Expert Alex Katz breaks down each one for us. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT Alex Katz 6 Warning Signs You May Be Dealing With an SEO Scam Artist Not only can these firms waste time and money -- they can actually hurt your website in the long run. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT Jon Rognerud Coax the Right Tech Nerd to Partner With at Your Startup If you have business savvy but lack technical skills, bring in a technologist to strengthen your leadership. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:30:00 GMT Martin Zwilling Protect your Partnership With a Buy-Sell Agreement Learn more about these critical agreements that define value and buy-out procedures when one someone leaves a partnership. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT Mark J. Kohler Google, Barnes & Noble Just Made a Big Play in the 'Instant Gratification' Race The two companies have teamed up to provide same-day book delivery, a move aimed squarely at Amazon. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:24:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin Controlling the Uncontrollable When getting a startup off the ground, entrepreneurs have to rely on others. Here is how to overcome the challenges of depending on external partners. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT Sarah Haselkorn