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How I Grew My Wheelchair Ramp Company Into a Franchise
Franchisors

How I Grew My Wheelchair Ramp Company Into a Franchise

Julian Gordon left the construction industry to start Amramp, a successful franchise aimed to help the elderly and disabled.
Can Subway Ads Bring Mainstream Users to Foursquare?
Foursquare

Can Subway Ads Bring Mainstream Users to Foursquare?

Reviving a once-hot app is tricky. Foursquare, the darling of mobile check-ins, is hoping to lure new users in the old-fashioned way: with ads.
Erin Griffith
The Latest – and Unlikeliest – Man to Reinvent Online Education
Business Unusual

The Latest – and Unlikeliest – Man to Reinvent Online Education

This pioneer in adult web content has idea to revolutionize education through virtual reality. And he might be on to something. Maybe.
Laura Entis
Hack the Formula for Success With Better Decision Making
Decision Making

Hack the Formula for Success With Better Decision Making

Paying dues doesn't always lead to career success, according to Shane Snow's new book.
Brian Honigman
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5 Reasons Why Pivots Are Crucial to Today's Businesses
Pivots

5 Reasons Why Pivots Are Crucial to Today's Businesses

A change in focus can lead to great things by bringing in new customers or providing a much need kick in the pants.
Zach Cutler
4 Franchises That Pulled Off a Major Pivot
Franchises

4 Franchises That Pulled Off a Major Pivot

These companies revamped their models while staying true to their core values, gaining new generations of customers along the way.
5 Tips on Rebranding from a Billion-Dollar Expert
Rebranding

5 Tips on Rebranding from a Billion-Dollar Expert

Rebranding is not for the faint of heart. After rebranding several billion-dollar companies, here are some lessons I have learned along the way.
Kristi Knight
Bravely Facing the Epic Decision of a Career Pivot
Decision-making

Bravely Facing the Epic Decision of a Career Pivot

A serial entrepreneur shares how she came to leave the corporate fold and establish her first business.
Kelsey Ramsden
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Success Lessons From 2 Innovators Who Came Out Swinging
Success Stories

Success Lessons From 2 Innovators Who Came Out Swinging

Case studies are everywhere, but check out these entrepreneurs who made crucial decisions on the one-way path to enviable success.
Eric Siu
When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Stealth Mode
Launching a Business

When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Stealth Mode

While many people may jump on the stealth-mode bandwagon, often they are doing so for the wrong reason. Here are the two times when founders should consider stealth mode.
Bernard Desarnauts
Don't Want to Be Pigeonholed? Answer These 3 Questions.
Personal Branding

Don't Want to Be Pigeonholed? Answer These 3 Questions.

If you want to move beyond others' preconceived notions about you, ask yourself these questions.
Dorie Clark
Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives
Customers

Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives

Business products are generally purchased because they solve problems, so a deep understanding of the buyer is required.
Steve Blank
EHarmony Wants to Find You a Job
Growth Strategies

EHarmony Wants to Find You a Job

The long-running dating site is reportedly launching a subsidiary that matches bosses and employees.
Nina Zipkin
4 Reasons Why Your Startup May Never Be Successful
Starting a Business

4 Reasons Why Your Startup May Never Be Successful

The high failure rate that occurs in the startup world can be attributed to many different factors, but often, it comes down to these four recurring problems.
Thomas Oppong