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'We Had a Crush on the MakerBot': How 3-D Printing Won These Fashion Designers Over
24/7 Tech

'We Had a Crush on the MakerBot': How 3-D Printing Won These Fashion Designers Over

French designers Nelly Zagury and CĂ©lia Elmasu revealed their first 3-D printed jewelry collection at a runway show in New York City this spring.
Catherine Clifford
Get Your Product Figured Out First
Starting a Business

Get Your Product Figured Out First

So many entrepreneurs make the same mistake: Focusing on the wrong things without figuring out the product they plan to sell.
Greg Shugar
Why Do Huge Companies Such as Google Still Have Bugs in Their Products?
Software

Why Do Huge Companies Such as Google Still Have Bugs in Their Products?

All companies accumulate technical debt as they grow. Here are six ways to manage this problem.
Andrew Cohen
5 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask When Choosing a Manufacturer
Manufacturing

5 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask When Choosing a Manufacturer

If you don't do your homework, choosing a manufacturer to develop your products can be a very long and costly process. Here are a few pointers on making the process less painful.
Shane Broesky
3 Things to Do Before Kickstarting Your Hardware Startup
Product Development

3 Things to Do Before Kickstarting Your Hardware Startup

Kickstarting a hardware project ultimately means making hundreds or thousands of physical products that can compete in the modern marketplace.
JD Albert
5 Steps to Developing Your Tech Product
Product Development

5 Steps to Developing Your Tech Product

While developing your own tech product may seem overwhelming, it is achievable -- even for non-techie entrepreneurs.
John Teel
Show Your Work: Letting a Great Product Sell Itself
Marketing Strategies

Show Your Work: Letting a Great Product Sell Itself

There is a fundamental difference between simply using a product versus using a product where you also know its history and how it was conceived. The latter elicits an emotional connection.
Paul Jun
Your Product Launch Feels Like the Super Bowl But It's Really the Start of the Season
NFL Players Inc.

Your Product Launch Feels Like the Super Bowl But It's Really the Start of the Season

The process of bringing a product to market is grueling preparation for the demands of what follows.
Hunter Hillenmeyer
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How to Make Your Business Stand Out
Startup Advice

How to Make Your Business Stand Out

These tips should help you to define exactly what your business offers, how that can serve the needs of your target market and how to build a niche for yourself.
Ask These 7 Questions to Get the Honest Feedback You Need
Feedback

Ask These 7 Questions to Get the Honest Feedback You Need

Friends and colleagues will be politely reluctant to tell you your product has problems, unless you ask in a way that makes it safe to be honest.
John Boitnott
3 Ways to Keep It Simple When You Have the Urge to Add One More Feature
Product Development

3 Ways to Keep It Simple When You Have the Urge to Add One More Feature

Product developers feel a tidal pull to make things far more complicated than necessary or than anybody else wants.
JD Albert
4 Questions to Ask Before Doing a National Product Rollout
Expansion

4 Questions to Ask Before Doing a National Product Rollout

A successful national rollout is achievable -- it just requires a little planning.
Jason Kulpa
How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success
Celebrities

How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success

The legendary skateboarder describes his early entrepreneurial wipeouts and the hard lessons he learned from them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow