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3 Lessons About Pricing From A&E's Storage Wars
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
What the popular show about bidding on storage units can teach you about getting the best price.
November 16, 2012
Lessons in Second Chances From 'Project Runway All Stars'
Five lessons for entrepreneurs from designers who are getting a second chance at success.
November 9, 2012
3 Rookie Entrepreneurial Mistakes from 'Start-Ups: Silicon Valley'
BravoTV debuted a new reality show based on startups, but the format is more frat party than computer geek.
November 8, 2012
How Inventors Could Benefit From a New Entrepreneurial-Themed Movie
The Home Shopping Network offers the opportunity of a lifetime as a tie-in to a forthcoming Seth Rogen movie.
October 26, 2012
3 Lessons in Business From a Reality TV Backstabber
A two-time 'Big Brother' contestant shares what he's learned.
October 18, 2012
Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show
Startup:NYC pilot lacks drama to hook audiences and funding.
October 12, 2012
The Email That Snagged an Investment from Shark Tank's Mark Cuban
You don't have to go on Shark Tank to catch the eye of a major league angel investor. Here's how one entrepreneur got funding by just sending an email.
September 28, 2012
Is Your Business Ready for an Incubator? 5 Tips from a 'TechStars' Grad
One of the reality show's most successful startups, Onswipe, offers advice on how they did it.
September 21, 2012
5 Things Your Family Business Can Learn From Animal Planet's 'Tanked'
Running a business with your family can be tough. The eccentric brood on Animal Planet's "Tanked" compromise to make it work.
September 14, 2012
5 Things Startups Can Learn From 'Great American Food Truck Race'
The Food Network show highlights some of the foundations of building a business.
September 7, 2012
5 Tips for Transforming Your Hobby Into a Business From the 'Toy Hunter'
What the reality show about toy collecting can teach you about turning your passion into a profitable business.
August 31, 2012
7 Steps to Landing and Profiting from Celebrity Customers
What the team on Animal Planet's Tanked learned from working with Tracy Morgan
August 17, 2012
What You Can Learn About Branding From 'Project Runway'
Putting a unique spin on your business can help you stand out from the crowd.
August 10, 2012
Why Man vs. Food Is Worth Watching
How the Travel Channel show soared to success thanks to the host's winning personality.
August 3, 2012
The Reality TV Show that Wants Your Offscreen Ideas Too
'Everyday Edisons' producer Edison Nation has major connections and can help you bring your idea to market.
July 27, 2012
The Art and Craft of Listening to Your Critics
Scathing feedback from experts is a staple of many a reality TV show. More business owners could benefit from hearing the brutal truth -- if they act on it.
July 20, 2012
Consultants and Advisors
Reality TV Show May Hit Too Close to Home in Silicon Valley
A new Bravo show that follows startups through their growing pains is riling the high-tech hotbed. A look at what may be behind all the griping.
July 13, 2012
6 Low-Cost Ideas for an Interior-Design Makeover
Does your restaurant or store need a face-lift? Consider these budget-minded tactics from a recent episode of 'Restaurant Impossible.'
June 29, 2012
Gordon Ramsay's Lessons for Motivating a Sales Team
The celebrity chef knows how to rev up his staff to perform at their best. Here are seven lessons from the season premiere of Fox's 'MasterChef.'
June 22, 2012
The Barter Kings' Guide to Building a Business Without Cash
More business owners are looking to barter for what they need. Here are seven tips for negotiating favorable trades.
June 16, 2012
Shark Tank vs. KickStarter: How One Startup Used Both to Launch
When deals fall apart, it can often be for the best. For this business owner, the upside of losing angel funding was retaining equity and control over his company.
June 11, 2012
Tabatha's Take-No-Prisoners Guide to Business Culture
The Bravo show about a brutally frank salon consultant has a lot to teach business owners from all fields.
May 24, 2012
Angels, Equity and a Shark of One's Own
Many small-business owners who hope to land angel funding have expectations that are wildly unrealistic. Here's a reality check.
May 18, 2012
An Inside Look at How Teams Create Great Business Ideas When Subway Meets 'Mad Men' in AMC's 'The Pitch'
Subway takes a star turn in a reality TV series about ad agencies competing for a big account. Viewers get a peek at how creatives brainstorm and what makes big companies tick.
May 4, 2012
Could You Charge 70% More With a Better Business Name?
Is your small business stuck charging low prices for your products or services? The problem might not be what you're selling. Here's how one business raised prices by changing its name.
April 26, 2012
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